The road to sustainability

Published On: April 19, 2019 09:05 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

A lifestyle change that people seem to be adopting the world over in the recent days is sustainable living and minimalism. And although a lot of people expect it to slowly fade away as most trends do, Samikshya Rai believes that sustainable living might not meet the same fate if we go about it the right way.

All things natural

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:46 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

A global shift of consciousness regarding the environment, lifestyle choices, sustainable living has helped spike the market for organic products and brands. In Nepal, the use of organic products, natural oils, and handmade soaps goes way back since it’s a country rich in various herbs with medicinal properties.

Making periods painless

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

The aunt flow is hardly ever kind. But there’s no avoiding it. On an average, a woman spends 10 years of her life menstruating. And cribbing and complaining won’t change a thing. However, if your periods tend to be extra painful and you feel bloated and lethargic during your periods then we have a few tricks and tips to help you get by.

Home remedies to lighten dark underarm areas

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:36 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Apart from sweating, the underarm area rarely gives us any physical discomfort. However, it’s an area that’s prone to darkening and that’s something very aesthetically unpleasing. Here, we bring you some easy home remedies that can help tackle this issue.

Five ways to boost creativity

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Music stimulates the part of our brain that controls creativity, among other things. According to “The Mozart Effect,” listening to Mozart can increase creativity, concentration, and other cognitive functions.

Herbs & spices that heal

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Herbs and spices play a significant role in the way we cook and consume food. Both herbs and spices come from plants but herbs are obtained from the leaves whereas spices are obtained from the root, seeds, flower, or bark portion of the plant. However, herbs and spices do more than just enhance food flavor.

Winner winner?

Published On: April 19, 2019 08:01 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

At first, the kid seemed like any other kid his age – head down engrossed in his mobile phone as we sat in a hotel lobby. Then started what can only be described as frantic, almost hysterical screaming at his phone as he started relaying instructions to someone via his earpiece imploring them to go left, right, or kill.

To cry or not to cry

Published On: April 19, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

One of my earliest memories is of watching black and white Bollywood movies. I can barely remember them but I recall these movies as having isolated shots, dialogues that echoed (quite literally) and tragic storylines.

V for Vegan

Published On: April 19, 2019 07:43 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Going vegan is actually a piece of cake, say the vegans we spoke to but, according to experts, a vegan lifestyle can be challenging, especially health wise. One has to find alternate food sources to compensate for the required nutrients such as proteins, minerals, and vitamins that are mainly found in meat and dairy products.

A delightful escape

Published On: April 12, 2019 12:36 PM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Husband and wife duo Chuck Han and Siwon Choi started Salon De Kathmandu, a cafe and bistro in July 2016. According to Han, he accidentally stumbled upon the property that now houses Salon de Kathmandu and a bed and breakfast called Maison de Kathmandu and was immediately taken by the large garden. “I could see it being a place where people could come in and enjoy some peace and quiet,” he says.