Superfoods: Do we really need them?

In this day and age everyone is trying to find a balance in their lives especially with their food and most of them might have heard about this term. Superfood as such is no official category of food, but some of the regular food items have been named this because they contain massive amounts of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. There is no definitive criteria of classifying a food item as superfood. But in general most of the superfoods are plant based and some are fish and dairy based ones. In this article we will try to find out whether you really need them or is it just as said by Despina Hyde, a registered dietician with the weight management program at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, a marketing tool.

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Reiki: is it worth the time?

Reiki is a Japanese term made from two words- Rei which means “Gods wisdom or Higher power” and Ki which means “Life Force or Life Energy”. It’s now being used in more than 1000 hospitals in the US as a complimentary therapy. It is as said a complimentary one and a substitue for your regular medications and procedures. It supports body’s natural healing abilities, which is the important point to remember. But till now there has been no scientific evidence whether this works or not, but it also does not mean thet it doesn’t. But is it worth your time?

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Hygge: Enjoy simple things in Life!

Hygge is s a Danish and Norwegian word that literally translates into a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. But how do you pronounce it? Pronounced “hoo-ga,” this Danish concept cannot be translated to one single word but encompasses a feeling of cozy contentment and well-being through enjoying the simple things in life. But what exactly is it? Let’s try to find out.

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Ikigai: Find your Happy Place!

Ikigai is a Japanese term that literally translates into “a reason for being”. It’s describes a sense of purpose in life. The word consists of ‘Iki’ (to live) and ‘gai’ (reason). The term ikigai compounds two Japanese words: iki (生き) meaning “life; alive” and kai (甲斐) meaning “(an) effect; (a) result; (a) fruit; (a) worth; (a) use; (a) benefit; (no, little) avail” (sequentially voiced as gai) to arrive at “a reason for living [being alive]; a meaning for [to] life; what [something that] makes life worth living; a raison d’etre”. Let’s find out why you need this in your life.

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30 Things to do before 30!

We all have made the list where we have written down what we wanted to do before turning 20 or 25 or 30. But how many of us actually did it? I myself planned a lot of things but couldn’t do it or didn’t have time to do it, at least that’s what I say to myself. But I wanted to share my list what I want to do before turning 30 and hope some of you reading this can get some inspiration with this to go for their things to do before list. In no particular order-

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