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articles by: Shubhra Krishan

Positive Ways to Let Go of an Unhappy Relationship

The thought of breaking up can be terrifying, but sometimes, it is for the best. If you find yourself at breaking point but cannot seem to let go, it might help to consider the following: Admit tha…

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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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One Thing You Should Avoid Doing an Hour Before Bedtime

“Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing; Beloved from pole to pole,” said British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. But sometimes, the gentle beloved eludes our eyes, leaving our body and mind feeling tired wh…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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6 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Delay Memory Loss

How do you keep the brain sharp after the age of 50? Most advice on this seems to focus on keeping the mind active through puzzles, brain teasers, Sudoku, chess and such. But little is said about the …

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Why You Should Take Fewer Pictures on Your Next Trip

Clicking photographs during our travels is something many of us don't even think twice about. Setting sun going down on the sea in a glorious orange blob? Quick, click! Ancient script carved on an Egy…

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Can’t Sleep? Try Some ‘Pink Noise’ Tonight.

Most of us associate good, deep sleep with a silent bedroom. And yet, millions of people toss and turn in bed every night, despite switching off the light and turning off the noise. It is estimated t…

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What You Should Know About Cutting and Cooking Onions

According to the National Onion Association, America's consumption of onions has risen 50 percent in the last 20 years. This is great news, since onions boast many health benefits. Aside from makin…

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Is Your Showerhead Making You Sick?

A good showerhead is supposed to deliver a satisfying jet of water. But if you have not changed or at least cleaned the showerhead in your bathroom for a long time, it could be adding a blast of bacte…

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about Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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