Emotional security MINDSCAPE

Emotional security

Innocence is a quaint word these days. Earlier associated with childhood and the growing years, it...

By Vandana Kohli | February 26, 2017
Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is a former World No 1 and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist in badminton

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  • It pays to win prizes

    It pays to win prizes

    By Saina Nehwal | February 26, 2017

    Achievements bring you awards. And awards, in turn, inspire you to achieve more. As a player, receiving awards is important, because it speaks of your performance. They are given...

  • Play, rest, play again

    Play, rest, play again

    By Saina Nehwal | February 12, 2017

    Yes, I won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, and a win is a win since all wins have a high significance. The last time I won a tournament was in<br> June 2016 at the...

  • Raring to grow

    Raring to grow

    By Saina Nehwal | January 29, 2017

    I was in Delhi on Lohri/Pongal/Makar Sankranti, and enjoyed its full essence by witnessing bonfires at night, eating gajak (a sweet made of sesame and jaggery or sugar) and...

  • Going places

    Going places

    By Saina Nehwal | January 15, 2017

    I was selected to play the European circuit—the Czech Republic, Germany and Denmark—in February 2003 for 15 days. Winners and runners up among girls and boys in all categories...

  • I love posting pics

    I love posting pics

    By Saina Nehwal | January 01, 2017

    I am a regular on social media. In fact, I go online during the time I get at airports, before the start of my training, while going for a massage and, of course, before hitting...

  • Back in action

    Back in action

    By Saina Nehwal | December 18, 2016

    I made my comeback at the China Super Series held at Fuzhou in November, where many of the players asked how I was feeling. It felt good to return to this level again after a...

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