And change can be positive too, especially when you have someone to share it with. Setting achievable goals and staying motivated is vital, and when you have a doting partner to encourage you and join you on your journey, it should be a cinch.
There’s one thing that is often overlooked and undermined, when it comes to measuring the success of your determinations, and that is the quality of your sleep. Did you know that sleep can boost your productivity levels? Inadequate and unrestful sleep, on the other hand, can increase stress and anxiety, while leaving you fatigued. Coping with the demands of the day becomes challenging and slowly we lose sight of our resolutions. In fact, in the case of couples, the resulting irritability can also lead to more squabbles.
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Bride & Prejudice
For years, women have been urged to adhere and conform to the societal norms of beauty, especially in the run-up to marriage. But as we enter a New Year, it’s time to do away with these stereotypes and encourage and embrace ourselves for who we are. With Dove’s #StopTheBeautyTest, we aim to create a world with women who are beautiful, confident, and empowered in their own skin
DOWN MEMORY LANE
For these individuals, every dish cooked is infused with personal experiences and peppered with wisdom and a lifetime of memories
The New Mother
The pandemic has magnified the mental load on moms, but there’s hope
A new Chapter
Beauty stereotyping – we’ve all fought it or succumbed to it. Very few women have been spared the horror of meeting the ideals of beauty dictated by the world. But change must start from within, be it in the way we see ourselves or others. It’s time to acknowledge that ‘beauty’ cannot be defined by or limited to certain characteristics. With Dove’s #StopTheBeautyTest, we’re urging you to take the onus on yourself. Celebrate your beauty and that of others around you. Grow from your struggles, grow with those of others as you uplift them. And, while you’re at it, take inspiration from these strong women who went from being books judged by their covers to changing the narrative themselves
TREE OF ART
A first-ever Museum Biennale is dedicated to the spirit of inquiry, exploration, and creativity
THE ONION OBSESSION
This humble DIY ingredient is set to change your hair care game
DEMYSTIFYING BEAUTY SUPPLEMENTS
DEMYSTIFYING BEAUTY SUPPLEMENTS
FAMILY & HOME
This new book grapples with racism, the burden of heritage, and what it means to be vulnerable
Top 5 Vitamin C Serums
Essentials in your glow-boosting game
Power in the Pack
These women-led platforms give other women something to believe in
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
Managing Mental Illness Can Be a Team Effort
Like so many people—and so many entrepreneurs— my husband and business partner struggles with his mental health. I’m speaking up so others know: With the right understanding, life and business can still be good.
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
WINTER WELLNESS: 5 TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR Gut and Brain Health THIS NEW YEAR
This new year may look socially different than years past, and considering the added stress, limited sleep and typical holiday overindulgence most of us experienced last month, it’s even more necessary than usual to let our bodies recover and regenerate in this post-holiday season.
4 EXPERT TIPS FOR Men to Age Gracefully
We all want to believe that we get better with age, but growing older can often make a man feel more like a broken-down beater than a classic car. Luckily, it is possible to handle the process with strength and integrity. Try a modern approach to aging gracefully with these four steps,” says Dr. Spar.