Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: 10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

    Sat 8 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.
    When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s...
  • »The Drink Brits Go to Bed with and Indians Wake Up to: Malted Milk

    Wed 5 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    "Comforting, warming, fortifying since 1906," is written on the promotional mug Horlicks launched in the UK last year.
    In Britain, the malted milk drink has long been linked to bedtime, a soothing aid to sleep.
    In India, it's an entirely different...
  • »The Hidden Sexism in Workplace Language

    Mon 3 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Mark Peters (BBC)
    Neanderthalic behaviour such as calling a woman “honey” or “baby” is as out of fashion as cave paintings. Particularly in the workplace, certain kinds of sexist language are simply no longer accepted....
  • »Evidence that April Fools’ Day Can Be Good for Your Health

    Sat 1 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    April Fools Day is the bane of some people’s existence (including those of us who work on the internet). But those who get enjoyment out of the holiday may be onto something.
    Humour is simply good for you. It has physical and mental perks,...
  • »In Breakthrough Discovery, Scientists Mass-Produce Artificial Blood

    Tue 28 March / Mar 2017. 03:55 PM
    Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and every year, 4.5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood transfusions.
    Not nearly enough blood is being donated to meet the growing demand, leading to shortages that prevent lives...
  • »Living Well: 8 Thing the Happiest Couples Do Every Morning

    Sun 26 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    Mornings can feel frantic with everyone trying to get out of bed and out the door on schedule.
    But making time ―even just a few minutes― to connect with your partner before the chaos of the day sets in can make a big difference in your...
  • »Living Well: 10 Things Confident People Don’t Do

    Wed 22 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    In “The Empire Strikes Back,” when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is...
  • »Success: Why Smart People Don’t Multitask

    Mon 20 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t just harming your performance in the moment; you may very well be...
  • »Living Well: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

    Sun 19 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority...
  • »Living Well: How to Stay Motivated and Energized When Working Long Hours

    Thu 16 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    In today’s world, it has become normal for many people to work after hours and not get enough sleep as a result. While most people would tell you to simply stop working overtime and go to sleep at a reasonable hour, which is not always...
  • »Living Well: 4 Ways to Maintain Your Composure under Stress

    Wed 15 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    When life is humming along at a smooth pace, and every character is behaving as you prefer, it’s easy to keep it together. Composure becomes exceedingly more difficult when you’re under significant pressure or when others are decidedly...
  • »Why English Speakers Worry About Slipping Up

    Sun 12 March / Mar 2017. 01:00 AM
    By James Harbeck (BBC)
    Since Jonathan Swift’s 1712 Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue, two centuries of self-appointed correctors and improvers of English usage - such as Robert Lowth, HW Fowler, George...
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