Wellness

Wellness

Yoga for Healthy Skin

Reading Time: 5 minutesFashionista Shameena tells us how yoga helps us look young and what if does to keep the skin healthy. Learn more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Admiring those glowing faces in beauty cream advertisements, we often wonder if we too could have a skin so young and beautiful. Well, it’s not a […]

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Health and Technology: What is Trending?

Reading Time: 3 minutesFarheen talks about the emerging trends in technology, particularly in the health sector, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We have been reading almost every day about the technological advancements. So, we have 3D-printing, robotics, nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and other technologies. Such technologies are paving way […]

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Mental Illness: Language, Consciousness, Unconsciousness and Cathexis – VII

Reading Time: 5 minutesMental illness or illness from the point of view of the personality system is the morbid process. In the seventh and final part of the in-depth research, Prof. Ashoka explains various concepts, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths.  Development forces upon you the necessity to exchange one conception of the desirable for another. […]

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Why is Sleep Important? – III

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn the third and final part of the three-part article on sleep, our fashionista, Shameena, tells us why sleep is important. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect […]

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Mental Illness: Animal Symbolicum Compete in the Personality System, Conflict with or Rule Out Others – VI

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs if matters were not complicated enough, as animal symbolicum you have not confined yourself to one such notion of the desirable. You appear to delight in generating, or actually to be compelled to generate many such notions. Some of these symbolisations compete in the personality system with others for allocation of energy or effort. […]

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Meditation is the Great Teacher

Reading Time: 4 minutesYou can’t ever get everything you want. It is impossible. Luckily, there is another option. You can learn to control your mind, to step outside the endless cycle of desire and aversion. You can learn not to want what you want, to recognise desires but not be controlled by them. Meditation is called ‘the great teacher’. […]

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Sleep and Face Cream Myths – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesHere’re some beauty tips from our fashionista, Shameena. This is the second part of the three-part series on sleep, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. The cellular renewal of our skin is fastest at night, and this is why we are told night-creams can work wonders. But the fact is, nothing will help our […]

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Neurosis, Inner Reality, Animal Symbolicum and Mental Illness – V

Reading Time: 5 minutesSymbolisation has both an abstractive, formulative, or conceptual aspect, on the one hand, and a suasive or communicative aspect, on the other. A psychotherapist may err in preferring to understand a patient’s symbolisations almost exclusively in interpersonal terms, that is, as messages, opines the renowned psychiatrist, Prof. Ashoka, in the fifth part of his erudite […]

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Sex during Normal Pregnancy does not harm the Foetus

Reading Time: 3 minutesDelhi-based gynaecologist, Dr Amrinder, breaks the taboo of sex during pregnancy. She tells us the dos and don’ts of coitus in this condition. A Different Truths exclusive. Sex during pregnancy is a taboo subject on account of our cultural tendency to dissociate sex from motherhood. Mothers, mothers in law, even some doctors prohibit sex during […]

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Zen Meditation for Inner Peace and Salvation

Reading Time: 3 minutesOur Yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about Zen meditation, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Meditation is an important technique to get you grounded in yourself and find inner peace and salvation which can help you focus better on your work and daily busy lives. Yet another form of meditation we discuss here […]

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