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Lara Sen

Lara is a independent writer. She has published articles in various blogs. She loves to write her own observations and experiences and she also wants to share her opinion.

Posted 11/16/17 at 11:42 AM | Lara Sen

The Importance of Combatting the Issue of Obesity in the US

Even though there has been an added worldwide effort in recent times to address the problem of a poor diet, there is evidently still an issue with obesity. The US is blessed with arguably the finest fast-food chains in the world. Now, although the food offered at these convenient restaurants may taste delicious, they aren’t beneficial to the body. You see, all of the saturated fats and other nasties result in unhealthy BMI’s if consumed too frequently.

Most people believe that obesity is just unappealing aesthetically, and may restrict movement somewhat. But, it is much worse than that. In fact, obesity is actually one of the leading causes of death throughout the US. This is because it drastically increases the chances of developing heart disease, suffering from a stroke or contracting other fatal diseases. When someone does reach the point of obesity, it only becomes harder and harder to get the weight off.

That is why there should be more of a proactive approach to battling the obesity problem, rather than a reactive one. Like we’ve already touched on – there is more of an extra focus on balanced diets and regular exercise nowadays, but it should be promoted an awful lot more. Especially amongst men, as research has shown that there is more male’s suffering with weight issues than women. So, there needs to be more awareness raised around the topic. FULL POST

Posted 11/7/17 at 11:34 PM | Lara Sen

7 Valentines Day Flowers Other Than Roses To Make Her Fall For You

When words fall short to describe your love and feelings for the person you love, flowers serve your purpose. Since Valentine’s day is the best time to express your love for the girl you love incessantly, are you ready with a bouquet of flowers? Well, if you want to make a special gesture towards your girlfriend this Valentine’s day then, surprise her with something new that she has never received from you. This time, give her a beautiful flower arrangement that doesn’t contain roses. Instead, check out these seven Valentine’s day flowers that will make her feel special:

Carnations
These beautiful blooms are one of the oldest cultivated flowers in the world. Available in a multitude of different colors these flowers symbolizes love, fascination, and admiration in a relationship. During the Victorian age, bouquet of carnations were often sent to lovers with a secret message hidden in it. Thus, this flower become one of the perfect Valentines day flowers to convey your feelings to the girl you have been secretly in love with. FULL POST

Posted 10/25/17 at 2:27 AM | Lara Sen

How to be a Great Friend This Year

Friends play such a huge role in our lives, and we have to do as much as possible to be there for them. These people provide an anchor for us away from our families, and they can lend an ear or help us out in times of trouble. Everybody needs friends, and it’s important to be there for your friends as much as possible.

However, with life as it is these days, it can be difficult to actually make enough time to hang out with our friends properly. But, we all know how important it is to be great friends and to be there for the people we care about. Now, there is a lot to consider when you think about how to be a great friend this year, and you must follow some of our advice to help you with this.

Make Time for a Proper Catch-Up

You need to do as much as possible to make time for your friends. Life can be so busy these days, and there never seems to be enough time to see everyone. Be sure you make time for your friends and having a good catch up properly. If you can set aside some time in your week and pencil them in this will be a great time to catch up. Show them how much you care about them by making the time to see them.

Let Them Know They’re on Your Mind FULL POST

Posted 10/21/17 at 1:17 AM | Lara Sen

Take a trip to the tropical symphony of India-KERALA

Popularly known as “God’s own country”, Kerala is occupied by picturesque and breathtaking views and experiences. Kerala has some unique geographical features like where else would you find tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, the Arabian Sea at the west, lush green hill stations, exotic wildlife and around 44 rivers at one place? There is a reason Kerala is known as a mélange of cultural as well as exotic experiences.

Kerala is India’s major contributor in natural rubber production making the country 4th largest natural rubber producer in the world. Kerala as a tourist destination is divided into three geographical destinations- Northern Kerala, Central Kerala, and Southern Kerala.

There are many wonderful tourist destinations you must visit in Kerala. Book the best Kerala Tour packages and make your trip euphoric.

Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary is one of the major attractions in Kerala. Imagine giving a bath to the big fat elephants. This place also provides you with experiences of elephant safari, elephant feeding and seeing the little elephants playing.

Visit the gobsmackingly amazing beaches, the teeming wildlife sanctuaries, and the most beautiful blowing temples in the Northern Kerala. Kovalam and the clifftop backpacker enclave of Varkala are the most loved beaches in Northern Kerala by the tourists. If you are amongst the ones who like beaches, watching the sunset, boating in the clear blue waters, and feeling natural beauty, you must visit this part of Kerala. Temples in Kerala are not only authentic and spiritual but also provides immense opportunities of seeing the wonderful dance performances by the talented dancers. FULL POST

Posted 10/13/17 at 11:47 PM | Lara Sen

Improve Quality of Life at Home with an Air purifier

There are some dangers in life that are more obvious than others, and one of the dangers from which we are all at risk is pollution in the air. This is one of those hidden dangers that few people even think about simply because the dangers are not visible to the naked eye, but the fact of the matter is that you could be breathing in all sorts of contaminants and pollutants as you eat, relax, and sleep in your own home. While showrooms give you brochures of different appliances that you can get, it is always best to do an online search. It is possible for you to get them at a cheaper price online, especially if you have any coupons or discounts are offered. Likewise, there are package deals available online, which offer different appliances together.You should also check The JUZZ; they keep publishing very helpful guides and tips on what a modern kitchen needs.

Most Christians see their home as their haven and want to enjoy being safe and relaxed. However, pollution could have a dramatic adverse effect on your health. Indoor air quality in most homes is far poorer than we could ever imagine, with a range of contaminants ranging from dust mites and bacteria to mold and chemicals from smoke polluting the air and being breathed in by every member of the household.

