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It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

At times, many of us experience mood swings and feel depressed to an extent. Turns out, to feel the sunshine, it’s important to embrace the cloudiness of your darker moods. According to a recent study, feeling bad about feeling bad can make you feel worse. The research from the University of California, Berkeley found that the pressure to [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

11 Every Day Tips to Maintain Your Weight

11 Every Day Tips to Maintain Your Weight

Losing weight is a struggle but so is maintaining it. It’s terrible if you have done the hard work to lose those few inches only to have them back in a few months or perhaps weeks. Of course, the thumb rule to maintain your weight is consistency in following healthy lifestyle habits that actually helped [...]

August 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 11 Every Day Tips to Maintain Your Weight

Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Flame retardant chemicals — commonly used in furniture and household products — may damage your child’s intelligence and cause loss of IQ points. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in the US conducted the largest meta-analysis performed on flame retardants to date, and found strong evidence of polybrominated diphenyl ethers’ (PBDE) effect [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Moms-to-be, take note: A chemical found in furniture may lower your child’s IQ

Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Padmasana or the lotus pose is like a quintessential yoga pose. We have seen yogis in Instagram and magazines acing the pose. However, you can also try a variation of the lotus pose called baddha padmasana or bounded lotus pose and get even more benefits. Yoga expert Raman Mishra breaks down the benefits and steps of baddha [...]

August 2, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

Himalayan salt water, also popularly known as sole water, is basically water that has been fully saturated with salt. The crucial thing to understand here is that sole water is made only with Himalayan salt which is prized for its healing qualities. Himalayan salt is considered to be the purest form of salt in earth. Hand-cut slabs [...]

July 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

Lighting hacks for your home

Lighting hacks for your home

A common misconception is that when it comes to home lighting, there’s not much to consider. As long as it lights up the house, you’re good. Wrong. You may also think that meticulous lighting is only needed for boutiques, restaurants, or photography. But did you know that your visual health, mood, concentration, decision making, and [...]

July 27, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Lighting hacks for your home

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

In today’s hi-tech world, living an environmentally responsible lifestyle is in no way easy. Modern luxuries have left mother earth sapped of its resources and beauty. The key to healthy life lies in identification and implementation of practical ways through which we can save the environment. Consider reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on How a green lifestyle can cool your house

This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

According to the World Health Organisation, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global public health. A growing number of serious infections of such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gonorrhea are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less effective. Antibiotics are medicines that are used treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

16 easy ways to boost your metabolism

16 easy ways to boost your metabolism

There are certain simple ways to boost metabolism and weight-loss professional, Dr Manjiri Puranik shares a few tips you could follow. Our size, gender, and age, all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independently control the speed of our metabolism. And the faster our metabolism, the more calories we tend to burn. If we [...]

July 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 16 easy ways to boost your metabolism

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

This time, let the popular adage read, ‘new idea in an old bottle’. For, the unused bottles you might have wanted to throw away can actually be used to enhance the green quotient in your home. Simply place a plant or long-stemmed flowers in a bright coloured bottle on your desk or by the window [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice which believes that diseases occur when the natural flow of energy in our body is disrupted. In order to improve the body’s functions and promote self-healing, certain acupoints are stimulated with the help of thin needles inserted into your skin. In general, acupuncture has been treated as an alternate form [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how