Pratigya Dhali

  Wanderlust. Bibliophile. Foodie. Writing is a way of escaping the mundane for me!

Pratigya Dhali



101 Stories by Pratigya Dhali

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving The Corona Lockdown With Kids At Home

The novel Coronavirus has the entire world in its grip. Even as I am writing this, more and more people are getting infected or...
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11 DIY Methods Of Reusing And Upcycling Your Old Cosmetic Containers

When we walk into a shopping mall, those gleaming jars and tubes of cosmetics and fragrance lure us like a mirage. As women, we...
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Don’t Let Pesky Periods Spoil Your Wedding

Periods are a nuisance, every time and especially during some special occasions like vacations or God forbid– on your own wedding. Weddings are once...
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Want To Know If He Really Loves You – Notice These 11 Signs In Bed

Intercourse is good, but making love is great! Period. We all had that great coitus with a well-endowed man, a man who knows all...
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Wanna Swap? Swinging Can Lead To Long-Lasting And Happier Marriages

According to the Urban dictionary, swinging is a non-monogamous relationship, wherein couples take part in consensual sexual relations with outside partners. They generally don’t...
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Female Priests Are Reshaping Traditions And Putting An End To Patriarchal Norms

From my childhood, whenever there has been any puja or auspicious program, the scene has always been vaguely similar. A Brahmin pandit, clad in...
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Meditation Holds The Key For The Well Being Of Your Mind, Body, And Soul

We are living in a fast-paced life, where there is not a moment to slow down. It is especially difficult for women, who have...
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7 Ways To Reduce Unexpected Medical Bills

We all hate falling sick, the very thought of hospitals can make us break into cold sweats. But sometimes hospital visits are just unavoidable....
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Girl In The City: A Show That Resonates With Every Girl’s Dreams

Girl in the City is extremely special when the end credits for chapter 3, episode 13 runs out, you are left smiling. This web...
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You Might Just Become A Virgin Once Again

You were once crazily in love, but then things didn’t work out and you were left heartbroken. You swore off all romantic relationships and...
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Home-Based Treatment Of Asthma For Women

Asthma is a chronic disease, which doesn’t have a permanent cure. With increasing levels of pollution, a decline in the air quality of major...
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The Right To Have A Child Is The Choice Of A Woman And Not The Society

If you have been born as a girl, then it is only to become a mother. Everything else comes later and fades in comparison....
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Loss In Libido: Hormones May Have A Role

Sex is not only a primal requirement for women but it is a bridge that joins a man and woman together. It plays a...
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Natural Ways To Get Back Your Periods

Menstruation is a pivotal event in the life of a woman. Though, it may colloquially be called periods, since it comes periodically after every...
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10 Best Self-Defence Technique That Every Woman Should Know

Have you ever walked out of the office or from a late-night movie, and felt the chills while walking in the parking lot or...
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Learning Self-Defence Is A Necessity For Modern Women

The crimes against women are growing at an alarming rate. The number of molestation, kidnapping, murder, rape, eve-teasing and acid attacks is appalling. The...
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15 Hacks To Reduce Dark Circles And Puffy Eyes

Eyes are a woman’s asset. Many a poet has written wonderful lines complementing the beauty of a lady’s eyes. But are you trying to...
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Body Taping Is The Solution For The Perfect Décolletage

Have you been looking at PeeCee’s picture in risqué Ralph and Russo gown, in the recently concluded Grammy awards? She claims that a piece...
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VSCO Girl: The Latest Trend Among Teens

When I see the millennial or Gen-Z folks, a sudden wave of I am old washes over me. Most of the time I don’t...
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What Does A Woman Really Feel About Sex Revealed

What women really want? This is a question that Freud asked but didn’t have an answer and since then it is a question that...
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Fight Like A Woman: Shaheen Bagh Protest Against CAA

In India women are predominantly kept under purdah, to raise kids and maintain the house. But nothing is worse than a woman, rather a...
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Natural Ingredients To De-Tan This Summer

The summer season is just around the corner and along with it comes its share of blazing sun and the incorrigible tan. In India,...
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101 How Sexually Transmitted Infection Affects A Woman

Sex is said to be one of the most pleasurable activities, but without proper protection and care, you can get affected by sexually transmitted...
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Wedding Night Sex Guide For Virgin Bride

Weddings are a special event in a girl’s life. Marriages mark the ascent into a new era of life. Indian marriages are an amalgamation...
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Infertility In Women: Causes And Treatment

