During our lifetime, there would be several times when you will feel you’re done with your life, stumpy and old. There are times when things feel like getting away from you, out of your hand and betraying. Please don’t do that to yourself. There is always a way out to reboot your life. It’s not that you are getting old or losing it, it’s just your typical daily routine has bored you to its core.

 

You can try these reboots to pullover you life once again. These reboots can give you a refresher in your routine.

Stretch: Stretch your body well before getting out of bed because that relaxes your body muscles and makes it more flexible for a challenging day. You can stretch it on the bed or may do some exercise moves.

Self- Meditation: Take out time for self-meditation and reboot yourself from all the frustrations and energies that you have exhaled.

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Eating Habits: Try to divide your meal in a smart and healthy ways because what you eat have a strong impact on your health and how you look.

Control finances & Save money: Be careful about your expenditures and save money. A well-planned person can fulfill all of his/her goals and targets during their lifetime. Don’t wait for the right time; make the time right for yourself.

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Set a Calendar: When a person doesn’t have a calendar their life automatically gets disturbed. If you expect a life to do miracles for you, make a plan for whole day and set goals for your life. The purpose to set goals is that you would have always something to achieve.

Reboot your Environment: If you feel like you’re going to drown in stuff every time you enter your house, get a fresh start by rebooting a room. Choose a room of your house in which you spend a lot of time and do the following:

  • Take everything out. You want to end up with an empty room, which will allow you to see how open and free the space feels.
  • Step back and visualize the ideal look of that room.
  • Only put back the things that you need, love, and use (and which really belong in that room).
  • Go slowly, starting with the most essential items.

Once you see how neat and organized everything looks in your newly rebooted room, and how much space you’ve created in that room, you’ll probably be inspired to reboot every room in your house

Reboot your wardrobe: If you have nothing to wear, nothing fits me, everything here is either stained or missing buttons, and then for sure you need a makeover. Completely transform your wardrobe because you are what you wear. Try new things because it’s never too late to see what you are capable to pull off.

Reboot your looks: Can you imagine yourself wearing same clothes each day? Hope so no! Then how can you keep the same looks each day? Keep experimenting with your looks (haircuts and hair colors). This will make you feel fresh, rebooted and people will acknowledge you as a very stylish and gutsy.

Take a break: One should plan for holiday once a year to different destination each time. This is best relaxing self-therapy. Following same routine around the year will make you feel overloaded and bored. Re-treat yourself sooner or later around the year.

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Activities: You should plan an activity to practice each day like: Gym, exercise or some type of sport. As we all know we are social animals and socializing is really good. You can even try to make new friends and the bigger social circle you the happier you can be. A person who has many friends can never be alone.

 



Summer is at its peak. I’m sure you all must be planning a getaway from this scorching heat to a cool and calm place in order to relax your mind and soul. Let’s face it; holidays are important as they give us the well-deserved break we need from managing our usual day-to-day life.
But the holiday season is not all fun. It brings with it a whole new type of other challenges. Socializing, bake sales, scrumptious holiday meals and let’s not forget all the traveling, shopping and lots & lots of sweets around every corner. All the delicious food and family gatherings can turn into a recipe for nutritional disaster. But need not worry, for all the weight watchers out there, we have some easy tips for staying healthy and happy in these holidays.
– Don’t skip meals. No matter how busy you may be, don’t skip meals as it may result in overeating. Plus don’t munch on salty and sugary snacks.
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Count your bites. Don’t resist your carvings. If you want something, eat it BUT watch your portion size. Don’t eat too much of everything.
– Turn down sugary snacks every now and then. 
– Give your self a break from gym. Forget gym for a couple of days, instead go outdoors. You can always get back into your regular exercise routine once the holidays end.
– Relax.Take some time for yourself, even if it’s just five minutes listening to some soothing music or going for a walk. Focus on yourself for a change.
– Watch out for caffeine. Don’t over dose yourself with caffeinated drinks if you don’t wish to find yourself to be awake at 3:00am at night. Moreover, studies show that people who sleep less over time tend to be heavier. Say no to the hot cocoa, instead stick to the marshmallows.
– Reconnect with nature. Don’t plan on staying indoors in these holidays, go outside, walk around, socialize and reconnect with nature.

– Read a good book.

– Hydrate yourself.

– Meet new people. Learn something new from their culture and traditions.

– Don’t be afraid to try new things. Eat a new dish, try skiing, do something you have always dreamt of.
If you follow some of these tips you will enjoy your holidays without sacrificing your health goals. Have happy & healthy holidays.


