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The Deeva Edition for all you Incredible Divas

Varsha Bidasaria | Pinkathon Ambassador Indore

Hello everyone!!!

Pinkathon-at-home is another great and innovative initiative by Pinkathon and Milind Soman. I have been associated with Pinkathon for two and a half years now and Pinkathon has always opened new opportunities for me. I was always a physical fitness person but before Pinkathon I did not know anything about the minute nuances of any form of physical fitness. Pinkathon has given me a wide dimension about all the aspects of physical and mental health that are inter-related.

Pinkathon at home has taken an initiative to take every aspect of fitness to every household through social media since we are all under lockdown because of the current pandemic. We might not be able to exercise physically outside our homes but with ideas from Pinkathon at home we can workout mentally and physically in the comforts of our own homes.

In this edition of Pinkathon-at-home I have tried to keep all the focus on the benefits of “SUNLIGHT ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH”. I have called this edition “THE DEEVA EDITION” (Deeva means the first rays of the sun) or the “SUNLIT EDITION”.  Let me start with a beautiful poem by Lenore Hetrick

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK!

Lend a helping hand

The world has suddenly become very small. The human mind is limitless. It can do some great wonders. But this pandemic of COVID 19 has made all the minds wander. No one knows how the next day of their life will unfold. Every age group is affected. The most crucial concerns are depression, mood swings, irritability, binge eating, sleep disorders, etc. The following video of the week will make you understand what is going on in most of the teenager's minds and how we as family and friends can help them overcome it in very simple ways. To see and lend a helping hand to anyone going through this rough phase of life.

THINGS TO READ!

Surya Namaskar Benefits

Salute to the Sun or Sun Salutation, is a practice in yoga, an exercise incorporating a sequence of some twelve gracefully linked asanas. The asana sequence originated in the Hatha Yoga tradition in the 9th century in India. The basic sequence involves moving from a standing position into Downward and Upward Dog poses and then back to the standing position, but many variations are possible. The set of 12 asanas is dedicated to the vedic-hindu solar deity Surya. In some Indian traditions, the positions are each associated with a different mantra.

The name Surya Namaskar is from the Sanskrit word सूर्य Sūrya, "Sun" and नमस्कार Namaskār, "Greeting" or "Salute".

Recipe of the week - Indori Poha

Indori Poha or Indori Pohe, is one of the most popular street food of Indore,  the food capital of Madhya Pradesh. Indori Poha is an easy-to-cook, light, and nutritious snack. It is super tasty and easy to make. It is Indore’s most popular breakfast. The Poha is sweet, sour, and salty served with sev and onions on it, which tastes delicious.

This is the most famous breakfast across the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, especially in Indore, Ujjain, Ratlam, etc.…. Indori Poha gets its name from the city of Indore, its place of origin. Poha which is also known as flatted rice or beaten rice is made from rice flake. It is super tasty and easy to make, and the best part about it is, you can garnish it with nearly anything.

 

Review on "Made in India" & some best reads!

“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book". - J.K.Rowling. 

Switch on your reading bulbs and make books your best friend. 
They will never abandon you! I have reviewed 'Made in India' a Memoir by Milind Soman and Roopa Pai and to get you started 3 must-read book recommendations.

Street Smart 

Pandit Rathod is a known name in the Indian real estate space with the Mahaland Properties and a range of diverse startups in the Auto sector. His Business acumen over the years has led to a range of impressive startups in diverse industries. His Auto-Tech start-up Street Smart formed during lockdown is the latest in a series of ventures.

Street Smart is a unique tech venture which digitally connects automobile after-sales services and brings it within the fingertips of the end-customers..

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The world and the entire humanity are going crazy with this pandemic of covid-19. Life for everyone has taken a 360-degree turn. Nothing is normal. Everyone is asked to stay home, work from home. With the men and kids at home and no house help, the most affected are the women of the family. And, moreover women who are professional’s and homemakers both, are dealing with the maximum brunt.  They are supposed to do their office work from home, do all the housework, look after all the family members and much more. Some are blessed to get the help of the family some are not. Some do it happily and some get quite irritable about it. So, let us talk about how WE WOMEN WHO ARE THE SUNS OF THE FAMILY CAN DO THEIR OWN HUMAN REVOLUTION AND SPREAD HAPPINESS AND JOY IN THE FAMILY in such a situation.

“WOMEN – THE SUN OF THE FAMILY”

THE BIG IDEA!

Listen to your body.  It follows an inbuilt rhythm - the Circadian Rhythm. It is all about how your body responds to certain natural elements of nature the most prominent being LIGHT.


The podcast in this edition talks all about this circadian rhythm or the body clock. It influences many attributes like our sleep cycle, meal requirements, mood changes, etc. Hear the podcast carefully and understand this very important health factor.

The Circadian Rhythm

PODCAST

Q.  Is it ok for women to do Surya Namaskars when they have their periods?

Q. How long should one person stay in Sun to get enough Vitamin D?

Q. How to get rid of Sun Tan?

Q. Can too much Sun exposure be a cause of skin cancer?

So much information on the net but sometimes our questions remain unanswered ! Please send in your questions to us about physical fitness, exercise, injury, nutrition or anything else concerning health and maximising your abilities, and our experts will do their best to help !!

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Our Hero

Sharmila Munj - Pinkathon's first ambassador

Sharmila much opposite her name, the iron lady of pinkathon who along with Mr. Milind soman revolutionised the idea of pinkathon – an opportunity for women to come out of their cocoons and shine bright. A woman of substance who has dedicated her life for empowering women physically and mentally, shares her profound pinkathon journey with us here. Her life revolves around her daughter, pinkathon and all women whom she can make stronger and independent.

HOW DID YOU GET ASSOCIATED WITH PINKATHON?

17 years ago I was working with DHL, BLUEDART as a business development head. My daughter and one of Milind’s actor colleague's daughters were studying in the same school and she knew me well. In 2013, the second year of Pinkathon,  Milind was looking for someone to help him with the fund-raising part of it and this colleague suggested that he speak to me.

NOW TRENDING!

Hey guys!!

The current situation has become super crazy. The lockdown is continuing in most of the cities. People are asked to stay home and work from home. Schools have been shut down for the foreseeable future to help prevent the spread of corona virus. So, what happens with families with small kids? Keeping them busy the whole day and for so many days seems like an overwhelming demand. So how do you keep them busy while staying at home, by being socially responsible for not spreading the virus and not dying of boredom? The video that follows will help you out in this situation. Do watch and try to adopt a few things from here to keep yourself connected with your kids and create a super bonding between you and the kids. 

Mystery Word Search

Let's have some fun. After a lot of serious reading on everything about health and fitness let us now rack our brains and solve this word search .

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