Motherhood is one of the greatest gifts for a woman, but not every woman is lucky to be bestowed by this blessing. Infertility is...
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Breathe Free & Stay Free: Life With Asthma

Breathe deeply, until sweet air extinguishes the burn of fear in your lungs and every breath is a beautiful refusal to become anything less...
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Gallbladder Surgery Is One Of The Most Common And Safe Procedures

The gall bladder is a tiny pear-shaped organ that sits below the liver, and stores the bile. Bile is an enzyme secreted by the...
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Breast Reconstruction Surgery: Help Women Recover Post Mastectomy

Breast cancer is the most common cancer that afflicts women, and it can be life-altering. Life after cancer is never the same anymore, and...
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Bladder Pain Syndrome Can Make Life Miserable For A Woman

UTIs can be extremely painful, and it can hamper normal life. But UTIs can be treated easily by a urologist or a general medical...
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Classic Blue Is Pantone’s Colour For 2020

As we usher in not only the new year but the beginning of a new decade. The millennium has crossed over into the 20s,...
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Bleeding Disorder In Women: Affects Pregnancy & Conclusion

Our body has several self-preservation tricks up its sleeves, and an important method is a coagulation. Whenever there is a cut or injury, and...
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Controlling Bone Loss After Menopause

Life after menopause is a whole different story for us ladies, the aches and groans become real. Life literally slows down. The skeletal system...
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All You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer!!! Women are ruled by not only Venus but their hormones and their ability to procreate future generations makes them so extraordinarily special. ...
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Grandma’s Home Remedies For Controlling Indigestion

‘Tis the season to be jolly– the festive season brings along with it numerous parties and weddings. The late nights and the delectable but...
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Dyspareunia Can Rob You Off Pleasures Of Sex

One of the most pleasurable activities is sex, but when this gratifying activity turns painful it can make you abstain from it. Painful sex...
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Can Peeing After Sex, Keep The UTI At Bay??

If you are a sexually active female, you must have heard that it’s important to pee after having sex. But why is it important...
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Sexism Is The Predominant Flavor In Professional Kitchen: Female Chef

Since time immemorial, women have been relegated to a nurturing role, looking after the family, dishing out some finger-licking, healthy and wholesome meals for...
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How To Detect & Prevent Herpes

 Herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that affects both men and women, but it is more common among females. 1 in 5 women between...
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Youth Icon Of The Decade, Malala Paves The Way For Female Education

Malala Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize back in 2014. But her story is one of an ordinary girl with...
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The Women Who Made The World Take Notice This Decade

So, just a few days are left of this decade, and like every decade before this and those that will come after, many scintillating...
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101 HIV Is An Obstacle Not The End Of Your Life

It’s December- it is the holiday season, and is associated with fun and fervor! But this month is also known as AIDS Awareness month....
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Emotional Affair Is Real And Destructive

Once the honeymoon period of a relationship gets over, to maintain the spice for a lifetime can be quite a task, especially in today’s...
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Marriage: Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Say I do

Marriages aren’t a cakewalk, it is a lot of hard work day in and day out. In one of your favorite movies or romance...
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Chhapaak- Acid Attack Victims Take Their Veils Off

Have you seen the trailer for Chhapaak? What was your initial reaction after seeing it? I felt a chill down my spine, a sudden...
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Orgasmic Meditation Is A Wonderful Blend Of Sex And Spirituality

In our hectic life, we always complain about losing touch with our self – the soul searching kind. We are spending a lot of...
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Fight With Hormone: Insulin Levels Control Our Life

Being called sweet can be extremely flattering especially for girls, but when that level of sweetness (glucose) increases in your blood, it makes life...
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Mother Or Monster In Law? You Decide.

Mother Or Monster In Law? You Decide! It is common knowledge that you don’t marry just your spouse but you marry his entire family....
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Female Orgasm Decoded-O-town Isn’t Far Anymore!

