By MySahana on 25 Nov 2014
It is the end of a stressful week, and you reward yourself for a job well done by eating your favorite dessert. You are unaware of the delicious food disappearing as you continue to browse the net or watch TV. Suddenly, you look down. Where did that dessert go? Disappointment and dissatisfaction set in. “That one just vanished!
By MySahana on 28 Oct 2014
Sometimes when we experience a trauma such as a car accident, witnessing violence or abuse, our minds protect ourselves by shutting off our emotions. The same way our pain receptors shut off to manage intense pain, our mind suppresses strong, negative emotions during times of crises to protect our well-being.
By fengshuiserver on 08 Apr 2014
Many would have heard of the words “Vaastu” or “Feng Shui”, some may pass it off as a religious belief or ritualistic approach. Skeptics would call it faith following and an unscientific practice.
What is Vaastu and Feng Shui?
By vivekwadhwa on 31 Jan 2012
Welcome to 2012 and a new list of New Year’s resolutions — a list that likely includes some variation on adopting a healthier lifestyle. Thanks to the acceleration of technology, fulfilling your resolutions this time around may be easier than it was in 2011.
By MySahana on 29 Nov 2011
The Effects of Academic Pressure on South Asian Children
By Ashmin Ram on 05 Oct 2011
I have learned that collagen is much more than a anti-aging tool it is a major protein that is found in all body parts. Collagen is needed for the body's connective tissues, bones, ligaments, joints and the skin which is the largest organ of the body. Collagen is important because it supplies the body with structural support for its complete function.
By Ashmin Ram on 10 Aug 2011
Ish's Top Ten:
1. Pineapple = has enzymes that improve elasticity, hydration, and moisture for the skin
2. Red Apple = has an abundant amount of collagen and elastin which prevent cell and tissue damage
3. Cucumber = shares the same level of hydrogen as the skin so it acts as a balancer, cooler, and refresher
4. Red Grapes = Vitamins C, E,and Beta-carotene
5. All Berries = (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries,) Vitamin C, B2, B5, and B6
By Ashmin Ram on 25 Jul 2011
Using a mask is essential to include in your skin care routine. A mask should be used at least once a week and the type of mask to use is chosen depending on what your current skin situation is and what it may need. Our skin is forever changing and needs different nutrients at different times. Benefits of using a mask are tighter, brighter, and visibly healthier skin. Here are the types of masks that you can apply on your face:
* Moisturizing Facial Masks:
Nourishes, hydrates, and restores the skin, when the skin is properly hydrated then it has a more fresh and radiant look to it
By Sunny Sethi on 21 Jul 2011
One fine afternoon, I was working at my office and I received a call from this guy about the huge medical bill he had received. Apparently, he had heard me talk about insurance on the radio and he wanted my help with his bill. He explained that he had just come from India 6 weeks ago on H-1 visa, his employer had enrolled him on the medical insurance plan but he still got a huge bill.