Caring for our teeth – Dental care

Dental hygiene and brushing teeth are a critical part of our health. However, it is interesting to observe the extent of importance we seem to attribute to it across different cultures.

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Smile – Secret to success

Sometimes our face expresses what our mind is thinking and not what we intend to feel 🙂 Being at peace with ourselves and our surroundings naturally brings a smile on our face. When someone tells you to smile more, it fundamentally means you are getting a feedback that you are going through stressful times and it is reflecting on your face.

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5 ways to focus on ourselves without being selfish

Focusing on ourselves is not always being self-centered! When we take care of ourselves, we are in a better physical and mental state of mind to be there for others!

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Pandemic experience since last year

Pandemic and dealing with the unknown was tough last year, especially for those living in the hard hit zones, the initial phase was excruciatingly difficult as no one around the world & in other states could understand what we were going through!

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Prayers for families recovering

Many of our friends and families have been impacted and are trying to recover from the same! Being far away, we will be able to put in our best efforts and pray for them!

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Effect of sodium on our weight

Sometimes we notice our weight increases significantly over a short duration. Check if these apply and change your diet appropriately to bring it back to normal levels.

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Medical Emergency – helps to know symptoms

Being able to identify an emergency health issue (SOS) while it is happening requires awareness and presence of mind. Knowing is equally as important as discussing it with the ones who are around you most of the time.

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Learning about Neem and its benefits

All parts of a Neem tree offers a lot of health benefits. It was interesting to understand how the stem, leaves and especially flowers help in Ayurvedic medicine.

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Tongue as an indicator of health

During a health checkup, Doctors ask us to show our tongue! Was interesting to see that our tongue is a good indicator of our personal health!

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Flavored milk

Sometimes making kids drink their milk is a challenge. My mother used to face the same and made us used to colored (and flavored) milk. As we grew, the choices and options seems to increase! Sharing some of our favorite recipes.

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Physical strength is equally important

The past year has put a lot of emphasis on mental strength for us to deal with the revised normal. One aspect that gets missed out very consciously (or down prioritized) is our physical health.

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Dealing with grief

Grief seems to be felt and experienced by different people in different ways. Even when someone loses their loved ones, there seems to be a difference! Realizing it, made me realize a lot more about myself and how I process the same!

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Foot care – Home remedies

Nurturing the nerve endings on the feet help us heal faster! Foot care is often neglected, however one of the easiest ways to identify and deal with health issues.

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Colors and their healing properties

The basic colors of the rainbow also have healing properties. The colors we choose to wear, the colors we paint our rooms seem to not only convey our personality, they also can help us establish balance in our mind and body. Same is true with foods as well. It was interesting to correlate the same.

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Ayurveda – Gunas and Doshas

It was interesting to see how the food we eat relates to how our thoughts are processed by our mind and Ayurveda provides a clear explanation for the same!

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Anxiety and the wait for something unknown

While the world is waiting for positive news on the vaccines and complete cure for the virus, there are some of us who are feeling the anxiety for very many other reasons!

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Fasting – Good for health

While fasting is a process observed across many cultures, nutritionists also find it to be helpful for our overall health.

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