Meditation and music help Escrowffrr founder keep calm amidst Covid-19

Ashwin Chawwla shares tips that help him work better from home during the pandemic lockdown.

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Ashwin Chawwla begins his mornings by listening to religious songs for positivity.
Ashwin Chawwla, Founder and CEO of Escrowffrr, feels the privilege of working from home amid the nationwide lockdown with social distancing can take a toll on mental health.

The digital escrow payment platform boss kickstarts his mornings by listening to religious songs for positivity. "The rest of the day, I keep listening to instrumental music by Tim Janus and Kenny G," he told ET Panache.

​Ashwin Chawwla ​feels working from home can take a toll on mental health. ​
Ashwin Chawwla feels working from home can take a toll on mental health.


Chawwla is a voracious reader who says he is trying to read the trends that are sweeping the world right now. Sharing his meditation mantra, he said, "I make it a point to religiously meditate everyday before I sleep, chanting Hari naam."

Meditation helps the Escrowffrr founder regulate stress and restores calm and inner peace. "It allows me to focus better at work and make the right decisions. Music and meditation create a positive shift in my mental state. I can plan my day better. While meditation brings more clarity, music adds efficiency by decreasing the levels of stress hormones," he ended.

Say Goodbye To Work Worries: 5 Natural Methods To Beat Stress
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A recent study by Optum found that 46% of the Indian workforce reports suffering from some form of stress.

Don't let your busy and stressful worklife take a toll on you. Excessive stress can have a negative effect on your body, mood, as well as behaviour, ranging from headaches, anxiety, fatigue and irritability.

Dr Hariprasad, Ayurveda Expert at The Himalaya Drug Company, shares natural methods to cope with stress:

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Your eating habits have a significant impact on stress levels. Following a balance of different foods and nutrients is essential. A diet rich in different food items such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, dairy, fish, and poultry would help you get carbohydrates, proteins, fat, vitamins and minerals. A well-nourished body is better able to cope with the physical and emotional effects of stress.

Your eating habits have a significant impact on stress levels. Following a balance of different foods and nutrients is essential. A diet rich in different food items such as vegetables, fruits, whole..
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All forms of physical activity are useful in managing stress. Exercising has many benefits like releasing endorphins and calming the mind, which in turn help in reducing stress levels. Even 45 minutes of physical activity a day goes a long way towards managing stress.

All forms of physical activity are useful in managing stress. Exercising has many benefits like releasing endorphins and calming the mind, which in turn help in reducing stress levels. Even 45 minute..
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Organising one's workload leads to a sense of control and peace of mind, and there are many ways to achieve this. One way to do this is through adopting time management, prioritising tasks, and scheduling tasks to complete them. Switching between tasks and having them pile up often becomes an additional source of stress. Decentralisation of tasks or asking for help as and when required is also a good way to reduce stress levels.

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Herbs like Ashwagandha have been proven to be effective in managing the negative effects of stress. According to Ayurveda, Ashvagandha helps reduce the damaging effects of long-term stress by rejuvenating the mind and body. It is an adaptogen that helps the body stabilise physiological processes, support better resilience to stress, and maintain a healthy balance between various biological systems.

Herbs like Ashwagandha have been proven to be effective in managing the negative effects of stress. According to Ayurveda, Ashvagandha helps reduce the damaging effects of long-term stress by rejuven..
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Sleep is essential in stress management. Not getting enough sleep typically leads to irritability and fatigue. Oversleeping can make us sluggish, depressed, and puts our health at a higher risk. Getting the right amount of sleep, between 7-8 hours, is a good way to stay energised and effectively manage the challenges of the day.

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