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How to stay connected while social distancing

THE DIVERSE INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES KEEPING PEOPLE ENGAGED DURING COVID-19 by ASJAD NAZIR VARIOUS individuals are demonstrating that self-isolation doesn’t mean solitary confinement by giving all those indoors during the lockdown ways to keep connected. From fitness and cooking classes to quizzes and Bollywood parties, technology is being used to keep those at home healthy, entertained […]

Indoor activities to keep you occupied

A GUIDE TO USING SELF-ISOLATION TO HELP IN EVERYDAY LIFE by ASJAD NAZIR BEING indoors during self-isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t need to be boring or just about binge watching box sets and movies. There are plenty of useful things to do indoors that are fun, healthy, enlightening and effective ways to pass […]

Put aside prejudices and stand united

by MITA MISTRY “WE ARE only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” (JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) The deadly coronavirus has affected everyone in some way and is causing devastation globally, but could it be a force for unity? Before the global pandemic struck, people […]

How the elderly can cope during Covid-19

A GUIDE TO KEEPING THE MIND AND BODY HEALTHY DURING SELF ISOLATION by ASJAD NAZIR THE global outbreak of coronavirus is affecting all areas of society and has brought the world to a literal standstill. The elderly are most susceptible to the killer disease and are having their lives disrupted, with government orders being planned […]

By volunteering, Geetika is helping Cancer Research UK save lives

CANCER is still associated with a lot of misinformation, guilt, shame and unjustified fears says Asian cancer survivor and volunteer for Cancer Research UK, Geetika. She believes that early diagnosis and cultural barriers are issues that Cancer Research UK is helping to address and wants to play her part in making a difference. “It is important for people […]

Alpha Healing Center – helping patients overcome addiction and mental health illnesses

Alcohol & drug abuse are one of the serious issues we face today. With its rise, more and more lives succumb to their addiction every year, taking over the control of their mind and body. Addiction impacts the life of not only the addict but his family too and make their lives stressful. With right […]

How to find your unique writing voice

NINE BLOGGERS SHARE TIPS AND THEIR PERSONAL JOURNEY by PRIYA MULJI THE digital age has allowed individuals to express themselves via blogs on subjects they feel passionate about. People also use blogs to heal themselves in difficult times, spread awareness and connect with likeminded people globally. Resident Eastern Eye columnist Priya Mulji started blogging 10 […]

Public Health England encourages South Asians to look after their mental health

A SURVEY from Public Health England (PHE) reveals more than eight in ten (82%) people from an Asian background have experienced early signs of poor mental health including feeling anxious, stressed, having low mood or trouble sleeping in the last 12 months. While these can be a natural response to life’s challenges, they can become more serious if people don’t take […]

Poppy Jaman Non-Executive Board Member at Public Health England tells us about Every Mind Matters

IT is increasingly recognised that taking care of our mental health is as important as maintaining good physical health. Indeed, a recent survey by Public Health England (PHE), revealed that more than eight in ten (82%) people from an Asian background have experienced early signs of poor mental health such as stress, anxiety, low mood […]

Ayurvedic morning rituals

by  MITA MISTRY “WRITE it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Imagine waking up in the morning feeling calm and full of positive energy for the day ahead. Many will spring out of bed, but for those who are not morning people, there is […]

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