Tips for achieving Work-Life Balance

Tips for achieving Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance is the most often talked about topics in corporate life. The advent of technology has made it even more prominent since it makes executives accessible anywhere anytime. That coupled with the competition at the workplace, better incentives for putting in additional hours and increasing workload eats up the little personal time one has at hand. Here are a few tips to achieve healthy work-life balance in your life. Work-Life Balance Make Changes to your lifestyle All of us are governed by our habits and processes that allow us to perform our tasks. Some of these habits may not be as useful as you think they are. Take some time out to analyse and prioritise things. Rank them in the order of their criticality and your expertise. Learn to…
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Mobile Addiction in Children & Teenagers

Mobile Addiction in Children & Teenagers

I had recently gone out with the family for dinner at a restaurant. While we were waiting for the order, I happen to observe that the majority of people sitting on the tables were into their mobile. There was a family of 4, each one having a mobile in their hand and were glued to the screens and were not even talking to each other. A familiar scenario, I guess, that each one has witnessed or have been a part of ourselves. Mobile Addiction is on the rise, especially in children and teenagers. How should we as parents deal with it? Do you know that in research, Microsoft found out that today the average attention span of a human is only 8 seconds, and one of the major reasons for…
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Temper tantrums in Children: Why they  occur and How to respond?

Temper tantrums in Children: Why they occur and How to respond?

Temper tantrums are emotional outbursts that children display mostly due to unmet demands or desires. They are very common in children in their growing years, wherein they are trying to cope with emotions and are not yet very skillful in doing so. Their default reaction in a scenario when their needs are not met – throwing a fit. It is often their anger and frustration from not getting what they want that result into temper tantrums and disrespectful behaviour towards others. As a parent how do you handle it? The most common way is the timeout exercise where children are made to sit alone and are expected to become calm after some time and co-operate with parents. It works for some children but may not work for every child. Parents…
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Excuse Me, My Dear, You Can’t Work Here!

Excuse Me, My Dear, You Can’t Work Here!

Everybody says that Muslim men are very strict. That the one thing they will not do is allow their women to work. Dads won’t allow daughters; husbands won’t allow wives; sons will boss their mothers; brothers in law, families, all the men will say, people assume, you can’t go to work. That is why, people assume, I must be sitting at home, sad and unhappy with nobody to employ me. The men are at fault. They are the ones, people assume, who keep their women backward. Let me tell you my story and you can decide for yourself what is true. So, one day, I rang an office to pitch myself and the work I do. (Man’s Voice) Hello? Hello. My name is Rabab and I’m wondering if your company…
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1 thing common between the Haves and the Have nots !!

1 thing common between the Haves and the Have nots !!

Yes, there is something common between the Haves and the have nots and that is a Setback Story. Both go through ups and downs in life and face challenges and have setbacks. What sets them apart though is how they deal with it. The haves converts their Setback Story to a Success Story whereas the Have nots convert their Setback Story into their Life Story. The way you deal with the setbacks really makes the difference. Everyone successful has had been through tough times and have dealt with tough situations and risen to succeed. So how do they manage it? How do they overcome setbacks? I have broken down their journey of overcoming setbacks into 5 steps that will help people to get an insight into how to overcome setbacks…
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