Author: Sabeeka Lambe

Sabeeka Lambe

I have been working in the software technology services space for over 15 years. In my professional life I help in implementing quality standards like ISO, CMMi & Six Sigma to make developers and testers jobs easier & process oriented. Through this blog I am sharing similar techniques coupled with age old wisdom from my mom and grand mom to make our living healthier and medicine free. To work in any new field, it helps if you read and train too, and I did the same. Have got a diploma in Naturopathy from Mumbai to enhance my knowledge and skills on this topic that I am passionate about

  Ajwain, is one of the commonly used herbs in the Indian kitchens. Benefits of ajwain range from improving digestion, to skin and teeth care to increasing metabolism While Ajwain is the Hindi name for this herb, below is what it is called in some of the common Indian languages  Ajwain in English: Carrom Seeds Ajwain in Marathi : Ova Ajwain in Malayalam : Omum Ajwain in Kannada : Oma, Ajamoola, Omu Ajwain in Gujarati : Yavano Ajwain in Bengali : Jowan I remember how my grandmother so often used to suggest consuming some or the other form of this…

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Did you know?? 5% of the total population in India suffer from depression, as of 2015 5% of corporate employees in India suffer from depression The government estimates that 1 in 5 people in the country need counseling, either psychological or psychiatric With such alarming statistics and the rampant rise in depression, there is a good chance that you would know or come across people in your circle suffering from it. Depression is a silent attacker. And often, unless someone comes to you to discuss how they are feeling, it is not very easy to guess their mental state. Also,…

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In our school days, we were taught that a deficiency of Vitamin D causes rickets. What we didn’t know was rickets is the most severe form of this deficiency during childhood which can delay growth and lead to visible skeletal deformities. And this is quite rare. But Vitamin D deficiency, especially in the last few years has become very common. A recent study conducted by The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association reported an astoundingly high figure of vitamin D prevalence worldwide. Approximately 1 billion individuals worldwide, nearly 15% of the world’s population, are vitamin D deficient or insufficient. Vitamin D deficiency…

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Do you feel the need of a loudspeaker to scream at those who cross lanes without signalling? Or to yell at your co-workers when they just don’t seem to understand what needs to be done? Does even small misbehavior or naughtiness from your kids make you clench your fist and you need loads of self-control to keep your voice down? Do you notice your children get angry often while playing with their friends? Or in class? “We all experience anger – anger only becomes a serious concern when an individual is angry too frequently, too intensely, and for too long …

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No one likes being bullied but the fact is that it is prevalent all around. Be it amongst the young in schools and colleges, or amongst adults at work or the newer more prevalent cyberbullying – it is more widespread than we think. Ragging, teasing and physically harming classmates in schools, hierarchical, sexual or racial bullying at offices and stalking, verbally abusing and blackmailing using technology, all these are different ways and methods used by bullies. According to a survey conducted by Microsoft about the global Youth, it was found that surprisingly 53% of children have been bullied in India…

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How often do we find ourselves telling our kids “pay attention” , “concentrate”, “look down in your books” and other similar things especially while they study.  We would all have noticed how kids today have smaller and smaller attention spans.  And while we may think that this is something that is just related to studies, that’s not the case either. Even when they play, go for extracurricular classes, or watch cartoons, at that time too you can notice how little time is spent on one activity before moving to something else.“Child development experts say that, on average, a 4- or 5-year-old…

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When we hear the word “addictions”, the immediate things that we normally think of is drugs, alcohol or smoking. But actually, addiction is much more than just substance abuse. Addiction is the term given to a pattern of repeated behavior that causes negative consequences for an individual. When a person continues to do something, knowing that it will have an adverse impact on his or her life, that’s the sign of addiction. A person can get addicted to almost anything – from substances like alcohol and tobacco to habits like gambling or compulsive eating to excessive use of social media or…

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Dear 3:00 am. We’ve got to stop meeting this way. I’d rather sleep with you.Is this something that you would say more than 3 days in a week? When you are wide awake staring at the fan and then at your phone trying to find a friend, who might be awake to talk to, you might feel that you’re the only person who does not get sound sleep.But insomnia and sleep disorders are more common than you might thinkMore than 30% of the population suffers from insomnia.One in three people suffer from some form of insomnia during their lifetime.Women are…

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Before becoming a mommy, I would often hear friends and colleagues discuss the difficulties they faced cooking for their kids or while making them eat and ensuring that they include all kinds of fruits and veggies. At that time, I always wondered why parents fuss so much about their kids’ diet, and used to think that I would not force my kids to eat things that they don’t like, and allow them to eat what pleased them. Little did I know about the responsibilities that comes with being a parent. The moment we start planning a child, our research starts,…

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