Brace yourself ladies- we are going to talk about a visit to the O-town! For women to achieve orgasm it can be quite a...
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Safe Days To Have Sex, With Least Chance Of Getting Pregnant

Let’s just accept it: we like sex “safe sex”, but like too much of ice-cream increases your chance of diabetes, in the same manner,...
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Ultimate Guide To Female Erogenous Zone

Most women complain that though the sex was mind-blowing, they didn’t quite orgasm! Now most men when it comes to a woman’s body are...
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101 Orange: Amazing Health Benefits

Come winter, come oranges. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t like to eat oranges? I think the Nays are only a handful. Not...
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Everything That You Need To Know About Pregnancy Sex

You had some amazing times in the sack to have the bun in the oven. Once those double lines have confirmed the happy news,...
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Female Masturbation Isn’t Sinful

The discussion on sexuality and sex has become extremely open these days, but still, the topic of female masturbation is hush-hush and taboo especially...
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Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breasts define a woman; it is the primitive anatomical feature. But breast cancer is also the most common cancer that afflicts women, and can...
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How to Cope Up With Cervical Cancer

The female reproduction unit consisting of – ovary, fallopian tube, uterus, cervix, vagina, and vulva, is a sanctimonious zone for women, whatever be their...
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Vaginal Infection Is A Reality For All Women

Vagina and vulva is not only a scintillating erogenous zone but is an integral part of the female reproductive system. Our privates are home...
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How To Heal Yourself After A Toxic Relationship

Nobody exactly teaches us to be in love. There is no exact course for it and aided by the romance in literature and movies,...
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Fight With Hormone: How Thyroids Affects Your Pregnancy

The thyroid is that butterfly-shaped gland located in front of the neck and is one of the most vital hormone glands and assists in...
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Work From Home: Preference Of 54% Women

Work From Home!!! In the 21st century, the debate has always revolved around work/life balance. With the increased cost of living, the concentration was...
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Bedroom Secrets: Everything You Need To Know About Anal Sex

Nowadays couples have stopped being vanilla in their bedroom (or anywhere else that they choose to copulate) and have become more experimental. Toys, dildos,...
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Fight With Hormones: Everything You Need To Know About PCOS

Little girls turn into young ladies with the onset of their menstruation cycle- the age of fertility. But not everything goes hunky-dory during this...
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Famous Bollywood Couples Show The Path To Finding Love Again

Famous Bollywood couples are plenty! We diligently follow their lives and often try to emulate them, whether it’s their style or lifestyle choices. The...
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Size Does (Not) Matter

A couple of days back, our heart ached for pop singer Selena Gomez, who opened up about her ordeal with body shaming, that she...
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Drive To Freedom – Women Drivers Share Their Experience

Women Taxi Driver Women drivers of the Ola pink cabs for women or pink taxis share their woes and grievances. Empowerment is the power...
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Sexting 101 – How To Sext Safely And Sensuously

Nowadays sex isn’t restricted to just your bedroom, with the digital revolution touching every facet of your life, how can sex be left behind....
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Winter hair care tips

Hair care tips for winter After a sultry summer, our spirits soar with anticipation for the approaching winter months. The weddings, the parties and...
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Boss Lady: How To Successfully Run A Startup

Many of us have a variety of ideas-some may be good and others might have innovative and game-changing brainwaves. But the conversion of ideas...
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First Woman Of Colour-Evaristo, Wins Booker Along With Atwood

The Booker prize 2019 created history in many accounts. In 1992 after Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient and Barry Unsworth’s Sacred Hunger, were declared...
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Rachel Wins The People’s Icon Award

On November 10, the E! People’s Choice Award was hosted and the People’s Icon award was rightfully bestowed to Jennifer Aniston aka Rachel Green...
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7 Indians In BBC’s 100 Most Powerful Women – Parveen Ahanger’s Inspirational Fight

BBC’s list of the 100 most powerful women of 2019 is out and seven inspiring Indian women are featured in it. Kudos to the...
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Let The Hymen Rest – A virgin bride doesn’t make a happy marriage.

A few days ago netizens became aghast at a comment by rapper T.I. In a podcast, the rapper said he takes his 18-year-old daughter,...
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Kirsten Stewart Talks About First Love Robert Pattison

If you have been a tween or teen in the 2000s, then you must have been enamored by the Twilight pair Kristen Stewart and...
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Miss Asia Global 2019

The recently concluded Miss Asia Global 2019, was conducted in God’s own country, Kerela, and Serbia’s Ms. Sara Damnjanovic was crowned the winner and...
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Exterminating Your Ex- How To Get Over A Relationship In A Digital World

Have you broken up recently or even sometime back? Are you still pining for your ex? It is especially difficult if your previous relationship...
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#MeToo Accused Anu Malik Back On India Idol, Victims Raise Their Voice Against Prejudice

The latest season of Indian Idol is airing now and has some exceptionally talented contestants. But the show has recently made the headlines, not...
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Being Fair Is All That Matters In India

If you ask someone to describe a beautiful girl, 70% of them will start by saying “she is fair,….”, the rest of adjectives don’t...
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Diversity In Tech- Indian Women Are Better Represented Than Their Global Peers

