Monthly Archives March 2015

Atal Bihari Vajpayee gets Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee, goes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s (Former Prime Minister of India) house, confers Bharat Ratna

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President Pranab Mukherjee conferring the Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in New Delhi on Friday 27th March 2015.

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, at a special function at his residence on Friday.

In a rare departure from protocol, President Pranab Mukherjee, himself a veteran parliamentarian, drove to Vajpayee’s residence at Krishna Menon Marg in Lutyens’ Delhi to confer the honour at a simple ceremony as the latter is ailing and has been out of public life.

The brief event took place in the presence...

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The Ego Separates Us From Our True Self

tjrrgfxgfby Supreme Master Ching Hai

Wisdom is really important; and ego, we have to cut it. The less ego, the better. It is a pity because we don’t really need this ego. The ‘I’ that knows everything already, the ‘I that is expert in this and specialist in that we don’t need all that. Because if we don’t have them, then we are more smart. We will become more intelligent, smarter, really.

The only reason I can do many things well and that everyone likes is because, perhaps, I have very little ego or none. I keep checking myself to see if any ego pops up. Perhaps the reason that your ego doesn’t go away is because you don’t have the chance to rub with other people, like no one checks you, no one fixes you; no one t...

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9 ACTIVITIES LINKED TO A LONGER LIFE

UCLA biologists have found a gene that can slow the aging process in the entire body when activated in specific organ systems.  While working with fruit flies, these scientists activated a gene known as AMPK that is an important energy sensor in cells; which gets activated when cellular energy levels are getting low.

dna_2759155b“AMP-activated protein kinase—an energy sensor that regulates all aspects of cell function. AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a sensor of energy status that maintains cellular energy homeostasis.” – D. Grahame Hardie

In the study scientists found that increasing the amount of AMPK in fruit flies’ intestines increased their lifespans by about 30 percent...

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Jin Shin Jyutsu Touch Therapy Relieves Pain and Stress, Boost Energy and Balance Emotions

The nerve endings on the fingers of the hands are associated with certain organs and internal feelings that occur.

For some emotions there is no specific medicine or pill, but by reducing the intensity of the feeling it may considerably change the situation.

Each finger is responsible for different feelings, so, depending on what is going on, with just a 5 minute massage of a certain finger you can feel better. This method is called Jin Shin Jyutsu and it’s a 5 minute touch therapy.

Jin Shin Jyutsu

All you need to do, is catch the one finger responsible for certain emotion that you feel and gently massage or hold it with the palm of your other hand around 5 minutes, while deeply and slowly you inhale and exhale...

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How Birth Order Predicts Your Success

Psychologists pretty much agree that our birth order has a huge influence on our personalities, according to the Child Development Institute.

They  consulted experts to find out how your birth order influences various areas of your life, including personality, education, health, relationships, and professional success. Whether you’re the firstborn, a middle child, the youngest, an only child, or a twin, read on for how your place in the family affects you.

FIRST BORN

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Firstborn

Personality: Firstborns are likely to be more Type A, self-disciplined, and even have a higher IQ than younger siblings. The reason? Parents tend to be stricter with them than children who come later...

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