Why you should invest in an air purifier

There are many reasons to invest in a purifier for your home and you can find the best air purifier with ease from the range available. This includes:

Harmful effects: The hidden dangers of polluted air can cause a range of harmful effects, ranging from exacerbation of allergies to insomnia, depression, dizziness and more. Those of a younger and senior age are particularly at risk due to their weaker immune systems. An air cleaner can help to reduce the pollution in the air, and make the air in your home safer and cleaner to breathe. FULL POST

Posted 10/12/17 at 1:35 AM | Lara Sen

Tips To Find Best Deals Online

Being cash strapped is a situation that almost everyone can relate to at some point in their lives, but having a slightly lower amount of change in their pocket than one would like need not be the end of the world. You will still be able to purchase all of those items that you just absolutely need while not ruining your home’s budget or worse your savings for the next ten years. However, if you haven’t started on your savings or retirement fund then perhaps you should start there first, before you go hunting for deals all across the World Wide Web or even just your hometown. Anyhow, without any further ado let us discuss all of the amazing ways you can find the best deals online.

The first tip is to never just use one site, as a fellow bargain hunter the one tip that I can honestly share is that you will need to scour as many sites as possible in order to find really good deals on the items you are looking for. This should not be treated as a mere shopping trip done on the comfort of your couch. No this is a far more technical exercise that demands that you go on the hunt to locate as many options before you eventually seize what it is you are looking for. FULL POST

Posted 10/3/17 at 8:03 AM | Lara Sen

5 Simple Ways You Can Treat Local Veterans Better

Out of all the people in this country, it could be argued that no group of people deserves more respect and goodwill than veterans. Unfortunately, veterans also tend to be treated worse than almost any other group in our nation. Why is this, and how can you make a difference?

Veterans: Mistreated and Neglected

In 2014, a report surfaced that showed at least 40 veterans had died that year while waiting for care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities in the Phoenix area. That report led to further investigation, which revealed some 120,000 veterans across the country that never got the care they needed. Even more shocking was the revelation that VA employees had been trained to manipulate wait time data internally, to make it appear they were doing a better job than they were.

While it would be nice to say things have been cleaned up since then, this simply isn’t true. The VA is still a mess – even as former President Barrack Obama and current President Donald Trump have attempted to shine a light on the issue.

It could be said that the neglect of veterans has reached a fever pitch. Recent data suggests that an average of 20 veterans take their own lives every single day. In fact, 18 percent of all adult suicides in America involve a veteran. FULL POST

Posted 9/27/17 at 2:50 AM | Lara Sen

Mariah Carey Joins the Premier Dead Sea Products Line for its 25th Anniversary

Premier is a company that has been extracting all of the divine natural substances from the Dead Sea that produce its world famous skin care products. Having called upon one of the leading figures in not only the music industry, but radiant skin health, Mariah Carey, any witness to this campaign will immediately know the level of quality present here. Welcome to the world of Premier Dead Sea products.

While the Dead Sea may indeed be a limitless and phenomenal supply for skin rejuvenation and augmentation, only a few leading experts in the world - such as those at Premier - possess the long fostered knowledge and expertise needed to transform natural minerals into powerful skincare products.

Join Premier and Mariah Carey on one of the most well developed and ingenious campaigns geared towards convincing every type of person that their skin is worth the time of day, and that beginning a disciplined and dedicated skincare schedule is one of the kindest and most loving things that you can do for yourself. FULL POST

Posted 9/27/17 at 12:19 AM | Lara Sen

Value of a Long Sunday Brunch

Today, value can be a difficult thing to find these days. The costs of heading out for a family meal are becoming quite taxing on the average budget. Families today have to be a bit more savvy about how they spend their money. Going to a restaurant for dinner is becoming extraordinarily expensive, but there is a better and more wise way to spend your money. Enjoying a long Sunday brunch can be a true value for any family. Here are just some of the valuable aspects of just such an occasion.

Thoughts on Nutrition
Going out to a restaurant and ordering for a family is tricky. The value is largely based upon portion size and whether or not the children will actually eat the food. Parents today try hard to entice their children to choose more healthy options, but more often than not, we simply give in and give them an unhealthy food, just so they will eat something. The beauty of a long Sunday Brunch is that it can contain all types of foods. One of the most traditional offerings is the quiche which combines the savory nature of spices with the comfort of eggs in a pie shell. There are an endless number of varieties and sneaking in some vegetables or fruits into the meal is quite simple. The kids will not even know that they are eating rather healthy for such a large spread of food. FULL POST

Posted 9/13/17 at 3:21 AM | Lara Sen

Do students in Christian schools have more religious or spiritual values?

The decision of parents when choosing a school in which to educate their children involves several choices. One of them, sending them or not to a confessional school. But what effect does this have on students? Do those who are educated in a Christian school end up being more 'religious'?

There is not much data so far on this issue, but more or less subjective impressions, but a recent study shows that the level of real spirituality, in the sense of private faith together with commitment to their community of faith, depends more on the family context and of friends that of the dynamics of their school.

Evangelical schools

In fact, the schools that are called Evangelical or Protestant affect the spiritual practices of students, but do not impact on activities related to the church. That is to say, the students of schools with evangelical inspiration have a greater private spiritual life, and they usually pray and read the Bible more frequently. On the other hand, there are no differences between these students and those of other secondary schools in terms of attendance at services, youth groups or other activities of the local church. The number of young people who go to church is the same in one and other students. FULL POST

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