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Get a massage The monsoon is the fourth season in the Ayurvedic calendar. “Wet weather causes body imbalances. This can lead to poor digestion and rheumatic diseases,” says Dr Valsala Varier, chief medical officer, Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal, Coimbatore. She …

Tips to get off to a great start at school

The first days of school can bring feelings of stress, nerves, and other emotions for students, parents and teachers. Hopeful, imagined, and stressful expectations combine to make everyone nervous about starting a new school year. Here are some tools to …

Parent checklist: 8 tips on how to be teacher's pet

Whether it’s your first child starting school, or you’re a seasoned parent coming out of the school run hibernation, behind every booklist, checklist and freshly ironed uniform lays a teacher in waiting. Waiting for a brand new classroom, soon to …

Top tips to improve mindfulness and mental health

everywoman’s Kate Farrow offers her tips and techniques for enhancing mental wellbeing in and outside the workplace. Sharelines “Mindfulness leads to decreased stress, lower blood pressure and higher levels of clarity and decision-making ability, so why not give it a …

Cellphone breaks not good for your brain: Study

Cellphone breaks not good for your brain: Study&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New York: Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, a …

Helpful Tips for a Successful Breastfeeding Journey

Dana Czuczka, MPH, IBCLC Looking for Breastfeeding Support? Contact our Lactation Team at 203.276.7829. 1. Take a breastfeeding prep classThe old adage, “knowledge is power” certainly holds true when it comes to breastfeeding. Our Lactation Consultants teach a free Preparation for …