Health & Wellness

Yoga & Self-discovery

You are probably reading this column while waiting for an appointment, a meeting, or simply at home sprawled on your couch. Take a moment here and look within yourself to see if you carry any sense of incompletion. If your answer is yes, rest assured that you are not alone. The ability to achieve a

Life In The Sunshine State Of Goa Post The Pandemic

Doors finally opened to Goa for tourists in August 2021. Considering how the entire state depends upon tourism for economic success, the lockdown had been harsh on the revenue-generating channels. The news came as a ray of hope for the hospitality industry and of course leisure travellers. The high court decision announced in August –

Coping with the “Reintegration Anxiety”

It took a pandemic for people to wake up and pay attention to their mental health. And as the world reopens, Psychologist Shobhika Jaju explores a phenomenon that many people are now struggling with, that is, reintegration anxiety. .. The human mind has a tendency to get conditioned, that is get used to things; people,

Walk into the Natural Spa in Goa

IT was very sunny that day and Xanti was leaving in a week’s time. I wanted to show her a side of Goa that has not been much talked about by the guides and websites. Arambol’s sweet water lake was the first place that popped into my head. But was it secret enough? We decided

Steps That One Can Take To Keep Depression Away

As rain clouds engulf the skies, Clinical Psychologist Shobhika Jaju shares quick tips to bid adieu to those recurrent “monsoon blues”. Quite like monsoons in Goa! Lush greenery all around, the earthy rustic smell which brings back childhood memories, all day long rain showers…for every monsoon lover, Goa is paradise. Those days of incessant rain,