Are Women really celebrating Women’s Day?

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A woman can never celebrate Women’s Day until you
Understand her feelings,
Embrace her as she is,
Appreciate her triumph,
Let her pursue her passion,
Support her goals,
Respect her confidence,
Give her freedom,
Help her with chores,
Wipe her tears,
Acknowledge her efforts,
Admire her self-respect,
Love her unconditionally!

To all men and especially to women, try not to impose patriarchal boundaries on her, which you followed for years…
Let her live with serenity which she deserves the leas
t!

5 Foods that boost Male Fertility

Hi Folks! In the last post we have discussed about foods that can increase female fertility and so now I am gonna share about some foods that support male fertility.

If you are a male who wants to become a parent, just ensure that your testosterone hormone is in adequate level.

From the olden days to till date, only women are asked many questions about why she is not getting pregnant. But the fact is many men who are working in factories, men who consume more alcohol, tobacco and drugs are mostly affected by infertility than women.

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Unfortunately, our society blames only women unknowingly. And that’s why men’s infertility is a hidden factor always.

Now, I am gonna share some foods which you can take daily to increase your sperm count and mobility.

Dark Chocolate

One best food that increases sperm motility is dark chocolate. Try to pick the darker one. Darker the chocolate, better the results. Its rich source of amino acid L-arginine can increase the density of ejaculation. Also, the sperm count will be more. You need not worry about birth defects of your baby, if your partner announced good news

Garlic

Once I say Garlic, many might relate it to Covid – 19, as garlic played a major role as a immune booster. On the other hand, garlic is the one simple food which can help in male fertility. Garlic contains Allicin, which could increase blood flow to your sex organs and this reduces infertile issues. As poor blood flow to your testes are the main causes for infertility, garlic can curb it.

Vitamin C

Citrus fruits are enriched with Vitamin C. Orange and lemon are well-known citrus fruits. Nutritionist recommend Vitamin C as it can help absorbing more iron to the body and also Vitamin C aids in brain development. If you take oranges regularly in your diet, it can improve the overall health of your sperm

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Zinc

Food supplements such as Pumpkin seeds, Oysters are rich sources of Zinc, which can even treat infertility. When your body has adequate quantity of zinc, then your semen volume will be more. Also, zinc has the potential to change sperm morphology of an infertile male

Water

And here is the last but not the least component, Water! You might be wondering on seeing this. But water has the ability to change many things in our body. The more you drink water, the more your sperm can swim easier. If you do not drink enough water your body requires, this might increase the thickness of your sperm due to dehydration. This could affect your sperm motility.

Things you should know for a Long Lasting Happy Relationship

Are you a couple who wants to engage in a relationship for lifetime? If yes, I can tell you the most important things which you should know to hold the hands of your partner until eternity.

Whenever I say “Relationship“, people used to tell me, “Oh, No! It is complicated”. But a relationship is very easy when compared to all other bonds. The key ingredient is “Love“. If this love is not expressed in a right way, then the warning alarm will start ringing.

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Here, I suggest some tips with which you can improve your bond and also learn to fulfill your partner’s expectations.

1. Communication matters!

Communication is the best way to know each other. Feel free to talk more like a best friend. This will help your partner to understand your feelings and character. While talking, have effective communication (not only simple chit-chat, but also about your goals and future plans).

2. Be Honest

Whenever you try to convey something to your partner either it may be a secret or some daily activities, be honest with your words. Don’t try to hide anything as this may break the trust he/she has in you when your partner finds out. Moreover, this will lead to suspection even when you speak the truth in future.

3. Humor works

Believe me! Humor is one of the interesting things which can help you to build your relationship stronger. You will soon become more like friends if you have sense of humor. Make your partner laugh when he/she is upset. Try to console them by some jokes more than boring advices. This helps a lot

4. Make him/her feel special

When it comes to relationship, priority is the greater issue. Give your husband/wife the more priority than parents or children. This is because you have the freedom to choose your partner but not other family members. And so, you have to earn his/her trust to prove that you are the right choice.

