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New app to help autistic with technology

There is a new smartphone app that can tap into the creative juices of people with autism to find new tech solutions to some of the everyday challenges they face.The app – called ASCmeI.T – has been developed by researchers from the Universities of Sussex, Bath and Southampton with the simple aim of involving people with autism in the development ...

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8 habits of people who always have great ideas

Eureka moments are rare. The backstory behind great ideas is often more complex and winding than having an apple fall on your head. But the best part is that creative ideas aren’t reserved for a special group of people; they can come to anyone if you change your mind-set. “The fact is, almost all of the research in this field ...

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Early school timings add stress on students

The health, safety and academic performance of high school students is at risk due to the early start time of schools in most countries, revealed a new study by researchers from the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Education.Sleep is particularly important for teenagers. It helps to restore both mind and body. Sleep can ...

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Stay mentally strong

We live in difficult times. As much as we want to be happy, everyday stress gets the better of us, leaving us exhausted and disconnected with our inner self. Experts however say it’s important to find a meaning to your life, pamper yourself and strike a work-life balance, lest you turn victim to mental health disorders. The mind-body connection is ...

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Should you tell interviewers the truth?

When it comes to interviews, job seekers often fear off-the-wall questions, awkward interviewers, or accidentally showing up late. But there’s another stressor that can be just as crippling: You’re asked a question, and you know your answer — but you also know it’s not the answer the interviewer wants to hear. Here’s an example: You show up to the scheduled ...

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Coach your kids

Parents can benefit by looking at themselves as coaches who build life skills. In an extract from her book, a family therapist and psychologist prescribes a gentler approach.We measure our worth according to how well the children fit into those dreams. If they fall short, we feel cheated, angry, depressed and wonder ‘Why me?’ We feel inadequate and, in our ...

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How do you get someone to fall in love? Make them laugh

The surefire way to a woman’s heart? In the wise words of Donald O’Conner in the classic musical Singin’ in the Rain: “Make ‘em laugh!” According to a recent study, the more a woman laughs when conversing with a man, the more likely she’s interested. And if both people laugh together, well, that’s an indicator of a definite romantic connection. ...

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Majority of women suffer online abuse: UN report

A new UN report reveals that almost three quarters women online are exposed to some form of cyber violence worldwide and only 26% law enforcement agencies in 86 countries surveyed are taking appropriate action. India is one of the countries where reporting about cyber bullying is low. The report ‘Combating Online Violence Against Women & Girls: A Worldwide Wake-Up Call’, ...

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Beautiful Skin is Essential

Every woman wants to look more glamorous. So, they try their skin to look “flawless”. Simple activities like regular manicures and pedicures, and daily facial cleansing are essential for a good presentation. Apart from these, one of the most important aspects of skin care is hair removal. Hair removal makes the skin smooth and beautiful. It will make you more ...

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Should married couple work together?

Married couples find it extremely difficult to strike a balance when they work at the same place. Here are ways you can strengthen your bond.The advantages of married couples working together often go unnoticed, since many assume it is a bad idea for couples to work in the same office. Says Dr Sanjoy Mukerji, marriage counsellor, “Usually, it increases the ...

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