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70% of Indians prioritise dietary changes over going to gym: Survey

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed Indians' outlook on health as 70 per cent Indians says they will prioritise dietary and lifestyle changes in 2021 to manage both emotional and physical health, according to a survey. It added that 60 per cent Indians say that they will de-prioritise going to a gym. For 73 per cent Indians, taste reigns supreme in their decision to buy food products and poor taste of h........

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Yoga Asanas To Boost Mental Health

Yoga is beneficial to your both mental and physical health. Here are some yoga poses that can give a boost to your mental health.........

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Yoga Asanas To Boost Mental Health

Yoga is beneficial to your both mental and physical health. Here are some yoga poses that can give a boost to your mental health.........

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Feeling anxious? The way you breathe could be adding to it

Scrolling social media, amid frantic posts about politics and COVID-19 cases, you may have come across a friend or two reminding everyone to “just breathe.” But can just breathing really make a difference? Besides all the worrisome health problems this may cause, which Nestor details in his book, our ineptitude at breathing may have another big consequence — contributing to our anxiety and other mental health problems. “The rate and dept........

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The 7 types of rest that every person needs

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through  . Have you ever tried to fix an ongoing lack of energy by getting more sleep — only to do so and still feel exhausted?  Sleep and rest are not the same thing, although many of us incorrectly confuse the two. We go through life thinking we’ve rested because we have gotten enough sleep — bu........

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Mountains calling! Hill stations become tourists’ favourite, Manali, Shimla, Mcleodganj, Dharamshala top the chart: Dharamveer Singh Chouhan, Zostel

Call of the mountains entices Indian travellers, as does snowfall! Many conversations among people today begin with a complaint about the weather or how the pandemic has changed everything, particularly their travel plans and family vacations. However, a recent survey by Zostel indicates a renewed interest in offbeat locations, mountains, hill stations in Delhi and places that witness snowfall. Wondering which is the most beautiful hill station in India? Take a look at what travellers a........

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Study explores the effects of morning weather on people's mood and wellbeing at work

With this in mind, researchers at Leuphana University Lüneburg have recently carried out a study investigating the effects of daily morning on how people feel while they are at work. Their paper, published in the IAAP's Applied Psychology journal, specifically examined people's , , burnout and stress on a daily basis as they related to morning weather. "The idea for this study came spontaneously during a team meeting on a bad weather day," Laura Venz, one of the researchers who carried out the........

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The science behind hangovers — and what to do when you get one 

Most of us love to joke about hangovers. But what is happening in our bodies is more serious than that — it’s alcohol withdrawal. Yes, the symptoms are less extensive, unpleasant and life-threatening than those an alcoholic will go through. But however you dress it up, your brain and body are withdrawing from alcohol. Hangovers are the experience of various unpleasant physiological and psychological effects that follow a medium-to-high consumption of alcohol. Typically, it comes on around 10 hours after your blood alcohol peaks — but this varies accor........

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How Mental Illness Closes Down Our Minds

It may sound odd or impolite to suggest that most of us, when we are in the grip of mental illness, are no longer capable of thinking. That’s not how it feels of course. From the inside, our minds have probably never felt so busy and so focused. From the moment we wake up in panic and self-disgust, we are ruminating, pondering, exploring catastrophic scenarios, scanning our past, attacking ourselves for things we have done and not done, questioning our legitimacy, talking to ourselves about how repulsive we are........

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Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

If we can get somebody to raise their levels of optimism or deepen their social connection or raise happiness, turns out every single business and educational outcome we know how to test for improves dramatically. You can increase your success rates for the rest of your life and your happiness levels will flatline, but if you raise your level of happiness and deepen optimism it turns out every single one of your success rates rises dramatically compared to what........

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How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks Post Pregnancy: Ayurvedic Oils, Herbs And Natural Ingredients

Stretch marks, medically termed as striae distensae, affects around 50-90 per cent of pregnant women. Age, maternal health, increased birth weight of a child, increased maternal pre delivery weight and family history are some of the independent factors that determine the formation of stretch marks. Many natural ingredients are used as a topical treatment method to prevent stretch marks or reduce them. Though prescribed creams and laser treatments are available for the faster recovery from stretch ma........

