Eat, Pray, Love!

"In a world of disorder and disaster and fraud, sometimes only beauty can be trusted.…And sometimes the meal is the only currency that is real."—Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love. Eat, Pray, Love….. I can watch it forever. It is light, enjoyable, I can relate to it and it always leaves an impact on me that … Continue reading Eat, Pray, Love!

The biggest threat to mankind

I read an article recently about the biggest threat to humankind and surprisingly it was not "global warming" as we all believe it is. The biggest threat to humankind is antibiotic resistance. Scientists and biologists feel that if timely measures are not taken to treat it, it can wipe out the entire human race. Antibiotics … Continue reading The biggest threat to mankind

This is how you can make drinking water safer, purer

Water is the elixir of life and no life can sustain without water. A human being consumes two to three liters of water every day on an average and this brings us to a standpoint where we need to think how safe is our drinking water and how does water storage affects drinking water. In … Continue reading This is how you can make drinking water safer, purer

Refined oils and the myth they carry

Since our childhood, we have been hearing about cooking oils. It was dalda (hydrogenated vegetable oil) earlier, which was freely used for cooking food and I remember the blue plastic can and the yellow plastic container it used to come in. It definitely made the food tasty. Then came the recommendation that dalda is not … Continue reading Refined oils and the myth they carry

This is why children are hitting puberty early

Early puberty or precocious puberty has started to become normal these days and people seem to be just fine with this. But, have you ever given it a thought that what has changed now that did not exist during our time or when our parents were teenagers. If I start to list out all of … Continue reading This is why children are hitting puberty early

We need Selenium and here is why

Several researches have been carried out in order to answer the query that how much selenium is needed and whether diets low in selenium lead to cancers. There have been no clear views on this but one thing that remains absolutely clear is that selenium is a vital mineral for the human body. Our food … Continue reading We need Selenium and here is why

Periods shaming in India: Time to fight the taboo

Periods shaming is largely prevalent in India and has gone unchecked because the roots of it lie in our culture. This happens and we all know it but why isn’t someone doing something about it. Today as I was sipping my coffee in the morning, I came through a post sent to me by my … Continue reading Periods shaming in India: Time to fight the taboo

The military diet: review and more

What is military diet? Putting it simple, it is a simple diet plan aimed at inducing quick weight loss and can aid ten pounds of weight loss in just one week. Wow! Really? Yes, it is for real but again like every diet, only if you stick to it by the book. No substitutes and … Continue reading The military diet: review and more

Top 10 backwater resorts in Kerala

Kerala is just perfect to experience a stress free and relaxed holiday. The wholesomeness of this place is simply incomparable to any other place. The culture of the state is simple and unique. It is minimalistic yet very impressive. The state thrives on tourism and one of the experiences the state offers is the backwaters. … Continue reading Top 10 backwater resorts in Kerala

Put your dumbbells to work at home

You do not need a gym to workout. Two dumbbells, motivation, and a will to do it is what you need to pump up those muscles. Bodybuilders swear by dumbbells and they can’t do without them. Now, it is important to know the significance of dumbbell moves before you actually get to know the moves. … Continue reading Put your dumbbells to work at home

Making use of hashtags effectively

Hashtags have become staple for social media marketing. They started with Twitter and are ubiquitous. The # sign when used by the book can initiate new avenues for you as they act like a bond, which holds social media marketing campaigns collectively. Keep it in mind that hashtags can be infuriating if not used in … Continue reading Making use of hashtags effectively

From where did booze, goodbye and cocktail originate?

What could have been possible if there were no words. Probably nothing! Etymology, the study of origin of words, is interesting, atleast to me. English words are based on religion and I am sure so are the words in other languages. An average human being uses about 3000 to 5000 words daily, men and women, … Continue reading From where did booze, goodbye and cocktail originate?

A teardrop island called Sri Lanka

Close to India, is an ecstatic country called Sri Lanka. The teardrop shaped island towards the southern tip of India is abundant with mesmerizing beaches, historic temples, forests, Colonial fort. People visit Sri Lanka to soak up its natural beauty, swimming, sailing, surfing and more. Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya is a 19th century hill station … Continue reading A teardrop island called Sri Lanka