Hey I am a cyster and I am sure so are you. Yes we are PCOS warriors. I love travelling, eating out and doing everything that can derail my hormones. I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 18 years old and it took a lot of work on me through nutrition, yoga and nurturing my mental and emotional health to get me here to help other cysters. So here’s one for making our holidays fun, and not facing that uggggh flare up once back. I do this and keep it down. And so can you.
Movies have ruined millennials. The montages of the hassled yet content mother is
embedded in our subconscious mind. And that is what we expect from life too. But
motherhood can be mind-numbingly boring, especially in the first few months when there is nothing but cycles of feed, burp, repeat. The daily drill leaves no time for anything else,
sleep included, yet we are bored to our wit’s end.
“At my first restorative yoga class, I yearned for the rapid flow I was habituated in my vinyasa yoga classes. My lovely teacher sensed my discomfort and whispered in my ear “Movement is easy, rest is a harder journey. Just let it go and move into stillness!” I followed my teacher’s advice and started to exhale out my thoughts and discomfort to the props beneath me. That 75-minute class is where I began my journey of Letting Go.”
It’s been more than a year since this unprecedented pandemic and the mortalities seem to be forever mounting. The estimation of deaths is under calculated or under-reported. And while we are grappling with the statistics of infection, survival, mortality, and morbidity there is an ever-increasing number of those in grief over the loss of a … Read more
Of all the conversations and interactions we have on a daily basis, the most important is the one we have with ourselves! Oh yes! It’s because a little self-talk (whether in the head, or aloud) can go a long way in shaping not just the day in question, but in fact, also our life at … Read more
“My maternal grandfather Lala Kailashpati Singhania’s home was a lovely bungalow with a beautiful garden, inspired by the English garden landscapes. The large open lawns were dotted with exotic flower beds; a greenhouse for his rare Orchids nestled amidst tall trees on one side and stone archways laden with Madhu Malti creepers on the other led to a swimming pool and the glasshouse where he entertained guests.”
“Most times in my practice working with counselees battling anxiety and panic attacks, it becomes imperative to discuss with their close family what needs to be done in the event of an episode. But, what would you do if you were to be present in such a situation with a co-worker in the office, or a relative at a social gathering or a friend going through a personal crisis? You may feel helpless or do unhelpful things.”
In today’s world, finding respite and time to unwind is almost a privilege. We have been indoctrinated with the belief that the ‘modern lifestyle’ entails busy-ness beyond compare. If you’re not constantly occupied, you’re probably not doing enough. Productivity has become a major measure of self-worth in this fast-paced world of today. Have we stopped … Read more