WOMAN

Tuesday, November 30, 2010


The world says it is difficult
to understand a woman.
because she is full of contradiction,
full of vanity,jealousy,greed and ego.


Her mind full of insatiable desires for wealth,
luxury and lavish lifestyles.
But the truth is,a woman is a reservoir
of love..
overflowing with compassion,
caring and forgiving.


With a heart full of sweetness,
A voice soothing and delicate.
A woman makes world troubles melt,
with just her full,genuine smile.

The kindness and tender feelings
only a woman can give usually go
unrecognized.

I wish the world were kinder to this
kindest souls of creation!
and that is the....
WOMAN
"You can only push a woman once
until she walks out in your life on her own,
So be careful and make sure this is really
what you want!...
Because once she turns around,
she isn't coming back anymore"

T O N I G H T



Tonight I will find you
the skies in dreams
Tonight I sit in the clouds
and hug you with my poems.

I will leave it in the clouds
you draw my body with kisses,
this is your best picture
I will be your secret.

Tonight, slowly and silently
you want to be the talk,
and very softly whispered
and your ears tell you everything I feel.

This night of dreams
merged bodies
and in perpetual symbiosis we
one beyond the dreams ...

You are my candle


You are my candle, my love
You are everything to me
You are the lover of my life
You are the moon and I’m the stars
You are everything that I desire.
You are my destiny.
You are my past, present and future.
You are my sun my, everything
You are my Friend,
Brother, Father, Sister, Mother .
You are my family,
my heart is all your to keep within you.
Forever I will always be yours
and no-one can damage the love
that I have for you.
You are my soul and
no darkness can overcome to depart us.
You are my raindrop and I am the sea.
I’m so proud that your mine and I’m yours.
Every time I feel /touch you my heart smiles and rejoices,
but then at the same time its cries because
I know once that candle blows away I will never ever feel the same.
I love you.

Animal News

Sunday, November 28, 2010




A gorilla goes toe-to-toe with his bigger brother in a quest to become the dominant male. In one corner, weighing in at more than 400 pounds, is Chip (right), a 14-year-old dominant silverback ruling the roost. In the other corner: 12-year-old Pende - a wannabe looking to take the crown of heavyweight champion of Detroit Zoo. They sparred in front of onlookers at the zoo, with Pende emerging as the surprise winner.



A female nursery web spider in Turkey deftly carries her huge egg sac under her body as she desperately searches for a safe place to hide it




A ring-tailed lemur sits at the table during its Thanksgiving feast at San Francisco Zoo


A black leopard is pictured at the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in Johannesburg, South Africa. The old adage that a leopard can never change its spots is not always true. Black leopards of Africa and Asia are commonly confused with the pumas of South America. Both have dark, or melanistic fur but they retain faintly visible spots.



Young tigers try to capture a chicken at Jiufeng Forest Zoo in Wuhan, Hubei province, China



In years to come this small kingfisher will no doubt talk wistfully of the "one that got away". For despite its best efforts the greedy bird was unable to snatch the large fish that was lying enticingly in a net....


A pelican plays with an empty beer bottle, thinking it is a fish. The sight was captured by Mary Trebilco as she holidayed in Batemans Bay in New South Wales, Australia. She said the bird appeared to be fascinated with the bottle's shiny exterior: "I think he was attracted by the shine and colour, although I don't know why because fish don't usually come in bright green. He dropped it from his mouth but managed to pick it up again and seemed content to let it nestle in his bill for a while."



A pink katydid is seen in this photograph by Carol Freeman. Its unusual colour is the result of a genetic mutation known as erythrism, similar to the recessive gene that afflicts albino animals



A weird double lizard with two heads has been caught in Rong'an County in southern China's Guangxi Province. Zheng Tuxiu says it was caught by her pet cat: "I was scared by the alien stuff it [the cat] brought home." Curious residents have now been flocking to her home in order to take a look at the unusual creature.




This may look like a creature from a Harry Potter movie - at first glance it looks like a bull has sprouted wings and is about to lift off. The amusing picture was snapped as the bull was chased by a crane, the tallest flying bird in the world. The sight was caught on camera at Keoladeo National Park, in Rajasthan, India, by photographer Jagdeep Rajput, who said people had compared it to Pegasus, the mythical winged horse.

First-time mother Mjukuu places a giant protective hand over her unnamed five-week-old baby son at London Zoo



A baby white-naped mangabey monkey (Cercocebus atys lunulatus), born on November 7, is held by its keeper at the Bioparco Zoo in Rome after it was rejected by its mother


An adult sea otter mother swims with her pup on her chest in the Inian Pass, in the Pacific Ocean, off Southeastern Alaska. Photographer Michael Nolan captured the attentive mother caressing her pup while effortlessly backstroking through serene water.

A lion named Stefani plays with her one-month-old lion cub in their enclosure at Sofia Zoo


10 day old cheetah cub Kiburi opens his eyes, San Diego Zoo Safari Park Animal Care Center.


Asian elephant Luk Chai chases a large football around his enclosure at Taronga Zoo, in New South Wales

DRINK WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH

Monday, November 15, 2010

It is popular in Japan today to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have provena its value. We publish below a description of use of water for our readers. For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical society as a 100% cure for the following diseases:

Headache, body ache, heart system, arthritis, fast heart beat, epilepsy, excess fatness, bronchitis asthma, TB, meningtitis, kidney and urine disea ses, vomiting, gastritis, diarrhoea, piles, diabetes, constipation, all eye diseases, womb, cancer and menstrual disorders, ear nose and throat diseases.

METHOD OF TREATMENT

1. As you wake up in the morning before brushing teeth, drink 4 x 160ml glasses of water

2. Brush and clean the mouth but do not eat or drink anything for 45 minutes

3. After 45 minutes you may eat and drink as normal.

4. After 15 minutes of breakfast, lunch and dinner do not eat or drink anything for 2 hours

5. Those who are old or sick and are unable to drink 4 glasses of water at the beginning may commence by
taking little water and gradually increase it to 4 glasses per day.

6. The above method of treatment will cure diseases of the sick and others can enjoy a healthy life.

The following list gives the number of days of
treatment required to cure main diseases:

1. High Blood Pressure - 30 days

2. Gastric - 10 days

3. Diabetes - 30 days

4. Constipation - 10 days

5. Cancer - 180 days

6. TB - 90 days

Arthritis patients should follow the above treatment for only 3 days. In the 1st week to be followed by daily treatment. This treatment method has no side effects, however at the commencement of treatment you
may have to urinate a few times.

Why Drink Coconut Water?


Coconut Water contains organic compounds possessing healthy growth promoting properties that have been known to help:

* Keep the body cool and at the proper temperature
* Orally re-hydrate your body, it is an all natural isotonic beverage
* Carry nutrients and oxygen to cells
* Naturally replenish your body's fluids after exercising
* Raise your metabolism
* Promote weight loss
* Boost your immune system
* Detoxify and fight viruses
* Cleanse your digestive tract
* Control diabetes
* Aid your body in fighting viruses that cause the flu, herpes, and AIDS
* Balance your PH and reduce risk of cancer
* Treat kidney and urethral stones
* Boost poor circulation

A REAL PSYCHOLOGY TEST

Saturday, November 13, 2010

This is a genuine psychological test.

It is a story about a girl.

Whilst at the funeral of her own mother, she met this guy whom she did not know.

She thought this guy was amazing, so much her dream guy she believed him to be, that she fell in love with him there but never asked for his number and then...

A few days later the girl killed her own sister.

Question: What is her motive in killing her sister?

Give this some thought for a while before you scroll down.












































































































*Answer: She was hoping that the guy would appear at the funeral again.

If you answered this correctly, you think like a psychopath.

