Diabetes: Sri Lanka’s Sweet Epidemic

Diabetes: Sri Lanka’s Sweet Epidemic

Do you know someone with diabetes? Most probably the answer is ‘yes’ and that’s because this non-communicable disease is slowly reaching epidemic proportions in Sri Lanka, especially in urban areas such as Colombo. Did You Know? The prevalence of diabetes in Colombo...

Anger Management: Control but don’t suppress!

Anger Management: Control but don’t suppress!

Have you ruined a relationship or physically injured yourself or others as a result of being angry? Is there a consistent pattern of outbursts and rage fueled episodes? Then you probably need to learn to manage your anger. Anyone who says they never get angry is...

Early Symptoms of Depression

Early Symptoms of Depression

It’s quite normal to feel a bit blue from time to time, especially if you’ve recently experienced a traumatic event. But if these feelings persist for more than two weeks, you could be suffering from depression; a common and serious medical illness that negatively...

Track Your Food, Keep Your Weight on Track

Track Your Food, Keep Your Weight on Track

What is Obesity? A person is said to be obese when abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a health risk is observed in the individual. The simplest method of classification of normal, overweight and obese people is BMI or Body Mass Index. Fitness apps...

Stress Busting at Work

Stress Busting at Work

Stress is a funny thing. In small doses it can be great for you but in large doses it can be very bad, even lethal. Unfortunately, most of us get more stress than is safe for us, especially in the workplace. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips and tricks that you...

Emotional Intelligence: The Psychology behind Success

Emotional Intelligence: The Psychology behind Success

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. Emotionally intelligent people display high levels of self-awareness, emotional control, self-motivation, empathy and good social skills. A person’s level of...