The Week Bureau

The contributor for Republica.

Nourishing your mind and body

Published On: July 12, 2019 08:15 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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 sleep

Published On: July 12, 2019 08:11 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Long rides made fun

Published On: July 5, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

5 fun things

Published On: July 5, 2019 08:08 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

The right way to diet

Published On: July 5, 2019 08:02 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Dieting is basically regulating and managing your food consumption for weight management and for other health issues. It’s not the absence of food and should not be confused with fasting.

Expressing herself through art

Published On: June 28, 2019 09:45 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Legends retold

Published On: June 28, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Decor on a budget

Published On: June 28, 2019 08:59 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Six simple habits for a healthy life

Published On: June 28, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

The life of a classical musician

Published On: June 21, 2019 11:25 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Revivingyour spirits

Published On: June 21, 2019 09:52 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

The daily drudgery of life can sometimes wreck havoc in your mind and spirit, making you feel like there’s nothing to be grateful for or positive about.

For skin that glows

Published On: June 21, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Go nuts

Published On: June 21, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Studies and research have always been touting nuts as nutritional powerhouses. There are healthy fats, omega 3s, fiber, and health-promoting compounds in nuts.

Season of mangoes

Published On: June 14, 2019 02:42 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Surviving summer nights

Published On: June 14, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Sustainable Decor

Published On: June 14, 2019 11:58 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Use a footstool as a side table, move that full-length mirror you have in your bedroom to the entryway, there’s so much that can be done with little to no investment and effort.

5 things you should be eating every day

Published On: June 14, 2019 11:50 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Fabulous women

Published On: June 14, 2019 11:47 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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).

Telling stories

Published On: June 14, 2019 11:27 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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 recipes

Published On: June 7, 2019 10:31 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.