This was a test by a famous American psychologist used to test if one has the same mentality as a killer.

Many arrested serial killers took part in this test and answered it correctly. If you didn't answer correctly - good for you.

If your friends hit the jackpot, may I suggest that you keep your distance.

(If you got the answer correct, please let me know so I can take you off my visitors list...)

Water Therapy


6 glasses of water (1.5 litres). Without spending on medicine,
>>> tablets, injections, diagnosis, Doctor fees, etc., just by drinking
>>> pure water, the following diseases will be cured. You can never
>>> believe before practicing. Let us see the list of diseases being
>>> cured by this therapy Diseases cured by Drinking water.
>>>
>>>
>>> 01. Headache
>>> 02. Blood Pressure/ Hyper Tension
>>> 03. Anemia (Blood Shortage)
>>> 04. Rheumatism (Pain in joints/ muscles)
>>> 05. General Paralysis
>>> 06. Obesity
>>> 07. Arthritis
>>> 08. Sinusitis
>>> 09. Tachycardia
>>> 10. Giddiness
>>> 11. Cough
>>> 12. Asthma
>>> 13. Bronchitis
>>> 14. Pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB)
>>> 15. Meningitis
>>> 16. Kidney stones
>>> 17. Urogenital diseases
>>> 18. Hyper acidity
>>> 19. Gastroenteritis
>>> 20. Dysentery
>>> 21. Rectal Piodapse
>>> 22. Constipation (Kabj)
>>> 23. Hostorthobics
>>> 24. Diabetes (Madhumeh)
>>> 25. Eye diseases
>>> 26. Ophthalmic Hemorrhage & Opthalmia (reddish eye)
>>> 27. Irregular Menstruation
>>> 28. Leukemia (white Blood)
>>> 29. Uterine cancer
>>> 30. Laryngitis
>>>
>>>
>>> How to do this water-therapy?
>>> (1) Early morning after you get up from bed (without even brushing
>>> your teeth) drink 1.50 litres of water i.e., 5 to 6 glasses. Better
>>> to pre-measure 1.50 litres of water. Let us all know that our
>>> ancestors termed this therapy as "Usha Paana Chikitsa". You may wash
>>> your face thereafter.
>>>
>>>
>>> (2) Here it is very essential to note that nothing else - neither
>>> drinks nor solid food of any sort - should be taken within 1 hour
>>> before and after drinking this 1.50 liters of water.
>>>
>>>
>>> (3) It is also to be strictly observed that no Alcoholic drinks
>>> should be taken the previous night.
>>> (4) If required, boiled and filtered water may be used for this
>>> purpose.
>>>
>>>
>>> Is it possible to drink 1.50 liters of water at one time?
>>> (1) To begin with, one may find it difficult to drink 1.50 litres of
>>> water at one time, but one will get used to it gradually. Initially,
>>> while practicing you may drink four glasses first and the balance two
>>> glasses after a gap of two minutes. Initially you may find the
>>> necessity to urinate 2 to 3 times within an hour, but it will become
>>> normal after sometime. By research and experience, the following
>>> diseases are observed to be cured with this therapy within the
>>> indicated days as below:
>>>
>>>
>>> ?¶ Constipation 1 day
>>> ?¶ Acidity 2 days
>>> ?¶ Diabetes 7 days
>>> ?¶ BP and Hypertension 4 weeks
>>> ?¶ Cancer 4 weeks
>>> ?¶ Pulmonary TB 3 months
>>>
>>>
>>> Note:
>>> It is advised that persons suffering from Arthritis or Rheumatism
>>> should practice this therapy thrice a day, i.e., morning, midday and
>>> night, 1 hour before meals - for one week; and twice a day
>>> subsequently till the disease is cured.
>>>
>>>
>>> How does pure water act?
>>> Consuming ordinary drinking water by the right method purifies human
>>> body. It renders the colon more effective by forming new fresh blood,
>>> known in medical terms as Haematopaises. That the mucousal folds of
>>> the colon and intestines are activated by this method is an
>>> undisputed fact, just as the theory that new fresh blood is produced
>>> by the mucousal fold.
>>>
>>>
>>> If the colon is cleaned then the nutrients of the food taken several
>>> times a day will be absorbed and by the action of the mucousal folds
>>> they are turned into fresh blood. The blood is all-important in
>>> curing ailments and restoring health, and for this water should be
>>> consumed in a regular pattern. We make an earnest request that the
>>> above method should be read and practiced carefully.
>>>
>>>

Dandruff Tips & Treatment



Dandruff Symptoms

The scales from the scalp fall : When the hair is combed or brushed, or when the scalp is scratched, the scales from the scalp fall like snowflakes and settle on the eye brows, shoulders, and clothes. These scales sometimes appear as lumps or crusts on the scalp.

Itching is there and scalp may become red :Often there is itching as well and the scalp may become red from scratching.


Dandruff Causes

Impairment of general health, wrong food intake, constipation
The main causes of dandruff are impairment of general health, development of a toxic condition mainly due to taking of wrong foods, constipation, and a low vitality due to infectious diseases.

Emotional tension, harsh shampoos, general exhaustion

Other factors contributing to this disorder are emotional tension, harsh shampoos, exposure to cold, and general exhaustion.


Home Remedies for Dandruff

Dandruff treatment using Fenugreek Seeds

The use of fenugreek seeds is one of the most important remedies in the treatment of dandruff. Two tablespoons of these seeds should be soaked overnight in water and ground into a fine paste in the morning. This paste should be applied all over the scalp and left for half an hour. The hair should then be washed thoroughly with soap-nut (ritha) solution or acacia concinna.


Dandruff treatment using Lime

The use of a teaspoon of fresh lime juice for the last rinse, while washing the hair, is another useful remedy. This not only leaves the hair glowing but also removes stickiness and prevents dandruff.


Dandruff treatment using Green Gram Powder

A valuable prescription for removal of dandruff is the use of green gram powder. The hair should be washed twice a week with two tablespoons of this powder mixed with half a cup of curd.


Dandruff treatment using Beet

Beets have been found useful in dandruff. Both tops and roots should be boiled in water and this water should be massaged into the scalp with the finger tips every night. White beet is better for this purpose.


Dandruff treatment using Snake Gourd

The juice of snake gourd has been found beneficial in the prevention and treatment of dandruff. The juice should be rubbed over the scalp for this purpose.


Dandruff treatment using Other Remedies

Dandruff can be removed by massaging the hair for half an hour with curd which has been kept in the open for three days, or with a few drops of lime juice mixed with indian gooseberry juice every night, before going to bed. Another measure which helps to counteract dandruff is to dilute cider vinegar with an equal quantity of water and dab this on to the hair with cotton wool inbetween shampooing. Cider vinegar added to the final rinsing water after shampooing also helps to disperse dandruff.


Dietaries for Dandruff

All-fruit diet with three meala a day of juicy fruits

Diet plays an important role in the treatment of dandruff. To begin with, the patient should resort to an all-fruit diet for about five days and take three meals a day of juicy fruits.
Avoid citrus fruits, bananas, tinned fruits
Citrus fruits, bananas, dried, stewed, or tinned fruits should not be taken.


Well-balanced diet

After the all-fruit diet, the patient can gradually adopt a well-balanced diet, with emphasis on raw foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Further short periods of an all-fruit diet for three days or so may be necessary at monthly intervals till the skin's condition improves.

Avoid strong tea/coffee, pickles, refined and processed foods

Meats, sugar, white flour, strong tea or coffee, condiments, pickles, refined and processed foods should all be avoided.


Other Dandruff treatments

Keep hair and scalp clean to avoid accumulation of dead cells

The foremost consideration in the treatment of this disorder is to keep the hair and scalp clean so as to minimise the accumulation of dead cells.

