Maha Ashtami is the third day of Durga Puja or the eighth day of Navratri. It is one of the most poignant dates as it celebrates the victory of the Goddess Shakti over the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura. On this day, Durga Maa's devotees worship her eighth avatar, Maa Mahagauri. The Goddess represents purity and is known for bestowing wealth and an opulent lifestyle on her worshippers.
Kaftans have been closet staples for decades and are traditional garments which in earlier times were usually worn by women in Asia and the Middle East but in the past few years, this outfit has found many takers worldwide owing to the easy-flowing, laidback and luxurious vibes it offers to the wearers. Add to this the fact that as comfort took precedence over fashion in the lockdown phase, the fuss-free outfit managed to make a grand return and has ever since cemented a permanent spot in almost every woman’s wardrobe.
The most effective moisturiser found in nature is honey and in addition to moisturising our skin, honey also aids in the reduction of fine wrinkles. When honey is directly to eczema-affected skin, it helps in preventing infections and speeding healing, apart from moisturizing the skin as it is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent that has been used for eons!
Workplace stress is no stranger to any employee or even employers and amid the hustle of a busy 9 to 5 schedule, it becomes important to take a step back and take a break as the daily routine of meeting deadlines, learning new tools, dealing with conflicts and trying to climb the career ladder creates a daily struggle. The workplace where many spend the majority of their waking hours each work - is often the most structured and controlled environment in workers lives and it is often their primary means of social and emotional support.
A leader is like an anchor of the organisation to whom the employees can resort in any situation, especially during a crisis. Also, people are what makes a leader, combined with the experiences one has gained over the years while polishing certain essential traits that a leader must have.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and for the uninitiated, glaucoma may cause visual impairment due to optic nerve dysfunction, which is essential for communication between the brain and the eyes however, Ayurvedic experts believe that with the aid of Ayurveda, this serious issue can be stopped from worsening and there are increased chances of curing the long-term illness. As per some experts, Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicine system, offers various simple remedies to maintain healthy eyes.
“The truth is leaving a relationship is a process. It takes time. Sometimes it takes a lot of time, as many chosen life transitions do. In hindsight we often see clearly that we should have left sooner, but living life in the present is challenging,” read an excerpt of Emily H Sanders’ post.
China has labelled the COVID-19 testing policy by Japan "discriminatory," and said it believes COVID measures should be "science-based." Yet the Japanese government defended the move, due to the high number of infections in China and lack of transparency coming from Beijing.
For the study, seven women and 10 men completed intense cycling sessions, the women at three points during the menstrual cycle confirmed through blood draws and ovulation tests, and the men at 10-day intervals. As participants exercised, researchers measured heart and respiratory rates to assess performance.
According to health and fitness experts, it is important to feed your body with the right nutrients and carbs before your workout in order to prep yourself to perform better. A nutritious snack before exercise can help you stay energised throughout your workout and assist in post-workout recovery too.
On Monday, 'Calvin Klein' started trending on Twitter as BTS' ARMY rushed online to share the news that the brand's Global Head of Creative, Cédric Murac, followed the Golden Maknae on Instagram. Though the brand has still not followed the BTS vocalist, fans hoped that the singer might be the next member of the K-Pop supergroup to rule over the fashion world. Fans expressed their excitement with funny memes and photos/videos of Jungkook wearing Calvin Klein on several occasions. Check out the tweets inside.
The left atrial appendages were surgically removed from the patients, and the researchers analyzed the tissue to establish the correlation between the severity of the atrial fibrosis and the severity of the gum disease. They found that the worse the periodontitis, the worse the fibrosis, suggesting that the inflammation of gums may intensify inflammation and disease in the heart.
With the help of a yoga wheel, Malaika can be seen stretching her body and performing various yoga asanas. Engrossed in her yoga routine, the actor can be seen performing stretches with the wheel positioned in between her back and the yoga mat, adding extra support to the body.
On Monday, Shilpa Shetty dropped a workout video featuring the star doing several exercise routines, including weight training, cardio, yoga, Pilates, and more. She also penned a long note in the clip's caption, revealing the mantra to achieve your dream physique and health goals. "Consistency, dedication, discipline, and effort are the four pillars upholding one's goal of achieving all their dreams...including the dream of a healthy and fit body," Shilpa wrote. See her post inside.
“Ankle mobility is as important as mobilising and exercising your core, legs, hips, etc. It is very important to include exercises that target the ankle muscles and here’s how this mobility drill will help you,” Anshuka wrote why ankle mobility is important for the body. She further demonstrated this routine for her Instagram family to follow.
On Monday, Priyanka Chopra dropped several pictures from her night out on Instagram. The actor partied with her celebrity friends, including Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba, Heidi Klum and Rita Wilson. For the occasion, Priyanka chose a sequin embellished skirt and blouse from the shelves of the label Elie Saab. She styled the coordinated set with a matching jacket, stylish accessories and the viral siren eye makeup that took over social media in 2022. She gave a colourful take on the glam trend and won the night. Check out the pictures.