How to train for a high altitude trek?

February 2, 2018 at 9:11 am

Trekking is an exciting activity and most people can partake in it without too much difficulty. But high altitude trekking is a completely different ball game. At high altitudes, especially above 15,000ft, oxygen levels are lower and the air is thinner. This makes breathing more difficult and puts a lot [...]

7 reasons an adventure vacation is just what you need

October 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm

With Facebook and Instagram full of fancy photos of your best buddy partying with his family in a luxurious resort at an equally exotic location, it is completely natural for you to be inclined to choose a similar holiday destination. But, take a moment and think about it, is it [...]

How to Help a Friend Quit Doing Drugs

January 29, 2014 at 6:33 am

If you are trying to help a friend stop taking harmful or illegal drugs, then you have taken the first step; being a true friend! However, that is probably the easiest part of the process. The rest may prove to be more difficult than you could imagine, possibly even causing [...]

Lack of Sleep Reduces Impulse Control Necessary to Turn Down Junk Food

November 18, 2013 at 8:40 am

It sounds like a crazy idea. Get more sleep, gain less weight (and maybe even lose some). New research indicates why that may be: when you don’t get enough sleep, you start to suck at controlling your impulses. The study from UC Berkeley found that after a poor night’s sleep, [...]

How to Keep Teens from Drinking at a Party Where Alcohol is Served

October 20, 2013 at 5:51 am

Our sincere thanks to WikiHow Are you hosting a mixed age gather and want to serve alcohol? Here is a guide to ensure that younger guests, especially teens do not have access to alcoholic beverages. Steps 1. Determine whether or not it is necessary to serve alcohol at the party. [...]

How to Have Fun Without Drugs and Alcohol

September 29, 2013 at 6:50 am

So, you used to drink like a fish, but you have decided to quit. Or maybe, you loved to smoke marijuana, but you find it immature now. Here is how you can still enjoy yourself, without the drugs and alcohol. Steps 1. Once an alcoholic always an alcoholic, do not [...]

How Stress Breaks Down Your Mind and Body (and How to Fight Back)

September 9, 2013 at 9:30 am

Our Sincere thanks to Stress is something I’ve been intimately acquainted with since I was a teenager. I tend to put a lot of pressure on myself to perform to a high standard, and often end up losing sleep due to stress. Since I’m working on decreasing stress in my [...]

Teen girls at infertility risk

August 8, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Ref: THE TIMES OF INDIA Reema Gehi, Mumbai Mirror Aug 8, 2013, 12.39PM IST (Teen girls at infertility…) Love for fast food and inability to handle stress is predisposing teenage girls to a hormonal disorder that raises risk of infertility and diabetes Last year, a 17-year-old college student from Bandra [...]

Suryanamaskar is more than weight loss

August 8, 2013 at 12:00 pm
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Ref: THE TIMES OF INDIA Anwesha Mittra, Aug 8, 2013, 12.00AM IST (Suryanamaskar is more than…) Suryanamaskar can do to your body what months of dieting cannot. And it can do to your mind what no spiritual discourse can. Not surprising, the world is going crackers over this ancient yogic [...]

Wilderness treks helping troubled teens in U.K.

July 15, 2013 at 11:57 am

Our Sincere thanks to THE HINDU, Louise Tickle Researchers are evaluating the effect it can have on troubled young people. “You can’t fight nature,” says Jo Roberts, chief executive of the Wilderness Foundation, U.K.. “So if it’s chucking it down and the wind is howling and you’re tired, and the [...]