Hair should be brushed daily to improve circulation

The hair should be brushed daily to improve the circulation and remove any flakiness. The most effective way to brush the hair is to bend forward from the waist with the head down towards the ground, and brush from the nape of the neck towards the top of the head. The scalp should also be thoroughly massaged everyday, using one's finger tips and working systematically over the head. This should be done just before or after brushing the hair. Like brushing, this stimulates the circulation, dislodges dirt and dandruff, and encourages hair growth. Exposure of the head to the rays of the sun is also a useful measure in the treatment of dandruff.


Warm-water enema

During the first five days of the treatment when the patient takes an all-fruit diet, a warm-water enema should be taken daily to cleanse the bowels. Simultaneously, an attempt should be made to keep the body in good health.


How to Cure Dandruff

Dandruff is due to the excessive shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp.
As it is normal for skin cells to die and flake off, a small amount of flaking is normal and in fact quite common.
Some people, however, either chronically or as a result of certain triggers,
experience an unusually large amount of flaking, which can also be accompanied by redness and irritation.

How To Reduce Chicken Pox Scars



Chicken pox is a diseases caused by varicella-zoster virus, which affects a person only once in a lifetime. A repeat attack of the virus is highly rare. Having an incubation period of 10 to 21 days, the disease is highly contagious in nature. It can easily spread through coughs or sneezes of the affected person as well as by coming in direct contact with secretions from the rash. Before the appearance of rash, the symptoms include low grade fever, runny nose, slight cough, reduced appetite, headache and tiredness. In case you have already been affected by chicken pox and are left with the scars, no need to worry. We are here to help you out. Go through the following lines and get tips on how to reduce chicken pox scars.

Natural Treatment For Chicken Pox Scars

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One of the best home remedies for chicken pox scars will comprise of sandalwood oil. Right from the time the scars appear, start applying sandalwood oil on them, on a daily basis. Continue with the application till the time the dry skin falls off.
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Yet another oil that proves effective in removing chicken pox scars is Vitamin E oil. Apart from aiding the healing process, it also helps nourish the skin. You will have to apply Vitamin E oil on the scars, at least twice in a day, till the scars have faded away.
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Applying pure honey will also help you get rid of the scars that have resulted from chicken pox. In this context, you will need to apply honey all over the affected area. Not only would it help remove the scars, but also invigorate your skin.
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Your diet plays an important role in making sure that chicken pox does not end up leaving scars on your body. So, make sure you eat lots of vegetables, like spinach, green cabbage, tomatoes, green turnips and broccoli, apart from liver, lean meats and all kinds of dairy products.
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If you want to get rod of chicken pox scars, start making use of fresh lemon, on a daily basis. Cut a fresh lemon and rub its inner side all over the affected area. With time, it will help remove the dead skin and with it, the scars as well, leaving your skin clear and glowing.
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Another natural treatment will comprise of getting the ripe black seeds of Gulbaaz plant. Remove their white portion and mix it with water, forming a paste. Apply the paste on the affected areas and let it dry well. Wash off with water and pat dry. Do this on a daily basis.
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Garlic comprises of yet another item that can help in reducing the chicken pox scars. Peel the garlic pods and crush them slightly. Now, rub them all over the affected area. Leave for 1-2 minutes and rinse off. Do this treatment on a daily basis.
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Other natural treatments for chicken pox scars comprise of Black Abil powder and Aloe Vera gel. Applying them on the affected area, on a daily basis, will help in the removal of scars. You can also make use of cod liver oil, for the purpose.

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A Tip

If you are suffering from the problem of chicken pox scars, it would be advisable to avoid the consumption of sweetened drinks and sugar. At the same time, make sure to drink 8-10 glasses of water and juices on a daily basis.

Did U Know?



1. Coca-Cola was originally green.

2. the most common name in the world is Mohammed.

3. The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they start with.

4. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

5. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States .

6. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters Only on one row! Of the keyboard.

7. Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

8. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

9. Both Humans and Giraffee have the same number of bones in the neck

10. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, Your Heart stops for a millisecond.

11. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

12. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

13. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel
in your head or neck and die.

14. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history.

Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts - Charlemagne
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

15. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321

16. If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs In the air, the
person died in battle.

17. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.

18. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of Natural causes.

19. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and Laser printers all have in common?
Ans. - All invented by women.

20. Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this?
Ans. - Honey

21. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

22. A snail can sleep for three years.

23. All polar bears are left handed.

24. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive From each salad served in first-class.

25. Butterflies taste with their feet.

26. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

27. In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

28. On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

29. Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.

30. Stewardesses are the longest word typed with only the left hand.

31. The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

32. The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

33. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the Body to squirt blood 30 feet.

34. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have Over million descendants.

35. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

36. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

37. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

38. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

39. There is a Butterfly in Brazil which has the color of chocolates And also smells like Chocolate

40. Giraffee can clean there ears with their tongue

41. It is impossible to lick your elbow.

42. And finally 99% of people who read this would try to lick their Elbow now..

Good tips for Heart


1. Drink eight glasses of water a day.

2. Include two vegetables and one fruit in every meal.

3. Begin each meal with a raw vegetable salad.

4. Make a light snack of assorted sprouts.

5. Start the day with a glass of warm water and a dash of lime..

6. Use only fresh vegetables.

7. Once a week have only fresh fruits until noon, make lunch the first meal of the day.

8. Eat only freshly cooked meals, not refrigerated leftovers.

9. Include one green vegetable and one yellow vegetable in every meal.

10. Go on a juice fast for a day. Start with vegetable juice, and sip fruit for lunch and dinner..

11. Kick the old coffee habit. Have a glass of fresh fruit juice instead.

12. Cut out all deep-fried foods from your diet.

13. Cut down on high sugar products like soft drinks, ice-cream, candy and cookies in your diet.

14. Never skip a meal, even if you're on a diet. Eat a fresh fruit or have vegetable juice instead.

15. Avoid beverages like soda, coffee, colas and so on.

16. Include high fiber foods and plenty of fruits, vegetables and grains in planning your diet.

17. Use salt in moderation

18. Wash vegetables thoroughly in clean water before chopping.

19. Stream or boil vegetables (rather than fry or saute).

20. Retain peels of potato, cucumber, carrot and tomato while cooking.

21. Do take a moment off to mentally list out the nutritional value of the food you're about to eat.

22. Don't rush through your meals. Set aside enough time to appreciate, enjoy and digest your food.

23. Make every meal an enjoyable experience. Set dishes out attractively and chew slowly to appreciate the full flavor of the foods you eat.

24. Choose to be radiantly healthy. Keep yourself informed about the nutritive value of every food you buy.

25. Shop for groceries yourself. Notice the look, feel and smell of fresh fruit and vegetables and enjoy their intrinsic goodness.

26. Watch out for eating habits paired with emotional states, like reaching for a chocolate when youre depressed. Resist the urge and eat fruit instead.

27. Eat popcorn (rather than chips) while watching a movie.

28. Sit at the table at meal times. Don't read the paper or review bills while eating.

29. Make it a point to have dinner with the entire family at the table, and not in front of the TV.

30. Eat just to the point of the fullness. Don't stuff yourself!

31. Stop smoking.

32. Restrict alcohol consumption.

33. Get a good night's sleep, every night.

4. Enroll today in an exercise programme.

35. Take a brisk, 20 minute invigorating walk each morning.

36. Spend 10 minutes every morning and evening doing basic stretches.

37. Do not use elevators when you can climb the stairs.

38. Enroll in a TM programme today.

39. Focus on your breathing. Take a deep breath, then exhale slowly. Repeat a couple of times a day.

40. Learn to relax. Spend 20 minutes consciously relaxing each muscle of your body.

41. Spend 20 minutes a day in silent meditation, prayer or contemplation.

42. Learn the healing power of laughter. Watch a crazy movie, recall a joke or read a funny book and laugh out loud.

43. Tap the powers of your sub-conscious. Relax your body for 20 minutes and project the Perfect You're on your mind screen.

