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Gita's Handbag lockdown diaries

Gita's Handbag lockdown diaries

Two months in Turkey. For the first time not traveling at all. As you know our slogan is travel, collect and re-design. Three months spent very well and productive in Sri Lanka. We experienced working with locals especially with women who have so little words to communicate with.    An inspirational island. Handloom traditions, delicious food, lots of friends from all over the world. Good music, good taste, hidden places to discover. Well designed corners and unexpected touches. Still in our mind and heart. We were planning to launch our collection from Sri Lanka earlier in May. But some of the plans didn't go as planned.  We had...

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Practice

Practice

Feeling sad? Sit in Lotus. The truth is that the practice of yoga is not about changing the brain, body, headstands, or even about gaining greater happiness and joy.  Yoga offers self-reflection, the practice of kindness and self-compassion, and continued growth and self-awareness.  Yoga opens up the possibility of connecting to what we already have to who we already are.  It helps you to improve yourself. It helps you to train your brain to focus our attention and live in the present.  The practice teaches you to focus your mind on one thing at a time.  Start easy. You can...

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Always look on the bright side of life.

Always look on the bright side of life.

Q&A — Psychologist Sarah Pressman Always look on the bright side of life How a positive outlook may buffer us from stress and ward off health problems  By Bob Holmes 5.14.2019 A sunny disposition isn’t just good for your mental health. It’s good for your body, too. It can even add years to your life. Sarah Pressman, a health psychologist at the University of California, Irvine, has spent her career investigating the link between positive emotions and physical health. In the 2019 Annual Review of Psychology, she and her colleagues explore why a positive outlook generates physical health benefits. Knowable asked her about some of...

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READ.READ.READ.

READ.READ.READ.

If you’re one of countless people who don’t make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out.   Reading a good inspirational book during such period can change our way of thinking and give you hope and motivation   Prepare yourself. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.   Expand your vocabulary. Language is such a wonderful tool with so many words to use to express ourselves.   It helps you to improve yourself. It helps you to train your brain to focus our...

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