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ACTIVITIES TO RELIVE AND REWIRE YOUR MIND AND SOUL

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Going through mental or physical stress is now very common because of our lifestyle...the amount of pressure we have to fulfill each and every desire of ours..to achieve something materialistic has made our life more robotic and we have become like a human machines who work..work and work all the time .If we are physically not working we have wired our brain in such manner that its working all the time.In such an exerting environment its so much necessary for us to relive and rewire our brain to boost its productivity...for healthy mind and healthy body.


A research conducted by a group of scientist shows how going outside and connecting with nature is good for our health and brain.Exploring the nature around us..connecting with the creations of god can help boost our mental and physical health,reduce the level of stress and make us more thankful to god for making us a part of his gorgeous creation.



Few easy ways in which we can connect with nature are very simple and can be easily ad…

PURPOSE OF LIFE

There is a very famous quote by RALPH WALDO EMERSON..

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

As i was reading some topic on internet..i came across this quote of EMERSON..and this send me deep into thinking  seriously are we living our life just to be happy???

We get up every morning freshen up..have tea or coffee..have breakfast..those who have to go to their jobs and works leave for it..those who have to finish their chores stay back and do their chores...eat lunch..do more work..in the evening go shopping..watch movie..go on a date and then eat dinner and go back to bed..and then what lying in the bed thinking what's next...what's next..and we do all this thing to live our life happily or search for happiness in our life..

"Happiness in life is of utmost important but happiness only cannot keep us happy for a long time"

Weird  sentence isn…

HARRY POTTERS MIRROR OF ERISED

ALL THE POTTERHEADS HERE MUST BE REMEMBERING WHAT IS THIS "HARRY POTTER'S MIRROR OF ERISED".
AND THOSE WHO DON'T REMEMBER IT OR THOSE FEW WHO HAVE NOT WATCHED A SINGLE MOVIE OR READ A SINGLE BOOK OF J.K.ROWLING'S VERY FAMOUS FICTIONAL BOOK SERIES NAMED 'HARRY POTTER"
THE MIRROR OF ERISED WAS IN THE FIRST PART OF HARRY POTTER MOVIE
..TITLED
"HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE".THERE WAS ONE SCENE IN THE MOVIE WHERE OUR HERO MR.POTTER IS SHOWN STANDING IN FRONT OF A MIRROR N IS SEEN WATCHING HIS DECEASED PARENTS STANDING WITH HIM..HE GETS HAPPY THINKING THAT ITS THE FUTURE..DEN HIS MOST INTELLIGENT TEACHER PROFESSOR DUMBLEDORE COMES AND INFORMS HIM THAT THIS MIRROR SHOWS DEEPEST AND THE MOST DESPERATE DESIRE OF OUR HEARTS...So in the words of MR.Dumbledore
 as he advises Harry to ‘hold on to your dreams’ is all well and good, but there comes a point when holding on to your dreams becomes unhelpful and even unhealthy. Dumbledore knows t…

FEAR OF BETTER OPTIONS

FEAR OF BETTER OPTION or FOBO is the opposite of FOMO which is FEAR OF MISSING OUT..The terms used by experts for FOBO is satisficing.The simple explanation of the word FOBO or SATISTFICING is the person suffering from it is more than happy with choices that are good enough...these people do not want to explore the world and life...they do not want to look into the more better option of life..they think the kind of life they are living is just more than good and they dont deserve more than this.Few signs of a person suffering from FOBO are..
1-These people try to stay in their own comfort zone..they don't even want to make any attempt to bring change in their life or come out of their comfort zone..
2-these people make safe choices..they stick to the safe choices or decisions because they eventually know the outcome..they dont want to take any risk..
3-These people are obsessed with control on their life..they want everything in their life to the point of perfection
4-these peopl…

BADAAM JAIPHAL BENEFITS

As the winters is finally here..one thing that i make sure to give my son is BADAAM JAIPHAL MIXTURE..(ALMOND NUTMEG)
Its one of the home remedies or gharelu nuskha which was used by our mom..grand moms..great grandmoms..great great great grandmoms...
In old times when there was no use of alopathic n homeopathic medicines our ancestors used home remedies to treat every disease n sometimes only to stay healthy..Now as the modern medicine is fast replacing the age old home remedies..there are still some age old home remedies going strong and still used in our daily lives...BADAAM JAIPHAL MIXTURE is the same..

BADAAM n JAIPHAL have got there own benefits...

Health Benefits of Almonds are...

Brain Booster. The nutrients in almonds are essential for baby's brain development. ...Regulates Cholesterol and Diabetes. ...Aids Digestion. ...Strengthens Bones and Teeth. ...Improves Immunity. ...Anti-Inflammatory..