44. Balance your lifestyle. Devote equal time each week to work and fun.

45. Join kids in a sports activity and rediscover the joys of childhood.

46.. Do keep in touch with friends. Call up or visit them and be at peace with the world.

47. Enroll in an activity (like dancing, swimming or roller skating...) you never indulged in because you were afraid of what people might say.

48. Forgive someone who you think has done you wrong and cleanse your spirit of rancor.

9. Do a nice turn to someone you don't know too well, but who could do with a friend.

50. Spend a quiet half-hour chatting with your family.

51. Listen to soothing music for 15 minutes at least each day.
52. Read a great book once a week.

Burning FAT with FOODS

Grapefruit
I'm not sure if it has magical fat-burning properties, but research suggests that this sweet 'n' sour citrus fruit can aid in weight loss. One Scripps Clinic study found that eating half of a grapefruit or drinking four ounces of grapefruit juice with meals (without making any other changes in eating habits) resulted in an average weight loss of more than three pounds in 12 weeks. Scientists speculate the weight loss happens because grapefruit lowers insulin levels, which curbs your urge to snack. And, of course, the less you snack, the easier it is to lose weight.



Tip: If grapefruit is a little too tart for you, try sprinkling some Splenda on top.


Green Tea
Green tea is one ambitious beverage. Not only does it help prevent cancer and heart disease, but numerous research studies have also found that drinking green tea, or taking green tea supplements, can also rev up your metabolism. Just how big of a difference can this fat-burning brew make? Some researchers claim if you drink five cups of green tea a day, you'll burn 70 to 80 extra calories. That's not bad, and definitely worth a shot!


Spicy Foods
Like it hot? Good news: Eating spicy foods can help you burn more fat. Hot foods make you sweat and raise your heart rate, which temporarily increases your metabolism. So grab some cayenne, your favorite bottle of hot sauce, hot chilies or red pepper flakes, and give your food ‑- and your metabolism ‑- a kick.


Low-Fat/Nonfat Dairy
In addition to building strong bones, calcium also inhibits the production of calcitriol, a hormone that tells cells to generate more fat. Woohoo! Several studies have concluded that incorporating low-fat or nonfat dairy products into your diet can help you lose more weight. My favorite forms of low-fat dairy are Dannon Light 'n' Fit Smoothies, Yoplait Light Yogurt and Dreyer's Grand Light Ice Cream.

Water
Skimp on water, and it'll be harder to lose weight. Dehydration slows down your metabolism, and it can also lead to sugar cravings and fatigue (which might make you less likely to exercise). Yikes! Some experts recommend guzzling eight cups of H2O a day. I have at least 10 to 12 glasses daily.

Cinnamon
Research shows that a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon, eaten with food, helps metabolize sugars more effectively and lower the body's blood sugar levels. This is helpful because high blood sugar levels and excess sugar in the blood can lead to fat storage. Cinnamon also brings out natural sweetness in food and, well, tastes good. So sprinkle away! My favorite way to use the stuff? Mixed with Splenda and some fat-free cottage cheese or on baked apples. Mmm!

HG Protein Tip..!
Protein is essential for building muscle. And the more muscle you have, the more fat you burn ‑- even when you're at rest. Protein also has the highest thermic effect of all the macronutrients (protein, carbs and fat). So, you burn more calories digesting protein than you do digesting carbs or fats. Your best protein-packed bets are turkey, egg whites, fish, tuna and skinless, boneless chicken breasts

Some Really Good Advice

Some Really Good Advice

1) Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

2) Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older,
Their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

3) Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

4) When you say, "I love you," mean it.

5) When you say, "I'm sorry," look the person in the eye.

6) Be engaged at least six months before you get married.

7) Believe in love at first sight.

8) Never laugh at anyone's dreams.
People who don't have dreams don't have much.

9) Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the
Only way to live life completely.

10) In disagreements, fight fairly. Avoid name calling.

11) Don't judge people by their relatives.

12) Talk slowly but think quickly.

13) When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer,
Smile and ask, "Why do you want to know?"

14) Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

15) Say "bless you" when you hear someone sneeze.

16) When you lose, don't lose the lesson.

17) Remember the three R's: Respect for self, Respect for
Others, and Responsibility for all your actions.

18) Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
When you realize you've made a mistake,
Take immediate steps to correct it.

20) Always remember, a true friend is someone who
Reaches for your hand and touches your heart.

some interesting questions to students during recruitment.

Here are some of them:-
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1. There is one word in the English language that is alway pronounced
incorrectly. What is it?

2. A man gave one son 10 cents and another son was given 15 cents. What
time is it?

3. A boat has a ladder that has six rungs, each rung is one foot apart.
The bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises at 12 inches every
15 minutes. High tide peaks in one hour. When the tide is at it's highest,
how many rungs are under water?

4. There is a house with four walls. Each wall faces south. There is a
window in each wall. A bear walks by one of the windows. What color is the
bear?

5. Is half of two plus two equal to two or three?

6. There is a room. The shutters are blowing in. There is broken glass on
the floor. There is water on the floor. You find Sloppy dead on the floor.
Who is Sloppy? How did Sloppy die?

7. How much dirt would be in a hole 6 feet deep and 6 feet wide that has
been dug with a square edged shovel?

8. If I were in Hawaii and dropped a bowling ball in a bucket of water
which is 45 degrees F, and dropped another ball of the same weight, mass, and
size in a bucket at 30 degrees F, both of them at the same time, which ball
would hit the bottom of the bucket first? Same question,
but the location is in Canada ?

9. What is th e significance of the following: The year is 1978,
thirty-four minutes past noon on May 6th.

10. If a farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other
field, how many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in the
center field?

11. What is it that goes up and goes down but does not move?



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1. The word "incorrectly. "


2. 1:45. The man gave away a total of 25 cents. He divided it between two
people. Therefore, he gave a quarter to two.

3. None, the boat rises with the tide. Googly ;-)

4. White. If all the walls face south, the house is at the North pole, and
the bear, therefore, is a polar bear.

5. Three. Well, it seems that it could almost be either, but if you follow
the mathematical orders of operation, division is performed before
addition.
So... half of two is one. Then add two, and the answer is three.

6. Sloppy is a (gold)fish. The wind blew the shutters in, which knocked
his goldfish-bowl off the table, and it broke, killing him.

7. None. No matter how big a hole is, it's still a hole: the absence of dirt.

8. Both questions, same answer: the ball in the bucket of 45 degree F
water hits the bottom of the bucket last. Did you think that the water in the 30
degree F bucket is frozen? Think again. The question said nothing about
that bucket having anything in it. Therefore, there is no water (or ice) to
slow the ball down...

9. The time and month/date/year American style calendar are 12:34, 5/6/78.

10. One. If he combines all of his haystacks, they all become one big stack.

11. The temperature.

A Simple Hug

A Simple Hug

There's something in a simple hug
That always warms the heart,
It welcomes us back home
And makes it easier to part.
A hug is a way to share the joy
And sad times we go through,
Or just a way for friends to say
They like you 'cause you're you.
Hugs are meant for anyone
For whom we really care,
From your grandma to your neighbor,
Or a cuddly teddy bear.
A hug is an amazing thing
It's just the perfect way
To show the love we're feeling
But can't find the words to say.
It's funny how a little hug
Makes everyone feel good;
In every place and language,
It's always understood.
And hugs don't need new equipment,
Special batteries or parts -
Just open up your arms
And open up your hearts.
~ Johnny Ray Ryder Jr. ~
Be a deer and give someone a hug!

