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It’s synonymous with discontent.
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Just because you have lost weight, doesn't mean you're fit.
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Primary requirement: zero fear of embarrassment.
The efficacy of masks is highly debated.
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No killing your soul this Diwali.
We're looking at you patriarchy.
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Sometimes the thought of trying to lead a healthier lifestyle just seems too daunting. We spend every week promising ourselves that we will start on Monday and then when we do, it just takes one little hiccup and we’ve ‘ruined’ it.
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A 47-year-old executive jumped to his death from his 19th floor apartment in Gurgaon on 16 May. Among other things, his suicide note read, "I am unable to cope. I am sorry. I am depressed. I see no wa...
All these ideas of being good are of postponement. How can you be good right now? You will have to wait for tomorrow. To be good means to train, to discipline yourself, to drop many things, to grow new qualities, to have a new character, morality. Of course it is going to be very painful because you will constantly be in a fight with yourself. Anything that creates a rift in your being is ugly.
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Misery makes you capable of attracting people's attention. Whenever you are miserable you are attended to, sympathised with, loved. Everybody starts taking care of you. Who wants to hurt a miserable person? Who is jealous of a miserable person? Who wants to be antagonistic to a miserable person? That would be too mean. There is great investment in misery.
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You can escape in work. You can escape in some occupation, in relationships and society, this and that, in travelling, but it is not going to go that way, because it is part of your being. It is your loneliness, your own sadness. You have not settled with it yet, so it will erupt again and again.
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I am that person who will not do anything until I have finished my morning yoga, and I am that person who has missed a gazillion dinners to go for a run. Prioritising your health is sometimes viewed as selfish and socially unavailable, and I still do the above!
All that is beautiful is inner, and the inner means privacy. Do one thing one day: run the bath and then switch on and off the light. When there is darkness you will hear the water falling more clearly, the sound will be sharp. When the light is on, the sound will be not so sharp. What happens in darkness?
It's a six day a week practice which lasts for about 90 minutes each session. And mind you, it gets crazy. What happens on that mat is an absolutely wonderful, painful experience that peels your emotions, thoughts, fear, ego, strength, and anything left layer by layer. Now, why do I love this practice?
The world seems to be divided into two camps: those who strongly advocate the health benefits of milk and assert that it's an essential part of the human diet; and the other side, which vehemently disagrees, claiming that milk has no nutritional value whatsoever and does more harm than good.
If you're on the fence - or just wondering what the big deal is about that innocent glass of white liquid - keep reading.
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Over forty two percent of employees in the Indian private sector suffer from depression or general anxiety disorder due to demanding schedules, high stress levels and performance-related perquisites,...
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After my most recent visit to India, I started taking note of all the products I wanted that were missing from the shelves of local retail chains like Reliance Fresh, Big Bazaar, Nature's Basket and Hypercity. Below is a list consumer goods that I predict would fly off the shelves in India.
Exercise is meant to add years to your life, make you look younger and your body stronger but if you can't enjoy life's many simple pleasures because of all the time you are spending in the gym--you need to rethink your stance.