Health Benefits of Nutmegs are...

Good For Your Baby's Stomach. Giving nutmeg

SDARA MARINE COLLAGEN

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As i have announced three to four weeks back that i have collaborated with @Sdara.skincare,which is a skincare line that deals in natural skincare products that will give you an amazing glow at any age.
 As i had already told you guys that they had send me their newly launched product "SDARA MARINE COLLAGEN POWDER".It is a naturally derived collagen powder.It is a supplement used for promoting healthy skin,nails,hairs,bones and joints.
SDARA MARINE COLLAGEN is a naturally derived collagen from fishes..it is one of the most breakdown and free form of collagen available in market,it is 100% absorbable by our body...n most important it is rich in vitamins n minerals.
It is NON GMO,GLUTEN FREE and FDA APPROVED...one of the most important thing that i decided to give it a try is it is HALAL...which makes it awesome for people like us who look for halal products.
This is a powder which u can mix in hot beverages like smoothie..coffee..earlier i mixed it with plain water..but late…

I have reached a stage in my life where.....

I have reached a stage in my life where presence of anyone who z fake doesnt bother me
I have reached a stage in my life where anyone's harsh words dont bother me
I have reached a stage in my life where looks of a person is enough to tell me whats going on in their minds
I have reached a stage in my life where anyone's lie doesnt bother me
I have reached a stage in my life where i have learn to differentiate between genuine n madeup
I have reached a stage in my life where i have seen true colors of those who claimed to b mine
I have reached a stage in my life where i have learned to differentiate between true n false
I have reached a stage in my life where i simply want happiness in my sweet little true family and friends
I have reached a stage in my life where.....

Orange cranberry cookie

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Sometimes cravings make you bake some amazing cookies...One of my favourite cookies.I can eat it until i am full and honestly i swear whoever's gonna try this will bless me for my recipe.😀
 Well coming back to my recipe...

INGREDIENTS

●2 n 1/2 cup oats flour
●1/4 cup multigrain or whole wheat or all purpose flour
●1 large egg
●1/2 cup granulated sugar
●1/4 cup brown sugar
●1/2 cup butter
●1 large egg
●1 tspn baking soda
●1/2 tspn salt
●2 tspn orange zest
●2 tbspn orange juice
●1 tspn vanilla essence
●1 n 1/2 cup dried cranberries

METHOD

●Line two cookie trays with parchment paper.
●Preheat oven to 375°F.
●Cream together butter,granulated sugar and brown sugar on medium high speed.



●Add in an egg and beat it again on medium high speed for one minute. 
●Now add in both the flour,orange zest,vanilla essence and orange juice and mix it using a spatula.  ●Add baking soda and salt and mix it. ●Now add dried cranberries and mix it. ●Take small portions of dough,roll it and flatten it,a…

DEALING WITH THE PICKY EATER KID

My child since the time he started eating solids is a picky eater.
He only ate few selected foods when he was a baby and even now he is 4 years old his picky eating habit is not gone.
When he was small he never took formula,we tried almost all the brands of formula out there in the market but he never took one.When we started him on solid food and whole milk,he never drank whole milk and in solid food also he liked only few foods.
Its very stressful being a parent seeing your child not eating proper healthy and nutritious food.We constantly go under stress about child's health.I was also one amongst these parent's until and unless i found few ways to deal with it.I am going to share those tips here and i hope it may help someone out there.
First of all lets see what picky eaters are..
   Picky eaters are very selective about their food,they are not ready to even try a new food.They dont like the smell and look of new food.One more thing that i would like to write here is that…

Fish curry

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Fish curry is one of the most loved dish that is eaten in my parent's house.My father is so much fond of fish curry that he can eat it on every alternate day.I also love fish curry.Its one of the most yummy and healthy dish.
There are many ways of making fish.I am sharing here the way in which my mother makes it.Only addition that i did is i have added coconut milk.

INGREDIENTS

1-SALMON skinless 3lbs.
2-Turmeric powder 2 tspn
3-Salt according to taste
4-5 garlic buds
6-1 large onion
7-1 teaspoon fennel seeds
8-1 teaspoon cumin seeds
9-1 teaspoon black pepper
10-2 large tomatoes
11-4 green chillies
12-1/4 cup coconut milk
13-2 tbspn fo frying fish and 3 tbspn for cooking
14-Fenugreek seeds
15-Red chilli powder  1 tspn

METHOD

1-Cut the fish in small pieces wash it and marinate it with 1 tspn turmeric powder and 1 tspn salt.Keep it for 1 hour.

