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FIVE MUST WATCH MOVIES ABOUT HEALTH

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How about some meaningful entertainment this weekend? Here’s a list of 5 must watch movies related to health and fitness: 1. Food, Inc.: This Oscar nominated documentary by Robert Kenner explores the food industry’s detrimental effects on our health and environment. 2. Forks over knives: As the name suggests, this movie examines whether vegetarianism is…

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5 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR KIDS RESPONSIBLE TRAVELLERS

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While on a trip, you can follow some tips that will leave an impact on your children and in turn make them responsible travellers. Here are tips from our side: Travel by public transport wherever possible and reduce your carbon emissions. Be green! When hiring a tour planner/organizer, choose carefully and wisely. Be sure to…

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MIEF WEEKEND TIP: FAMILY WORKOUT

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Fun ways to stay fit, together family pic via “It’s never too late to become what you might have been.” – George Eliot A family workout not only helps you ward off illness and diseases  but is  also a good way to spend time with your family which further strengthens the bonding. Include these simple…

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Dos & Don'ts: What to 'teach' children in the new year!

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Things to do: what you must teach children Love: The family, friends, the environment that sustains us, and most importantly cultivate this feeling to not develop negative emotions of hatred against anyone Empathy: Try and see the situation from another person’s point of view before deriding them, or getting upset Determination: Understand that failure is not a…

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Weekend Tips!! : Make Your Kids Nature Friendly

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I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority -E.B.White Kids today should learn about the relationship of living beings with the mother earth & nature. The balance that has been there…

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Weekend Tips : 5 Reasons To Give and be kind!

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WE MAKE A LIVING BY WHAT WE GET, BUT WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE

– WINSTON CHURCHILL

These are the golden words by the famous writer,artist & historian Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill. His thought on giving inspires us to share this post with you guys. Have you ever given something to anyone without any expectations?  Have you ever helped someone in their time of need without the greed of your own benefit? If the answer to all these questions is yes then MIEF salutes you for your thoughtfulness and kindness.

Giving is however helping you too, here’s how-

reasons why you should give and be kind

Joys of giving- 5 reasons why you should give and be kind

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  • Giving Makes you feel Happy – In a 2006 study, Jorge Moll and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health found that giving to charities activates brain regions associated with pleasure, social connection, and trust and create a “warm glow” effect. There’s also a ‘helper’s high’ created by endorphins released by this ‘good behaviour’
  • Giving  Makes You Healthier – Giving can improve health and longevity according to research as it helps in decreasing stress
  • Giving Promotes Cooperation – Giving allows you to feel closer to the person or cause you’re contributing towards and they’re more likely to cooperate with you
  • Giving Awakens A Sense Of Gratitude – Gratitude is seen as a key to increasing happiness personally and making us more positive.
  • Giving Can Spur a Ripple Effect – Giving spreads across the community, allowing not only the immediate recipient but others connected to benefit as well.

Share your giving experiences with us and come back on Monday for more inspiration! Have a great weekend! 🙂

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Weekend Tips : Interesting reads for kids!

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Kids grow up reading all kinds of books. From Science, History to story books. Everyone knows that children love fantasies and short stories. That’s why today we were really feeling nostalgic about childhoods and wanted to share a few interesting reads for kids  that will trigger their imagination to higher levels. These are the 5…

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Weekend tips: Why eat organic/ bio food?

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Organic Food refers to food free of pesticides, chemicals, preservatives and all the other unsafe substances commonly found in processed food. We wanted to share a few reasons on why it may help for us to consume bio/ organic food, here are a few. Wish you a healthy weekend, and come back on Monday to…

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Smart living: How to make your clothes usage more sustainable

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India, with a population of 1.2 billion produces over 55 million tonnes of solid waste annually. A large part of this waste infact is textile waste that often goes into landfills. Landfills release methane that contributes to global warming. This apart from the dyes and chemicals in fabrics that can also lead into contaminating ground…

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Why Is Travel Important For Children?

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It’s common in the western world for children to often take a year off after school (high school) and travel, or do voluntary work in another country and basically get new experiences. While it may seem like a rich person’s luxury, as a matter of fact, many of these kids, work (say in restaurants, events…

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