Smart tips for cooking vegetables


* Always mash potatoes when they are still quite hot. They can be mashed more easily and finely.

* To clean the surface of vegetables like potato, radish, sweet potato, carrots, etc., use a separate plastic scrubber or toothbrush kept for the purpose. Hold under running water and scrub.

* Use a pair of sharp scissors instead of a knife to chop chillies or leafy greens.

* Add a few teaspoons of milk to cauliflower while boiling to get rid of the raw smell. Drain and wash before adding to the recipe.

* Always hold fresh vegetables under running water for a minute after boiling and draining, to enhance their colour, e.g. carrots, greens, peas, etc. Hold in a colander or strainer so that the water passes through.

* Add a pinch of soda bi-carb to green vegetables while steaming or boiling or cooking in the microwave to retain the fresh green colour.

* For use of greens like sarson ki bhaji out of season, microwave to dehydrate till crisp. Soak in hot water for half an hour before proceeding.

* Store chopped vegetables in air tight plastic containers in the fridge to keep from browning and drying up.

* Add some salt or vinegar drops while washing vegetables and greens to make them clean and germ free, e.g. cauliflower, spinach, etc.

* Place tomatoes in hot water for 5-7 minutes before using. It would be easier to peel and better to taste in any recipe where tomatoes are required to be cooked.

* Add a pinch of turmeric powder to the oil before adding green vegetables. The vegetables will retain their greenness better even after cooking.

* Blanch green leafy vegetables (fenugreek, spinach, etc.) in boiling water for 2 minutes. Hold under cold running water, press out excess water, and store in freezer for about 2 weeks without spoiling.


* If there is a lot of leftover paneer crumbs, dry in a warm oven. Fry till crisp and store in the fridge. Soften in boiling water, drain and add to thicken gravies of any vegetables and curries.

* Wrap potatoes which you may want in foil to retain moisture and also to avoid becoming sooty black.

* To bake potatoes crisp and brown, soak the peeled potatoes in hot water for a while, pat dry and pierce all over with a fork before placing them in hot fat along with the roast.

* Always soak cauliflower in warm salted water for some time to get rid of the tiny insects sometimes present deep inside the florets and not visible to the eye.

* Use chilli oil instead of the ordinary oil, if you want to make the dish spicier.

You think it is a frog and I think it is a horse !

You think it is a frog and I think it is a horse !





We have to respect other's opinions; you can see it clearly in the above Picture
We just need to wait and listen actively to others

FISH - its health benefits


Fish is almost always an essential element of a good diet. It has long been noted that people from certain regions, where the diet is largely composed of fish, appear to have a reduced risk of heart disease.

Fish must be consumed twice weekly to get its health benefits.

Health Benefits:

* They lower the rate at which the lever manufactures fat.
* They reduce the tendency of blood to clot.
* They repair arteries damaged by lack of oxygen owing to fatty deposits.
* They lower the blood pressure.
* A study followed and found that those who ate 225 gms of fish a week had a 40% lower risk of fatal heart attack than those who ate no fish.
* Fish eaters have lower risk of oral and digestive track cancer. Scientists speculate that fatty acids prevalent in sea foods inhibit tumour growth.
* Fish oil is reported to be beneficial in rheumatoid arthritis.
* Oily fish helps block breast cancer because the omega-3 fatty acid content boosts the immune system ability to respond to developing tumours

The Correct way of Eating Fruits


The Correct way of Eating Fruits

We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and popping it into our mouths. It’s not so easy as you think. It’s important to know how and when to eat.

What is the correct way of eating fruits?

v IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS!
v FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN IN AN EMPTY STOMACH.




If you eat fruit like that, it will play a major role to detoxify your system, supplying you with a great deal of energy for weight loss and other life activities.

FRUIT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FOOD


Let’s say you eat two slices of bread and then a slice of fruit. The slice of fruit is ready to go straight through the stomach into the intestines, but it is prevented from doing so.

In the mean time the whole meal rots and ferments and turns to acid. The minute the fruit comes into contact with the food in the stomach and digestive juices, the entire mass of food begins to spoil.

So please eat your fruits in an empty stomach of before your meals!

You have heard people complaining – every time I eat watermelon I burp, when I eat durian my stomach bloats up, when I eat banana I feel like running to the toilet etc – actually all this will not arise if you eat the fruit in an empty stomach. The fruit mixes with the putrefying other food and produces gas and hence you will bloat!

Graying hair, balding, nervous outburst, dark circles under the eyes all these aill not happen if you take fruits in an empty stomach.

There is no such thing as some fruits like orange and lemon are acidic because all fruits become alkaline in our body, according to Dr. Herbert Sehlton who did a research on this matter.

If you have mastered the correct way of eating fruits, you have the secret of beauty, longevity, health, happiness and normal weight.

When you need to drink fruit juice – drink only fresh juice, NOT from the cans.
Don’t even drink juice that has been heated up, don’t eat cooked fruits because you don’t eat the nutrients at all, you only get to taste.

So stop making ‘goreng pisang’ or ‘durian porridge’ if you want nutrients. Cooking destroys all the vitamins.

But eating a whole fruit is better than drinking the juice. If you should drink the juice, drink it mouthful by mouthful slowly, because you must let it mix with your saliva before swallowing it.

You can go on a 3 – day fruit fast to cleanse your body.
Just eat fruits and drink fruit juice throughout the 3 days and you will be surprise when your friends tell you how radiant you look!

During the fruit fast you can eat fruits, prepared in salad forms and make it more interesting.

Even if u answer **five** questions its great...Feel proud...

1. What programming language is GOOGLE developed in?
2. What is the expansion of YAHOO?
3. What is the expansion of ADIDAS?
4. Expansion of Star as in Star TV Network?
5. What is expansion of "ICICI?"
6. What does "baker's dozen" signify?
7. The 1984-85 season. 2nd ODI between India and Pakistan at Sialkot - India 210/3 with Vengsarkar 94*. Match abandoned. Why?
8. Who is the only man to have written the National Anthems for two different countries?
9. From what four word expression does the word `goodbye` derive?
10. How was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?
11. Name the only other country to have got independence on Aug 15th?
12. Why was James Bond Associated with the Number 007?
13. Who faced the first ball in the first ever One day match?
14. Which cricketer played for South Africa before it was banned from international cricket and later represented Zimbabwe ?
15. The faces of which four Presidents are carved at Mt.Rushmore?
16. Which is the only country that is surrounded from all sides by only one country (other than Vatican )?
17. Which is the only sport which is not allowed to play left handed?

HERE ARE THE ANSWERS

Answers
1. Google is written in Asynchronous java-script and XML, or its acronym Ajax .
2. Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle
3. ADIDAS- All Day I Dream About Sports
4. Satellite Television Asian Region
5. Industrial credit and Investments Corporation of India
6. A baker's dozen consists of 13 items - 1 more than the items in a normal dozen
7. That match was abandoned after people heard the news of Indira Gandhi being killed.
8. Rabindranath Tagore who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is our 's National anthem and another one is for Bangladesh- (Amar Sonar* *Bangla)
9. Goodbye comes from the ex-pression: 'god be with you'.
10. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is none other Mother Teresa.
11. South Korea .
12. Because 007 is the ISD code for Russia (or the USSR , as it was known during the cold war)
13. Geoffrey Boycott
14. John Traicos
15. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln
16. Lesotho surrounded from all sides by South Africa .
17. Polo.

The 7 dangerous.........

1* Don't sm0'ke-
Experiment from experts proves that sm0'king a cig@rette after meal is comparable
to sm0'king 10 cig@rettes (chances of c@ncer is higher).

