Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2020

Lifestyle

Shah Rukh Khan makes gharkakhana for family: Gauri Khan

Like many Bollywood celebrities, Shah Rukh Khan also turned towards cooking during the novel coronavirus lockdown. The Badshah of Bollywood often cooks home-made delicious food for his kids and wife Gauri Khan. In an interview with NDTV, Gauri revealed that since they were scared to

Best Sleep Tips

As we celebrate the holidays and prepare to enter a new decade, there’s no better opportunity to make a fresh commitment to sleep.  At Thrive we are always talking about the value of establishing a great nighttime routine — if you don’t already have one. That

How to Transition from the Treadmill to Running Outside

We’re halfway through the summer, so the weather is perfect running outside. But for those who have been working out on the treadmill, it’s important to not become too eager to hit the trails. Exercising outside will help boost your mood, but that comes at the cost of added

Happiness is a skill that you can learn 

Katarina Blom is a psychologist, who works with organisations and teaches the skill of happiness. She believes that positive action and behaviours are the keys to well-being.  In her TED Talk, she tells her audience some ways of honing this skill. “Happiness is a skill we

Be a great partner without losing yourself in the process

Committing to someone is not a piece of cake. While it may seem like a bed of roses initially, over time, it may turn out to be one’s worst nightmare.  In order to escape such turn of events, you must maintain a balance between your partner’s needs and your aims and

Do these simple things while exfoliating your face

Caring for your skin is important because more often than not, it is the skin that lets you know if something is wrong in the body. Most people, who have sensitive skin, scrub or exfoliate their face from time to time, so as to get rid of the excess of oil from the face and remove the

COVID-19 and vitamin D SoCal doctor explains the connection

Recent studies show people who were sickest for the longest amount of time in hospitals, also had the lowest levels of vitamin D. If so, what could you do to boost your levels SoCal doctor gives tips to boost your immune system with vitamin D. Can vitamin D help protect you against the

Can I get a makeup tricks in less than five minutes

Whether you are a busy woman with a career or a busy mom on-the-go, looking put together can be hard when you're always in a rush.  Put on your sunscreen mixed with a few drops of moisturiser and liquid foundation. Apply it on your face and neck. Set it with powder if

Get prettier feet without a pedicure with these 5 care tips

If you have time hardly for a professional pedicure, there are five easy and effective at-home treatments you can try.  Avoid all acetone products on your feet Acetone is highly harsh on your nails, as it dries out the natural oils from them. Say no to acetone nail polish

Home remedies to stop premature greying

You can find several ingredients in your kitchen that can come in handy. Here are some combinations that can help in slowing down greying: Here are a few tips to prevent early greying of hair Curry leaves and coconut oil We all more or less know about the wonderful benefits of

Skin care tips in corona time

Most people are washing their hands or using hand sanitizer more frequently these days. Many are also wearing face masks when in public or during work shifts, often for hours at a time. These measures are key to reducing the spread of the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019

The best way to preserve more mangoes

Every time you buy seasonal mangoes and alligator’s pears, you can be certain that you are enjoying pieces of fruit plenty of taste, texture and vitamins. Mangoes are delicate, so the time of preservation of a natural mango is shorter. Anyway, there are many ways to make them

Onion benefits for skin   

Onions can make you cry but add flavor to our dishes and also plays a key role in our beauty regimen. It is a great source of flavonoids as well as antioxidant vitamins, such as Vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. All these help in protecting our skin cells from the damaging effects

Time to make the doughnuts

Homemade doughnuts are a bit of a project, but they’re less work than you might think, and the result is a truly great, hot, crisp doughnut.  Once you’ve mastered this basic recipe for a fluffy, yeasted doughnut, you can do pretty much anything you like in terms of

Chia Seeds For Weight Loss 

DietChia seeds are loaded with multiple health benefits including weight loss. These seeds can be added to your diet in various ways. Here are some of these you can try.   Chia seeds are a good source of plant-based proteinThese seeds are loaded with fibreChia pudding can be your

How coconut oil can help you lose weight

More than exercise, your diet matters if you are trying to lose weight. Small tweaks in your diet can help your burn fat and accelerate your weight loss process at the same time. Coconut oil can be one such great addition that you can make in your diet when trying to shed kilos. From

Immune system boosting during Pandemic of COVID19

No vaccine or exact treatment are established yet (some are only in clinical trial).  May be we will get it soon but since it is still not sorted out, we, general people, need to focus on 2 things: preventive measure and boosting immune system. We already have some knowledge about

Food for thought as gender and South Asian food systems explored in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The changing roles of men and women in farming and the ways in which boys and girls experience different food choices at the dinner table are just two of the issues being explored at a regional Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Symposium tilted “The Role of Gender in South

Is workplace rudeness on the rise?

You don’t have to look hard to see uncivil behaviour these days, whether in political discourse, in college classrooms or on airplanes. One study found that rudeness is even contagious, like the common cold. The workplace, where my research is focused, is hardly immune from this

Women with stressful jobs gain more weight than men

DHAKA: We have enough study reports and evidence pointing at the dangers of leading a sedentary lifestyle. Unfortunately, we spend most of our time in the workplace doing jobs that hardly involve vigorous physical activities.  No wonder, the threat to our health increases under