Have you ever seen a person with clenched fists, grinding teeth, pale face and contracted muscles? Or maybe you are that person yourself. Well, in either case, you must be quite familiar with the state of anger and its consequences. Yes folks, I’m talking about the common and often misunderstood emotion of human life – Anger.There are many myths associated with anger. Let us have a look:
 

1.    Anger is inherited

The most common myth about anger is that it is inherited. Many people think that they cannot change their anger because they believe they inherited anger from their parents. This is not true. Anger is a behavior, and we can control it if we want.

 

2.    Anger is bad/ abnormal 

Anger is not at all an abnormal emotion. Everyone gets angry once in a while. The best thing to do is to channel the anger into positive energy. Some people perform best in the state of stress.

 

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3.    Men are angrier than women 

 

Men and women both get angry, but they exercise their anger differently. Men act out and get infuriated for a short while, while women tend to stay angry for longer, without displaying it.

 

4.    It’s just me 

Anger is a universal emotion and it affects all human beings to some extent. However, some people are always at peak of anger or get infuriated easily due to less tolerance or patience level.

 

5.   Venting anger helps 

 

Anger is an emotion, and like any other emotion, it is up to us to manage it effectively. We can vent anger by screaming and yelling, or we can let the steam out through physical activity, like exercise or going for a walk. In either case, letting the anger out helps us refocus and move on.


6.    The older you get, the angrier you are 

 

Perhaps this is true for some people. But in most cases, people who learn early in life to manage their emotions and control their anger continue to do so as they get older. On the other hand, those people who always succumb to their emotions are never able to control their anger, even when they get older.

 

These myths will definitely help you to understand and know the real meaning of anger. Moreover, after understanding this emotion, hopefully you will utilize it in a constructive way.


As soon as winter appears to be right around the corner, we snuggle up on the couch in front of the fireplace and sip on a hot cup of coffee.  It feels great and cozy but at the same time those extra pounds we pack on becomes the reason for stress and depression. In those extremely cold days, it is difficult to go outside and exercise instead we prefer to just sit in and enjoy the freshly baked batch of cookies coupled with a cup of tea. With all of this, it seems difficult for one keep off that winter weight?
 
When the weather seems cold, going for a run might not be the ideal workout but planning some outdoor activities may be a great way to get some exercise. Wear warm clothes with gloves and a hat (if necessary) and hangout with friends and family. But if you don’t feel like going out & would rather prefer to stay inside on those cold days, simple indoor exercise routine will work. Some of these different individual indoor exercises include:
 
  • Skipping Rope: Jumping rope is a simple and easy way of shedding those extra kilos.
  • Lunges: Taking bigger and longer steps will tone your legs through the winter.
  • Clean the house: Cleaning the house is a strenuous task with which weight loss is guaranteed. The winter break is often coupled with big family holiday meals and socializing. Vacuuming and moping around the house gets your blood flowing and keeps you active.
 
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It is very difficult to follow a diet plan with delicious holiday snacks present all around the house. It’s ok to enjoy those tasty bites of warm and sugary snacks but do keep in mind that portions are everything. The food tastes delicious but needs to be eaten according to the recommended amounts. Instead of over-loading your plate with excessive food items, pick wisely. Similarly having a piece of dessert is not bad but it’s important to keep the junk food to a minimum and replace some the sweet snacks with delicious fruits and vegetables.
The short cold days and the long gloomy winter nights days demotivate us making it difficult to jump off the warm n cozy couch and move.  Staying up and about can brighten your day while keeping off the pounds. The best way of motivating yourself is by posting simple encouraging notes all around the house. Keep reminding yourself to make healthier food choices or exercise instead of watching T.V. Turn up the music as it may inspire you to actively perform your daily chores.

 

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Winter is already here! Instead of packing on the extra weight, it’s time to get up and stay fit. Socialize, smile and enjoy life.
 


Winter is right around the corner and it seems like the perfect time to come back in to shape. It’s time to shed off those extra kilos, which you gained by rewarding yourself with sweet muffins and cold soft drinks to lower effects of the blazing summer heat.
 
Personally I love winters! You get to sit in the sun; you take in vitamin D and enjoy the taste of various dry fruits. But at the same time it is important to look smart too as in winters you are covered with heaps of clothes to stay warm. Being fit and healthy not only makes you stand out from the crowd but it also makes you start believing in your own abilities i.e. you feel confident.
 
I come across a lot of people who don’t consider obesity to have damaging effects on their health. In my blogs I constantly stress on the fact that being over weight is a major problem that should be taken seriously. The leading cause of obesity in men and women is their inactive lifestyle and constant addition of different foods to the diet.
 
