February 27, 2020
  • February 27, 2020

Long Live The Chinese Zodiac Cycle!

by on January 26, 2020 0

Sarah Brennan has dedicated the last 13 years of her life to writing about and publishing The Chinese Calendar Tales. One book per year for each animal of the Zodiac, the 12-year cycle ends this month with the kind, happy, but sometimes gullible Pig packing up her bags and wistfully following her 11 predecessors...

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To Board OR Not To Board

by on January 25, 2020 0

Some of the most interesting stories I’ve heard over the years are from people who have spent their school years in a boarding school. Lifelong friends, dorm room adventures, creating families with peers when one’s own is far away, and developing independence from an early age are just some of the experiences that are...

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KNOW YOUR THYROID!

by on January 24, 2020 0

What if I told you that a small 2-inch long butterfly-shaped gland in your body (more precisely in your neck) is one of the main glands responsible for your body’s entire metabolism? When we say that the thyroid is responsible for your metabolism, it means quite simply that it regulates the speed with which...

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Yoga – for well-being

by on January 24, 2020 0

Ustrasana (Camel Pose): Pose demonstrated by Master Kamal M Etymology: Ustra – Camel, Asana – Posture The body in this posture resembles the posture of a camel, it is so called Camel Pose Chakra awareness: Crown Chakra (Sahasara Chakra), Throat Chakra (Vishuddha Chakra), Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra) & Solar Plexus (Manipura Chakra) Practice level:...

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SEEMA’S Skin Kitchen

by on January 23, 2020 0

Move over Sephora; it’s time for real skincare! One of the fool proof recipes that will not only get you glowing on the inside but also the outside is a spiced spinach and avocado beauty smoothie. Brimming with vitamins A, K, and omega 3 fatty acids, the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric and chia in...

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The Conscious Choice

by on January 23, 2020 0

Sprouts as Snacks My relationship with sprouts started in my childhood. Lentils and Beans have been a part of my life since I can remember. My favorite being the yellow mung and the red (masoor) lentils. Historically, Indians have been consuming lentils and beans for centuries. Predominantly a vegetarian population, the protein element in...

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Simple and Healthy Chinese Vegetables

by on January 23, 2020 0

This is a sure and delicious way to get your kids to eat those vegetables. Children love the colour, taste and the different textures this easy to make recipe has. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon Olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 Carrot (cut round) Broccoli or Broccolini Mushroom (Button or other) Red and Yellow Pepper...

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Untangling the secrets of Goan cuisine

by on January 22, 2020 0

In my home, the moment I mention Goan food the first thing that springs to my family’s mind is a Goan Fish curry or a chicken cafreal. The reality is there is far more to this exotic cuisine than meets the eye. Love and marriage whisked me away from my country of birth Nairobi...

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