April 2018 talk – YOUTH : CHALLENGES & CONCERNS

April 2018 talk – YOUTH : CHALLENGES & CONCERNS

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani NGO organized its first quarterly talk event of 2018 on topic “Youth - Challenges & Concerns" on April 8, 2018 from 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM at 95th Street Library, Naperville. The event was supported by KidsMatter, American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, PDAC (IPSD 204) and Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board. The event had 5 experts and guest speakers in the area of mental health, especially for youth. They were K. Knight (Mental health counselor), G. Bhimani (Youth activist), K. Martinez (Executive Director of KidsMatter), A. King (American Foundation of Suicide Prevention) and Dr. S Swaminathan (Chairman Dept. of Psychiatry, Advocate Medical Center). The event was attended to a packed house. The audience included adults, parents, caregivers, teenagers and kids. The talk began with Ms. Bhimani sharing personal experiences of depression…
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How do I get over “Oxidative Stress”?

How do I get over “Oxidative Stress”?

Blog
I have been out of a job for 6 months now. But I am happy. I decided to "be". Who laid the rule that I have to work Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm, 300 days a year? I did. We do. I thoroughly enjoyed my work last 3 years, and 15 before, traveling the world, working with differentiated mindsets and being a Super Mom, running parallel tracks at work and home. Life like most, was a marathon at times, a 100 m sprint or a triathlon. I realized money didn’t buy time or sleep. I had nothing to prove to anyone, except myself. I also gathered, growth cannot always be a steep or a linear curve. I needed to take care of myself and deal with my "depression". That's when the…
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