Lifestyle

It’s child’s play!

A visit to the theatre will not only fire your kid’s artistic impulse, but will also encourage them to express their emotions. Here’s everything that you need to know about theatre for children Amasterclass on early years’ theatre by Roberto Frabetti of La Baracca, Bologna, Italy, was held in Mumbai recently and attended by an amalgam of theatre practitioners, preschool ... Read More »

Scared of square roots? Go back to your Vedic roots

  As a kid, did numbers, stats and figures freak you out? Well, that’s a fear an overwhelming lot of youngsters can relate to. According to recent surveys, students lag far behind in mathematics in their Class X board exams, with scores much below the average expectations. So, to overcome this, academicians are adopting other ways to get their students ... Read More »

5 Challenges youngsters face after graduating

  If you are someone who has just finished college, you must have realised that life is full of changes and challenges. Things are no longer as simple as bunking a class or marking a proxy. Here are some challenges that students face after graduating — be it school, grad or post-grad. a. Alarm clock rules your life You can ... Read More »

When your child comes out of the closet

It may come as a schock, but here’s how parents should handle the situation For 62-year-old Nandini Ramnath, an e-mail from her son settled in the US three years ago came as a huge shock. He had confessed that he was attracted to men. As he was tired of hiding his fact, he finally decided to come out in the ... Read More »

Offbeat summer workshops for youngsters

  Summer holidays are in full-swing with students keeping up with the pressure of results, entrance exams and the excitement of starting college in less than a month’s time. These holidays can also be a good time to learn a new skill. Apart from reducing academic stress, offbeat courses can help widen students’ horizon. Here’s a list of courses that ... Read More »

Are you a confused bride? Hire a personal shopper

  Hiring a personal shopper or stylist can help in decreasing the confusion for brides, who cannot make up their mind on what to wear. Sheena Agarwaal, director, Urbanista Image Consultancy, shares tips to keep in mind while hiring personal shoppers and stylists: * Know your personal shopper: Meet your personal shopper in person before hiring them. It is important ... Read More »

Kareena Kapoor Likes Arjun’s Confidence on Ramp

Arjun and Kareena Kapoor photographed during the Lakme Fashion Week. “Since this was the first time I saw him (Arjun Kapoor) walking the ramp, I think he did the catwalk quite well. He was quite confident and that’s what I liked,” said Kareena Kapoor. Arjun turned showstopper for Manish Malhotra at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. Kareena and ... Read More »

High Levels of Insulin Affect Lungs: Study

High levels of insulin are bad for lungs and for Indians who have the lowest lung function, the focus should be on improving diet and lifestyle to tackle pre-diabetes and diabetes, according to a study. In the study, a team of experts from India, Europe and the US looked into the connection between insulin levels and impaired lung structure & ... Read More »

Yoga Alone May Not Improve Mental Health After Trauma: Study

While there are many promising benefits of practicing yoga, there is not yet enough evidence to support the practice as a standalone solution for improving mental health and well-being, says a study. “I really wanted to know if yoga is something we should be suggesting to people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or depression, or anxiety or various traumas. What ... Read More »

Making a Lunchtime Workout Work

Image via iStock It can be one of the most exhilarating things you do during the workday, but nailing the lunchtime workout can be tricky. Should you eat before or after? How much should you pack? Shower? No shower? And most important, how much exercise can you pack in during a lunch hour? The good news is that there are ... Read More »