Parenting during COVID-19

Keeping a child occupied during the lockdown is one of the more challenging tasks for a parent. Antara Pandit shares how she is decoding this ‘new normal’ that parents the world over are facing Adults thrive in the midst of routine and consistency. When we wake up in the morning, …

Vedic Wellness

Two of the more important elemets in Indian ancient medicine have been immunity and hygiene. Today, these are common words used in the fight against COVID-19. Susan Philip takes a look at some of the interesting medicinal aspects with Indian roots in this global pandemic The doctor of the future …

Finding the hidden gems of India

For fun-loving Sanne Albertsen, from Denmark, India was a land of the unknown. When her husband, Ole Albertsen, came here on work, Sanne kept an open mind and an enthusiastic attitude to explore a new world. While she had to learn all the ups and downs of living in India, …

Celebrating a SILVER LEGACY

Global Adjustments celebrated 25 years of Global Friendships at the India Living Awards 2020 held at the Le Meriden, Chennai. As a tribute to India and its times, the evening commemorated living legends from the fields of media, philanthropy, culture, business and sports. The evening was attended by FDI leaders, …

Spreading love, one child at a time

Although she was born around 8,000 kilometres from India, in Amsterdam, Maartje van den Brand found her calling here. Her tough childhood helped her empathise with others in need and do everything in her power to make difference, any way she could. Team Culturama got in touch with her to learn about …

THE CHALLENGE OF CHOOSING TO BE KIND

Eknath Easwaran answers questions about how to be kind with others without compromising on your own emotions and happiness I find it really hard not to lash out if someone attacks me. Anything else feels weak. Strength is often equated with the capacity to attack, but to me it means …

ANIMALS OF WORSHIP

India has long held sacred its wildlife in its myths, epics and in daily worship. Jeremy D’Cruz delves deep into some of the interesting stories surrounding animals, which have become an integral part of the Indian ethos India is a land of complex stories, of Gods and Goddesses who articulate …

RESPECTING ELDERS starts from home

Treating elders with respect is a signifi cant part of life skills. Antara Pandit shares how, through meaningful conversations with children, parents can help them understand the importance of respect ’If they respect you, respect them. If they disrespect you, still respect them. Do not allow the actions of others …

Our Wildest Ride Yet

Dr Jeannette Wolfe, an academic emergency physician, and Barbara Annis, Founder and CEO of Gender Intelligence Group, share their insights into the worldwide pandemic COVID 19 Have you ever sat in the passenger seat of a car and pressed down on an imaginary brake because you were increasingly uncomfortable by …

Understanding Covid-19

Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently held a conference call with Indiaspora members to discuss the coronavirus pandemic – the disease, its global spread and the public health response. Here are some excerpts from it\ Expert, first-hand and accurate information directly from eminent leaders in the field is crucial …