Posts tagged ‘yoga’

June 17, 2013

Holiday Health

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The holiday season is upon us and since Britain’s Summer is a wipeout once again, more likely than not you’ll be boarding a flight to the sun.  We all know that flying long haul can cause deep vein thrombosis and that we should try to stay active.  However, I’m guilty of just sitting there ocassionally rolling my ankles and only reluctantly getting up to go to the loo (airplane loos stink and are so gross!).  Some clever cookies have adapted various yoga moves to suit the constricted space in a cabin and this not only helps blood circulation but also helps in reducing anxiety related to flying and aiding general well being.

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July 28, 2011

Legally Addicted

Prescriptions  for pills have soared 70% over the last decade.  Is this good news or bad?  My immediate reaction was to shake my head and lament at the hypochondriacs that must be fuelling the figure and others who would rather pop a pill for their problems rather than take responsibility for their diet or lifestyle choices.  However,

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June 21, 2011

Om Shanti Om

Dear Diary

I had a very stressful ten days recently, coping with daily change to my workflow in Delhi. I find my team here to be so unreliable and irresponsible it is sometimes hard to cope. I am not a scary Alan Sugar type boss, I just want a strong and supportive team.

I have tried asking my assistant to think over the weekend about how we can improve communication as we constantly misinterpret each other. She looks at me with a blank expression

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