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

A few days ago, while talking to a friend, I was really impressed by something she said. She said that in her house, no one can use the word “NO”; and this does not apply only to the kids but even to the parents. So, even if they have to say no to something, they will say “maybe later” or explain without using the negatives. While this might seem to be difficult, with some effort, patience and practice this is possible. And when I see her children, they are so full of positivity and ready to take on anything.This made…

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As children grow, some of them pick up the habit of biting their nails. While some children give up this habit on their own, most of them would continue to bite their nails into adolescence and adulthood.Biting nails is very unhygienic, and the easiest way to catch an infection – either through the mouth or the cuts on the skin around the nails that many nail biters have. Also, it looks unattractive and is considered socially unacceptable.Why do kids bite their nails?Nail biting is often associated with nervousness and worries of kids that they try to suppress or hide from…

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Karate has been a big part of my life. From the grade 2 till I completed my engineering – 15 years of practicing and teaching karate. While at that time it was a passion, I didn’t really think of the added benefits of learning and practicing it.But now, as life gets busier, times when I ignore exercising or my health, I can see how the years of practice still helps keep me in a better shape than I would have been without the practice. Also, this experience with the Japanese culture and practices have made me far more disciplined and…

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Fresh fruits and vegetables are one of the best gifts of nature. Along with the wonderful taste and flavors, they also come with amazing healing properties.Each fruit and vegetable is good for some or the other body function, and when combined, their benefits increase exponentially. Raw juice therapy is becoming very popular these days and is widely used in curing and treating a variety of ailmentsBenefitsJuices, if made without using preservatives and consumed fresh, have many benefitsABC Detox juiceWe all know that due to our lifestyles along with the external factors like pollution and contamination our bodies are accumulating so…

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Inflammation is the body’s response to attempt to heal itself after an injury, defend itself against virus and bacteria, eliminate toxins from the body and repair damaged tissue.  When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. And this is what causes inflammation.Signs and symptoms of inflammationThe signs and symptoms of inflammation can be uncomfortable but are a show that the body is trying to heal itself. The symptoms of inflammation are-  pain, redness, immobility, swelling, and heat.  Fatigue, mouth sores, chest pain, abdominal pain, fever, rash, abscess, joint…

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The world has shrunk over the past 50 years, as cheap air travel allows people to travel to the far corners of the globe and one of the patterns that have emerged is multi-cultural relationships. If your partner comes from a different background, there will be many cultural differences and what might be very important to you, might mean little to your partner. Compromise Is The Key There is little chance of domestic harmony without some kind of compromise, as very often the differences in beliefs and values can be as stark as black and white. It is very important…

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Becoming a parent changes so much for us. Our priorities, our habits, our temperament, likes and dislikes. And like all parents, the same applied to me as well. One of the things that had a drastic change for me was my driving time. For me, driving was a real stress buster. If the day at work would have been too stressful, taking a longer route back home, or driving along some of my favorite greenery filled road would be enough to have me re-energized.But this changed completely after having first, one then two toddlers in the car giving me company.…

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When we talk about healthy foods or superfoods, flax seeds are among the top on that list. And there is a reason for it.  Flaxseeds contain anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids (although not the same type that fish, such as salmon, do) along with antioxidant substances called lignans that help promote hormonal balance in addition to several other benefits of flaxseed. They are a great source of dietary fiber; minerals like manganese, thiamine, and magnesium; and plant-based protein.Benefits of consuming flax seedsPacked with nutrients, consuming flax seeds has numerous benefitsHow to consume flax seedsWhile these are packed with nutrients, including them in…

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When we think of tangy, sour, sweet, juicy, colorful, refreshing – we think oranges, lemons, tangerines, limes, grapefruit. We think citrus fruits. Citrus fruits have a high citric acid content and are typically round or elongated with a juicy, fleshy pulp surrounding their seeds. The peel of citrus fruits is leathery, the outermost layer of which is called ‘zest. They are an excellent source of the immune boosting Vitamin C. They are also a good source of potassium, folate, and fiber. Health benefits of citrus fruits Citrus fruits are good for the body as well as the skin and hair. Here…

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Meghna was sitting curled up on her couch, eyes staring into space and mind full of thoughts – “Will I be able to meet my deadline at work? Nisha’s exam is in the coming week and I don’t think I have spent enough time with her…Need to go grocery shopping before the in-laws come in… Have I been exercising enough? I don’t think I slept too well last night…”She felt that her head might explode. “I need some fresh air,” she thought and got up and went into the balcony. The cool breeze hit her, she closed her eyes and…

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