Companies Look for Emotionally Healthy Candidates

Degrees count. Previous experience counts. Fitment and references too matter. Competence and intellect of course! All these things matter when companies are hiring. However, in addition to these, companies are now increasingly looking at emotional health of the candidates. Talent Acquisition Head of an FMCG giant states, “When you are interviewing for a position, most […]

Global Companies Increase Focus on Emotional Wellness

A growing number of companies like Yahoo and Intel, to healthcare corporations like Kaiser Permanente and Genentech – are taking a more holistic view of health. They are organising on-site meditation, tai chi, and yoga classes for their employees. In addition bike-to-work programs, gardening clubs, and even incentivized volunteer opportunities in local communities too are gaining […]

Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation Launched

A new programme called SATYAM-‘Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation’ has been launched to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation. An objective of SATYAM is to harness knowledge obtained in academic institutions and other related agencies for finding Science & Technology -led solutions that would enable us to cope with stress […]

Katy Perry Presents the Case for Transcendental Meditation

Nearly 3,000 people had gathered for the David Lynch Foundation’s benefit concert, Change Begins Within at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on Wednesday night. Meditation teacher Bob Roth, who advocates transcendental meditation for stress control, inspired them to close their eyes for three minutes. Other celebrities who performed on the occasion include Seinfeld, Katy Perry, Sting, Angélique Kidjo, Jim James and classical […]

Conference on Role of Spirituality Held

The 9th All India Students’ Conference on Science and Spiritual Quest (AISSQ) was held at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from Oct 30 to Nov 2. The conference was organised by Bhaktivedanta Institute, Kolkata. The conference, inspired by Dr. T. D. Singh (His Holiness Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami), a well known visionary and scientist-saint aimed at […]