Also, if you are newly married, then you should start discuss with your husband/wife too before taking any decision in your family. This will make them feel special and your bond will become robust.

5. Physical contact

Intimacy and privacy are major concerns. Physical contact doesn’t always mean having sex, but also holding hands, cuddling and kissing will also develop your love and intimacy.

In addition, try to spend some private time which can help you to talk about anything without hesitation. This will make your partner feel free and secure when you are around.

6. Grow Together

Ask your partner’s interests and ambitions. Motivate him/her to reach the goal. With this, you both can grow together. Additionally, this can give you space for self improvement in many aspects.

7. Quality Time

Always ensure that you talk to your partner atleast once a day even if you have busy work schedule. Your partner always wants some quality time to spend with you. And if you are not giving your time, there might be a chance to feel that he/she is not in your priority list. This could make your partner gets disappointed at times. And if this continues often, your relationship will start getting faded.

8. Learn to forgive

Humans are immune to mistakes. Your better half is not an exception. Learn to forgive your spouse when he/she is apologizing for the mistakes they have done. Do not hold any grudge or egoistic attitude, as this will ruin your relationship one day.

9. Tell what you want

Just tell your better half what you expect from him/her. Do not think that your partner should find out what your mind going through. Just think once, is he/she a psychologist to read your mind? If you expect this, you will probably get disappointed. So, tell your partner about your wishes or desires so that your spouse can fulfill it easily.

10. Listen before you speak

Whenever there is a conversation between you and your spouse, make sure that you are listening to your partner’s words totally with patience. Instead, if you interpret in between, this will worsen the scenario. And then, the conversation becomes argument.

Bottom Line

One can try all these ways to make your relationship stronger. Nevertheless, as I already said, the main ingredient is Love. Love your partner wholeheartedly and accept the flaws they have. If you start doing this, you will not break up or hate each other no matter whatever the circumstance or the issue is!

One of the best love stories which I ever read.

Hair Care Tip of the Day!

To lessen the hair loss and for hair nourishment,
Take egg white in a bowl and pour some drops of lemon juice into it. Mix it well. Apply it on your scalp and let them set for half an hour. Now, wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
The Book which explains the difference of men and women in a fun and interesting way.

Pre-Conception Health before planning pregnancy!

Pregnancy is one of the most precious blessings! As our lifestyle and the food habits changed a lot, people who are waiting for the appointment of fertility center increase holding various reasons and health conditions.

Do you want to add a cute little human as your family Member?
Then, ensure that your Pre-Conception health is in good condition to give birth to a healthy child. Yes! Couple health is the first and the most important factor for a safer pregnancy. Not only physical health but also mental health plays a significant role in producing good hormones during conception. If you are sad or depressed often, your body will start secreting more stress hormones than the good hormones. This will impact your pregnancy a lot and there is a risk of miscarriage.

Before we start with the things we need to know, one should understand that having trouble in getting pregnant is common for both men and women. It is not always about the women as our culture blames women for not getting pregnant. Both men and women should have proper health conditions added with happy mindset.
Here, we suggest some guidelines to follow before you are planning for pregnancy.

1. Folic Acid matters the most!

Once you and your partner are ready for being pregnant, try to consume food richer with multivitamins especially zinc and Folic acid. Folic acid is very important for the baby’s brain development and it can reduce the risk of neural tube defects and other birth complications.

Vegetables such as cauliflower, broccoli, spinach and Nuts include walnut which has Omega-3, badam and fruits such as oranges, other citrus fruits and country hen egg are foods which contain more folic acid. Also, you can take some raisins and pumpkin seeds daily to increase the zinc intake.

Women can take 0.4mg of folic acid daily prior 3 months to get pregnant either in the form of tablets or in the form of foods which we mentioned above

2. Limit Caffeine Consumption

Drinking coffee or other drinks with more caffeine content should be curbed. As caffeine stimulates miscarriage and lowers fertility, you can avoid taking coffee more than 200mg per day.

