The benefits of tuning into your body and taking the time to nourish and nurture it are profound. Various studies have shown that through self-care, you can go on to become more confident, creative, and productive as well. Apparently, your chances of making better decisions, building stronger relationships, and communicating more effectively also increase.
A good night’s rest is essential for healthy functioning of our bodies. But a lot of times, we don’t get proper sleep due to various reasons. Turns out, more than half the world’s population doesn’t get the required hours of sleep their body needs. If you are also having trouble sleeping, here are some things you should take note of to get quality sleep every night.
How many times have you gone on a long road trip and been bored out of your mind? It’s all fine and dandy for the first few hours but when enough time has passed, the trees start becoming dull, the skies annoying, and you are sick of scrolling through your phone.
As much as we would like to, it’s not possible to take mini-vacations every weekend. But there are some really fun things that you can do to ensure you are ready to tackle work with a newfound zeal that comes after a holiday. Here are The Week’s top five picks.
Amidst all the artists who are taking to social media to display their work and gain recognition, illustrator Untamed Anatomy stands out because of her distinctive and relatable take on art. She is a Nepalis illustrator who is based in Queens, New York, and she creates artworks incorporating and highlighting her Nepalis and South Asian heritage.
We all love a good story. Which is probably why we are so fascinated by myths and legends. Our cultures and histories have so many of them that it’s hard to know everything. But if you want a better understanding of some common folklore then there are some great podcasts that you can tune into. Here are some podcasts on the topic that we are currently in love with.
You can often change the look and feel of a room dramatically just by rearranging the furniture. For instance, if the first thing you see when you walk into your living room is the back of the couch, it tends to get dull after a while.
One-off things that you do like an occasional detox or running an annual marathon aren’t going to impact your overall health all that much. It’s the things that you do on a regular basis that can significantly boost your health and energy levels. Here are six simple habits that can go a long way in keeping you healthy and happy.
Although his prolonged stay in Banaras would teach him a lot about music and life, his initial days at BHU were reminiscent of his days at the Lalitkala Campus. He couldn’t grasp a lot of what was being taught in class and was performing poorly.
We are all guilty of buying a lot of skincare products like moisturizers and sunscreen lotions without checking the labels. But there are a lot of ingredients in many of the creams and lotions that we buy that we shouldn’t be putting on our skin at all.
Summer might mean unbearable heat but it brings to us many things that we love and missed during the cold months of the year. Greener trees, brighter days, and to a fruit lover: luscious and ripe mangoes. With an almost butter-like consistency, sweet fragrance, a tinge of sour and a whole lot of sweetness, mangoes are in season and we couldn’t be anymore happier than we are right now.
We have all been there – tossing and turning at night, unable to sleep because it’s just too darn hot. In sweltering summer, there really can’t be anything worse than being unable to get some shut-eye in a stuffy, borderline-sauna room. Cooling down a room without installing or turning on an AC is possible.
We all want to improve our diet and eat healthy and but it can be a little overwhelming, given the fact that there’s just so much information out there. Most people also think eating healthy means a complete lifestyle overhaul and that can seem daunting. If you are confused and don’t know how to go about it, we suggest you start by incorporating some nutrient-rich foods into your diet.
Throughout history women have fought and criticized oppression and discrimination via literature showing that they too can be as powerful and as creative as anyone else in the world. Here we bring to you a list of five books with iconic female leads that are worth a read (and perhaps a reread).
Jay Poudyal, founder of Stories of Nepal, has been traveling extensively in Nepal and sharing stories of everyday lives of Nepali people for over five years now. Sometimes, he also works as a freelance photographer, in collaboration with different organizations, documenting lives and livelihoods of Nepali people. Here, with The Week, he talks about what prompted him to start Stories of Nepal, how it all works, and, for a change, shares his own story.
Detox water is any infused water recipe that helps flush your system of toxins and improves your health. Although the jury is still out on exactly how these drinks help remove toxins from your body, you can be sure that by drinking them, you are pumping your body full of vitamins and nutrients that will make you healthier and boost energy and vitality.