Since childhood, I had this perception that cancer is incurable. I cannot forget the sufferings of my close friend who succumbed to this dreaded disease. Being health conscious, I and my husband consumed healthy food, did yoga and went for walks despite our busy schedules. It came as a shock when I was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine cancer, stage IV, at the age […]
A Mother’s Take to Mental Well-being!
Mental Health is a broad term used by all but face difficulty managing the same. Many symptoms of mental health may overlap with regular emotions expressed by a person. It may be hard for that individual to discern whether their sadness is something that needs professional help versus something that is part of everyday life. Why […]
WHEN GRATITUDE MET GOODNESS
In the beautiful words of Melody Beattie,“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”I shall recount two episodes where […]
Corona-a dreadful Virus
What is COVID-19? Before last year most people had not even heard the name of this Virus or disease and it existed just as another species in Medical Textbooks. This is a type of Coronavirus. Infection with this causes flu-like symptoms. But in elderly people who already have a major illness and if not checked […]