You are here

I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that’s a big problem for social media companies

Why quitting Instagram and Facebook made me happier   3:16 PM ET Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | 03:16 The first time I truly took a break from social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” meaning work, and ditch all electronics at the door. At an arrival ceremony deep in the California Redwoods, volunteers in hazmat suits zipped up our devices into brown bags, leaving…

Read More

Fitness first: These Swedish companies have made exercising in the office mandatory

Workers spending their lunch break at the gym may be commonplace in most Western countries, but in Sweden some employers are pushing the idea even further, making on-the-job exercise compulsory. Every Friday, employees of fashion and sportswear retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to get their weekly workout at a nearby gym. There is no getting out of it: for more than two years the company founded by the Swedish tennis legend has made on-the-job exercise mandatory at the initiative of chief executive Henrik Bunge,…

Read More

4 Gluten Free Resolutions I’ve Made For a Healthy Start

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes New Year Resolutions. This year, I listed a couple of points everyone with Celiac or gluten sensitivity must resolve to do to improve their health, while I do the same. I think the hardest part of having a food allergy isn’t really the issue with the food you can’t eat but the entire social aspect related to food. This is my daily challenge with my own son. Having three kids with different needs and requirements. I know a lot of people…

Read More

Made in Bangla pills help plan families in Assam border district

Contraceptive pills from Bangladesh are being smuggled in large quantity to Assam’s Dhubri district which is located close to the international border. Dhubri, like many other areas in the country which share a border with Bangladesh, has long been a haven for smuggled products including food items, clothes, accessories and medicines. Now, this includes an oral contraceptive pill called ‘sukhi’. Bangladesh, which has a robust family-planning programme, distributes ‘sukhi’ pills for free which have also made their way across the border to Dhubri. “As far as I know, ‘sukhi’ has…

Read More

Xiaomi Mi five, Redmi note 3 to Be Made to be had in Open Sale these days

Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 5 cellphone can be to be had in open sale on Wednesday. The open sale method that users may not be required to register for the sale, which kicks off at 2pm IST. The chinese language business enterprise, apart from the Mi 5, may also have the Xiaomi Redmi be aware 3 and the 20000mAh Mi strength financial institution to be had via the agency’s Mi.com website without registrations. To bear in mind, the Mi 5 become made available in an open sale in India with the…

Read More

Xiaomi Redmi be aware 3 to Be Made to be had in Open Sale these days

Xiaomi’s famous Redmi be aware three wi-financeswireless handset could be to be had thru its wi-first open sale on Wednesday. The open sale, which does not require customers to sign up earlier, will kick off at 2pm IST via Mi.com. To keep in mind, at its India release, the Xiaomi Redmi be aware 3 become announced to be to be had thru Mi.com in addition to Amazon, and was promised to be available from greater e-trade partners inclusive of Flipkart and Snapdeal. The open sale is simplest relevant to Mi.com…

Read More