Six Common Reasons for Lack of Motivation

Motivation is a process that controls and maintains certain behaviors. Eating chocolate, exercising, studying, and avoiding triggers to prevent an alcoholic relapse all require motivation. Everyone experiences lack of motivation from time to time. Staring at a stack of books not wanting to study, seeing a pile of dishes in …

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Top Five Dating Mistakes

For many South Asians, entering the dating scene is like stepping onto an entirely different planet. Not built into the culture, young South Asians can rarely rely on their parents’ experiences to provide some familiarity or guidance on how to navigate this new stage of life. In addition, dating is …

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Green Peas

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January’s ingredient is: green peas! Green peas have a notorious reputation amongst young children. However, research is showing that not only do they help kids grow big and strong, but they are rich with vitamins and minerals that help promote positive mental health. An excellent source of Vitamin K, green …

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Afraid of Commitment? Five Common Reasons Why

Without realizing it, many relationship problems in couples stem from commitment issues that plague one or both of the partners. Commitment issues affect South Asians just as they affect couples from any other culture. They can be present in a relationship that is only a few weeks old or can …

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South Asian Couples: Top 8 Signs You are Afraid of Commitment

Rajesh had been with his girlfriend for 2 years and loved her very much. Every time she brought up their future, he would try to change the topic. She believed every one of his excuses. “I want to talk about his but let’s save it for when we have more …

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South Asian Parents: How to Talk to Your Child About Natural Disasters, Wars and Violence

Even if children don’t sit down and watch the news, it is very likely that they know about the events of the world. This is especially true of devastating events such as the recent earthquake in Japan, major wars or other acts of violence around the world. Children might hear …

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