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    Learning How To Learn

    Learning how to learn – were you taught this in school or college? We didn’t think so! Schools and colleges typically teach us many things from a specific curriculum, but a lot of life skills are not prioritized in these educational institutions.  Learning is a skill. Different individuals have different ways of learning. Today, we’ll take you through some of the ways you could fine-tune your learning skills and learn more effectively. Try out different learning methods: Most people are accustomed to the traditional way of learning – memorization, otherwise known as Rote Learning! This way, you actually learn nothing. Memorization is just the constant repetition of words on your…

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    How To Decide Whether You Should Have Kids

    Should I have kids? This question does not include merely a yes or no answer! Deciding whether you should have kids involves a lot of decision-making and considerations. You want kids, but are you really ready to have one? Having a kid is a rewarding experience and they surely bring some kind of happiness that you don’t get to experience elsewhere. But are you capable of giving back the same joy, care, and love? You need to ask yourself all these questions and more!  So, without any further ado, let’s look at some ways that can help you decide whether you should have kids. Considering your reasons: Before anything else,…

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    How To Improve Gut Health In 5 Simple Ways

    Did you know that your gut health affects your mood, immune system, skin condition, as well as mental health? For those reasons, taking care of your gut health is crucial for your overall physical and mental wellbeing. If you’re looking for ways on how to improve gut health, then you’ve landed on the right spot. We’re here to help you with just that! What is Gut Health? For those that are unfamiliar, let’s first take a brief look at what gut health actually means. Gut health is all about your digestive system. On average, a person has around 300-500 active bacteria species containing nearly 2 million genes in their digestive tract.…

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    Stay at Home Guide to Parenting a Teen

    As a parent, dealing with a teenage daughter can be extremely challenging. Some say they can be a nightmare. At one moment, they can be understanding, compassionate, caring, intelligent, and witty. But, on the other end of the spectrum, they can be extremely temperamental, arrogant, indecisive, and stubborn. In between the good, bad, and the ugly, you may say that you have the perfect teen, she is your daughter after all. Due to the work-from-home situation that many of us face, the whole relationship dynamic may have changed at the house. You weren’t around much, but now you are in each other’s faces all the time. Parenting a 21st-century teenage…

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    Why Your Nose Gets Stuffy at Night

    During the day, your nose is fine, but when you are lying in bed and getting ready to sleep, the congestion seems to go from 0 to 100, real quick. Why does your nose get stuffy when you are ready to hit the sack? Is this just in your head or is there a scientific explanation for this?  This phenomenon can be due to the fact that congestion is less noticeable during the day due to many of the distractions, however, this isn’t the whole story.  Top reasons for stuffy nose at night One of the most common explanations has to do with gravity. Yes, blame Isaac Newton for the…

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    5 Reasons to Avoid Being Your True Self at Work

    These days everyone is talking about “authenticity”. It seems like the latest trend or buzz word, but what does it really mean at the workplace when someone says “bring your true self” or “bring your whole self”? Is it a wise thing to do? Intuitively it seems like the right thing to do and it’s hard to deny its appeal. Don’t be fooled by the marketing! “There is such a thing as being too honest, and the lion can be perilously thin.” warns Herminia Ibarra, a professor at business school INSEAD in Paris and author of the Harvard Business Review article titled, “The Authenticity Paradox” and book “Act Like A…

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    Forest Bathing – 5 Things You Didn’t Know

    You may have heard about forest bathing as the latest trend or craze, but you may be scratching your head thinking to yourself, what the heck is forest bathing? The term forest bathing, or forest therapy, is derived from the Japanese term shinrin-yoku (shinrin “forest” / yoku “bath”). Think of it as bathing in the forest atmosphere, or taking the forest through our senses. This is not jogging, hiking, or exercising in the forest. It’s simply connecting with nature through our senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. Forest bathing is not taking a hike in the woods When you are hiking, you typically include a predefined route and…