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No doubt it takes time and effort to exercise and follow a certain diet plan but it’s not impossible. Make small changes in your daily routine and gradually you’ll see the change. Following are some simple tips to lose weight:
  • Add in healthy goodies you really love. Slip those favorite fruits into your bag lunch and breakfast cereal; add the veggies into soups, stews, and sauces.
  • If the word “exercise” haunts you, avoid it. Maybe the trick to enjoying a workout may be to never call it working out.
  • Do you find it hard to go out for a walk everyday? Try these simple tips and walk your way through the day. Park your car at the back of the lot. Hike the mall, being sure to hit all the levels. Take the stairs every chance you get. Sign up for charity walks. Mop the floors. Get off the bus before you stop and walk the rest of the way.
  • Keep yourself hydrated. When you drink a lot of water, you stomach appears to be full and you end up eating less.
  • Go slow on the sweets. Try to avoid loading your self with extra calories.
 
I know it is hard to lose weight, but a little motivation with a dash of music serves as the perfect recipe for a weight loss. I can proudly say that I have’ been there; done that’ as I myself have lost a couple of pounds with self-determination. Before you think of losing weight, do consult a dietician to follow a proper weight loss diet and feel the difference. 
 


Even if a person is a heart patient or not, exercise is the primary principle and a must for active and healthy life. You know that one of the risk factors of heart disease is inactive and sedentary lifestyle. It’s on the top of all risk factors. A good point is that you can overcome this risk factor very easily. Exercise, especially aerobic exercise has multiple benefits. It strengthens your heart and cardiovascular system. It helps in improved circulation of blood and helps your body getting oxygen better. It improves one’s sleep, strengthens bone, improves balance, flexibility and makes you feel more relaxed and rested.
Before making a program for exercise consult your doctor and show him your exercise plan. He will help you in making a program that matches your level of fitness and physical ability. Different questions should be clear in your mind like how much exercise should I do each day? What kind of exercise is suitable for me? You should have a clear mind about your exercise plan, your body requirements and physical condition of your body because all are interlinked and a proper balance needs to be maintained.
Types of Exercise: There are different types of exercise like stretching, cardiovascular exercises and aerobic exercise.
 
  • Stretching includes the stretching of your arm and legs before and after exercise thus improves your muscle activity and increases your range of motion and flexibility.
  • Aerobic exercises include walking, bicycling, jogging, skating, jumping ropes. This type of exercise strengthens the heart and lungs and improves the body’s ability to use oxygen.
  • Strengthening exercises are repeated muscular contractions until the muscle becomes tired. Strengthening exercises are not recommended for people with heart failure. 

 

 
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How to avoid overdoing while exercising?   
Keep few tips in your mind. Do not exert much in the beginning. Increase your activity level gradually. Before exercising do a five-minute warm up. Wait at least less than an hour after eating a meal before exercising. Exercise at a steady pace that allows you to talk during the activity. Keep an exercise record to check your increased activity level.
 
 Exercise precautions for patient with heart disease
 
  • Avoid exercising outdoors when it is extremely cold, humid or hot. High humidity may cause you to become fatigued more quickly and extreme temperate can interfere with blood circulation levels.
  • Reduce your level of activity if you have taken a break or exercise is interrupted even of a few days.
  • Avoid sit-ups, push-ups and heavy lifting.
  • Do not exercise if you are not feeling well or having a fever. Take a break and relax for some days.
  • If you have shortness of breath and increased fatigue during any activity then slow down your activity level and take some rest. If still you have continued shortness of breath then consult your doctor.
  • Never ignore pain while exercising. If you have chest pain or pain in any part of your body then do not continue the activity. Learn to “read” your body and know when you need to stop an activity.
 
Exercise is important but patient with heart disease should follow certain tips while exercising and should be aware of the symptoms that are unsafe and risky for health and one should stop exercising and consult a doctor in some cases.


Do it because they said you couldn’t. Want to take challenge? Do you think you need to workout for active lifestyle? If no, then think again. Everyone needs little physical exercise on daily basis to remain fit. Term fitness implies overall physical health rather than a specific area such as cardiovascular strength, muscular strength and flexibility. Training for fitness is quite different from regular exercise because it includes workouts to achieve your desired fitness level. It includes a combination of cardio, strength and flexibility training.

 

 
Steps for basic fitness 
  • Strength training that is also known as weight training is the first step for better performance. It is especially for those who have to sustain an activity for longer periods of time.  Target your upper body muscles with biceps curls, triceps extensions, pulls up and push ups etc.  Any weight training exercise with lighter weight and more repetition will improve this aspect of fitness. You can work your stomach and abdominal muscles with leg raises, sit-ups and bicycle kicks. 