Moreover, caffeine also increase the blood pressure and heart rate. Also, it will not allow your body to absorb sufficient iron from foods you consume. This might lead to anaemia. Hence, it is not advisable to take more caffeine during the entire pregnancy.

In addition, a pregnant woman should stop drinking and smoking during pregnancy as these could cause troubles in your infant’s growth

3. Check medications

When you are planning for a healthy pregnancy, you should check certain medicines you are taking for a long time for other health problems. Some hormone balancing tablets and medicines related to mental health such as antidepressants can affect your pregnancy. If you are taking any of these type of medicines, consult your doctor and confirm whether it is okay to continue with the medications or not.

4. Address previous miscarriage

If you have experienced any miscarriage last time, first you have to take some time to heal yourself and try to solve the things which are gone wrong last time. In addition, you have to address this to your gynecologist to ensure that you can plan for another baby if the miscarriage happened in recent months. This is to avoid any other complications which could hurt you more as you are already emotional.

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5. Contribution of Paternal factors

Sperm count or better quality sperm of biological father matters too. Good quality sperms can improve the chance of getting pregnant and minimize the risk of development complications in the infants.

Overweight, poorly controlled diabetes, heavy alcohol consumption, smoking and recreational drugs can affect the sperm count and its quality. Try to avoid these atleast 2 months before your conception because it might take upto 72 days for a sperm to develop and mature

6. Vaccination

If you need to take any vaccine at this stage, just get vaccinated before you plan your pregnancy. This is because if you don’t take vaccines at a regular interval, your infant may get infections from you during pregnancy. Also, if you take any vaccine, then wait for a month from that day to plan pregnancy. It would avoid any other risk factors and complications

Bottom Line

Apart from all these healthy guidelines, another most important aspect is to be happy and free from stress. This is the key ingredient which will help you to grow a happy baby in your womb. Have a healthy and a happy pregnancy!

Here is the new arrival of Amish’s book 2 of Ram Chandra series. Available in both kindle edition and paperback format.

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Author : Suganya Kannan
அன்று மாலைப் பொழுது!
சூரியன் தன் ஒளிக்கதிர்களை மெல்ல சுருக்கத் தொடங்கினான்.
செவ்வானம் எங்கும் படர்ந்திருக்க நானோ மாடியில் நின்றுக் கொண்டிருந்தேன்.
சில்லென்ற ஒரு தென்றல் காற்று மெல்ல படர்ந்தது அவள் கன்னத்தில்!
தென்றலின் தீண்டளை அறிந்தவள் மெல்ல இயற்கையை ரசித்தாள், தனது நீண்ட கூந்தலை கோதியவாறு!
சட்டென ஒரு ஓசை என் செவிகளில்!
அவள் அன்னையின் அழைப்பிற்கு செவி சாய்த்தவளாய் “இதோ வரேன் மா!” என்றாள்.
போன வேகத்தில் திரும்ப வந்து,
போன என் இதய துடிப்பை ஒரு கணம் மீட்டெடுத்தாள்!
அவளது கைகளில் ஒரு தேநீர் கோப்பை!
தேநீரைப் பருகும் பொழுது அவளது இதழ்கள் ஈரமானதை கண்டும் காணாதவன் போல் நான்!
சட்டென திரும்பி என்னை நோக்கினாள்.
மொட்டை மாடியில் இயற்கையை ரசிக்க வந்தவன் போல் நான் நடிக்க,
என்னை முறைப்பது போல் அவளும் நடித்தாள்.
ஆனால் நான் ரசித்தது என் எதிர் வீட்டு விமலாவையோ, கமலாவையோ அல்ல.
என் வீட்டு எஜமானி என் ப்ரியாவை தான்.
ஆம்! என் மனைவியை அவளுக்கே தெரியாமல் இரண்டு வருடம் ரசித்து தான் இன்று திருமணமும் செய்து கொண்டேன்.
ஆனால், அவள் அருகில் அந்த காதல்
மட்டும் மாறாதவனாய் என்றும் நான்!
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