Author: Ashdin Doctor

NASA conducted a study in 1989 and has since been referenced a gazillion times. Partly because no one has bothered to do such a detailed study again. The 1989 Nasa study was about house plants. They were looking at growing plants on the International space station that would help in purifying the air. They needed […]

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What is the Vagus Nerve? Vagus here means wandering. It wanders all over our body, starting at the brain, then connecting to the heart, lungs and finally ending at the gut. The beauty of this system is that it connects all these organs and makes the organs communicate with each other. So if the gut […]

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Empathy is the ability to share and understand the feelings of another person. It’s a concept that is rarely discussed and practised even less. There is a big difference between empathy and sympathy. Sympathy is simply feeling sorry for another person’s hardships, while empathy is putting yourself in their shoes. When it comes to stress, […]

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‘What consumes your mind controls your time.’ Today, that is the digital world for us. We spend a major part of our time in it. Our phones are the first thing we see when we wake up and the last thing we ‘check’ before we sleep. When we can’t sleep, our phones distract us. Simply […]

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If you don’t like drinking coffee or tea in the morning…stop reading this now! 🙂 Read this instead. 3 Caffeine Free Ways to Jump Start Your Morning This is for all those coffee and tea lovers. I am one of you! Caffeine is goooooooood! 🙂 It makes the day go right. It sets you up […]

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For a word that has “cute” in it, how stressful could it possibly be? You’d be surprised! The 3 Types of Stress article gives us a glimpse of what acute stress is. It also tells us of how it suddenly comes into our lives and disrupts it. Let us delve deeper. Some examples of acute […]

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Let me first start by saying, I LOVE MY COFFEE! The whole ceremony around drinking that first cup is amazing, I love how it makes me feel. But I realise that too much of a good thing is a problem. The body gets used to the caffeine and then you need more and more. So […]

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“You’re going on a fast?” “Why???” “Fasting for a good husband?(barter with God)” “What will you eat?” “At least eat fruits and juice!” These are some common things you will hear from people when you tell them you are fasting. But why do people fast? Eat your food or God will get angry is what […]

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‘A..B..C..D. Any Body Can Dance’, ‘Shall We Dance?’ Movies, television or even songs keep telling us to dance, making us move in our own time and space. Have you ever noticed that when you dance you feel great? A random dance move when you get ready for work or when you hear a tune you […]

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“I am so stressed!!!” “What’s wrong?” “Nothing ya. Same old, work stress.” Work stress or personal stress; in the last 5-10 years, the word ‘stress’ has come creeping into our lives and just may have become the most used word in our lives. We use the word on the smallest instance; complain about it every […]

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