Health

Tired Woman suffering from digital fatigue

Tips to Fight Digital Fatigue

How to keep your distance from the online world while still negotiating it

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Top Wellness Wearables for 2021

In the middle of a global pandemic, it’s not surprising that wellness topics, apps, and devices have become our go-to guides for survival. What you may find surprising, though, are the extraordinary…

Fall Greens for the South Asian Palate

In South Asia, fall is associated with resplendent colors, spectacular festivals, golden-hued rice fields primed for harvest, and the arrival of exotic, south-moving birds. The cooler weather is also a harbinger of…

Rita Kakati Shah with her children

The Viral Risk of a Return to School

  After the pandemic forced school gates to shut down mid-March of 2020, fall felt far away. Working parents were suddenly juggling remote work, chores, and home-schooling.  Starved of socialization and outdoor…

The Infradian Rhythm: A Holistic Way to Optimize Women’s Health

Just like circadian rhythm — our body’s 24-hour internal clock — women have an additional cycle called infradian rhythm that happens weekly, monthly, or seasonally. While everyone experiences circadian rhythm, the infradian…

Tai Chi

Tai Chi: A Gentle Practice to Alleviate Anxiety

The languid movements associated with Tai Chi, often referred to as ‘meditation in motion’ can be mesmerizing. Perhaps you’ve watched others practice this gentle, ancient art form in nature; their movements mimicking…

Get the Best Night’s Sleep of Your Life

How to improve your sleep, deal with issues like getting to sleep or waking up prematurely and use herbs and meditation to improve your general health through getting a proper night’s sleep.…

The Long Arm of a Taboo

Sumita Dutta Shoam, 47, a single mother of two, was trapped in a nerve-wracking 19-year-long marriage. Today, a published author and a graphic designer, Shoam remembers when her husband left her brutally…

COVID’s Triple Burden on Women

Many South Asian American women are either immigrants or children of immigrants, which adds an extra layer of complexity to their mental health Since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe, it…