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Herbed Paneer Sandwich: A Delicious Breakfast Recipe

Paneer, a variety of cottage cheese,  is a huge favorite in Indian households. It has many virtues: easy to prepare, delicious and full of nutrients. By itself, paneer has a mild, ever-so-slightly swe…


10 Ways Meditation Frees Your Mind

Stillness is always there between our thoughts, behind the story, beneath the noise. What keeps us from experiencing this natural state of being is our habitual and ego-dominated monkey mind. Meditati…


9 Ways to Care for the Earth Without Being Annoying

Warning: Green Divas rant in the words ahead… 1. Eliminate “save the earth” from your vocabulary. Please for the love of whatever God you might or might not believe in, stop pleading with everyone t…


10 Ways to Celebrate International Day of Non-Violence

In 2007, the United Nations voted to make International Day of Non-Violence October 2nd, which is Mahatma Ghandi's birthday. It seems fitting since Ghandi is basically the international symbol for non…


Why Telling Stories Is So Important For Our Well-Being

Dinner table conversations may be the secret sauce that binds families together. Dr. Marshall Duke, a psychologist at Emory University, led a number of studies in the 1990s on the dissipation of th…


On Being Grateful for Emily (Whoever She or He May Be)

No matter where I was or what I was doing at the office, whenever Emily showed up, I felt trapped. She would find me and go on and on about something while I made a mental list of all the “better thin…


How to Power Through a Workday After a Bad Night’s Sleep

What's worse than Monday mornings? Going to work on Monday mornings dreary-eyed. According to a report from sleep-analyzing app Sleep Cycle, our sleep quality in 2015 is progressively getting worse wi…


8 Creative & Healthy Twists on Everyday Foods

Bored of the same old dinner basics? Spice up your plain potatoes and rice with the following zesty suggestions. Creative meals are healthy meals. 1) Making mashed potatoes? For two medium sized po…


5 Things to Do in the Morning After a Bad Night’s Sleep

We don't always get our quota of beauty sleep every night. In an ideal world, a sleepless night would be followed by an off day, giving us ample time to recover. Alas, this isn't la-la land and what w…


How Black Pepper Fights Fat & Boosts Your Mood

Black pepper is a wonder spice, indeed. Sprinkle it regularly on your food, and you will reap tremendous health benefits. Studies have shown that black pepper aids digestion, improves brain function a…


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