Bir: Of serenity, monasteries and the monsoon (Travelogue)

Bir: Of serenity, monasteries and the monsoon (Travelogue)

By Somrita Ghosh Himachal Pradesh Imagine a morning like this — pull aside the window curtains to witness the magnificent snow-capped Dhauladhar range standing tall and the surrounding hilltops covered by dark clouds; suddenly it starts pouring heavily, rain drops sprinkling your face as you sip your morning cuppa. Well, this is how I was […]

Shahnaz Husain shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Shahnaz Husain  shares Skin and hair care before, after Holi

By Shahnaz Husain Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated at a time when nature renews and refreshes herself. With a little care, we can do the same and also sustain our youth and beauty. The dry “Gulal” and the wet colours of today are not derived from natural sources. They contain chemicals, shiny particles […]

If Gods can be gay, why can’t we? Maori author Witi Ihimaera

If Gods can be gay, why can’t we? Maori author Witi Ihimaera

By Preetha Nair Thimphu Aboriginal, litterateur and rebel, Witi Ihimaera is a moving force in giving voice to the Maoris in New Zealand. The first published novelist in Maori literature, the 72-year-old has several novels, short stories and recognitions to his credit. His works were a harbinger of change to the Maoris, says Ihimaera who […]

Oneness and Wellness – The Yogic way

Oneness and Wellness – The Yogic way

By Sadhguru, Isha Foundation Fundamentally, the word health itself comes from the root word “whole.” What we call, “feeling healthy,” is that we have a sense of wholeness within us. If we are free of diseases medically, that is not health. If we feel like a complete human being in our body, mind and spirit, […]

Reviewing Environment Protection Approaches

Reviewing Environment Protection Approaches

By Ajay Malik It’s a new ideology for the coming future as was released last year by some renowned environmentalist cause common to all and not bounded by the boundary of the countries; some of all opined and confronted for today’s environmental actors. Now we have a new philosophy about the minimum destruction of Planet […]

EMPOWERING MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS IN THEIR CARE

EMPOWERING MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS IN THEIR CARE

People recovering from a mental illness will be empowered to participate in decisions about their treatment with amendments to the Mental Health Act (2007) coming into effect today.   Minister for Mental Health Pru Goward said the amendments were a major step towards improving mental health care in NSW.   “These amendments give people confronting […]

Of Indian travel, parents and communication

Of Indian travel, parents and communication

Have you always wanted a first hand account of Indian culture, traditions and the beautiful landscape – as witnessed by an American? There also have expert advice on leveraging the myriad aspects that influence communication, to grow and be successful. Another expert, on parenting, emphasizes on love as an integral part of raising kids. The […]

1 2 3 4