The famous Urdu phrase “Jaan hai toh Jahan hai” rings as true today as it did when it was first coined. In the mad rush of life, work, responsibility, output, targets and deadlines, one often tends to ignore health and health related factors, particularly when young. The ramifications of this come home to roost at a later time, often when it is too late.

This article is brought to you in association with Gold’s Gym Mahanagar & Gomti Nagar

It is occasions like World Health Day which remind us not only to give due importance to our own health, but to care and tend for the sick and infirm, show solidarity with them, do something for them. It is in this spirit and backdrop that the World Health Day is observed annually on April 7.

World Health Day is a potent, useful annual reminder which jolts us out of our indifferent attitude to health. This year, the theme of the day is “Health Coverage For All” and the goal is simple- to provide each and every human on Earth with the basic necessities to live a healthy life. Not only does world health day include the every-day, factors related to our physical health, but also the mental health.

With the myriad aspects that govern our lives these days, it is all too easy to lose track of those critical factors that have a direct bearing on our lives. While deficiencies in physical health are discernible, deteriorating mental health is an issue that goes unnoticed and is often considered a stigma. That is perhaps why people tend to not be open with their problems, which in turn leads to even more complexities, that manifest over time and have devastating issues over one’s life.

This is one of World Health Day’s primary objectives- to spread awareness about leading healthy lives that make us not only physically fit, but also keep the mind sound. In India, the issue of deteriorating mental health has substantially grown over the past years and to combat that, each city in addition to government agencies has a few NGOs, hospitals and organizations that are working towards the cause. All of them organize several awareness drives and talks, wherein they create awareness about the ills of improper body and mental health.

Though it may seem like a stretch, you too can do your part by signing up with one of the NGOs in your city and work towards this charitable cause. If not that, you can also start your own awareness drive or campaign in your own society or locality, so that people become more educated and open about health issues and thereby get a platform to share their problems.

About Gold’s Gym

Gymnasiums are normally associated with only the aspect of physical health. However, a good workout in the gym does a lot for your mind too. In Lucknow, “Gold’s Gym”, Mahanagar and Gomti Nagar is a place you can trust for a fit body.

Gold’s Gym

The gym has a slew of facilities and equipment to keep you fit and healthy, both mentally and physically. In fact, they even have some great trainers who will guide you on the path to a healthy life. From exercises to diet, they’ll plan it all and if you’re new, they’ll start you off right. This world health day, therefore, signing up for a gym would be good idea- it is widely believed that most people who are fit in the body are equally fit in the mind.

This world health day, take a pledge to help those in need and ensure that you yourself do not fall into the trap of physical and mental instability. At the same time, encourage as many as you can to tend to their mental and physical health. This would be your big contribution to a concern which affects all of us.

Uttar Pradesh Education Board prepares for revamp ahead of its 100-year completion!

The upgrade will impact the lives of 1.35 crore students under the board's purview

One year short of completing a century of establishment, the Board of High School and Intermediate Education in UP is all set to update and recondition its act and regulations. The primary idea is to do away with all outdated and/or irrelevant provisions of the Act and include new ones, if needed, holding relativity against timeliness.

Keep reading... Show less

IPL 2020 just got better with ‘Miley Shor Mera Tumhara’, powered by Red FM 93.5

With exciting daily cricket polls, trivia, contests and more, Miley Shor Mera Tumhara will include all things Cricket.

Keeping the craze of cricket in mind, especially during this year's IPL season, Red FM 93.5 has kick-started a campaign- 'Miley Shor Mera Tumhara'. This campaign aims at documenting the electrifying feeling of the annual T20 cricketing tournament, like never before! Although this year the circumstances are starkly different due to the pandemic, the teams are still battling it out on the field. So to encourage this relentless enthusiasm around even further, Red FM is celebrating the comeback of cricket for all fans across the country. With exciting daily cricket polls, trivia, contests and more, Miley Shor Mera Tumhara will include all things cricket.

Keep reading... Show less

Lucknow's 'dastango', Himanshu Bajpai, to represent India in an event at Harvard University

Bajpai is truly the shaan aur maan of Lucknow.

Himanshu Bajpai is a dastango (storyteller) from Lucknow, who has stemmed from the snaking bylanes of Chowk and has reached the zeniths of appreciation with his dastangoi, all over India and beyond. Now Bajpai is all set to represent India at a special event being organised by the Harvard University on the 8th of October.

Keep reading... Show less

The UPMRC has shared the ridership count of the Lucknow Metro and the soaring tally, crossing the 15,000 mark, indicate the popularity of the public transport system among citizens. The Managing Director of the Uttar Pradesh Metro Corporation congratulated the entire staff and support team for the achievement.

Keep reading... Show less

Some respite: Lucknow's new infection rate remained negative for straight 8 days

Long way to recovery as city's prime areas of Gomti Nagar and Indira Nagar still remain virus hotspots

Lucknow's new coronavirus infection tallies saw considerable fall in the last weekend with numbers falling from an average of 940 cases from week start to around 555 on Sunday. With this fall in the new infections and a remarkable rise in the recoveries, Lucknow has managed to arrest any positive growth of active cases for 8 consecutive days. Despite these lower fresh cases and increased discharges, Lucknow has long way to recover from the clutches of the coronavirus as Gomti Nagar and Indira Nagar continue to remain virus hotspots.

Keep reading... Show less

Subscribe to our newsletter

Newsletter

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai