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ALS and community support

Community support for ALS Although ALS has a high mortality rate and the contemporary treatment doesn’t guarantee a complete cure,  remedial measures can be taken along with medication to delay the progression of the disease and improve the quality of life of the patient through maintenance of his or her physical, mental, emotional,  and social well-being. Family, friends, colleagues, government, and non-government organizations can contribute immensely to this end. By Family ...

Fake news

Fake News Fake news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation or hoaxes spread mostly via social media, and periodically through traditional print ...

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Types of Depression

Dr. Srivastava, a renowned psychiatrist practising in New Delhi, comes across at least 5 to 10 patient of depression each ...

uncovering the causes of depression

  Depression is not just an extreme state of sadness but is, in fact, a disease which has the ability ...

How ALS affects life

ALS starts affecting life even before its detection. The life of an ALS patient can be divided into two phases: ...

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Knowing ALS

We have all seen Prof. Stephan Hawking sitting on his specially devised wheelchair and delivering lectures to hundreds of audiences ...

Relevance of a community in modern times

Humans are gregarious beings. Since time immemorial they have formed groups. The advantages of living in a group were understood ...

Chaos outside, chaos within!

Chaos outside, chaos within

They say that excess of anything is bad. But can that also apply to too much discipline, order & predictability ...

Embracing the accelaration

Embracing the acceleration

We’ve seen in a previous post how humans see themselves as the protagonists in their own life-stories. We tend to ...

The need of our times

The needs of our times

Many of us generally concern ourself with how to best utilize our time. And we often struggle in that endeavor. ...

The Mind King

The Mind King

The tug-of-war  Each one of us can attest to that feeling where we have had to drag ourselves to do ...

The Needs explosion!

The needs explosion

It is essential to ask a basic question lying at the center of human motivation: Why do we work? Or Why do ...

On the precipice of irrelevance

Oxford dictionary defines relevance as “The quality or state of being closely connect or appropriate”. Any connection or appropriateness is ...

Genesis of Parkinson’s Law

Time & Life From the perspective of time, our life is the summation of all the time we have till ...

The keystone habit of dieting

Sticking to the keystone habit

Once you have gained a momentum in any aspect of life you feel on a roll. Its a good feeling. ...

Aligning to the dieting mindset

Align to the dieting mindset

Mahatma Gandhi said “Be the change you wish to see in the world”. How true that is. Any person who ...

My dieting journey

The journey: Losing 15 kgs in 100 days!!

The goal of any journey is the destination. When I began my Keto journey my goal was clear: losing 15 ...

The Indian Ketogenic dieting recipe

The Indian ketogenic dieting recipe

If you ever search the web for recommendations on Keto diet, chances are you will get overwhelmed by the plethora ...

Gearing up for the dieting journey

Gearing-up for the dieting journey!

They say that victory lies in the everyday small steps. I think I know why. It’s because in the beginning ...

The dieting catalog

Dieting catalogue

Gym personal trainers often begin their personal training with a Caveat: “80% of fitness is due to diet, the rest ...

The fitness catalog

Fitness catalog

Almost every average adult or teenage wishes he/she was physically fit. And why not? When you are physically fit you ...

The “Why” of dieting

Introduction The quest for a healthy body led me in search for a healthy and sustainable way of living. One ...

Theories contradicting Parkinson’s Law

Its time to find the chink in the armor of Parkinson’s law. Any scientific theory holds true only until a ...

Parkinson’s law and related concepts

There are various fascinating concepts in literature that are related to the same domain of problems as that of Parkinson’s ...

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Parkinson’s Law: The humourous side

Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993) was a British Naval historian & professor who accidentally fell into the field of public administration ...

The essentialist of the dual nature of the organizational

The organizational order-chaos duality

Philosophers have always wrestled with the duality concept of yin-and-yang or order-chaos. Most theorists would agree that the more the ...

Procrastination conquering guide

Having clearly established that Parkinson’s Law within human nature is incompatible with the needs of the modern society & the ...

The laws of compounding inefficiencies

At the onset, we all recognize the importance of judiciously making the best of whatever resources we have. Be it ...

Breaking the mental barriers to ultra-productivity

What do the ancient monks of Tibet, history altering world leaders like Gandhi, celebrated self-help authors of the west, gold-medal ...