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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How CBD Oil Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Today’s health consciousness is driving many people to change their diets and fitness habits for better health. Scary statistics of heart disease and other health concerns of ignoring diet and exercise are encouraging many people to better lifestyles, and if you’re one of them, you’re likely looking for ways to see better results with your […]

Looking for dental treatment? Use NHS online tool to check eligibility

THE NHS campaign “check before you tick” highlights the handy online tool to check eligibility for dental treatment. It takes you through a few simple questions and takes less than five minutes to complete. The activity is an extension of the ongoing ‘check before you tick’ prescriptions campaign which was launched in September 2018, helping […]

Delhi, Ahmedabad top list of 7 cities in daily average consumption of ‘added fat’

Delhi and Ahmedabad topped the list of seven metro cities in daily average consumption of ‘added fat’ in dishes such as dal fry, stuffed paratha and mutton biryani, while Hyderabad was at the bottom of the list according to a recent survey. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) survey also revealed that men consume […]