2* Don't eat fruits immediately -
Immediately eating fruits after meals will cause stomach to be bloated with air.
Therefore take fruit 1-2 hr after meal or 1hr before meal.

3* Don't drink tea -after meal
Because tea leaves contain a high content of acid. This substance will cause the Protein content
in the food we consume to be hardened thus difficult to digest.

4* Don't loosen your belt -

Loosening the belt after a meal will easily cause the intestine to be twisted & blocked.

5* Don't bathe -
Bathing after meal will cause the increase of blood flow to the hands, legs & body thus the amount of blood around
the stomach will therefore decrease. This will weaken the digestive system in our stomach.

6* Don't walk about - People always say that after a meal walk a hundred steps and you will live till 99.
In actual fact this is not true. Walking will cause the digestive system to be unable to absorb the nutrition from
the food we intake.

7* Don't sleep immediately -
The food we intake will not be able to digest properly. Thus will lead to gastric & infection in our intestine.

Recipe for a New Year

Take twelve whole months.
Clean them thoroughly of all
bitterness, hate, and jealousy.
Make them fresh and clean as possible.


Now cut each month into twenty-eight,
thirty or thirty-one different parts,
but don't make the whole batch at once.

Prepare it one day at a time
out of these ingredients.
Mix well into each day
one part of faith,
one part of patience,
one part of courage,
and one part of work.
Add to each day
one part of hope,
faithfulness, generosity,
meditation, and one good deed.


Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a cupful of good humor.


Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook thoroughly over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness,
unselfishness,
and cheerfulness.

5 Reasons Why God Uses Problems

5 Reasons Why God Uses Problems
The problems you face will either defeat you or develop
you - depending on how you respond to them.
Unfortunately, most people fail to see how God wants to
use problems for good in their lives. They react foolishly and resent their
problems rather than pausing to consider what benefit they might bring.
Here are five ways God wants to use the problems in your life:
1.God Uses Problems To DIRECT U
Sometimes God must light a fire under you to get you moving.
Problems often point us in a new direction and motivate us to change.
Is God trying to get your attention? "Sometimes it takes
a painful situation to make us change our ways."
2. God Uses Problems To INSPECT U
People are like tea bags...if you want to know what's inside them,
just drop them into hot ever water! Has God tested
your faith with a problem What do problems reveal about you?
"When you have many kinds of troubles, you should be full
of joy, because you know that these troubles test your faith,
and this will give you patience."
3. God Uses Problems To CORRECT U
Some lessons we learn only through pain and failure.
It's likely that as a child your parents told you not to touch a hot stove.
But you probably learned by being burned. Sometimes we only learn
the value of something... health, money, a relationship. ..
by losing it. "It was the best thing that could have happened to me,
for it taught me to pay attention to your laws."
4. God Uses Problems To PROTECT U
A problem can be a blessing in disguise if it prevents you from
being harmed by something more serious. Last year a friend
was fired for refusing to do something unethical that his boss
had asked him to do. His unemployment was a problem - but
it saved him from being convicted and sent to prison a year
later when management's actions were eventually discovered.
"You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good...
5. God Uses Problems To PERFECT U
Problems, when responded to correctly, are character builders.
God is far more interested in your character than your comfort.
Your relationship to God and your character are the only two
things you're going to take with you into eternity.
"We can rejoice when we run into problems...
they help us learn to be patient. And patience develops strength of
character in us and helps us trust God more each time
we use it until finally our hope and faith are strong and steady."
Here's the point Ad:
God is at work in your life - even when you do not recognize it or understand it.
But it's much easier and profitable when you cooperate with Him.


"Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned,
lives touched and moments shared along the way"

Top 10 Foods for a Good Night's Sleep


What is the secret to getting a solid 7 to 8 hours of sleep? Head for the kitchen and enjoy one or two of these 10 foods. They relax tense muscles, quiet buzzing minds, and/or get calming, sleep-inducing hormones - serotonin and melatonin - flowing. Yawning yet?

Bananas. They're practically a sleeping pill in a peel. In addition to a bit of soothing melatonin and serotonin, bananas contain magnesium, a muscle relaxant.

Chamomile tea. The reason chamomile is such a staple of bedtime tea blends is its mild sedating effect - it's the perfect natural antidote for restless minds/bodies.

Warm milk. It's not a myth. Milk has some tryptophan - an amino acid that has a sedative - like effect - and calcium, which helps the brain use tryptophan. Plus there's the psychological throw-back to infancy, when a warm bottle meant "relax, everything's fine."

Honey. Drizzle a little in your warm milk or herb tea. Lots of sugar is stimulating, but a little glucose tells your brain to turn off orexin, a recently discovered neurotransmitter that's linked to alertness.

Potatoes. A small baked spud won't overwhelm your GI tract, and it clears away acids that can interfere with yawn-inducing tryptophan. To up the soothing effects, mash it with warm milk.

Oatmeal. Oats are a rich source of sleep - inviting melatonin, and a small bowl of warm cereal with a splash of maple syrup is cozy - plus if you've got the munchies, it's filling too.

Almonds. A handful of these heart-healthy nuts can be snooze-inducing, as they contain both tryptophan and a nice dose of muscle-relaxing magnesium.

Flaxseeds. When life goes awry and feeling down is keeping you up, try sprinkling 2 tablespoons of these healthy little seeds on your bedtime oatmeal. They're rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a natural mood lifter.

Whole-wheat bread. A slice of toast with your tea and honey will release insulin, which helps tryptophan get to your brain, where it's converted to serotonin and quietly murmurs "time to sleep."

Turkey. It's the most famous source of tryptophan, credited with all those Thanksgiving naps. But that's actually modern folklore. Tryptophan works when your stomach's basically empty, not overstuffed, and when there are some carbs around, not tons of protein. But put a lean slice or two on some whole-wheat bread mid-evening, and you've got one of the best sleep inducers in your kitchen.

Natural face packs


Face Packs


- Mask for Oily Skin -

Cucumber face pack
Ingredients -

1.
One tablespoon of cucumber juice.
2.
One tablespoon of mint juice.
3.
Half teaspoon of peppermint extract

Mix all the ingredients together and apply this on the face. Leave it for drying. Then wash off with lukewarm water. This face pack is very effective for oily skin.

Egg face pack
Ingredients -

1.
Egg white of one egg.
2.
Half tablespoon of water.
3.
One teaspoon of multani mitti.
4.
Half teaspoon of peppermint extract.

Soak multani mitti powder in water for half an hour. Beat the egg and blend all the ingredients together. Also mix the soaked multani mitti powder in the mixture. Apply this on the face for 15 minutes. Then wash off with lukewarm water.

Potato face pack
Ingredients -

1.
One teaspoon of potato juice.
2.
One teaspoon of multani mitti.

Blend both the ingredients together and apply on the face. Leave it until it dries. Then wash with lukewarm water. Finally, rinse with cold water

Papaya face pack
Apply 2 tablespoons of papaya pulp on your face and let it dry. Then wash off with lukewarm water. One can also mix lemon juice in it.




- Mask for Dry Skin -

Mint face pack
Ingredients -

1.
Take one teaspoon of mint powder.
2.
One tablespoon of yogurt.
3.
One tablespoon of multani mitti.

Soak multani mitti and mint powder in yoghurt for half an hour. Then mix them well by beating. Apply it on face for 15 minutes and leave it to dry. When dried wash off with lukewarm water. Then rinse by cold water.

Egg face pack
Ingredients -

1.
Egg yolk of one egg.
2.
One teaspoon of milk powder.
3.
Half teaspoon of honey.

Beat the egg yolk, mix the milk powder and honey in it. Beat again. When a paste of medium thickness is obtained, apply it on the face. When it is dry, wash off with lukewarm water.

