holi story beyond history of Holi
Awareness and Sense
Humanity
The Better Self
The Better Soul

Essence of Holi Story Beyond History of Holi

The purpose of this post is one and only one: to go beyond treating Holi as yet another national holiday. And this we cannot achieve until we truly make sense out of history of Holi. I know! It shall not be one of those monotonous posts on Holi festival information as I shall keep the […]

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DIY Pedicure at Home
Face and Body
The Better Self

DIY Pedicure @ Home

The summer sun brings with it a lot of skin challenges and one of those is the reappearance of dry, rough, and cracked heels. Our feet do not have oil glands and hence they are more prone to act ‘roughly’ (could not resist from using the pun) when the summer season sucks moisture out of […]

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Oil pulling is the best way to clean and whiten teeth
Face and Body
The Better Self

Oil Pulling: Best Way to Cleaner and Whiter Teeth

Less did I know that I would be writing a post on taking care of teeth when I first came across the poem This is just going to hurt a little bit. Ogden Nash describes sitting mouth wide open on a dentist’s chair as physical and mental torture, and obviously TWND by talking about Oil Pulling […]

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Rakhi dress-up
Dressing-up and Outfits
The Better Self

Festive Style: Dress-up this Rakhi 2016

The festival of Rakhi- the festival that binds (bandhan) a brother to protect (raksha) his sister lifelong. For me, the beauty of this festival lies in the fact that it is not strictly bound by any culture or religion. Any two people sharing a brother-sister like bond can celebrate this day. It not only celebrates […]

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Things to do when Pregnant
Healthy Body
The Better Self

Baby on board: 9 things for 9 months!

It is only 9 months when you have to bear a baby but you have to bear the responsibility of that baby lifelong. It is so important that we mothers are mentally and physically stress-free to get ready for the coming baby. So here’s a list of nine things that a pregnant woman should do to sail through her pregnancy happily.

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10 planet friendly lifestyle choices
Environment Beautification
Society Beautification
The Better Surroundings

10 Planet Friendly Lifestyle Choices

Hello! I am environment. I am the air you breathe. I am the surroundings your kids play in. I am the outside freshness when you jog or do your yoga. Today I want to thank you. Thank you that you are now starting to take care of me! I am very easy to please you […]

sustainable lifestyle
Environment Beautification
The Better Surroundings

Sustainable Lifestyle-A fad or future?

There is a trending term these days: “SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE”. In technical terms it means “a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the personal and Earth’s natural resources” but considering how people are spending on resources anyway, I deduce that they have not yet understood this very often misused term. So TWND urges […]

Vinegar as an all-purpose DIY home cleaner
Home Beautification
The Better Surroundings

Vinegar: an All-Purpose Home Cleaner

There are so many things that get dirtier with time and hence TWND presents to you a do-it-yourself VINEGAR home cleaner, that you can tweak to suit your cleaning items and include it in your daily home cleaning routine.

Home cleaning checklist for Indian Homes
Home Beautification
The Better Surroundings

Home Cleaning Checklist:What all to clean and when?

TWND, after a thorough research, has come up with the first post on Home Cleaning: a Home Cleaning Checklist especially designed for Indian homes. This checklist can serve as a To Do List of what all we can clean in our homes and how often we can clean such things.