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57% Indians Have Planned Their Next Vacation For Early 2021: ZestMoney

ZestMoney, has released the findings from a customer survey conducted to understand how Indians are shaping up their travel plans for the coming year. The survey was conducted with a sample of 4600 respondents across key metros and Tier II/III cities in India. The survey reveals that while over 75% respondents did not take a vacation in the last three months, over 57% are planning their next leisure travel in early 2021. Interestingly, an increasing........

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‘Dignified’, ‘decent’, ‘cultural’: How Indians are schooled on dress code

That some Indian institutions enjoy schooling people is not unknown. It becomes problematic and dangerous, to some extent, when a diktat on clothing gives someone the leeway to make personal comments on a person, question and judge them, and also create an environment that may make them feel throttled.........

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Most romantic zodiac signs: Is yours on the list?

The meaning of romance is different for everyone. For some, it is sharing silences, while for many others it is all about celebratory fairytale endings. So what determines how romantic you are? Well, a lot of it is influenced by your zodiac sign, said Srishty Aggarwal, astrologer and founder of Astroscopy. Below, she shares the top six zodiac signs which are romantic. Check out if yours is on the list too! Pisces is a water sign, thus making Pisceans extremely sensitive and caring. It won’t be wrong to........

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Kids can learn more effectively through storytelling than activities, finds study

Storytelling - the oldest form of teaching - is the most effective way of teaching primary school children about evolution, say researchers at the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath. Whilst all the methods improved the pupils' understanding of evolution, the study, published in the journal Science of Learning, found that the story-based approach combined with the abstract examples of evolution was the most effective lessons. A randomised controlled trial found that ........

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The Future Of Work: The Middle Class May Shrink And The Neo Middle Will Rise

The bottom three layers in terms of skills will recover jobs as India reopens for business fully, creating the beginnings of a new lower middle class in India. For the most part, the future of work will be contractual, temporary, lumpy and services-led, especially technology-mediated services. Regular jobs – the nine-to-five, middle-skills-driven ones with weekly and annual paid holidays – will start becoming scarcer, as companies automate, using more artificial intelligence and databases to customise products and services built around customers. They will substitute labour with capital........

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These 8 skincare tips from a dermat will help you prevent lines and wrinkles

With growing age, our skin starts losing its elasticity. So expression lines and many fine lines start appearing on the face. These fine lines can also appear on the neck and forehead . 1. Reduce sun exposure. Apply a daily broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 and PA rating +++. 2. Always look for products that contain retinol and peptides as well as hyaluronic acid, which plumps and hydrates skin. 3. Try a vitamin C serum on your neck and forehead area. Vitamin C contains antioxidant properties that are . Vitamin can help to reduce the damage caused by UV ra........

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4 Myths About Men and Emotion

Several myths abound around the subject of men and emotion. One is that the traditional quality of masculine stoicism developed for arbitrary, superfluous, indiscernible reasons. In reality, the ability to keep a “stiff upper lip” was necessary for men to carry out — hunters and warriors. A man who could not hold himself together in the face of a threat became a liability to himself and others. Harsh ........

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These five video games will help you stay fit during the Covid-19 pandemic

It’s not too hard to guess how the current coronavirus pandemic has affected our physical health due to reduced outdoor activities. Too much weight gain can take a toll on the body, especially your heart. The good news is that there are effective ways to reduce weight without stepping out of the home. Of all the ways to stay fit, playing fitness and health games can improve physical and mental health. No, you won’t find high-profile games like Gears 5 or Assassin’s Creed Valhalla in the list.........

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'Thank You For Helping Women': Scotland Becomes World’s First Country to Make Sanitary Pads & Tampons Free For All

In a landmark victory for the global movement against period poverty, Scotland has become the first country in the world to make menstrual products freely available to all who need them. The Scottish Parliament unanimously passed the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday, designed to create a legal obligation for the government to ensure sanitary products are free and accessible for all who menstruate, including tampons and pads in public facilities nationwide. Under the bill, the Scottish government will........

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