Technology is helping as many are moving conversations to virtual meeting rooms, with video calls. You may want to brush up on your video etiquette. For example, check your surroundings. Be aware of what is in view, and try to minimize distractions and protect privacy. Pets and kids may pop in anyway but one lives in hope. … [Read more...] about MedikaBazaar CEO feels maintaining mind & body crucial for work-life balance
The Coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill, at least a major part of it, if not all. With countries religiously following lockdown for months, this stagnant period has shut down many small businesses and caused almost irreparable financial damage from which the citizens and economies are trying to limp back to normalcy. As workplace and businesses, both online and offline, start to open slowly, and in a staggered manner, many are worried about their safety at the workplace. Also, the question about how this would help the economy return to a strong position looms large. Work from home: Good or bad? It is heartwarming to see how organisations across the world are trying to find their own solutions to this never-before-encountered situation. Some organisations, like the micro-blogging site Twitter, were in favour of work from home and Twitter recently announced that its employees can work from home even after social-distancing norms are eased-up. However, … [Read more...] about Can a 4-day working week be the answer to revive the failing economy and strike work-life balance?
Sounds “My mind constantly lives in a world of sound and rhythm. From birds chirping to the sound of the rainfall – all this is music. There may be any number of scientific explanations about pitch and vibrations but it is difficult to explain how sound becomes music.” During the lockdown, “I do riyaz (practice) with my sons Amaan and Ayaan and teach my grandchildren Zohaan and Abeer the nuances of music.” … [Read more...] about Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gives tips on Indian classical music
The science is in. A Harvard Medical study found that just eight weeks of meditation and mindfulness practice actually changed participants’ brain makeup, producing growth in the areas responsible for learning, memory and emotional regulation, while decreasing the areas responsible for anxiety, fear and stress. … [Read more...] about Health Hacker: Tips on how to meditate with your family at home
The god of cricket Sachin Tendulkar had so far won our hearts with his unprecedented performance in the filed. But these days, the former captain of the Indian cricket team has found another tactic to play with our heartstrings. On his 25th anniversary, the Master Blaster cooked a sweet surprise for his family, and especially for his wife Anjali. This sweet gesture from Sachin is an inspiration for all couples and is something that all lovebirds should include in their list of couple goals. On the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary, Sachin Tendulkar shared a video of cooking a surprise on Instagram. "Surprise for our wedding anniversary. Made this mango kulfi as a surprise for everyone at home on our 25th wedding anniversary," said Tendulkar while demonstrating how to make a mango kulfi at home. The great cricketer also added that this is something people can make effortlessly, especially during the lockdown when it is impossible to get many ingredients for an elaborate … [Read more...] about How Sachin Tendulkar’s 25th anniversary ‘sweet’ surprise is an inspiration for all couples