 

  • Aerobic exercise to burn fat is the most effective way to achieve fitness. It is also effective for those who want to improve cardiovascular fitness. Exercises for aerobic fitness include jogging, skipping ropes, cycling, swimming and running etc. The more aerobic fitness you have, the healthier your lungs, heart and blood vessels will be. 

 

  • Sometimes doing the similar types of exercises daily make you bore and your potential for workout may decrease. So it is also important to vary your workouts. Tennis for example may not assist you in muscle building or fat burning but because of its high intensity it will train your body’s reactive power. This will revive your challenge.

 

 
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  • Flexibility is another basic element for fitness. You can improve your flexibility by stretching before and after workouts. Yoga can be more affective in this matter. Such kind of activities not only incorporates strength and flexibility but also provides you strong mental power. It is recommended to do yoga as it reduces the high amounts of stress and tension. 

 

  • Last but not the least or you can say it is the catalyst in your whole fitness challenge. Make a plan! Create a daily workout chart. This will help you coordinate your workouts. Don’t complain about things you are not willing to work hard to change. Remember it’s the first principle. Plan sessions of your work out. Even if you want to get a quick result then you can schedule diet plan along with fitness plan. This will be complete package of your fitness that only demands hard work.
 
 
You have no reason to stop. Complaining never burn calories. Starting a fitness program for yourself not only improves your quality of life also give you a more fresh look and feel you best. With work hard there are no limits. So, start planning form today with full effort. You must have heard of this famous quote “Take care of your body; it’s the only place you have to live in”. Now you have to decide whether you want to take care of it or not.


Keeping fit in today’s time is a difficult task in itself. People hardly find time to socialize with their friends and family due to their busy schedule and hence a work out is completely out of question.
 

Exercising your way to fitness is also very important. Imagine you’ve just finished one of your best workouts. Now you feel confident and motivated. Exercise boosts a new sort of energy and you feel fresh. But mostly people make the common mistake i.e. eating right after a powerful workout. Do you know what and when you need to eat after vigorous physical activity? It is advised to plan your workout 30-45 minutes before and 2-3 hours after your meal as eating food right before or after a workout will leave you feeling sluggish and can lead to stomach discomfort. It is important to maintain a good diet, particularly for people who spend hours and hours in the gym. Why? This is because a good diet routine aids in recovery and storage i.e. your body needs to recover the losses you undertook during the exercise and store that energy for carrying out other processes.

 

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Skipping breakfast has become a common thing for most of us. We are constantly rushing towards material things that as a result of which we over look the benefits of a healthy meal. A good nutritious meal not only aids in the boosting the metabolism of your body but it also helps in maintaining and losing weight. Likewise, most of us follow an irregular sleep cycle that disturbs our daily routine. Oversleeping and insomnia are the leading causes of Diabetes, backache, obesity, headaches, various heart diseases and depression. These are the common examples of health problems people have to experience by neglecting simple things in life.

 

 

Another common mistake people make is that they rush to take a warm bath after having a good meal in order to feel refreshed and relaxed. Caution! Taking bath right after eating is a bad idea. It will affect the digestive tract. After eating, at least take a walk for sometime and allow the food to digestion and then go for a refreshing bath.

 

 
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Hydrating yourself during the day is the most beneficial practice. People tend to consume energy drinks and carbonated soft drinks to quench their thirst in this warm season knowing that these products are deadly for their health. Simple tip to avoid or minimize the consumption of processed drinks is to replace them with fresh fruit juices and water. Water is the nature’s wonder. It is the only zero calorie drink that can fix almost every health problem.  Whenever you go out for a run or do a desk job, drink natural fluids to keep yourself hydrated.
 
We understand that people today are busy with their daily routines but neglecting the simple things in life can cause a lot of trouble. It is important to make a timetable and give take out time for yourself. It’s not that hard. All you need to do is make some adjustments and then strictly follow them. Keep your eyes on the prize. Keep Fit!
 


