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This podcast examines challenges faced by today's Indian woman & proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context on a wide variety of topics, from identifying passion to better productivity & parenting. It features interviews with women with sharing of what worked & what didn’t, for them. If you are trying to manage your responsibilities better & looking at ways to realize your potential, you would love this. Visit www.thenewindianwoman.com
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Have you examined your lifestyle and what you do on a daily basis from a different angle - in terms of how it impacts our environment ? Would you believe if I tell you that you may be doing so many things that are harmful to the environment ? Do we want to actually continue doing this ? Is it possible to create an impact from a small change that you do ? I hope these questions interest you..As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first focus area. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode: This episode focuses on what we can do to live in a more sustainable manner. Be it our choices of what we buy, how we dispose the waste, what all we choose to use - every single thing has an impact. The journey is also about being aware of this impact and deciding what choices to make. In this episode I share some of my practices, not that I am an expert. Prabha of Blumadegreen also has shared quite a few things that she does or doesn’t do, in this episode. I am eager to know what all you have tried in this area - do write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you would like to engage with like minded friends, come over to http://facebook.com/newindianwoman  Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to http://thenewindianwoman.com website .
Description Yes, 10 episodes already! Thanks for your wonderful support. Launching this podcast was a goal just last year. Goals are different from resolutions. And goals are key for leading you to a more happy and fulfilled life. As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode: We look at the relevance of time for goal setting - why now ? We move on to why set goals at all and whom it is applicable for or not ? Then we get into the practical issues of what goals to set and examine the same with examples, how to do goal setting with practical inputs for you to not just define your goal in the SMART way, but also to list down the actions , group them into mini goals with timelines. Most importantly, we also examine how to find time and to ensure we do the required tasks on a weekly basis. Last but not the least, we get to how many goals is a good number. Eager to know what goals you set - do write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you would like to engage with like minded friends, come over to http://facebook.com/newindianwoman  Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to http://thenewindianwoman.com website .
DescriptionChat with Ratnaprabha, founder of BluemadeGreen, a unique concept in upcycling. We discuss how she started this, her learning and challenges, as well as the journey of her dreams over the years.As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episode. Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.What's in this episode:In this episode, Prabha shares about her journey from accounting, her interests and skills right from childhood and how this unique passion project evolved.We hear about the role of her parents in making her understand what freedom means. I was surprised at how she uses every opportunity and learns from it, be it in a big city or a small town!She is an entrepreneur all right, but became one in her own unique style!Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.Her interesting products, both custom and otherwise are shown in https://www.facebook.com/bluemadegreen/ Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you are on Facebook, do like the page www.facebook.com/newindianwoman/
 Chat with Preethi Rajagopalan, working as a Manager in a reputed Indian IT organisation in Blore.  We discuss the various roles she performs across her professional and personal life and especially her passion project. As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episode. Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode: In this episode, we understand the feasibility of making time for one's passion in an already hectic schedule, what passion does to one's energy levels. We examine the challenges faced by her, especially as a woman and the techniques used to adapt to the demands of the roles she performs. Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode. You could reach out to Preethi via email, mailto: preethirj@gmail.com. Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.If you are on Facebook, do like the page www.facebook.com/newindianwoman/
What is Meal Planning ? Why to do Meal Planning ? What are the benefits of doing Meal Planning ? And How exactly to plan meals ?  Come, let us examine these  and so much more.. As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episode. Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode: In this episode,  we first get into the details of meal planning, the process of doing it. You are new to cooking ? There are techniques you could adopt. You are a veteran, running your kitchen really well ? Yes, there is something in this episode for you too! If you want to have a look at a sample meal plan or you want a template of a meal plan or even inputs on some useful links for a few basic items, feel free to email me at  krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.If you are on Facebook, do like the page www.facebook.com/newindianwoman/
 Is cooking about eating alone ? Eating together is a big part of the Indian family routine. Are you giving enough thought about this very powerful activity in our house and what goes into it ? What is the role of Indian woman in this currently and how can she influence this ? Come, let us examine these questions and many more..As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episode. Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.What's in this episode:In this episode,  we examine several questions around the meals in our house. Do you think you are doing it in a way that is best for your family and for you ? Regardless of who does cooking in your house, it would be great for you to give a thought to the questions we discuss in this episode.You may be the most excellent cook and running your house very well or you may be a novice and you may not even be interested in cooking. Nevertheless, I suggest you give this episode a listen - you are sure to gain from this.Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.If you are on Facebook, do like the page www.facebook.com/newindianwoman/ 
Description :  Chat with Divya Uma,faculty at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. We discuss the areas of her focus in the University, the role of her mom in her life and how she manages to find time for all her interests.As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode.And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.What's in this episode:In this episode, Divya shares about her interest in Biology right from when she was young and the factors that influenced her in choosing  her current area of interest, namely, Animal Behaviour. We hear about the role of her mother in not putting pressure on her career choice and how she helped her in finalizing her course of preference and insisted she live in a hostel. Also,  how Divya used the opportunities around her to shape her career and even now, in how she spends her free time. We get to know about the nature of work involved in a top university which goes much beyond taking classes for students. It is interesting to hear the techniques she uses for managing her stuff and her free time, as well as her evolution from being shy to a confident person.Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.The quality of audio in this episode is not that great, considering the extent of editing required to mask the sound of a carpenter who chose to work next door after we started recording the episode!! Sorry about that..You could reach out to Divya Uma via email, mailto: dbuorama@gmail.comDo share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.
Chat with Mala Giridhar, a clinical psychologist from Sirsi. Let us find out the practical techniques that worked for her in performing her roles and her very interesting hobbies and bucket list items.As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode: In this episode, Mala shares her thoughts on what freedom means to her, techniques that has helped her perform her roles and how to make running a home easier. The challenges and some of the techniques shared are so relevant for each one of us, though our context may be different.  Please checkout the facebook page for the Occupational Rehabilitation Centre Chetana at www.facebook.com/chetanaproducts30/. You could leave a message there to get in touch with Mala.  Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or email me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com  Picture : Mala harvesting figs at her home
DescriptionChat with Mala Giridhar, a clinical psychologist from Sirsi. Let us find out how she was able to go beyond her job and run multiple projects for the community, impacting youngsters and their families, involving local resources.As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitate sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode.And in the process, my aim is to help you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. What's in this episode:In this episode, Mala looks at her primary roles in her house, her movement from a big city to a small town and her projects and their unique nature. She shares her passion for her field of work and choosing projects that impact the community very closely related to her area of work.The challenges and some of the techniques shared are so relevant for each one of us, though our context may be different.  She talks about how home should be a place for us to share our frustrations, what helped her the most and challenges faced as a woman in Part 1 of this chat.Please checkout the facebook page for the Occupational Rehabilitation Centre Chetana at www.facebook.com/chetanaproducts30/. You could leave a message there to get in touch with Mala. Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.Picture : Mala harvesting figs at her home
DescriptionDo you commit to yourself or others to do things and then forget the same ? Do you end up rushing at the last minute because of forgetting to do stuff ? Do you envy the people who seem to remember their commitments and do it every time ? Are you fed up of trying tips and tricks to make sure you don’t forget things ?What's in this episode:In this episode, we will look at step by step methods to address this problem so that you could focus more on what you want. The nagging feeling you get of having forgotten something - let this be a thing of the past. When you do something, allow your mind to engage  fully in that task. Wondering how ? Let us examine the methods and also, how to make this into a habit!These are explained in the 3 step process of Prepare, Capture and Make this into a Habit.Where do I start ?Welcome you to listen to this episode .Use the free customizable sheet Reference List of Tasks available for download at https://www.thenewindianwoman.com/free-downloadsImplement the Prepare, Capture and Make into a Habit processes..And you are all set! Do share this episode with your friends  and do let me know what techniques work for you by writing to krishna@thenewindianwoman.com
DescriptionDo you end up searching for things around the house ? We all do. We may think of ourselves as organized or messy. Regardless, we all end up looking for things leading to waste of time, frustration and more. Sounds familiar ?What's in this episode:Yes, it is possible to find solutions to this problem and we will examine those.No, it is not about our memory, it is not about the popular technique of identifying a home for every single thing!I am sharing  tools and techniques to avoid wasting your valuable time looking for things.And do listen to tips on how to involve family members in implementing this.Where do I start ?Welcome you to listen to this episode as the first step.Start filling up the free customisable sheet MyStuff@Home available for download at https://www.thenewindianwoman.com/free-downloadsImplement the Pending File Process.And you are all set! Do share this episode with your friends  and do let me know what techniques work for you by writing to krishna@thenewindianwoman.com 
Hi, I am Krishna. I am founder and host of this podcast . My aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world. In this episode, I talk what New Indian Woman is about, what inspired me to start this podcast and a little about myself.Make sure you subscribe to this and also tell your friends to subscribe.   Do visit www.thenewindianwoman.com for more content. Feel free to write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com with your questions/challenges that you want me to address in this podcast.
Comments (32)

