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Get stress free tresses this summer!

Get stress free tresses this summer!

We know how important your hair is for you. You love it to death- those precious lock of yours and love to let it loose during summer. But are you aware of the fact that the harsh sun, beach times and chlorine from your pool could rob your hair off its natural oils and leave [...]


Drumming Your Way To Health And A Sense Of Well-being

Drumming Your Way To Health And A Sense Of Well-being

I experienced my first drum circle organized by Taal Inc in Pune, India with over 250 people drumming in unison as a single rhythm unit and came out of it feeling “wow, there is something so fundamentally therapeutic about rhythm it needs to be experienced!”. Drum circles have become a global phenomenon and caught the [...]


Why Health Is An Investment For The Working Professional

Why Health Is An Investment For The Working Professional

Just the other day I was at a large technology organization meeting with their HR managers trying to uncover the secrets of their success and their reputation as one of the top IT service providers by companies and at the same time, one of the most sought after places to work amongst top notch professionals. [...]


Why People With Hobbies Live Healthier And Happier

Why People With Hobbies Live Healthier And Happier

  I manage to spend at least some time each day tending to my freshwater nature aquarium as a hobbyist and have come to realize the time I spend lost in this realm of creating miniature natural eco-system with all it’s intricacies is a blissful and important part of my week. It frees me from [...]


Work And Stress – Where Do your Draw The Line?

Work And Stress - Where Do your Draw The Line?

Stress is one of the main obstacles of living a happy and healthy life in the true sense. You can be fit as a fiddle with a perfectly toned body, plenty of energy and physically in super shape but even then, stress can take it’s toll both mentally and physically leaving you feeling far from [...]


Too Young To Get A Stroke? Thing Again!

Too Young To Get A Stroke? Thing Again!

And you thought you had to be a senior to get a stroke? Not any more! More young people and adults in their 30s and 40s are being hospitalized for stroke, even as stroke rates are dropping in older people, new data show. It might be a sign that that rising rates of obesity, diabetes [...]


HAWAII: America’s Least Stressed State, 2010

HAWAII: America's Least Stressed State, 2010

[Source: Huffington Post] Gallup recently released the survey results of their Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, and found 39.4% of the 352,840 respondents said they felt stressed “a lot of the day.” That’s only slightly lower than last year, when 39.9% said they were that stressed, but higher still than in 2008, when 38.8% said they were [...]


5-Minute Office Desk Yoga (Videos)

5-Minute Office Desk Yoga (Videos)

You’ve deadlines approaching, had a squabble with your boss and now you’re tense. Your neck aches and your back is getting stiff. What do you do? One natural remedy, that doesn’t have any calories, is yoga. The recent popularity of yoga attributes to the fact that many people are now realizing its many benefits, both [...]


Detox Your Body; Live Longer

Detox Your Body; Live Longer

Give yourself 1 point for each YES; A higher score suggests a greater need for a detox diet. Detoxification is the removal of toxic substances from the body. When the body is overloaded with toxins, the immune system can’t prevent the body against diseases. Toxins can be described as anything NOT in the normal pH [...]


Watch out for the 7 Concentration Killers!

Watch out for the 7 Concentration Killers!

In today’s fast-paced world, we need to do a lot, in a very short time. Fast paced life, decreased day span, partitioned lives; that’s what one can summarize a person, now a days. Another side effect of this hectic lifestyle is reduced or scattered concentration. How many of us have picked up a long-pending novel, [...]


7 Silent Stress Symptoms

7 Silent Stress Symptoms

It’s Monday again and you can’t get off that slowly creeping stress on your mind. Are you more stressed than you think? But repetitive stress from a demanding job or a personal life in turmoil may lead to some varied subtle symptoms. Now these are very simple aches, or troubles, but in the long run, [...]


4 Weeks To A Healthier Heart – Week 4

4 Weeks To A Healthier Heart – Week 4

We are at the beginning of the end, at the 4th and final week. Seven more simple habits, to be included in your daily routine and finding what suits you the best. WEEK 4 – DAY 22: Take Vitamin D and Fish Oil Though studies do not concur with role of multivitamins in preventing heat [...]


4 Weeks To A Healthier Heart – Week 3

4 Weeks To A Healthier Heart – Week 3

We are at 3rd week of a 4-week road to a healthier heart. Include these simple, habits in your routine, and see which suit you the best. WEEK 3 – DAY 15: Go for Soy Soy, a plant protein, is the latest fad in cholesterol lowering foods, when you have them instead of richer, fatty [...]


Aging Habits Hidden In Our Daily Routine – I

Aging Habits Hidden In Our Daily Routine – I

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.  — Mark Twain, Following the Equator There have been a million quotes saying the same. Ageing is an illusion, a myth, just in your mind etc. But no matter what we do, the fatigue we feel, the sagging skin, loss of energy, give us a constant reminder [...]


Technology Lovers Just As Prone To Injury As Athletes

Technology Lovers Just As Prone To Injury As Athletes

It’s a strange and extremely dangerous world we technology lovers and gadget nerds live in nowadays. With our laptops, blackberry phones, iPads, keyboards and LCD screens we’ve created a veritable minefield of danger and stand exposed to just as much chance of injury as a football star or ace atheletes. Wondering what we’re going on [...]

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