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Fighting feet blisters

July 20, 2018 08:06 AM

Blisters are very common among people who walk or run around a lot. You can also get blisters on your feet if you just take another route to work rather than your regular route or try out a new pair of shoes.

Good reads

July 20, 2018 07:50 AM

Pele: The Autobiography, The Magic of Home and My Brigadista Year

Beginner's guide to writing a book

July 20, 2018 07:30 AM

Do you like weaving stories and getting lost in an imaginary world of narratives? Do you enjoy writing as much as you love reading? Then maybe you were meant to become the author of an outstanding novel.

What’s On My Phone with Sugam Singh

July 13, 2018 11:45 AM

Second year IT student, Sugam Singh is also a freelance model and a freelance photographer. During his leisure time – if he ever gets any that is – he pursues other hobbies like calligraphy and coding.

Best health and fitness podcasts

July 13, 2018 11:30 AM

Tune in to be the best version of you

Good Reads

July 13, 2018 10:45 AM

The Crisis Within, House of Leaves and Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows

Exhibition at Yala Mandala

July 13, 2018 10:30 AM

Yala Mandala, an artisan village comprising of a gallery, cafe, and handicraft workshop, which aims to contemporize tradition, is coming up with an exhibition titled ‘Sketches by Jagdish Chitrakar’. The exhibition will see a soft opening on July 13, 2018.

sunburn hacks

July 13, 2018 09:37 AM

Sunburns are fairly common during the warmer season when our arms and legs are generally exposed. While minor cases of sunburn will not be that hard to tackle, there will be times, every now and then, when you get such severe sunburn that your skin is left red, damaged, and hurting. And in the worst-case scenario, your skin literally starts peeling off and bleeding. Sometimes, putting on a sunblock might not be enough especially when the sunrays are as harsh as they are at the moment. You have to take some precautions and stay sun safe.

Must have apps

July 6, 2018 09:06 AM

From games to photo editing tools, there is a lot that we keep on our phones. Our smartphones would be pretty useless without the many apps we download on a regular basis from the Google Play Store or the App Store. Often what we download is based on recommendations or ratings.

Yoga for weight loss

July 6, 2018 08:59 AM

Not getting the required results even after spending hours at the gym? Maybe you should give yoga a try. Apart from improving flexibility, reducing stress, and strengthening your muscles, yoga can also be an extremely effective way to shed some kilos.

‘Glass skin’ Get the look

July 6, 2018 08:50 AM

A Korean beauty routine for getting ‘glass skin’ recently went viral on social media, and is a trending topic on Instagram and Twitter. This ritual, which gives your skin a dewy, glowing effect, is actually something that Korean idols and beauty enthusiasts have been practicing for over a decade.

Good reads

July 6, 2018 08:39 AM

Something for Nothing, The Wonder and The Queen of Hearts

Fun with food

June 29, 2018 11:00 AM

Siddharth Ghimire is arguably the most successful food blogger in Nepal. With over 120k followers, is the most followed Nepali food page on Instagram. Besides curating the page, Ghimire is also pursuing a bachelors’ degree in film studies, is a food consultant at multiple restaurants as well as a member of the ‘Women In Concert’ team. All in all, you could say his life is pretty hectic but interesting.

The ace actor

June 29, 2018 09:54 AM

Bipin Karki’s outstanding performance as Bhasme in the movie Pashupati Prasad, his new approach to comedy in the movie Jatra, and his above par acting skills that brought much acclaim to his latest movie Hari has established him as one the greatest actors of our times. Karki has not only been appreciated by the Nepali audience but, if critics are to be believed, he has also been able to set the bar high for others in the entertainment business.

Good Reads

June 29, 2018 06:25 AM

The Best of TImes, The Worst of Times Dear Fahrenheit 451 Overwhelmed

Perfect pout

June 29, 2018 06:05 AM

Lips are one of the most sensitive areas of our bodies. Even the slightest discomfort results in them cracking, drying out and, at times, even bleeding. Lip care is essential not only in the winter months when the cold dries it out but even during the summer months when the humid and hot weather can take their toll on the sensitive skin and lead to chapped lips.

Shimmers and glitters

June 22, 2018 09:02 AM

Glitters from the 90s are back in trend and it’s now time for you to shine and go all out with your makeup. Get ready to spice things up a little bit as this week is going to be all about experimentation. Yes, sparkles can get a bit messy if you don’t know how to apply it properly, which is why we at The Week caught up with Kathmandu based freelance makeup artist, Anjali Gurung. Here she tells you how you can embrace glitter in the perfect way.

Hit it up

June 22, 2018 08:12 AM

All you need to know about High Intensity Interval Training

The Only Story, Every Day and The Last of the Tsars

June 22, 2018 07:13 AM

The Only Story, Every Day and The Last of the Tsars

Beginner’s guide to Ketogenic diet

June 15, 2018 08:07 AM

In the recent times, Ketogenic diet or the Keto diet is becoming quite popular and gaining a lot of traction too among fitness enthusiasts. But since the internet is flooded with information about this apparently ‘miracle’ diet, it’s getting harder to decide how to go about it.