Are Patanjali Products Safe?

Patanjali products may be in vogue now but is their quality good?

Patanjali products have become very popular in the country now. Their sales are growing exponentially based on Ramdev’s brand image as a yoga guru. Other consumer goods companies have taken notice of this growth and feeling the competition. Many people have started using it for the reason of it being herbal and free of chemicals. Moreover, it seems to be inexpensive to the price conscious Indians. But are they safe? Continue reading “Are Patanjali Products Safe?”

A Simple and Powerful Stress Reduction Technique

This blog post describes a powerful and inexpensive way to deal with stress and develop mindfulness.

Stress is pervasive in today’s world. Every profession has some kind of inherent stress. Many stressful souls are trying to find ways to relax their minds through drugs, expensive vacations, therapies, etc. An entire stress management industry has taken birth. However this technique is simple and yet so potent in reducing stress. Moreover, it does not cost anything. Anybody can practice it and experience instant benefits. Continue reading “A Simple and Powerful Stress Reduction Technique”

Review: Indulekha Bringha Hair Oil

This post provides a review of the popular Indulekha Bringha Hair Oil

Over the last few years, hair oils have made a comeback and Indulekha Bringha hair oil has gained popularity for its ability to reduce hair fall. Riding the Ayurvedic wave sweeping the personal care market in India, HUL purchased Indulekha from a Kerala based company. HUL might have also done this to counter the threat by Patanjali by increasing its portfolio of herbal products. I decided to try this hair oil to see how it can help in controlling the hair loss. Continue reading “Review: Indulekha Bringha Hair Oil”

Simplest Exercise Ever

In our quest to find better and advanced workout options, we should not ignore the benefits of this simple exercise.

Which is the exercise that

  • Does not need any equipment
  • Could be done in most places and does not need specific infrastructure
  • Does not need any training or supervision
  • People of all ages can do
  • Has low impact on the joints

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Perfect or Nothing

Why do we let an interruption in our healthy lifestyle easily create a negative cycle?

Have you been in any of these situations?

  • Tempted to taste that sugary item in a buffet lunch and continue to binge on it for the rest of the lunch
  • A friend invites you to accompany for a smoke with him. A single puff leads to many more such sessions and before you know, you are back being a regular smoker

Most of us have come across these circumstances and the common reason seems to be the ‘Perfect or Nothing’ attitude. Continue reading “Perfect or Nothing”

Knowing Doing Gap

This blog post explores the reasons why people don’t adopt a healthy lifestyle even when they are fully aware of its virtues.

Why do some of the well-educated folks do not care about healthy lifestyle and exercise? Most urban population (many with a master’s college degree) definitely know about them. Every school curriculum teaches this. It is in all mainstream media – television, newspapers, websites, etc. There is no reason for not to be aware. Then where is the problem?

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Review: RiteBite Max Protein Bar

This post provides a review of the Max Protein energy and protein bar

Max Protein bar, manufactured by RiteBite is one of the earliest protein bars available in India and caters to this growing protein market. I decided to try the Choco Slim variety. It has 20g of protein and it seemed like a nice protein filled food for my mid afternoon snack.

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