Reading Habits helps having life long memory

imagesReading, an activity that stimulates mental processes, can help preserve memory skills as we grow older.
Written by Marina Koren

To keep their bodies running at peak performance, people often hit the gym, pounding away at the treadmill to strengthen muscles and build endurance. This dedication has enormous benefits being in shape now means warding off a host of diseases when you get older. But does the brain work in the same way? That is, can doing mental exercises help your mind stay just as sharp in old age?

Experts say it’s possible. As a corollary to working out, people have begun joining brain gyms to flex their mental muscles. For a monthly fee of around $15, websites like Lumosity.com and MyBrainTrainer.com promise to enhance memory, attention and other mental processes through a series of games and brain teasers. Such ready-made mind exercises are an alluring route for people who worry about their ticking clock. But there’s no need to slap down the money right away—new research suggests the secret to preserving mental agility may lie in simply cracking open a book. Continue reading

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Day Dreaming makes you more attentive and focused, then engaged in other activities

ddBesieged at every turn by distractions, we spend a lot of time struggling to pay attention, concentrate, and focus on the task in front of us.
Written By Annie Murphy Paul

What we don’t do, according to University of Southern California professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, is fully appreciate the value of the more diffuse mental activity that characterizes our inner lives: daydreaming, remembering, reflecting.

Yet this kind of introspection is crucial to our mental health, to our relationships, and to our emotional and moral development. What’s more, it actually promotes the skill we care so much about, for ourselves and for our kids: the capacity to focus on the world outside our heads. Continue reading

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Email Scams – To be Proactive rather then Protective.

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Technology have catch a drastic pace in past 15 years, and one of the benefit of these technological developments is world become a Global Village.
By Ahmad Ladhani

Communication between people in distinct race and language become possible. People become more informed and hence this liberation of communication makes them free from seclusion, but this freedom of advancement also has a price to pay in form of scams.

Now day’s Electronic Mail or simply email is the most significant part of our life and hence email scams are flourished healthily.  Email scams or spams normally look like an ordinary email contains proposals, invitations of monetary benefits. Scammers use email, online ads, pop ups, and search results to trick you into sending them money and personal information. The emails include advance-fee scams, charity scams, compensation scams, fake job offer scams, FBI scams, fraud recovery scams, investment scams, loan scams, lottery scams, malware scams, phishing scams, romance scams, secret shopper scams etc. Continue reading

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Harvard recognises Quranic verse as one of the greatest expressions of justice

Harvard Law School, one of the most prestigious institutions of its kind in the world, has posted a verse of the Holy Quraan at the entrance of its faculty library, describing the verse as one of the greatest expressions of justice in history.

Verse 135 of Surah Al Nisa (The Women) has been posted at a wall facing the faculty’s main entrance, dedicated to the best phrases articulating justice:

“O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah , even if it be against yourselves or parents and relatives. Whether one is rich or poor, Allah is more worthy of both. So follow not [personal] inclination, lest you not be just. And if you distort [your testimony] or refuse [to give it], then indeed Allah is ever, with what you do, Acquainted”

According to a Saudi daily, a Saudi student who studies at Harvard first highlighted the development when he published a picture of the display on his Twitter page.

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Women day Greetings

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My Calligraphic Art Work – Ahmad Ladhani

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Another  tryout on Calligraphic Vector Art made by me. Its still have some errors and some finishing mistakes but as per me its best of mine :).

So I thought I should share it with you all.

Regards all

Ahmad Ladhani

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Let the baby cry for a Good, goodnight sleep – Study

 

225684It will be music to the ears of those who lobby their loved-ones in vain to ‘just leave the baby’. And it will be a red rag to those who view letting a baby cry itself to sleep as a cruel 1950s throwback.
By Stephen Adams

For academics claim to have shown that letting an infant cry itself to sleep is the best way to ensure a good night’s rest for all. While most babies sleep through five or six night a week by the age of six months, according to the study by American psychologists, a third continue to wake much more frequently until they are toddlers. They looked at sleep patterns in 1,200 children from birth to three years and found ‘wakers’ tended to be boys. They also tended to be breast fed. Continue reading

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