A reason to wake up helps us sleep better

A reason to wake up helps us sleep better

The secret to a good night’s sleep is having a reason to wake up in the morning, say scientists. A team of researchers, including a team from Northwestern University in the US, has said that older adults who felt their lives had meaning were 63% less likely to have sleep apnoea – a disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. According to the researchers, these people were also 52% less likely to have the restless leg syndrome, and had moderately better sleep quality. Although the participants in the…

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What’s your reason to wake up every morning?

What’s your reason to wake up every morning?

It’s Sunday. You can wake up just to go back to bed today. But tomorrow is quite another matter. ‘I love Mondays’, said nobody ever. Though if you ask the Japanese, they’ll seem less worried. Monday, Tuesday, Friday or any day, they have their ikigai in place. What’s that? In simple terms, it’s your reason for being or the reason to wake up every morning. Now you may ask, why do we need one on an everyday basis? Because as per the Japanese — and they are known to be wise and grounded…

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UP board result 2017: Yogi Adityanath to give away cash rewards to 10 toppers

UP board result 2017: Yogi Adityanath to give away cash rewards to 10 toppers

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will give away cash rewards to the 10 high school or Class 10 and intermediate or Class 12 students, who figured in the merit list of the UP Board examinations, the results of which were declaredon Friday. The CM expressed happiness over the performance of girls who scored better than boys once again. In the high school exam, 86.50% girls passed as against 76.75% boys. Similarly, the pass percentage of girls was 88.80 as compared to 77.16 of boys in the intermediate exam. “Girls…

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Live: Sensex Up 200 Points, Infosys, TCS Among Top Movers

Live: Sensex Up 200 Points, Infosys, TCS Among Top Movers

The Sensex rose over 200 points while the broader Nifty was firm above its crucial psychological level of 9,400 led by gains in bluechip stocks such as Infosys, TCS, Larsen & Toubro, ICICI Bank, HDFC, and Reliance Industries. Analysts say the Sensex and Nifty are witnessing buying interest after a brief phase of consolidation. Meanwhile, futures and options (derivative) contracts for the month of May are set to expire later in the day. In the last six trading sessions, the Indian markets have faced selling pressure wherein the broader markets…

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Singapore’s OCBC Bank eyes ultra rich in Indonesia with set up of new private wealth business

Singapore’s OCBC Bank eyes ultra rich in Indonesia with set up of new private wealth business

Nicky Loh | Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore’s second largest lender Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) on Monday launched an Indonesian private banking unit as the bank expands its wealth management presence in the region. The new onshore unit will be run by OCBC NISP, the Indonesian subsidiary that is 85 percent owned by OCBC Bank. Its target clients are Indonesians with assets under management of more than $1 million. OCBC, citing Capgemini’s Asia Pacific Wealth Report 2016, said in a statement there are 48,000 high net worth individuals in Indonesia…

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Aerial Yoga: Counter Gravity, Enhance Endurance and Tone Up!

Aerial Yoga: Counter Gravity, Enhance Endurance and Tone Up!

Your fitness regime needs to be a dynamic one. Experts believe that it is important to keep playing around with your workout plan to stave off monotony and plateaus. If you happen to be the one who is always in search of something exciting and adventurous, aerial yoga can be your best bet. It is one of the most popular fitness trends across the world. Ever since the West caught up with yoga, fitness experts from all over started experimenting with the age-old art to arrive at dynamic workout routines….

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Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

As IPL 2017 fever is beginning to catch on, Opera Cricket feature has now been added to the Opera Mini browser on Android with the latest update. It helps users stay up-to-date with all the cricket-related action. Opera Cricket will provide users with live scores, commentary, video, notifications, and more. The latest update is already available on Google Play store. Post the update, Opera Mini users on Android will see a Get Started banner to activate the Opera Cricket feature and will enable users to track scores, stats, and watch…

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5 Easy Resistance Band Exercises: Tone Up At Home

5 Easy Resistance Band Exercises: Tone Up At Home

Trying to get fit can be a challenge and is more of a daily struggle. You need to achieve a perfect balance between your diet, sleep pattern and of course, the amount of calories you are consuming and burning every day. By burning calories, we don’t only mean sweating it out by doing cardio, but also by lifting weights and undertaking strength training. It is this perfect blend of cardio and weight training that will take you forward in your fitness journey. While cardio exercises can mostly be done without…

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Food and Mood: 10 Foods That Can Cheer You Up on a Bad Day

Food and Mood: 10 Foods That Can Cheer You Up on a Bad Day

We know that sweet treats or your favourite foods can make you happy and turn things around on a low day but we’re talking science. Some foods are known to transform your mood because of certain compounds that they contain. A lot of research has shown that our diet can affect our mood. The theory is simple – the food we eat can bring about certain changes in our brain structure which can affect your mood and behaviour. There are also several factors that can affect your feelings. These simple…

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Brown Rice Can Speed Up Weight Loss Just Like 30 Minutes of Brisk Walk

Brown Rice Can Speed Up Weight Loss Just Like 30 Minutes of Brisk Walk

How to lose weight is a constant thought in most of our minds. What we wouldn’t do to lose those flabs within a matter of days! We resort to extreme diets and intense workout sessions in the hope that we get back in shape at the earliest. But it’s never as simple as that. It is always such a struggle to stay dedicated and focused on your efforts. While there are no shortcuts to weight loss, paying close attention to your diet can at least help you speed up the…

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