March 22, 2018

Today is World Water Day

Water is the most important element in sustaining life on Earth. Without water, most lifeforms on earth will perish.  Our bodies are mostly of water. As such, for the body to work at its optimum level, we need to drink enough water.  There are so many benefits of drinking water. It helps us to maintain our energy levels, removes toxins and wastes and also imparts a healthy glowing complexion.

water in a glass

March 21, 2018

Benefits of Having Probiotics During Pregnancy

Long time ago, I had posted about how introducing fish in a baby's diet before the age of nine months could lower eczema risk. It looks like besides genetic inheritance and other factors, a baby's risk of developing eczema is also dependent on the expectant mother's food habits. A new research has found that women who take probiotics while they’re pregnant and breastfeeding could be less likely to have children with eczema than mothers who don’t.

Eat probiotics when you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Eat probiotics when you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

March 17, 2018

Poor Sleep Linked To Alzheimer's Risk

World Sleep Day was celebrated on March 16th . A restful night sleep spanning 7-8 hours leaves us feeling refreshed and  healthy. It enhances your beauty, helps you maintain healthy body weight, keeps your mind calm and peaceful, decreases your risk of cardiovascular diseases and so on and so forth.  You just can't get enough of enumerating the health benefits of adequate sleep. It's that important.

March 14, 2018

My waxed hair grows back quickly! Help!

Prema asks:
I use cold wax for removing superfluous hair from my legs. According to the instructions on the jar, it should be used once a month. But my hair has grown back within a week. Why is it so?

Reader's Query

When the hair is not pulled properly or when it has not been gripped firmly by the wax, it breaks just below the skin and surfaces within a week. Normally waxing lasts for about 4 to 6 weeks, depending on the individual hair growth rate. So, there is something wrong with your waxing method. Do read Waxing at home.

March 13, 2018

Managing Interruptions Effectively And Becoming More Productive

You are in the middle of an overseas conversation and your sister-in-law chooses that instant to ask for clarification of a recipe. In another instance, when you are exhausted after a hard day’s work and have just settled down on your sofa with a cup of coffee, you hear the doorbell announcing a neighbour’s friendly visit which could well run into 2 hours.

Interruptions, much as we may wish to rid ourselves of them, always find a way into our lives. In the days of yore they were blissful diversions. This was largely because time was aplenty, women were not working at outside jobs, gender roles were separate, there was little socializing and most important of all lifestyles were simple and unassuming. There was no rat race and keeping up with the Joneses.

Compare this with present times and you have people filling their day with hectic activity. Managing work and pleasure have become a delicate balancing act. All this naturally leaves little time to accommodate interruptions. Creative diversions which one may opt for voluntarily are different. Since they are undertaken out of choice, they are often a source of pleasure.

March 10, 2018

Surprising Benefit of Tummy Tuck

A neat, trim waist and a flat belly looks gorgeous but a bulging, pendulous belly can lessen the charm of the most alluring woman and it has its own health hazards as well.  Do read Woes of having a big belly.  A protruding midriff is the result of flabby, soft abdominal muscles. Lack of exercise, being overweight or obese and child bearing – all take their toll on the woman’s belly. Childbirth generally sees a weakening of abdominal muscles and the start of a protruding belly. To get a flatter tummy after years of neglect will certainly take time and lots of effort on your part.  A controlled diet, an exercise regimen consisting of specific yoga poses and most important of all your determination is required to regain your slender, flat and trim belly. Do read the posts I wanna reduce my waist and thighs, Please help!,   Have Craving for a flat tummy? Check these top treatments for a tighter core, Slim Down and Stay in Shape with Yoga & Smart Eating for weight loss.

woman with flabby belly
A bulging belly can lessen the charm of a woman.

March 8, 2018

Happy Women’s Day & Women’s Day Quotes

Wishing all the wonderful ladies a very Happy Women’s Day! You are a source of inspiration for the family and society as a whole! Keep shining and smiling always!

Happy Women's Day 2018

Women's Day Wishes

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