Low back pain is a fact of life. Everybody suffers from back pain sooner or later in his or her life. One of the major causes of back pain is the low back strain. Do you know what low back strain is? Muscles and ligaments in your back tend to hold the spinal column in place. These muscles are strained if we stretch too far as a result of which the muscles are weakened and may cause problems in holding the spinal column in place. Hence our spine becomes less stable, causing low back pain. And because nerves stretch out from the spinal cord throughout the entire body, low back strain can cause pain (varying in intensity) in other areas of your body as well.
Back pain symptoms can range in intensity from mild to severe. The common symptoms of back pain are:

  • Pain and stiffness in the back.
  • Pain in and the legs, often in the back of the thigh.
  • Pain that worsens when bending, stretching, coughing, or sneezing.
Back pain is a common problem these days as everyone experiences this sort of pain but there are few things that account in the increase of its intensity. Low back pain can be a painful and may range from a mild, continuous ache to an abrupt, piercing pain that makes it even hard for some people to move. It is mostly caused by:
  • Extreme physical exertion
  • Falling
  • Bending or crouching repeatedly
  • Lifting heavy objects
  • Incorrect exercise
  • Emotional stress
  • Improper posture
  • Sitting in the same position for long periods of time
  • Arthritis,
  • Infections
  • Pregnancy
  • Kidney stones
  • Being overweight
  • Smoking
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There are ways through which you can prevent back pain as they say, “Prevention is better than cure”. In order to avoid or get rid of that back pain, it is important to add some physical exercise in your daily routine. If you don’t move yourself, your muscles will become stiff and tight as a result of which you will experience pain. Therefore, exercise often and keep your back muscles strong.

Obesity is the leading cause of lower back pain. Due to the growing fast food trends and carbonated drinks it has become difficult for people to resist themselves and the end result is in the form of being over weight. No doubt it is difficult to maintain a healthy weight or lose weight but it is very important for a healthier you. Similarly, your daily food intake makes all the difference. You need to get enough calcium and vitamin D every day to make your bones stronger and your muscles healthier. Make a checklist of healthy foods and gradually add them to your diet. For people who work throughout the day, try to stand up straight and avoid heavy lifting when you can (if you have a heavy lifting job). If you do lift something heavy, bend your legs and keep your back straight.
Seek for physical therapy if the pain persists. Proper exercise activities are essential as too much stretching and physical exertion can result into lower back pain.
These are the simple precautions that will make our lives easier. If you carefully follow these tips you will never complain about the terrible pain for even one day and you will enjoy your life, pain free.
 


Sitting too long can affect you especially if we talk about those who work at offices.  Our daily working hours and daily routine limits us to get a time for any physical activity and most importantly quality time for the peace of mind. You know what is very important for us?  It is to be fresh and active all the time. Many of us never bother or neither leans to worry about our physical requirements. The buzz of working load, and poor diet all has become a routine for us, in fact we called its a life of success but actually it’s something leading us slowly towards a state of poor health and symbolized the scarcity of balance in life.
Let me share with you another idea that will be appropriate for you and even after tiring office routine you can relax without exercising and with an   assurance of healthy life.  In addition to that, it will also help you in getting active at work; you will remain fresh and can work attentively and efficiently. The following are some tips that you have to adopt on daily basis before rushing to office. Don’t worry it will not take your much time but will give the surety of healthy body and a healthy mind. 
 

 

  • First decide whether you want to exercise indoor or outdoor. You can adopt any, which ever suits you, outdoor activity gives you a wide range of opportunities but you need to take into account weather, safety and how suitable is your local environment. Whatever you decide both are best for you.
  • Secondly you should look whether how effectively can you exercise. Is it before breakfast or after breakfast?  Many prefer to exercise on an empty stomach while some need to fuel them before exercise. However, if you want to exercise on an empty stomach then make sure that you should don’t faint or feel dizzy. It is best to have some snacks with you incase you go out for outdoor exercise because sometimes overexertion can lead to dangerous drops in blood glucose level.
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  • Think about the types of indoor activities that you can do. For example some possibilities are yoga, gym, weight training, sit-ups, and push-ups etc.  Similarly some outdoor activities are swimming, walking the dog, jogging, cycling and a brisk walk.
  • The most significant element for getting active is to develop a routine. At start, you will find it difficult. It is better to start off gradually and work up to a new time. Start getting up 15 minutes earlier, then gradually increases your time span.  Do encourage yourself even on small improvements in frequency of exercise. If still you have trouble getting out of the bed, try sleeping in your gym clothes for the first few days. Once you have developed your routine, go back to normal.
  • Eat a healthy breakfast. Remember this is your fuel and it keeps yourself energized throughout the day. Some good choices for breakfast include fruits, wholegrain breads, omelets or boiled eggs, a glass of milk and many others.
Challenge is not big; all depends on your commitment. Once you have made up your mind and devoted for a quality life then nothing can create hurdles. All your excuses will become lame. So get up early in the morning, exercise, eat healthy breakfast and then rush to your daily work, as some one has said: Laziness fuels more laziness and activity fuels more activity. Best of luck 🙂