2-In a mixer grinder jar take onion,garlic,black pepper,fennel and cumin and grind it finely.
3-After 1 hour fry the fish pieces in oil sotha…

A TRIP TO HELEN

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Last Saturday we finally made it to Helen.
We were planning for a trip to helen from last two months but something or the other cropped up.And mainly my son had fractured his arm so we couldn't make it to helen at that time..Well last week we finally reached there.
A day trip to helen is more likely what people take but we decided to not rush and stayed a night back there so we could explore more of this beautiful ALPINE CITY OF GEORGIA.  Honestly i am in love with this place it has got one of the most beautiful views and amazing roads to travel.It took us 2 hours from Peachtree City to reach Helen. Main places of interest in Helen are ANNA RUBY FALLS and its small but beautiful downtown. It's downtown is so beautiful and simply looks like a set of some movie. And Anna Ruby falls is one majestic falls.
This place is just so good for refreshing your soul and mind from the chaos of city and hectic life.Just go there and let your mind explore and relax.. Awesome place mentally i…

Chicken Pepper fry with gravy

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As promised here is my post..
Recipe of chicken pepper fry with gravy.
I am in love with this recipe.it tastes so yummmm n its easy to make...


Ingredients

1- 1 whole chicken cut in pieces

Spices for the pepper fry masala

2- 2 tbspn black pepper corn
3- 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
4- 4 dried red chillies (you can add it according to your taste)
5- 1 tspn coriander seeds

6- 1tspn turmeric powder
7- Salt according to taste
8- 3 n 1/2 tbspn oil
9- 5 or 6 curry leaves
10-  2 medium sized onion finely sliced
11- 3 tomatoes
12- 4 or 5 green chillies
14- 1/3 cup coconut milk
15- Cilantro leaves for garnishing


Method

1-Dry roast all the spices on low flame until    they start giving aroma.switch of the    flame and let it cool down.
2-Once it cools down grind it dry in a    grinder and make a fine powder.
3-Wash the chicken pieces and in a big  bowl marinate it with 1 tspn turmeric and 1 tspn salt and 1 tbspn of pepper fry masala that u prepared earlier. 4-Let it marinate for an hour.

5-Take a …

I am what i am

This post is for all those who are straight forward and believe in living their life in their own way...

I am what i am

If i am a very straightforward person.If i cannot put up an act of being nice on a person's face and bitch behind there back it doesn't mean i am arrogant....

If i am smart it doesn't mean that i am here to hurt others...
If i want to take my own decisions it doesn't mean that i dont want to respect others...
If I decide what is right or wrong and what is good or bad for me it doesn't mean that i don't care about others...
If i want my life's privacy and space it doesn't mean i want to disconnect from others ...
If my thinking doesn't match yours it doesn't means i am doing it wrong..

Dont judge me on the way of my living..
Dont try to change me..


I am what i am..
This is me...

I may change under the pressure but that will be fake me...
So accept me the way i am and
Let me be
What i am.

THERE ARE DAYS......

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There are days when i just want to dress up,let my hair down and get clicked by someone who doesnt make fun of me or get annoyed with me.
There are days when i want to break all the if's and but's and just enjoy my life to the fullest without being tensed ki log kya kahenge.
There are days when i dont want to answer someone and i dont want to be judged by someone.
There are days when i want to pour my heart out without being questioned by someone.
That day i will enjoy the most...
I want to throw this log kya kahenge stuff out of my life...
Its all about me and my life..

BIRYANI RECIPE

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There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” -George Bernard Shaw

Today i am gonna share my biryani recipe with u all.There was a time when i used to get terrified by the name of making biryani.It felt like a long process and still not confirmed that it will come out good.But now with this recipe it has become a child's play for me to make biryani.
So lets begin the recipe...

INGREDIENTS 

For korma.....

1-Mutton 1.25 kgs
2-Yogurt/curd  1 cup
3-Medium sized onions sliced 2
4-A small piece of cinnamon
5-1 or 2 bay leaf
6-4 cloves
7-1 black cardamom
8-1 tbspn ginger garlic paste
9-1/2 tbspn turmeric
10-1/2 tbspn red chillie powder
11-1/2 tbspn coriander powder
12-5 green chillies
13-1 n 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
14-1/3 cup oil
15-Salt according to taste

For biryani rice.....

1-Rice 3 cups,i used parboiled rice.
2-2 inch stick of cinnamon
2-2 staranise
3-3 black cardamom
4-15 green cardamom 
5-2 piece javitri 
6-small piece of nutmeg broken
7-1 n 1/2 tspn of cloves
8-2 tspn of black pepper
9-few leaves of d…