By: Tanvi Maharaja As Forrest Gump accurately surmised, “Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get.” That statement strikes a chord with me: life is indeed full of surprises: some pleasant, some not so much. The resultant stress underlines modern lives more than we acknowledge… I wrote a poem a while … More ME…HERE, NOW.
We visited DC last week and came across the famous Rosie the Riveter image in various forms of merchandise. To think that it took a world war for the world to realize the potential of women. … More The Power of We
By: Tanvi Maharaja Women stand at a strategic, even precarious, point in their lives as they enter the phase of menopause. Beyond the annoying symptoms of hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and mood swings, there is one aspect of health that menopause touches upon that can greatly impact the quality of life: bone health. Sedentary menopausal … More Exercising in Post-Menopausal Women
By: Tanvi Maharaja The human foot is made of 33 joints. It is supremely adaptable to various terrains and is designed to provide mobility with stability. The number of different positions it can move into, the different muscles it uses, the ligamentous and capsular support it has been endowed with are actually pretty mind-boggling. … More RESILIENCE IS YOU!!
By: Tanvi Maharaja As a working mom of a young one, stress is no biggie! Except, it is! The minutiae of work-related stresses, juggling a social life with quality family time, pursuing continuing education, and domestic responsibilities, it is not uncommon for me to be all wound up some day and freak out over nothing. … More The Power of Mindfulness: Here and Now
By: Tanvi Maharaja It’s that time of the year! When the days are short, festivities and rich food abound, it’s freezing outside, and kids are home for the Christmas holiday! All of that yummy food and lack of stimulating physical exercise can be hard on kids – not just physically (which is an urgent wake-up … More Move It! Move It!
By: Tanvi Maharaja As I write this, the first snowfall of the season that we received last night, is melting away into a slush under the morning rain. Whatever little remained of the brilliant fall leaves was blown away earlier this week by strong gusts of wind, and washed down in rain. The ground lays … More Let it Go…