Shruthi Ramesh

Blue made green is an excellent initiative!! Loved the concept 😊😊👍👍 ❣️ Thank you Prabha for sharing your beautiful journey with Blue made green 😊😊 #Creativity #Bluemadegreen #reuse #gogreen

Jan 30th
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Shruthi Ramesh

This is the golden planning that I have always adored 😍 Excellent episode..

Jan 5th
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Meena

Very inspiring. Thank you very much for your show. Organizing my mind with the help of your show being a mom of toddler. Looking forward for next episodes.

Nov 21st
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Bluemadegreen

Waiting for the second part😊

Nov 13th
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Shruthi Ramesh

Very Interesting Episode :)

Nov 4th
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srirajalakshmi

interesting, quite interesting!

Nov 4th
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Pragnya Satish

would like the link to mala giridhars work on mental health with children

Oct 30th
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Pragnya Satish

inspiring to know about open home and farm for students and yes lack of nature living in Mumbai I could totally relate to

Oct 30th
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Deepthi Modadugu

Hi Krishna....I loved the way you narrated the episode in a very simple way. Personally, my take back from the episode is to do these chores in front of the family members so that take part in the planning. 👍

Oct 30th
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srirajalakshmi

cool! Have to try this.

Oct 23rd
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srirajalakshmi

wonderful ways of organizing things.

Oct 23rd
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Bluemadegreen

Inspiring. Thank you for such episodes where we can listen to different people's story and experience of life.

Oct 21st
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Bluemadegreen

Interesting.

Oct 14th
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Vijayalekshmi R

excellent

Sep 30th
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Bluemadegreen

Yes, it was inspiring. Waiting for the second part😊

Sep 30th
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subha lakshmi

Krishna, pleasant hearing of your beautiful narration. lots n lots of useful information. right from planning to book a cylinder to attending to all our responsibilities. thanks for your SHOW NOTES.

Sep 18th
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Bluemadegreen

👌 Thank you. This would help us organise better.

Sep 15th
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ramesh kalyan

Episode 3 . Very Good. Has got a continuity with the earlier topic. Very well naratted. Keep on going. All the best.

Sep 13th
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Neeharika Vajipayajula

👌. very helpful

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Dipti Sudhir

very helpful!

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