Showing posts from February, 2016

Life through a lens

Looks subconsciously determine how a person is perceived. This is more so in the case of women, who are judged by their appearances.  Be it their choice of clothes or length of hair. Everything becomes a topic of intense scrutiny by peers, friends colleagues and most surprisingly family. 
Believe it or not, a survey conducted by Nihar Naturals #IAmCapable reveals that:

a. 69% of men agree that their judgment of women is based on their looks.
b. 64% of women agree that the judgments passed on them have affected their ability to reach their true potential.
c. 70%of women agree that majority of judgments on women are from family members or friends rather than strangers.
d. 72% of women agree that working women face more judgments on their looks or their clothes than housewives.
Now what happens when a girl or a woman wears glasses because she actually needs them and doesn’t want to subject her eyes to the torture of lenses or laser treatment? Well she’d better develop a thick skin earl…

9 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little angels and teach them the essence of true love

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Flipping through the articles the newspaper carried this morning on Valentine’s Day left me disheartened. Accounts of singles hooking up on dating apps, just so they wouldn’t be the only ones among their friends who were dateless and sans gifts on V-day reflects the shallow consumerism, this day of pure love has become associated with.
If you are a parent of a little one who is intrigued by all the hearts and mush surrounding this day, it’s really not the right message to give by being disdainful and brushing this day aside altogether. Instead use this day, as a foundation to teach your children what lasting relationships and true love is all about. Here are 9 ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little angels and teach them the essence of true love.
1.Learning by example: In this era of short lived relationships, if in your childhood, you have been witness to a meaningful relationship between your parents, as an adult you are more likely to choose one that last…