Showing posts from October, 2013


Give a helping hand

As some of you may know I am now on a vacation in India, so the post on this blog will not be as regular, but don't worry you can read about my travels on my other blogs  here   and follow me on @ komalrlakhani on twitter as well as instagram .  In this post I want to talk about an organisation I recently came across called Sougha. Sougha is an initiative launched by the Khalifa fund for Enterprise Development to help employ Emiratis with entrepreneurial skills who may other wise find it  difficult  to get employment and compete in today's world of retail fashion. While helping artists economically Sougha also aims at preserving the local heritage of the country that would be lost forever if not passed on to the younger generations.   Sougha has a number interesting products ideal for home decor, gifting, accessories, bags, clutches along with  corporate  gifting ideas. Below are a few things that have recently

It's October!!! - Think Pink!

For those of you who don't know me personally, I should tell you, October is my favourite month! If you haven't already guessed it, its my Birthday month, and I love to celebrate. More on that later, lets see what October had in store for us.  The Pink Ribbon - a symbol of Breast cancer awareness world wide - Image courtesy First of all I would like to remind everyone that its Break Cancer awareness month, so think pink, wear pink and spread the awareness. Its very much likely that everyone reading this blog is already aware of this, so lets take it on ourselves to personally tell everyone, especially women that we come across to see a doctor and learn how to do a self scan every month for lumps and anything unusual in the breast. According Harvard School of Public Health women above the age of 20 should get checked regularly. For women up till the age of 39, a clinical exam once every three years and above 40, clinical as well as a mammogram every year.