Have you ever done a cursory search on the internet about ‘women in tech’?  If you have done, then you would know the dismal...
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Expressing Self – Coming To Terms With Sexual Orientation – Liberalisation Of LGBTQ Community

You are either a male or a female, nothing in between, and nothing beyond. We are bound by stereotypes. But that has strangulated many...
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Getting To Know The Other Madhuri Vijay

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay The winner of the Pushcart prize, Madhuri Vijay is a Bangalorean, whose debut novel The Far Field, has...
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I Am A Mother, And That’s All That My Child Needs – Single Mother, The Growing Tribe in India

In our society, when raising a child, the onus of parenting traditionally befalls on the mother. But when that same mother wants to raise...
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Halloween Character Costumes – Who Wore It Best This Year?

Celebrity Halloween costume Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, when people light bonfires and wear character costumes to ward off...
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Love Via Matrimonial Site: How To Find Mr. Right In An Arranged Marriage

All of us aren’t lucky in love or due to various other reasons, we often end up choosing arranged marriages. There are thousands of...
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Why Is Arranged Marriage Still Relevant In Times Of Tinder?

We might think in 2019, arranged marriages might have become obsolete. But it cannot be further from the truth. The arrange marriage industry is...
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The Solution To Your Entire Skin Problem Is Extremely Rose-y!

We know that Rose is a symbol of love, but there is no love greater than self-love! So just as your partner woos you...
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101 Public Toilets – The Dirty Truth

Public Toilets: For work, vacation and leisure, we have to step outside the confines of our home. Our home is our safe haven, where...
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Water: It’s Not Just for Quenching Your Thirst

Benefits of drinking water Major benefits of drinking water are Hydration, improve digestion. In the sweltering hot weather, just drinking some refreshing drinks is...
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Food for Productivity: Healthy Office Snacks To Avoid Feeling Sluggish

Here are some healthy evening snacks for office that can help you avoid feeling sluggish and keep fresh and stay alert. Most office goers...
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The Fear Of Being Chastised Often Deters Sexual Harassment At Workplace From Being Reported

Sexual Harassment At Workplace: We spend over 8-10 hours a day in the office. A workplace becomes almost our second home, and every day,...
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Every Rupee Spent On Your Hair Is Not Money Down The Drain

This Is The Most Trending Hair Colour In 2020 For Women We have all gone to the salon and come back feeling fabulous but...
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Women’s Day Shouldn’t Just Be The 8th of March

The emerging woman … will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied … strength and beauty must go together.- Louisa May Alcott When we say...
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Woolf On The Wall-ed Street – Virginia Woolf, Pioneer of Feminism

Are you not afraid to raise your voice against the archaic norms of society? Do you believe in equal representation of all genders in...
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Dada For The Didis of Cricket

The news that caught the fancy of the cricket loving nation, is that one of the heroes of Indian cricket, who was lauded by...
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101 Running Tips for Beginners: How To Prepare Before Your First Run

We keep coming across these wonderful photos of people running at beautiful locales and competing in marathons on Instagram and other social networking sites....
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The Reality Of Marital Rape: I Lived With A Monster

Marital Rape!!! We shudder at a Nirbhaya, Kathua, Unnao or several other rape cases that have torn apart the country in recent years. We...
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If You Sexist Me, I Will Feminist You

In India, we are raised in a gender-stereotyped environment, where we have seen mother’s (even the working ones), managing the home, whereas the father...
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#001 Yoga- The Life Saver

Yoga was founded in India during the Rig Vedic Age and has been practiced in the Indian subcontinent since its inception. The Western world...
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101 Menopause: The Beginner’s Guide To Dealing With It

Menopause: its a landmark event in the life of any woman. It’s a period of uncertainty and unpreparedness. Even though we are aware of...
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Beauty Benefits of Rose: Rose For Glowing Skin

Rose has been the symbol of romance for centuries. It’s easy to get lost in the amorous smell of the rose.  No other flower...
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Let’s Beet It – Unbeatable Benefits of Beetroot

When we go to the vegetable market, a vegetable that we often ignore is the humble beetroot. Beets do not have a very attractive...
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#001 Menopause: Don’t Pause With It

What defines a woman? Traditionally it’s their ability to reproduce. But this period of fertility extends from a girl’s attainment of menarche at adolescence...
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Stop Saying Women Have A Confidence Problem

In 2019 when there is so much discussion on feminism and equality, society still raises a question on a woman’s confidence. For many decades,...
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