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Essential table etiquettes to know

When you are dining at the home of a friend, it is a good idea to bring a gift for the host or hostess. Some dinner parties are formal and have place cards where the host or hostess wants you to sit, says an expert.

Want to thrive or just survive? Decode the secrets of a successful life

Want to thrive in life? One has to be optimistic, spiritual or religious, motivated, proactive, someone who enjoys learning and is flexible, adaptable, socially competent, believes in self/has self-esteem.

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Scented candles, colourful cushions: Get your home festive ready

Wondering how to decorate your home on Dussehra and Diwali? Here are some tips. Use traditional hand-crafted fabrics and prints. Silks, chanderi, fabrics with batik or block prints and zari embroidery are all the rage. You can also add some traditional carpets.

Paying attention to ringing phone while driving may be risky

More drivers reported looking at a screen for more than two seconds or locating and answering a ringing phone, than they did talking on a handheld phone, texting or browsing. A ringing mobile phone can occur at any time and therefore increases the likelihood of a crash.

'World's oldest' barber shop comes to Ahmedabad

After capturing the premium space in men's grooming in cities of Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon and Hyderabad, the oldest brand holding a Guinness Book of World Records has entered Gujarat with its 12th store in India within a period of three to four years after setting its foot in India.

Why hot climate fuels aggression, violence

Combination of a hot climate and less variation in seasonal temperatures leads to more aggression and violence.

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Decoded: Why you are nasty when you’re sleep deprived

Missing sleep results in depletion of your self-control, which can potentially lead to several negative outcomes.

Breastfeeding can reduce behavioural disorders in children: Study

The duration of exclusive breastfeeding of an infant has greater importance than previously realised in several areas of development.

Hunger in childhood linked to aggression in adulthood

Good nutrition is linked to not only academic success, but also behavioural patterns.

Supportive parenting linked to richer, happier kids later

Strict parental ways may lead to high salaries and academic achievement, but at the cost of reduced happiness and increased stress levels.

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