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Mistakes parents make when they praise their kids

There’s nothing sweeter to our kids’ ears than hearing their parents say, “You’re so smart,’ or “Good girl.” Sometimes we say it without thinking, while hoping they’ll show the same good behaviour in the future.With all of these sweet little phrases following our kids everywhere they go, why are they acting more helpless, less caring and more entitled than ever ...

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Having second baby secret to super married life

If you feel that the love in your marriage went away after having the first child, here’s good news for you. Plan the second baby and you may have the mojo back in your love life. Researchers from the University of Michigan say that several married couples get stressed after the first child birth with the new and challenging duties ...

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World’s most influential shoppers

When Ling Zhang, a 36-year-old engineer visited Europe for the first time she did not hesitate to make Paris her first stop. “All my friends told me it was a ‘must-stop.’ They told me it was romantic, beautiful, full of elegant people,” she said, adding she will definitely return in the next five years. France’s capital is China’s new favourite ...

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Do you like salad? You’re a fool

Do you like salad? You’re a fool. Not because bacon is better (although, of course, it is) but because salad vegetables are nutrition-lite, resource-guzzling, pseudo-healthy food crimes that enable the overconsumption of blue cheese dressing. If they aren’t bringing foodborne diseases to your table, they are being chucked, soggily, into the bin. Tamar Haspel, the Washington Post’s food columnist, made ...

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Farming best fitness activity, says American trainer

The global master trainer of the brand Reebok feels that Indian farmers do the best fitness activity that comprises naturally-designed digging and dragging. (Source: Thinkstock Images)Indians are more concerned about their fitness now as they want to look and feel better, says David Jack. But the global master trainer of the brand Reebok feels that Indian farmers do the best ...

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Solo travellers are not lonely people

Are solo travellers lonely people who are deprived of a suitable company and forced to go alone? No, says a study, adding that they are actually the most fun-loving people who want to enjoy it alone. Solo travellers do not go alone because they have to. They do it because they want to, the team from Queensland University of Technology ...

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Treatment to reduce bed-wetting

Researchers have reported a method to reduce the frequency of night time bed-wetting and improve the quality of life for sufferers. Bed-wetting, or nocturnal enuresis, causes distress in children and young adults, as well as for their parents or caregivers. In the study, researchers found that repetitive sacral root magnetic stimulation (rSMS) can successfully reduce the frequency of night time ...

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Peek into your personality via selfie

Next time when you click a selfie with your friends, remember the way you take a selfie can actually reveal your personality, says a new study. How you would describe your own personality is pretty much in sync with what kind of selfies you take. The team at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore surveyed 123 popular selfie-takers from the website ...

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5 ways to break the ice at college

From striking some cool conversations to cracking the chemistry with your crush, we bring to you some very easy tips that will help you to break the ice on your new campus Surely, your first brush with your new college life was an eclectic mix of nervousness, excitement, pretty crushes and a sense of anxiety. But there are still many ...

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20-minute walk cuts heart failure risk

Moderate amount of physical activity, particularly walking and bicycling, can significantly lower the risk of heart failure, says a study. The participants who had the lowest levels of physical activity had a 47 percent higher risk of heart failure while those with highest levels had 51 percent higher risk than men with a median level. When analysing the different types ...

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