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TOXICITY TIMING AND THOUGHTS
We often boast about grandparents or great grand parents who have lived through their 80s and 90s and some even past 100 with all the zest life has to offer, yet on a personal front, we seem to be plagued with the ‘LIVE OLD or...
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THE SECOND CHANCE
Do you recall having stopped mindfully to simply experience the world around us and acknowledge… your breath as you wake up being able to stand on your feet and move about waking up to see the sun rise feeling the raindrops on your face just...
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EMPOWERMENT BY CHOICE
Often understood or misunderstood from what one reads or hears, it’s hard to comprehend the need for empowerment and its adaptability to self. In the paragraphs that follow I would like to direct this conversation towards self-empowerment and self-empowerment alone – a journey towards awakening...
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DETOX YOUR CONTACT LIST!
I am logging out of Facebook, signing out of Whatsapp groups because I am on a ‘Digital Detox’. I am off alcohol, sweets, coffee or rice because I am on a ‘Calorie Detox’ While we are so busy detoxing the ‘crap’ (quite literally) out of...
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SENSE OF DEVOTION & DEDICATION
How did your dance career start? I was born and brought up in a small town in Namakkal. From a small age, my legs wouldn’t stay in one place and my feet used to tap on random beats. I started learning Bharatanatyam from the age...
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THE ROLE OF HOMEOPATHY IN EMERGENCIES
Accidents are unexpected events. Natural disasters such as earthquakes are on the rise collapsing buildings and hurting the inmates in every way. Between the cup and the lip there can be a slip. From the time of the accident to the time to the time...
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WHEN HIJAB IS NOT JUST A PIECE OF CLOTH TO COVER THE HEAD
Of course, every one of us underestimated the six little girls aged between 16-18, when they arrived at Udupi Government Junior Women’s college in the last week of January 2022, seeking permission to sit inside the classes wearing Hijab or religious scarf. It was nothing...
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SPRING CLEANING
What is spring for the rest of the world is actually the start of summer for South Indians, but there is one seasonal trend that is worth following no matter what the climate: spring cleaning! Especially if you’re one of the many whose online shopping...
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FIERY ZEAL, AND PASSION FOR ART
Kuchipudi dance exponent, student of legendary Guru Padmabhushan Vempati China Satyam and Dr Sobha Naidu, Dr G Padmaja Reddy received the prestigious Padma Shri award from Government of India for the years 2021. With deep love for Kuchipudi and a fiery zeal to preserve and...
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BORN FOR FASHION
Born in Germany in Bad Friedrichshall, Mathumitha Ragunathan lived in the small city of Gundelsheim. After finishing high school she completed her fashion design course from Australia. Here she also did her fashion design internship at a designer firm called Aje Sydney. She came back...
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