Did You Know These Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Meditation For Stress Relief?
Meditation as a complementary health approach? 80.7 million people practice it in India. If you are wondering why so many people are adopting it as a regular habit then you need to read the benefits meditation provides. Science agrees with all of them.
How Positive Affirmations Can Change Your Life?
Positive affirmations are considered to be a powerful method for self-improvement. Across the globe, people have experienced this power through a positive transformation in their lives, as these affirming statements are said to rewrite inner dialogues and self-belief systems. They can help people to return to fulfilling life goals. Here are a few situations in which Affirmations can be useful. Before presentations or important meetings, you can repeat powerful, positive affirmations to help feel confident. If you feel overcome with negative emotions, repeating affirmations can help you look at the brighter side of life. Affirmations can also help in overcoming bad […]
Mahashivratri Special: What Do Lord Shiva’s Ornaments Symbolise?
Shiva, part of the holy trinity and known as the destroyer, has a very different mien compared to other Hindu deities. All the ornaments that adorn him have an interesting significance. Let’s understand the meaning behind these symbols of Lord Shiva. The crescent moon: The waxing moon signifies the importance and substance of time. The moon also symbolizes a calm mind and foresight. And any work if done with a calm and stable mind always gives positive results. Earrings (Kundal): Shiva wears a bigger earring in his right ear, which signifies manhood, and wears a smaller one in his left […]
5 Hacks For A Fitter February
As we enter the second month of 2019, I know determination is flagging and willpower is running low. Fear not. Here are the only 5 things you need to do to easily and smoothly reach your health goals. 1. Eat more vegetables Add a sauteed spinach to your breakfast, a salad to both your meals, a homemade vegetable soup as a snack. There are many creative ways to get more veggies into your diet; the better your nutrient intake, the better your body burns stored fat! 2. Eat less sugar Wherever you can avoid it, skip the sugar. Cinnamon in […]
Kite Festival In India, An Unassuming But Highly Feted Sport
There is a small story about Kites we know. This old man used to do the Manja. The glass-wrapped thread that can cut other kites in the sky. Ride high, while the others fall off the sky as they get detached from their threads through the sharp cuts. Young boys during the Makar Sankranti season would run after him. And he was a very wanted man. The man could not eat with his own hands as he had his cuticles full of glass. So, this old woman, his wife, used to feed him. He was asked one day as to […]
Video: Martyr’s Army Family Stands By His Pregnant Wife
Army Specialist, Christopher Harris was a young man. He was in the valleys of Afghanistan when he received a call. His spouse, Brit Harris, joyously announced that she was expecting and that he would be a father. Christopher was over the moon. But then, he died, on the battlefield, a martyr for his country, USA. Brit was very pregnant and very distraught. His unit decided on something unique. They would see her through the pregnancy for the rest of the period and hold her hand through to motherhood. For their mate, Christopher. Take a look at this endearing video. Brit […]
Story: The Boy And The Book
The train came to a stop. Maya and her child of eight years, Ayush, got onto the train. She searched for their berth and he walked behind her dragging their strolley. They were on an overnight train to Chennai from Mysore. The berths were identified. The lady and her child made themselves comfortable. In front of Ayush who was by the window sat a genial tubby old man. Beside him, in front of Maya was a middle-aged lady. She smiled. Maya smiled in answer and said, “Hi, I am Maya!” The lady answered, “Hi, I am Shanta, Shanta Rangaswamy!” In […]
Pune Kids Develop Roadeo, The Traffic Robot, For Pune Roads
You will not know these kids. Aadi, Parth, Rachit, Shourya, Shruten, and Vinayak, Pune kids, who have developed a traffic robot called “Roadeo”. And identifying the importance of traffic rules in our daily life, Pune Traffic Police Roadeo has commissioned Roadeo to help with their traffic chaos. So, from January 15 this robot will be a huge help to control the chaos that people involve themselves in, while on Pune roads. The story behind Roadeo This project is the brainchild of SP Robotics Maker Lab, a lab that trains people on Robotics and encourages them to make robots themselves. These boys took all […]
Homeschooling, The New Way To Success!
There is this girl in Whitefield, Bangalore. She has special needs as a student and the parents were supportive and did not insist on regular school. She goes, of course, far and between, just to experience things with friends and teachers. But her essential schooling takes place at home. She is encouraged to think, ideate, draw, express, and speak. It has made her a very expressive and aware girl with keen intelligence. At the age of 16, she has been told by a radio station that she can, whenever she wishes, go and join them at their station. This is […]
Yoga As A Sports Activity, A Call To Be Taken Now!
Kushi H, from Mysuru, is a young and talented Yoga exponent. She recently got an opportunity to meet and make a presentation about considering Yoga as a sports activity before Indian PM, Narendra Modi. Recently, Yoga as a sports activity was derecognised. As a result, many enthusiasts like Kushi are losing on the benefits that other sports practitioners can avail of. Yoga as a sports activity outside India Saudi Arabia has already announced it and this was a result of concerted campaigns throughout their nation to get the government to enact the decision. Saudi Arabia learnt the art and craft of […]
How To Enable Children To Cope With Cancer?
Emraan Hashmi has proved to be an amazing father as he stood by his ailing child. He put his career on hold and flew with his son, Ayaan, to Canada where they started the little one’s Cancer treatment. Two days ago, five years later, he has just announced to the world that his son is cancer free. Emraan has set an inspiring example of how to help fight childhood cancer as he ceaselessly supported his little one. View this post on Instagram Today, 5 years after his diagnosis Ayaan has been declared cancer free. It has been quite […]
3 Benefits Of Copper Water You Can’t Ignore!
Curiosity takes us to some popular e-commerce portal. They have a selection of Copper Water bottles, very shiny and chaste. We are assured that very good sales of such life-giving products must be happening. We remember our humble village homes of some decades back. The quiet environs near the kitchen used to have the copper pots with a small copper ladle to take out the water and drink it in small tumblers. We did not know then, how good it was for health, drinking water in a copper vessel in the morning. The slightly off tasting water. The very metallic […]