Wellness

Wellness

Using Home Cameras to Monitor the Elderly

Rita tells us how technology can be used to take care of the elders, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. We’ve always had our parents keep tabs on us and that’s something we often take as a given. But what happens when our parents become old and require medical care? It becomes our responsibility to keep […]

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Tantra: Material World and its Experiences for Attaining Enlightenment

Satyananda Yoga believes that Tantra is a collective title, which covers a vast range of practical teachings leading to the expansion of human consciousness and the liberation of primal energy (Kundalini). The material world and its experiences can be utilised to attain enlightenment. Navodita deals with this, in detail, in the weekly column, exclusively in […]

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Bad to the Bone: How to Effectively Manage Osteoporosis – II

In the second part on Osteoporosis, Rita tells us the precautions, care and effective management of the disease, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Treatment Although you can’t completely reverse osteoporosis, there are ways to manage it. Once you know you have osteoporosis, you have many options for treating the condition and strengthening […]

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Bad to the Bone: Everything You Need to Know about Osteoporosis – I

Kolkata-based Rita, who works with the elders, tells us about a geriatric problem, osteoporosis. Here’s part one of her write-up. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.    What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis means “porous bones.” Our bones are strongest at about age 30, then begin to lose density. More than 25 million […]

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Shivananda Yoga: Ignorance makes us Perceive Diversity Rather than Unity

The Self, or the Supreme Soul, is the essential nature of man, the common consciousness in all beings. Full awareness of the Self can be attained through yoga. One should stay away from ignorance. It is due to ignorance that we perceive diversity rather than unity. The apparent difference between the individual, the world, and […]

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Rain, Rain, go Away…

This ‘season of discontent’ seems to be perennial in some people’s lives. They are the kill-joys who squash our enthusiasm with their expectations of gloom and doom. Their blame finger is forever pointing out at someone else. Their negativity is communicable. Before it rubs off on us, we must immunise ourselves. Shernaz talks about whiners […]

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Shivananda Yoga: Five Easy Ways to Live a Healthy, Prosperous Life

Swami Shivananda’s teaching for physical and mental well-being is the spiritual strength behind Shivananda Yoga centres around the world. This school of Yoga stresses on five easy ways to live a healthy and prosperous life: asanas, pranayama, Savasana, vegetarian, Vedanta, and Dhyana. These five things are important sources of life energy. Our Yoga expert, Navodita, […]

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The Magical Flying Ambulance: A Redeemer

The cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) by bystanders, who witnessed a cardiac arrest can considerably improve survival. A defibrillator drone is a quadcopter that carries an AED. Bangalore-based Farheen tells us how drones can help save lives, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Cardiac arrest is a medical […]

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Yoga: The Abiding Experience of our Innermost Self

The experience of the Self is always present and is at the root of our natural state of awareness, yet we are generally unaware of the presence of this expanded awareness as our minds become busy in the details of daily life. Navodita, our Yoga expert, delves into the subject, in the weekly column, exclusively […]

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Exercising tips at Workplace: Don’t be Cubicle-bound and Lazy!

London-based nutrition and fitness expert, Parna, gives us handy fitness tips to counter long hours in offices that keeps us away from the gym. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There is hardly anyone these days who do not realise the benefits of exercising and having an active lifestyle. Yet everybody […]

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