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Quitting Smoking Can Make Fathers The Real Heroes!

Quitting Smoking Can Make Fathers The Real Heroes!

Column, LifeStyle
Author: Dr. N Aditya Murali In times of a global COVID 19 pandemic, many silent epidemics are being relegated to the background. The toll however due to these epidemics, rises unabated. Primary among them is the tobacco epidemic which continues to rage on as strongly as ever. As per the GLOBOCAN 2018 statistics, lung cancer has overtaken oral cancer and become the primary killer among men with cancers in India. The toll on families where tobacco use is prevalent is manifold including physical, psychological and economic hardship. With that comes the role of fathers in the family who hold a special place in every child's life.  Like mothers they are the pillars in the development of a child’s emotional, psychological and physical well-being. Children look to their fathers to lay d...
Wellness and Mental Health in Daily Life

Wellness and Mental Health in Daily Life

Column, LifeStyle
Author: Dr. Bhavi Mody, Founder - Vrudhi HolisticHealth Care. Wellness is a complete state of well-being a balanced state of Mind - Body - Soul, but unfortunately very few of us understand this. All our reports are perfect, but we still don't feel good... We think of spas and other therapies for wellness. However, the emphasis should be on how we feel, it has to do with us and our surroundings. It's about your well-being. Wellness can never be achieved by isolating ourselves... Replace the “I”; from Illness with “We” and we will have Wellness. Wellness is all about you, and how you feel.  This is something I, Dr. Bhavi Mody, founder of Vrudhi HolisticHealth Care wants everyone to think about. In our daily life how often do we stop by to ask ourselves how are we ...
For Cancer Survivors, The Real Journey of Life Begins Where Cancer Recedes

For Cancer Survivors, The Real Journey of Life Begins Where Cancer Recedes

Column, Featured Articles
Author: Dr. Kumara Swamy and Dr. N Aditya Murali For long, a diagnosis of cancer has been predominantly associated with emotions like despair, fear, anger and frustration. Patients diagnosed with common diseases like hypertension and diabetes don’t generally ask their doctor whether they will be cured of diabetes but the primary question in the mind of any patient diagnosed with cancer is – Will I be cured?. Even after being cured of cancer, since cure cannot be established emphatically by the present day tests, fear continues and survivorship takes a huge physical and psychological toll on patients. This has two implications: first, worry happens to be unnecessary suffering and second, this anxiety can bring down the cure rate.The first Sunday of June is celebrated as the annual cancer...
Future of the Indian Startup Ecosystem in the Post COVID-19 Economy

Future of the Indian Startup Ecosystem in the Post COVID-19 Economy

Column, Featured Articles, Startup
Author: Sandeep Goel, Senior Vice President - Technology at Moglix. There is enough on-ground evidence now to suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic by virtue of imposing a new set of challenges for the economy has brought a major inflection point for startup enterprises. Economic challenges of such unprecedented proportions while delivering a powerful blow to startup enterprises that are built on weak fundamentals, shall concurrently create new opportunities for enterprise, innovation, and new-age solutions to the problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. As such the ability to startup enterprises to leverage the following paradoxical economic conditions to their advantage shall decide the winners and losers. First-Principle of Problem Solving Carries Greater Relevance Than Ever Before ...

Lucrative Investment Sectors Post COVID-19

Column
Author: CA Niraj Bora COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways than anyone has imagined. Whether we accept it or not, some of the businesses will undergo structural changes and not just temporary ones. Due to this, there are shifts in the consumption pattern, mobility, and the way businesses are operating has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide. The world has moved to consume content online, be it entertainment, education, news, books, fitness, gaming or work. Due to this, investors are favouring some bets that would test this pandemic times as well. Investments in other segments are comparatively slow till we get more clarity on COVID-19’s existence timelines. Remote working and collaboration tools: WFH is going to pick-up and a portion of the working population ...
Online Education, Upskill and Reskill Rising into Prominence

Online Education, Upskill and Reskill Rising into Prominence

Column, Human Resource
Author: Bhaskar Majumdar Continuous learning has become indispensable to stay competitive in the job market, given the changes brought about by technological advancements and other socio-economic factors. The learning contrast in India has also undergone myriad shifts off late. There was a time, when we were talking about the demand and skill gap industries face, while the country leaves no stones unturned in providing the best-in-class theoretical education. Practical life skills were more or less ignored. Industries struggled to hire industry ready employable professionals. Many large enterprises started in-house academic training centres to make people employment ready or partnered with different academia. With the current scenario, online courses have got a major push and many pro...

5 Tips for the “Work From Home Employees”

Column, Human Resource
Working Remotely or Work From Home is both a boon and a challenge. It's an awesome opportunity, on one hand, to get things done, digitally collaborate and ensure things are done fast but the flip side is, you need to take care of a few things when you are doing the work remotely. Here is a quick list that you can share with your friends, clients and peers to ensure that their business continuity works perfectly with a planned and effective remote working and Work From Home options 1. Plan your Day Properly - Get up, dress up on time, and dedicate yourself to the working hours of the office as usual. 2. Have an Agenda For Calls and a Proper Call To Action - Share a job list with the team along with action deadlines, responsibilities and call to action 3. Follow up on Action Items ...
5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information

5 Tips to Ensure Safety of Your Digital Information

Column, Digital, Editor's Picks
Author: Rovin Coutinho, Chief Product Officer of Canvs.in Today we are practically always online. Security has hence become hygiene for us. We deserve to have the security of experts without having to be experts ourselves. Although the onus towards building secure environments lies on companies that build user-centric products, there are quite a few things users can do at their end which pay off high returns in the longer run. Much like most good habits, the lack of these practices has a much more pronounced downside than the observable upside of exercising these. At best you shall use the products as they are without losing anything that belongs to you, at worst you lost everything including your identity. Here are 5 pointers for users to build sustainably secure environments: 1. F...