Divya Chichra

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5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

How to make the perfect madeleines

Photograph: Felicity Cloake for the Guardian<p>Michel Roux’s vanilla madeleine.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/2/1441192319040/976618a9-60d0-4362-8a17-9f218cb0a0bf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Felicity Cloake for the Guardian<p>Michel Roux’s vanilla madeleine.<p>84<p>…

Baking

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

<i>By Christine Yu, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should …

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

<b>1. Thinking to be right always</b><p>Several of us always see ourselves as being right on everything at all times, to the extent of not minding to lose …

Want To Be Happier? 10 Questions To Ask Yourself Right Now

Think fast: Are you happy? If not, there's some good news: According to Elizabeth R. Lombardo PhD, happiness—just like a new sport—is a skill that …

Happiness

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

6 Spiritual Practices To Balance Your Emotions

Up and down ... up and down. Isn’t this how we feel <i>most</i> of the time? We fluctuate between feeling good and bad, happy and sad. We like this and …

A story of love, longing and jazz in 1960s Bombay

<i>Their eyes give it away. Chris Perry wears a slick black jacket, the sleeves of his crisp white shirt revealing the glint of dark cuff links. His fingers clasp a gleaming tenor saxophone with a lover’s gentleness. Arms crossed coquettishly above her waist, Lorna Cordeiro is chic in a bouffant and a</i> …