• Education,  Lifestyle

    Caring Hands 2018 – ICICI Lombard CSR Activity

    ‘Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails.’ Caring Hands 2018 Indian corporates should have more than a singular view of profitability. There is always a need to balance between commerce and social responsibility. ICICI Lombard has set the standards really high, year after year. With Caring Hands 2018, they are striving to go beyond the business focus and contribute to the well-being of the society. Especially, the underprivileged children who need it the most. How Caring Hands was initiated? Caring Hands 2018 campaign’s main purpose was to provide preventive healthcare services to the underprivileged children, wherein ICICI Lombard employees came forward as volunteers for the project to…

  • Education,  Lifestyle

    A Teacher’s Job is Never Done – Teachers Day Celebration

    Teachers Day Celebration A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. Thank you, Dear Teacher I am thankful to all the teachers to date. Some have left a very strong impression in my life. It’s been even more special interacting with them when I took up teaching as a career too. For 25 years I took up the challenge to facilitate toddlers while being a contributor in their milestones and all-round growth. A Special Thanks to Mom A special thanks to my Mother – Moti Irani who has been my teacher in the school as well. I later joined the same school and…

  • Education,  Lifestyle

    The power of Yoga, Surya Namaskar and it’s benefits

     “The Body is your temple, keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”–B.K.S Iyengar. The power of Yoga In school, Yoga was introduced to us in the 4th Standard. Miss Asha, the yoga teacher taught us how to perform different asanas, deep breathing while explaining the benefits of each. Back then I never understood why sitting in a position for ten counts would help me, but now I realise its importance. I was very flexible and could touch my nose to my knees and even do Padmasana with my legs folded in the perfect way. It felt so good when Ms Asha praised me in front of…

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    Education,  Lifestyle

    Benefits of Quality Outdoor Exercise this Summer

    Outdoor Exercise Ideas for Summer With the arrival of summers, everyone tries to be indoors in order to escape the harsh rays of the sun.  However, we must gear up to embrace the great outdoors and make it a reason to get a good workout. Here are some Outdoor exercise ideas. But how can one give up the air-conditioned comfort of a gym and studio entirely? Hence you should plan to balance both the indoors and outdoors in your exercise regime. What are the benefits of outdoor exercise? Air quality is generally two to five times better outdoors than indoors. Running outside and breathing the fresh air in parks or by the seaside…

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    Education,  Lifestyle

    Happiness Makes the World go round.

    Happiness Makes the World go round. Everyone wants to be happy in this world, Everyone wants happiness but few really know what they are looking for.Is it an external feeling or an internal virtue one has to develop? Experts are still looking for the answer. Happiness Makes the World go round but how? The Oxford dictionary meaning of ‘Happiness’  is the feeling you have when things give you pleasure and can be quite a lively feeling; contentment is a quieter feeling that you get when you have learned to find pleasure in things. So lets elaborate on this beautiful feeling in the post below. When I popped the question to…

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    Education,  Lifestyle

    #RuleoutThyroWeight – Some Myths and Facts about Thyroid Disorder

    Thyroid Disorder One of my friends has been diagnosed with Hypothyroidism (Thyroid Disorder) since childhood. She is tired of telling people the reason why she is obese, as they keep nagging her to eat less and cut down on fatty food. She is always stressed about her weight and I fully sympathize with her today. Did you know that 1 in 10 Indians suffers from Thyroid disorder? That’s an alarming ratio yet true and proven by statisticians. This disorder as they call it is more common in women. Thyroid disorder occurs due to over- or under-function of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is an important gland that produces thyroid…