On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, celebrated every year in India on September 5, we highlight some of the most common health problems that teachers have and what they can do to help them stay healthy and fit. Teachers have a huge role in the education and also the life of students to become successful. In fact, teachers, like parents, play an important part in the holistic development of a child. While teachers represent one of the most important and growing sectors of the workforce in the world, they are often…Read More
Do You Find Hard To Sleep At Night? This Could Be The Reason
Insomnia has a really significant impact on millions of people worldwide. We’ve long known there’s a link between insomnia and chronic disease. Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10 to 20 per cent people worldwide. “Our findings confirm a role for genetics in insomnia symptoms and expand upon the four previously found gene loci for this condition,” said lead author Jacqueline M. Lane from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). “All of these identified…Read More
Stress Relief: Why Am I Stressed & What are Stress Related Symptoms
Why you should know something about stress While moderate amount of stress is essential for normal growth and maturation, excessive stress combined with poor coping and managing invariably leads to loss of tranquility of mind; emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression; and physical disorders such as obesity, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, and many other disorders. Stressed-out people often resort to drinking alcohol, taking street drugs smoking cigarette and overeating, gambling and promiscuous sex in a futile attempt to cope with their stress, not to…Read More
This Is What Your Eyes, Skin And Hair Tell About Your Health
The first few symptoms of certain health issues like heart diseases, kidney problems, high blood pressure and osteoporosis often appear in different ways on eyes, skin and hair. Do you know? Your eyes, skin and hair can indicate a lot about your health! Blisters or acne on skin, hair fall, grey scale, red eyes, etc. are all symptoms which may be indicative of an underlying health condition. The first few symptoms of certain health issues like heart diseases, kidney problems, high blood pressure and osteoporosis often appear in different ways on eyes,…Read More
Summers Are Here! Try This Pool Exercise If You Want A Flat Stomach
Swimming is an aerobic workout which benefits your overall health and protects you from several diseases. Let us have a look at some health benefits of swimming. In the scorching heat of the summers, some people are a bit lazy to hit the gym, while some do not enjoy their workout routines. What if we tell you about an amazing exercise which is apt for the summer season? Even better it offers several health benefits and is super fun. Well! The exercise which should be in your fitness routine this summer season…Read More
Take Out Rest Time!
By Swami Tejomayananda All beings have been pre-programmed to balance work and rest. Man’s constitution, like most other beings, is made to work during the day and rest at night. Sleep, especially at night, rejuvenates and refreshes us. However, with the discovery of electricity, we play night cricket, indulge in late night TV- watching, study, eat and so on. This artificial life-style has a negative effect on our body and mind. These days, we hear of young CEOs with huge pay packets, jet-setting around the world, working non-stop. Their success…Read More
How to Lose Weight Quickly Without Exercise?
By: Abha Toppo Obesity or fatness is one of the biggest health problems all around the world. People generally put on weight due to their unhealthy eating habits. They eat and drink more calories than they burn through daily movement and body functions. In this article we will tell you how to lose weight without exercise, medication and in a natural healthy way. A person can easily and quickly lose weight, the only thing he or she needs to do is maintain a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating and drinking. 7 ways…Read More
Happiness and Contentment: Still Not Available in a Pill
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. Happiness is a byproduct of the journey, not the destination. A lot of research on happiness and subjective well-being has been done over the last fifty years or so—seems like everyone wants to figure out how we can grab a slice of the happiness pie that we feel life is supposed to offer. While there will never be a specific prescription for attaining happiness, there are some important findings that are excellent guidelines that, if followed, might increase the likelihood that we get our own fair share of…Read More
Stop WORRYING !
by Brahma Kumaris 1. Worrying is creating a complete script of the outcome of a situation before it has happened and then using the story to scare ourselves. 2. By worrying we are reducing our inner strength which we require to face the challenge. 3. Every time you find yourself worrying, stop and tell yourself – “This story might NEVER happen”. When the cycle of negative thoughts slows down, gradually change the quality. 4. Be aware of these patterns of thinking which drain our energy – CRITICISING, WORRYING, CONTROLLING and…Read More
Incredible Benefits Of Basil Leaves & How You Can Add More Basil In Your Diet
Basil, or tulsi, is one of the oldest herbs known to the mankind. It is known for its strong healing and medicinal properties. The holy basil is quite often used in a number of prasad preparations and also forms an intrinsic part of various stews and curries. One can still see basil plants outside many Indian households, even outside the clamped urban flats. Holy basil is offered to Gods in the form of prasad. Some say, that it is prohibited to even chew the holy basil leaves; one is supposed to swallow…Read More