Valuable Piece of information



Let's say it's 6.15p m and you're going home (alone of

course), after an unusually hard day on the job.

You're really tired, upset and frustrated...



Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your

chest that starts to adiate out into your arm and up

into your jaw. You are only about five miles from the

hospital nearest your home. Unfortunately you don't

know if you'll be able to make it that far. You have

been trained in CPR, but the guy that taught the

course did not tell you how to perform it on yourself.



HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE

Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart

attack, without help,the person whose heart is beating

improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only

about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness.



However,these victims can help themselves by coughing

repeatedly and very vigorously. A deep breath should

be taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep

and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep

inside the chest.



A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two

seconds without let-up until help arrives, or until

the heart is felt to be beating normally again.



Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing

movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood

circulating. The squeezing pressure on the heart also

helps it regain normal rhythm. In this way, heart

attack victims can get to a hospital. Tell as many

other people as possible about this. It could save

their lives!!

Fruits & Personalities

Thursday, November 11, 2010

# Orange
# Apple
# Banana
# Coconut
# Pineapple
# Papaya
# Mango
# Cherry
# Black Grapes
# Peach
# Custard Apple
#Pear

Did you know that you can tell what kind of personalities people have
by the kind of fruits they like?

ORANGE


If an orange is your favorite fruit, it speaks of a person who
has enduring patience and willpower. You like to do things
slowly, but very thoroughly and are completely undaunted by
hard work. You tend to be shy, but are reliable and a
trustworthy friend. You select your partner with care and you love
with all your heart. You avoid conflict at all costs.

APPLE

If an apple is your favorite fruit, you are an extravagant,
impulsive and outspoken person, often with a bit of a
temper. While you may not be the best organizer yourself,
you make a good team leader and are good at moving things
forward. You can take quick action in most situations. You
enjoy travel immensely. You ooze with charm when you are
with your partner. You have an enthusiasm for life,
unmatched by most.


BANANA

You are a softie! Loving, gentle, warm and sympathetic by
nature is the banana lover. You often lack in
self-confidence and are quite timid by nature. People often
take advantage of your sweet temperedness, and sheer
vulnerability to a situation. You adore your partner in
every which way, both for their mental and physical beauty!
Because of the way you are, your relationship is always very
much in harmony!

COCONUT

The coconut lover is a serious, very thoughtful and
contemplative person. Though you enjoy socializing, you are
particular about the company you keep. You tend to be
stubborn but not necessarily foolhardy. Shrewd, quick-witted
and alert, you ensure that you are right on top of any given
scenario, especially at work. You need a partner with brains
and while passion is important it certainly isn't
everything for you.

PINEAPPLE

You are quick to decide and even quicker to act.
You are brave in making career changes.
You have exceptional organizing abilities and are
undaunted by the size of the task at hand. You tend to be
self reliant, sincere and honest in your dealings with
others. Though you don't often make friends very
quickly, once you do, it is for life. You rarely, if
ever, make romantic overtures. Your partner is often
impressed with your sterling qualities but disappointed in
your ability to show affection.

PAPAYA

You are truly fearless and take much that happens in life
in stride. You give considerable thought to things you
do. You have a sense of humor that along with your generous
nature keeps you in most people's good books. You are a
go-getter in your professional life, and have a knack for
being in the right place at the right time. You enjoy
meeting new people and seeing new sights whenever you can.
Your sense of humor is what attracts members of the opposite
sex to you more than anything else. It is simply charming!

MANGO

A mango lover is a personality to be reckoned with, quite
often it's a person who has quite fixed ideas, and
influencing you is not an easy task. You tend to be an
extremist with strong likes and dislikes, and at times even
like to control a situation. You enjoy getting involved in
something that presents mental challenge. Strong as you may
be, you are like a kitten when you are with your partner.
You accommodate the love of your life, and make up for all
the strong will elsewhere!

CHERRY

If cherry is your favorite fruit, life isn't always as sweet
for you. You often face ups and downs, particularly
professionally, and find that you make small sums of $$$,
instead of a lump sum. You have a fertile imagination and
are often involved in creative pursuits. You are a very
sincere and loyal partner, but find that expressing your
feelings is not very easy. Your home is your haven, and you
love nothing more than being surrounded by close family and
your beloved partner.

BLACK GRAPES

You are a polite person in general, but do have quick
flare-ups of temper that cool down just as quickly. You
enjoy beauty in all forms, including beautiful people. You
are very popular because of your warm, gregarious nature.
You have a zest for life, you enjoy everything you do, right
from the way you dress, to your style and your day-to-day
life. Your partner must share your zeal and zing for life to
enjoy all you have to offer!

PEACH

Like a peach, you enjoy the juice of life and all its lush
ripeness! You are the friendly sort, and are quite frank and
outspoken, which adds to your charm. You are quick to
forgive and forget; and value your friendships highly. You
have an independent and ambitious streak in you, that makes
you a real go-getter. You are the ideal lover, fiery and
passionate but sincere and faithful in love. You don't
however like to display all that passion in public.

CUSTARD APPLE

You are a modest and conservative person who can be quite
sensitive at times. You tend to be thoughtful and
contemplative, and therefore are rarely rash in doing
things. You are quite ambitious and are good at anything
that requires much detailing or working with numbers. You
are quick at finding fault with others. While looking for a
partner, you value a person's intellect far above their
looks or good old passion. You are quite shy and not very
comfortable demonstrating affection.

PEAR

If you put your mind to something you can do it successfully,
but by and large you tend to be fickle and have trouble
completing a task with the enthusiasm you started it with.
You need to know the results of your efforts almost immediately.
You enjoy mental stimulation and love to get into a good discussion!

Natural Hair care Recipes

HENNA & YOGURT CONDITIONER
(For Brittle Hair)

1/4 cup of colorless Henna
1/2 cup of plain Yogurt
Mix together the Henna & the Yogurt
in a small bowl, apply to freshly shampooed
hair and cover with a shower cap,
leave on for 25 minutes, then rinse with
warm water and dry hair as usual.

COCONUT OIL & CLAY CONDITIONER
(Deep Cleanser and Conditioner)

1/2 cup of Jojoba oil
4 tbs. of powdered White Clay
3 tbs. of Coconut oil
3 drops of Rosemary oil
2 drops of Chamomile oil
1 cup of distilled water
In a small saucepan heat the Jojoba
and the Coconut oils until melted, then
remove from the heat. Put the clay into
a small bowl and slowly add the water
until it forms a paste, then mix the oils to
the clay mixture and mix well, then apply
to the clean damp hair, and massage into
the scalp, cover with a cap and leave on
for 15 minutes, then shampoo as usual.

MAYONNAISE & AVOCADO PACK
(Helps Dry brittle hair)

1 ripped, pitted and peeled Avocado
1 cup of Mayonnaise
5 drops of Juniper oil
4 drops of Rosemary oil
3 drops of Wheat germ oil
Mix in a small bowl the mayonnaise, oils
to the mashed avocado, stir well.
Apply to the head, cover with a cap,
leave on for 20 minutes, then Shampoo
as usual. * This can be used once a week.

LAVENDER & OLIVE OIL SCALP TREATMENT
( For Normal hair)

1/2 cup of Olive oil
13 drops of Lavender oil
Over low heat slightly warm the Olive oil
in a small saucepan, then remove from the
heat and add the Lavender oil, mix well.
Apply to damp hair while it is still warm,
and massage into the scalp, cover head
with a cap and leave on 20 minutes,
then shampoo out.*

HEALTHY JUICES

Banana + Pineapple + Milk - Rich in vitamin with nutritious and prevent constipation.



Papaya + Pineapple + Milk - Rich in vitamin C, E, Iron. Improve skin complexion and metabolism.



