Lifestyle

Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under ‘dementia tax’

Ministers refused yesterday to rule out that the cap could be as high as £200,000 or £300,000 Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under the Conservative’s plans for a cap on their controversial “dementia tax”, according to Liberal Democrat research. Theresa May is under pressure to spell out exactly how much pensioners ... Read More »

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Does hunger or appetite drive you?

One of the most powerful motivators we have is hunger. Seeking food when we are hungry is what allowed our ancestors to survive. For most of human history, finding the next meal could be arduous or even dangerous, so a strong physiological drive was necessary to make it happen. Now, though, the problem isn’t usually finding food; it’s having access ... Read More »

Elle Australia’s new, world-first fashion cover starring Margaret Zhang was shot on an iPhone

Elle Australia has unveiled a new issue with a cover and fashion spread shot entirely on an iPhone. In a world-first for a fashion publication, Australian photographer Georges Antoni captured digital disruptor Margaret Zhang using an iPhone 7 for the June issue, on stands on Monday. Fashion consultant Margaret Zhang as she appears in the new issue of Elle Australia, on ... Read More »

Parenting: working dads at centre of new family research

Children see spending time with their fathers as ‘special and unique’. There’s no aptitude test for fathers, no mandatory training or licensing system to ensure all dads are good dads. No; for this role, laws and regulations give way to nature and nurture, a miracle of love expected to close the loop on a picture-perfect family. It’s assumed young men ... Read More »

Slohia.com – How GST Regime is Going to Change Lifestyle

The biggest tax reform in India GST is all set to favor the need of the taxpayers in the country from 1st of July 2017. The major reform is undoubtedly going to affect the taxpayers for all the services they will be buying after 1st of July 2017. The goods and services tax which is popularly known as GST has ... Read More »

Poway family glad for fostering parenting experience

Sarah and Adam Croxford with sons Zed and Monty. (Courtesy photo) Like many people, Sarah and Adam Croxford had misconceptions about fostering infants and toddlers. They thought they needed to be perfect parents to their young sons Zed and Monty before taking on the challenges of fostering. And they were more than a bit intimidated by the prospect of interacting ... Read More »

Suffering from osteoarthritis? Change your lifestyle and improve your diet

Say goodbye to arthritis. (Source: File Photo) Lifestyle changes such as improved diet, increased physical activity and weight loss may help prevent osteoarthritis, a common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. ALSO READ | Diet and workout tips to stay fit in your 20s Currently there is ... Read More »

Here’s all you need to know about Asperger’s Syndrome

Our reactions and gestures say a lot about our mental and emotional health. A calmer mind will always respond in a more serene way. On the contrary, an anxious mind subconsciously’ will retort impatiently. The reaction may vary from every human to human but analysing the reasons behind different ways of response is important. Asperger’s Syndrome is one such mental ... Read More »

8 tricky questions that your kids ask and how to answer them

“You know my parents call you ‘this’ in your absence.” “Atharv in my class doesn’t pee like me. He has something different down there.” “Why do you and daddy fight? You don’t love each other?” These are some of the common questions you hear when you are mothering a young and curious child. Awkwardly, these questions can spring up sometimes ... Read More »

What is Making the Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat Such a Popular Drink in Delhi?

All drenched, and desperately looking for that one summer quencher to infuse some life back in you? Maybe the gullies of Old Delhi has the elixir you have been hunting for. Delhi has already been facing very hot temperatures. It is over 40 degrees outside and heading out in this scorching weather could be a spoiler. However, if you happen ... Read More »