Author: Siddharth Upadhyaya

It’s Time To Bring Colours To Your Plate

#MindfulEatingMonday “Colour is the place where our brain and the universe meet”. – Paul Klee Subconsciously, colours affect our everyday lives in ways beyond description. Every time we think of colours, it brings immense joy to us. Moreover, colours have the power to change our perception, can elevate or suppress our appetite, dramatically improve our moods, and much more. Colours can stimulate emotions like excitement, fear, joy, anger, sadness, and can even give us a ride down the memory lane. The way a life without colour has no meaning, a diet that doesn’t bring colours to your table isn’t...

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Flu Alert! Finding Germs In Unusual Places

When was the first time you heard the word germs? Was it as a child when you picked up something your mother didn’t like? Or was it the science class? But what do we know about germs, i.e., tiny organisms, and their hideout? What are germs? In biology, germ (also known as pathogens) is an infectious agent that can cause disease and make us sick. These microorganisms can be a virus, bacterium, protozoan, prion, viroid or fungus. When your hand, mouth or a wound gets in contact with a surface that is covered in germs or when you come...

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World Water Day – Save Water, Save Lives!

“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water” – W.H.Auden Water is not just a natural resource but also a human right! In 2010, through Resolution 64/292 UN declared, the right to clean and sanitized water as part of human rights. Even the United Nations theme for the year 2019 is, “Leaving no one behind,” which is also the aim of their 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development. Surprisingly, we may have taken steps way ahead in technology, but in terms of water availability, we are still moving backward. Billions of people don’t even have access to water, be...

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5 Interactive Office Decors to Win Over Employees

There’s no holy grail for office decor. And rightly so. Research shows that a cookie-cutter approach to office design concepts can hamper productivity and well-being across industries. Imagine for a moment, giving an ad agency the same office environment as a software company. The former, typically associated with open layouts, informal seating and bright colors, works for the cause, because employees are encouraged to pursue free-thinking, casual coffee discussions, and off-the-clock huddles. In software, with employees primarily planted behind a computer screen, a structured work approach – with formal bays and subdued palettes – can reap better results. But...

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5 Magical Benefits of Waking Up Early

“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day,” ~ said George Allen, Sr. Indeed, rising with the sun is a practice that has been embraced for its benefits across centuries, cultures and civilizations. The Upside of Waking Up Early There’s a tremendous upside to rising early. If you’ve been desperately trying to transform yourself into an early bird, these wondrous benefits should help you make the change a lot easier. Healthier Eating Habits If you’re the kind to snooze your alarm until it gives up and snoozes itself, you likely have little...

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