Living with anxiety?

(This guest post by educator Cori Read is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution in the USA that pairs homeowners with roommates. This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) With all the stressors life has to offer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Unfortunately, it’s a more common problem than … Continue reading Living with anxiety?

My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

I got a phone call from an ex yesterday. He happened to be in my side of town (after three years, quite surprisingly). He told me he got married in a rush (two years ago) to his next-door neighbour. I congratulated him and asked him which of our common friends he was still in touch … Continue reading My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

5 Safety Guidelines for Motocross Bikers (guest post)

(This guest post is part of a spankin' new editorial collab with MXstore, Australia's largest online retailer for Motocross. For the ignoramuses, Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits. This extreme sport is grimy, it's edgy and gets the biker's adrenaline pumping. For a feel, check out this video: … Continue reading 5 Safety Guidelines for Motocross Bikers (guest post)

Guest post: What is mindfulness?

(This guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution that pairs homeowners with roommates. Note: this is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) For some it sounds kind of California-crazy. Most of us think we know what it is, but do we? Does it mean meditation? Is it like yoga? … Continue reading Guest post: What is mindfulness?

How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Are people around you catching a cold? Winter colds and flus are an effort of nature to free the system from conditions that arise as a result of a violation of the laws of health. They are a house-clean. Colds are needed to expel built-up waste. This house-clean will rarely need to happen if you … Continue reading How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Dating an impotent man for 7 years

For those of you who think impotence is a man's problem, consider the woman's perspective. She starts off feeling unattractive because she can't do something as simple as turning her man on. The fragile male ego does not help as her partner tries to emotionally blackmail her into staying in the relationship. It takes years … Continue reading Dating an impotent man for 7 years

Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)

Today's guest post is by freelance writer Cloe Matheson, a huge nature fan based in New Zealand. When she isn’t hard at work or waking at some ridiculous hour with a brainwave and scrambling to find her notebook, Cloe loves taking short walks outside. She finds even just a few minutes absorbing the beauty of … Continue reading Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)

8 tips to live safely with cats

Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our feline friends are often expelled from their homes if the woman of the house gets pregnant. This unfortunate parting often results from an unnecessary fear of toxoplasmosis (an infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii). Expelling a cat from home because of a pregnancy is inappropriate. … Continue reading 8 tips to live safely with cats

The week before your marathon run

Good news. I have enrolled for my first half marathon. Up until now, the longest run I've participated in was a 10k across iconic landmarks in old Bombay. I trained for barely 10 days before actual race day. It was foolish of me. It was the first marathon I participated in and I didn't prepare … Continue reading The week before your marathon run

Get up! Sitting too long is making you sick (in 6 ways at least)

That office chair, couch, cushion or bean bag isn't the real culprit. It's your lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing the death knell for you. It's tough to avoid sitting if you work in an office environment, unless you have a standing desk like some new-age workplaces (but then … Continue reading Get up! Sitting too long is making you sick (in 6 ways at least)