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Life during COVID 19 has brought its set of struggles. Juggling work meetings from home with cooking, cleaning, and catching up on gossip is exhausting. As gyms are ordered to remain shut, even amidst the lockdown, most dedicated workaholics have turned to yoga. Yoga has long been the talk of the town – from B-town celebrities to the PM of India, practicing yoga is a part of everyone’s routine.
Yoga asanas, coupled with pranayama, can improve flexibility, strengthen bones, enhance balance, and even boost the body’s immunity. Not just that, regular practice can also help to reduce stress and other mental conditions. And the best part – you don’t even need any fancy equipment or workout outfit to practice yoga. Now we are not trying to guilt-trip you but how about a deal? For every three episodes, you have to do a yoga pose. Since you are already dressed
“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” a phrase coined by the historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich in 1976, has since become a feminist rallying cry. One of the spheres in which women have been “misbehaving”—and exploring the different facets and effects of their behavior—is literature. The eminent left-wing poet turned public figure Adrienne Rich showed women, who were diminished by patriarchy and domestic isolation, how to claim their “submerged selves,” Stephanie Burt writes in her review of a sweeping new biography of Rich.
In 1974, Rich accepted the National Book Award for Poetry on “behalf of all women,”alongside her contemporaries Audre Lorde and Alice Walker. Lorde and Walker were writers and activists who focused on the intersection of feminism, race, and civil rights. Their works, such as Lorde’s Sister Outsider and Walker’s The Color Purple, brought depth to depictions of Black female life, and expanded American society’s understanding of femininity.
Nutrients are the components found in food and beverages that have important functions in the body. You’ve heard of the main categories of nutrients—carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals—but have you heard of antinutrients?
That’s the situation in Syria, where bread shortages are now widespread — and the queues for daily rations stretch on and on. The same goes for gasoline.
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