Gym is boring? Pick up a sport!

Deepika Padukone, a popular Indian actor said "When I was growing up my father said to me, To be the best, always remember the three D's - Discipline, Dedication and Determination. Follow your heart. Do what you are passionate about." And my friend used to say, 'I always push hard at work and in personal life. That comes from my sports background. In sports, pushing yourselves that little extra bit makes ...

Read More

Got a salary hike? wait before you start making plans

The appraisal season is on! The Indian government announced the implementation of seventh pay commission which would hike salaries of over 1 crore government employees. If you are in a private sector, the annual salary hike is coming up soon for you too! Have you started planning how you are going to use this money? Let me guess, you are already planning to pay off your debts, loans and then to ...

Read More

5 Areas Most Corporate Wellness Programs Have Overlooked!

Health and wellness programs come in all varieties these days. But 10,000 steps, 5 km jog everyday, eating not more than 2500 calories stop sounding equally motivating after a week. And moreover, not everyone fits in the same shoes. Most of these apps do the same thing. First few days, they are a welcome change. But once we lose interest, the activities start burdening like an added responsibility. Where do they ...

Read More

The biggest problem with wellness initiatives

Have you ever heard of anyone quitting smoking in a day, or having lost 10 pounds in a week, or acquiring exceptional speaking skills with just one session? I’m very sure the answers to all of the above questions would lead towards a no, and most people would argue that achieving a goal of this difficulty would require consistent effort and a longer duration of time. Even though the fundamental concept ...

Read More

ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEXT WORLD WAR?

“The inevitableness, the idealism, and the blessing of war, as an indispensable and stimulating law of development, must be repeatedly emphasized.” -Friedrich Von Bernhardi There can be no denying the fact that wars, despite the heavy losses incurred in them, have been great curves for the development and advancements of fields never thought of before, and their exhibition. You can trace history with these exhibitions of physical strength early on, then melee ...

Read More

Set your Feet Apart and get ready for the kick!

Things are getting heated up, on and off the field. The emotions are high, the players are charged up, but where do you stand? On the sidelines, controlling the fans, missing the whole action yourself. Well the security at the football stadiums from France to the States have no option, but you do! If you’ve still not found out the reason for increasing reasons for absenteeism in your field, maybe your ...

Read More

Don’t “Go Ya!” to Yoga!

"I work in the IT industry come on, yoga is not for me! Where’s the time?" "I am overweight and can hardly do any exercises. And you suggest yoga for me to get fit, it sounds teasing!" "I am fit and sound, and doing well at my work, which I’ve got loads of, so please excuse me with your promotional talks and don’t waste my time!"   No, I am not a great preacher ...

Read More

Work Habits to Boost your Productivity

Prepare your kit well: An average employee spends almost an hour searching or making up for the lost or forgotten files, documents or other items every day. Don’t forget to remind yourself every day of the important things needed at the office as you set out for work. There are many popular apps like Google Keep, Evernote, etc. that come in handy for the purpose, or you can also create your own ...

Read More