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Keeping your blood pressure in check

February 23, 2018 09:56 AM

While all of us know what blood pressure means, not many of us have it monitored on a regular basis or go for annual checkups either, which might mean that even if we suffer from or have the tendency to suffer from blood pressure problems, it is largely going unchecked.

Know your hairbrushes

February 23, 2018 09:38 AM

Ever wondered why hairbrushes come in so many different shapes and sizes? Do you think every type of hairbrush serves the same purpose? And that you can just pick any to detangle your hair?

Good Reads

February 16, 2018 13:30 PM

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

A journey through books

February 16, 2018 13:07 PM

Anura Shrestha, a fourth year undergraduate student at National College, claims that she cannot live without books. “Books have been great icebreakers for building most of my friendships. The first thing I ask whenever I meet someone is about the kind of books they like to read,” says Shrestha.

Abandoned villages, karaoke, and some good old, father-son time

February 16, 2018 10:33 AM

With the years, the way we enjoy our travels tends to change. Prabesh Poudel says he has noticed that too. The IT engineer might not be able get his friends together for trips like he was once able to and his workload these days might not help either, but Poudel shares that he doesn’t skip the travel opportunities that come his way.

Traverse the seven kingdoms

February 16, 2018 10:11 AM

The fantastic television series, Game of Thrones, comprises of blood, betrayal, love and romance. Based on a fiction series written by George RR Martin, the entire drama displays surreal landscapes, eye-catching architecture, and enthralling monuments. As shocking as it may sound, some of these beautiful fictional locations actually exist in real life.

Treating your sweet tooth the traditional way

February 16, 2018 09:50 AM

There are times when western desserts just don’t cut it. These are times when we go back to the all too familiar sweets that have truly proven to be timeless. You can treat family and friends across generations with it and be certain that they will enjoy it.

Container gardens

February 16, 2018 09:38 AM

Planting in pots can be very useful for urban dwellers who have limited or no space for gardening. The best part about container plants is that you can grow enough fruits and vegetables for your entire family in a small space. Pot plants are also an extremely healthy option as opposed to pesticide-contaminated vegetables and fruits found in our marks.

Kick, box, and sweat

February 16, 2018 09:28 AM

Unlike weight lifting activities that focus mostly on pure strength building, kickboxing puts stress on powerful movements that requires an overall body balance. Kickboxing movements involve speed, agility, and stability. Most kickboxing enthusiasts agree with the fact that this workout increases a person’s strength, coordination, flexibility, and confidence.

Clearing up the confusions

February 16, 2018 09:20 AM

Arthritis is not a single disease but it is actually an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. Though arthritis means joint inflammation, the term is used to describe around 200 conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissues.

Upgrading your steam pot

February 16, 2018 09:12 AM

Steaming, a popular skincare ritual, hardly requires any elaborate effort. All you need is some water in a pot, and a means to heat that. And according to Rajesh Phaiju, spa specialist at Tranquility Spa, there are quite a few herbs that you can add to take its benefits up a notch.

Breakfast surprises

February 9, 2018 12:09 PM

Thinking of ways to make this Valentine’s Day special? We suggest you start the day right and surprise your partner by whipping up some delicious treats. Here, we have a few romantic breakfast ideas to help you with that. After all, breakfast in bed is always a fabulous idea.

Love on the cards

February 9, 2018 12:04 PM

This year brings with it new chances to find your soul mate or, if you have already found them, venture out on exciting escapades. To guide you in your quest for love as well as make you understand how you can better your current relationship, Sweta Rajgarhia flags out her tarot reading predictions.

Things you didn’t know about Valentine's Day

February 9, 2018 11:59 AM

Touted as the most romantic day of the year and, more so, a celebration of love and affection, Valentine’s Day gets everyone talking and planning. But what really do we know about Valentine’s Day despite celebrating it with much aplomb? Here are some facts that you can use to impress your date with this February 14.

Valentine's date cheat sheet

February 9, 2018 11:55 AM

Yes, expect The Week to have your back. We wanted to catch you before you crumbled under the weight of expectations. Because if you are in a relationship, of course, you realize that we have hit February but there’s no need to be stressed out. Relax.

Confession booth

February 9, 2018 11:51 AM

The ancient Greeks called love the madness of the gods. And though love comes with its fair share of ups and downs, we all crave the madness. But how has our experiences with love been in this day and age? Here, some people spill the beans.

Helping kids get a head start

February 9, 2018 08:31 AM

The last six months has seen the efforts of 38 illustrators and 54 contributors from different communities bring out children’s books in their respective languages. The initiative has been funded by Disney Marvel Under Marvel Heroes Act Supporting Education and carried out by Save the Children here in Nepal.

A bowl of goodness

February 2, 2018 08:31 AM

Buddha bowls have taken over the internet by storm. Every food blogger, fitness guru and even Oprah and Martha Stewart are giving out the recipes of their own versions of Buddha bowls.

Making leather last long

February 2, 2018 08:20 AM

Whether they are boots, jackets or bags, when it comes to leather goods they are all investments. We say so because, first of all, there is the fact that they probably cost you a small fortune but, at the same time, you also know that with care they can help you make a style statement for decades to come.

Raising a female pup

February 2, 2018 08:06 AM

Many find raising a female dog to be extremely cumbersome. Often times, most dog lovers prefer to adopt a male dog rather than its female breed. Some even assume that male dogs are more loyal and easier to train. But the reality is the nature of a dog actually depends on its breed and how it has been trained rather than its gender.