Honeydew + Grape + Watermelon + Milk - Rich in vitamin C + Vitamin B2 that increase cell activity and strengthen body immunity.




Carrot + Apple + Pear + Mango - Clear body heat, counteracts toxicity, decreased blood pressure and fight oxidization .



Pear & Banana - regulates sugar content.


Apple + Cucumber + Kiwi - To improve skin complexion.




Pineapple + Apple + Watermelon - To dispel excess salts, nourishes the bladder and kidney.



Orange + Ginger + Cucumber - Improve Skin texture and moisture and reduce body heat.



Bitter gourd + Apple + Milk - Avoid bad breath and reduce internal body heat.




Tomato + Carrot + Apple - Improve skin complexion and bad breath.



Apple + Cucumber + Celery - Prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and improve stomach upset and headache.

Quite interesting! Keep Walking.....

Just to check this out......
The Organs of your body have their sensory touches at the bottom of your foot, if you massage these points you will find relief from aches and pains as you can see the heart is on the left foot.






Typically they are shown as points and arrows to show which organ it connects to.

It is indeed correct since the nerves connected to these organs terminate here.

This is covered in great details in Acupressure studies or textbooks.

God created our body so well that he thought of even this. He made us walk so that we will always be pressing these pressure points and thus keeping these organs activated at all times.

So, keep walking...

Hair and your Health


Hair and your Health

Hair is a complex and delicate part of your body. Keeping it healthy and beautiful is a challenge. Here's a guide that will help you do just that .
Hair is cylinder of dead tissue. Damaged hair can never be fully restored to its original condition. The main factor in growth of the hair is the kind of cells that exit in the hair follicles from which the hair grows in the individual person. Each individual hair is also different in one individual .Hair- care products are intended to promote certain favorable conditions of hair and to reduce of eliminate properties of hair, which are regarded as undesirable.

Causes and symptoms:


Reasons for Hair Loss


Both men and women lose hair for similar reasons. Hair loss in men is often more dramatic, and follows a specific pattern of loss which has been termed "Male Pattern Baldness". This loss is caused by dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Factors for male hair loss include: heredity, hormones, and aging. This may also apply to women but to a lesser degree. Women may experience loss of hair after menopause and 2-3 months after having a baby. Other contributing factors include: poor diet, poor circulation, acute illness, radiation, chemotherapy, high stress, thyroid imbalance, certain drugs, coming off the contraceptive pill, diabetes, high doses of vitamin A (more than 100,000 IU), sudden weight loss, high fever, iron deficiency, ringworm, some fungal infections, chemicals and hair dyes, vitamin deficiencies, and lack of proper nutrition

Drastic or premature hair loss may be caused by:

1. Stress and bodily weakness from overwork.
2. Dietary imbalances or nutritional deficiency.
3. Using abrasive shampoos, hair lacquers, dyes and bleaching, etc.
4. Endocrine disorder.
5. Genetic factors.
6. Infectious diseases.
7. Hormonal metabolic changes in lactating women.
8. Nutrient and protein deficiencies in the hair cells.

Routine care of scalp and Hair:
It is very important to have day to day care given to hair and scalp to maintain its health and to increase its beauty. This routine includes brushing, combing, cutting, shampooing, massaging and application of hair dressing/lotion.
Importance of brushing and combing
Many sebaceous glands are distributed over the scalp. When the hair is brushed, sedum secreted from these glands spreads over the surface of the hair and makes it glossy and supple.
Brushing and combing temporarily affects the blood circulation of the scalp.

Care in selection and use of brush and comb

Well spaced bristles.
Easy Cleaning
Individual use to avoid spread of disease.
For long hairs brushing should begin at near the bottom of each strand and slowly reaching the top and then beginning from scalp and sweep down the entire strand of hair without encountering any tangle. Careful treatment of this nature excludes the breaking and tearing of hair.
When the hair is weakened and its attachment is less the normal, frequent and vigorous brushing may increase hair fall resulting in further damage. Under such condition gentle massage of the scalp could be done and daily vigorous brushing should be avoided.
Massage with Hair oil:

Hair oils especially those containing herbs are one of very important in hair care. They should be used once every week and left overnight.
Shampooing:
Primary objective is to clean hair and scalp of all foreign matters. The ideal shampoo should clean the scalp without producing irritation or causing excessive reduction of the natural oils, they should have pH less then 7(acidic)

Hair loss:
Hair loss can be repaid or gradual. With the healthy scalp loss of 50-100 hairs is normal. It is concern when it exceeds more than 100 hairs per day or hair no longer grows back on any part of the scalp. Loss of hair may be due to various causes.
How to achieve and maintain a healthy head of beautiful hair.
Three main things are needed for a good-looking head of hair -- good health, the right attention to cleanliness, and caution when using cosmetic treatments.
Diet for good hair
Hair growth depends on an adequate diet. A widespread diet problem, which causes loss of hair, is iron deficiency Anemia. The cause is too little iron in blood, brought on by a diet containing too little meat, eggs, cereals or peas and beans. Fresh fruits and vegetables are also needed to provide vitamin C, which enables the body to absorb iron.
Cutting the hair
Although cutting the hair is not essential to its well being, it is easier to keep the scalp clean if the hair is kept reasonably short. Regular cutting does not make the hair grow strong or faster.
How hair can be damaged
Although scalp hair is hardy, and can withstand a lot of abuse, it can be damaged by too much or inexpertly applied perming, dyeing, bleaching and massage. The amount of beautying the hair can take varies from person to person. Occasionally the scalp is allergic to the dye and becomes inflamed and swollen. To prevent this occurring, applying it to a small area on the arm should test the dye. If a patch of inflammation has developed, the dye must not be used on the hair.
Most people who bleach their hair do so with hydrogen peroxide. If the peroxide is repeatedly applied, it may make the hair brittle. If this happens the hair may turn rough, develop split ends, or become thinned or shortened.
How To Deal With Dandruff
Some are of the opinion that at the early stages of hair loss, dandruff begins to increase. However, an increase in the amount of dandruff does not necessarily mean that there is a "cause-effect" relationship resulting in the thinning of hair.

You should think of excessive dandruff as a warning sign as far as the health of the hair is concerned.
Dandruff is made up of bits of dead skin that peel away from the scalp as a result of the effects of metabolism. Normally, dandruff, in its early stages of growth, is not visible to the naked eye. It becomes visible only after enlarging into pieces of dead skin (what we normally call "dandruff") as a result of the propagation of bacteria and/or problems with seborrhea scalp conditions.
Persons suffering from prolonged dandruff are said to have a dandruff ailment. This type of ailment, accompanied by itchiness, can lead to eczema if it worsens. Suppressing the propagation of bacteria is one means of dealing with fatty dandruff. This is because bacteria are one of the causes of this condition.
If possible, try to shampoo on a daily basis to prevent bacterial propagation. One effective means of dealing with dandruff is to disinfect the scalp area with commercially available medicated shampoos specifically designed for dandruff removal. However, daily shampooing can lead to eczema for persons who suffer from dry scalps. Shampooing once every three days may be ideal for such persons.
Persons who suffer from persistent, hard-to-cure dandruff are urged to consult a skin specialist.

Life style:

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The foremost consideration in the treatment of this disorder is to keep the hair and scalp clean so as to minimise the accumulation of dead cells.
*
The hair should be brushed daily to improve the circulation and remove any flakiness.
*
The most effective way to brush the hair is to bend forward from the waist with the head down towards the ground and brush from the nape of the neck towards the top of the head.

Ayurvedic supplements:

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Mahabhringraj Oil
*
Bhringraj Asava
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Amla oil


Yoga to cure Hair Loss:
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Vajrasana
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The Knee to Chest (Pawanmuktasan)

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