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How to become a good public speaker

“The quality of your life depends upon the quality of your communication.”Over a period of time, I have realised that the best public speakers in this world have a few things in common. People who are interested in mastering the art of public speaking can adopt the following traits.1) Personality of the speaker: Accept it or reject it, a public ...

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How swearing could affect professional image

“Do you eat with that mouth?”It’s a question you may have asked when coming into contact with a profanity-prone colleague or office mate. But when it comes to swearing in the business environment, what is in poor taste and how does it affect your professional image?According to a 2012 survey by Careerfinder, foul words may not only affect your reputation, ...

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Cooking with blue cheese

King of cheeses is a title that may well go with blue cheese. Rich in flavour and with a creamy texture, it has a salty pungency and just a small piece of it can give out a powerful aroma! There are several culinary possibilities with blue cheese and a chocolatier from London has even come up with a recipe for ...

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How to make ghee at home

Homemade ghee has got its own taste and texture. While health benefits of ghee are known to be immense, making ghee at home contrary to the perception is not so cumbersome. So here is how can simplify the process of making ghee at home. Cream it: Store the cream on a daily basis in a safer container – either high ...

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New eye make-up trends this summer season

As the sun sizzles, make eyes at the Sun Lord. While at it, you can try out new eye make-up trends BREEZY HUES As the mercury levels rise, there’s no need to hide behind extra large shades. Flaunt your attitude with panache and say a big `yes’ to vibrant eye shadows. Make-up guru Mickey Contractor advises, “Play with long upper ...

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Monsoon tips for healthy skin

Use soap-free cleansers and avoid bleach and facials during monsoon for healthy skin, says an expert. Here are some tips from Pankaj Agrawal, senior homoeopath at the capital-based Agrawal’s Homoeo Clinic, to prevent your skin from diseases in monsoon. * Use a soap-free cleanser and a good scrub to keep your skin moist all the time. * An alcohol-free toner ...

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Smoking linked to breast cancer in young women

Smoking may increase the risk of dying early in pre-menopausal women with breast cancer, a research said. “Overall, this work is monumental in advising patients about how smoking might affect breast cancer outcome,” said co-author Yuko Minami from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. This study included 848 patients admitted to a single hospital in Japan from ...

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Tips for corporate female bosses to keep body fit

Working out can be difficult on weekdays. Here’s how you can break into a sweat in no timeIt takes less than a second to find a reason not to exercise when your phone’s on fire and your day is already packed with meetings and chores. For you, exercise probably amounts to walking up the stairs to the canteen for lunch, ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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