HIBISCUS – THE CRIMSON WONDER

Hibiscus- it’s not just a flower, but a crimson wonder. It has within its petals the nectar of youth quite literally. It is not a surprise therefore that it is also considered as a most important and auspicious offering to the Lord Ganesh and Ma Durga, the 2 deities Read More

SEEDS OF HEALTH

Chia, Flax, Pumpkin, Sunflower, Seasame and Moringa seeds provide the greatest source of omegas, vitamins and minerals and even a generous amount of protein. They could also be called seeds of health. Big benefits in small packages could be the easiest way to describe them. Read More

CANCER – LETS FIGHT IT TOGETHER.

The mere mention of Cancer sends almost a tremor down our spine. It is no longer a word that we read about or see in films and documentaries. The spread of Cancer is now almost an epidemic. Each of us have someone in the family or our friends suffering from this deadly disease. Read More

BUILD THOSE BONES

We have often heard ‘build the muscle’ but the ‘build the bones’ comes as a surprise to many. It comes to the fore only with the onset of osteoporosis. The next advice one gets is to pop calcium tablets. Is that enough? Is that correct? Are corrective methods the only solution? Read More

THE JEWEL OF RAJASTHAN- RANAKPUR

Barely 3 hours from Udaipur, in the languorous hills of Aravali lies the exquisite temple of Ranakpur. I had been wanting to go there for the last couple of years. My trips to Rajasthan always took me to varied destinations but I always missed the opportunity Read More

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SOUL FOOD

Soul food is comfort food. We all feel the need, the want to feel the warmth of hot soup, coffee or hot chocolate to get a smile on our face. But sometimes that is not satisfying enough and we yearn for some more. Soul food often changes with our emotions and with the seasons. Read More

FAD DIETS- GUILT CREATED HAVOC

The new year begins with fad diets suddenly springing up marking new year’s goals/resolutions. Little do people realize that optimizing health and fitness have to be a constant in your daily life for it to be sustainable. Read More

TEA THAT’S GOOD FOR YOU

Tea that’s good for you and need not be green. We have been surrounded with media, advertisements, health endorsements and newsletters all promoting the benefits of green tea. A strategized marketing propaganda for manufacturers that have given rise to a huge market for the product. Read More

UDAIPUR tales

You must experience the Udaipur Tales Story Telling Festival, “Udaipur Tales” mooted by the super sassy Sushmita and the sauve Salil was held at the Park Exotica resort this year. Three days of story-telling, shopping, gourmet food and festivities. Read More

Grooming – perception matters!

We are never told or taught about the importance of grooming. Little do people know that it reflects on who they are as  person. Everyone goes over and over about how Bill Gates/Mark Zuckerburg plain dressing  showed how clothes don’t maketh a man. Yet people don’t realise that simplicity does not mean shabby. Read More