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3 Cosmetic Treatments that Celebrities Love
Hollywood stars look picture perfect on the Red Carpet. They work hard to achieve that uber-glam look by having a healthy diet and fitness routine. But every now and then, they do get a little help from their dermatologist to refresh their timeless look. Here are the top 3 treatments that celebrities indulge in... Botox Botox is used to achieve a tight and shiny forehead, lift-up eyebrows that droop with age and get rid of the creases that occur on the outer corner of your eyes when you smile. Almost every celebrity facing the camera gets Botox at some time in their life. When this treatment is done in the correct way, with low doses, the face looks ageless. But when the dose is too much or wrongly placed, then our celebrities end up looking more botched up than beautiful! Lip Fillers Celebrities have lip fillers for two reasons. The young ones may feel insecure about thin lips and want to plump up their pout. While the older ones lose lip volume as they age and also develop whistler's lines or smoker's lines. Lip fillers are like art, or sculpture. Your dermatologist is responsible for creating a beautiful shape that looks natural and complements your facial proportions. Badly done lips are called a 'trout pout' or 'duck-bill lips' and there's nothing appealing about them. Skin Tightening Everyone of us including celebrities use anti-aging creams. But that isn't the true reason behind their tight skin. Celebrities indulge in skin tightening treatment such as Thermage, Ultherapy and Fraxel once a year. These are usually done when they are on vacation, to hide the down time. These skin tightening treatments can reverse several years of skin aging with just a single treatment session. The result is a lifted, firm and rejuvenated skin. If you wish to glam up your look consider speaking to your dermatologist about these treatment options.
I'm Not Religious, But I am a Little Buddhist
In this article, Annie Battles shares her experience of growing up with a Buddhist father. Though she didn't practice Buddhism, she found that her father's faith permeated into her life from an early age. I found this piece helpful in explaining how practicing Buddhism doesn't mean you have to live in a monastery or give up your social life. Ideally, Buddhism will enhance your current life. Daily meditation can organize your thoughts, remind you what you value in life, and teach you how to react to whatever life throws at you. Here is an excerpt that I found particularly valuable. "My father's Zen ways of thinking softly permeated his parenting techniques. He would remind me to breathe deeply and to focus on my breath for ten seconds when I began to get upset. While this answer still infuriates me, understanding the statement through a Buddhist perspective gives it a more tangible meaning. At thirteen years old, shaking with rage after realizing my sister just stole my only pair of stockings for a week long trip, I was in no mood to think about breathing. However, once my father would tell me to breathe, I wasn't allowed to talk again for ten seconds. I always resented this forced silence, but ten seconds was an irritatingly perfect amount of time for me to realize I needed to cool my shit. One of his most common pieces of advice to me growing up was, "they don't make you feel that way, you make you feel that way," and it was true. I would work myself up, and then feel the physical effects of my own anger. Nobody else was experiencing these negative feelings but myself. Slow, deep breathing slowed my heart rate and brought my blood pressure down, alleviating my insatiable rage. In this way, my father just shoved some Zen Buddhist wisdom into my brain before I could see what hit me. Practicing aspects of Zen Buddhism isn't signing your life away to a monastery, and doesn't necessitate any prior knowledge of Zen as a religion. The all-encompassing nature of Zen practice, as well as the variation in practice and intensity, is what attracted my father to Buddhism in the first place, and it is what keeps me interested in the study of Buddhism and the utilization of Zen beliefs and practices in my daily life. After all, don't we all need to remind ourselves to breathe sometimes? Or just stare for an hour or so at things that remind you of people you love and things that make you laugh?"
Everything You Need To Know About Breast Lift
Breast lift surgery is the process of lifting up a woman’s breast to reduce sagging and improve her appearance. If the nipple and areolae are pointing downward or drooping downwards, then this surgery helps to lift them up. People get confused between breast augmentation and breast lift. Let me tell you both are different and could be done together if needed by the patient. The consultation process before any surgery is extremely important. So choose your breast surgeon well and discuss the cost of breast lift, recovery process after the breast lift surgery and the things that you need to take care of before the surgery. Consider All These Things For Breast Lift Surgery How to prepare for lift surgery? Well, start with looking for the best cosmetic surgeon to consult with. Ask about the importance of surgery, whether or not you need only a breast lift or also breast augmentation. Many women opt for both surgeries inorder to achieve the best result. It’s not necessarily true that breast lift will increase your cup size. Do you need a breast lift? A woman’s chest may start drooping due to a lot of reasons. When your breasts are sagging and the nipples face downward, then you can consider a breast lift. The surgery also reduces the areolae size along with improving the shape of your breasts. Making it appear fuller and firm. You might consider mastopexy if: * Your breasts are flatter and longer due to stretching, so they start to sag. * When your chest is unsupported then the nipple might fall below the crease of breasts. * You have downward-pointing areolar and nipples. * Out of proportion of the areolae in comparison to the breasts. * Uneven breast, one is uneven and sags more than the other. Consultation With A Plastic Surgeon Talking and communicating with your plastic surgeon is the most important step for this process. Checking all the corners to see if you are compatible with the ongoing process. Past health: Your plastic surgeon will ask for a medical history, checking for any complications or risk beforehand. They will check for mammograms also called breast x-ray scans. Definitely check for cancer or any abnormalities that can affect during surgery. If you had any surgeries recently or a medical condition, share it with your surgeon. Physical tests: Depending on the position of the nipples and areolae, the surgeon will examine your chest area to determine the best procedure. Surgeons will measure your breast, skin tone and best lift height for your body type. They will also take photos for medical documentation. Talk about final results: Convey to your breast surgeon, what your end goal is from your perspective. Tell them why you need breast surgery, what your appearance should look like. Understand all the risks and complications of the surgery. Post Surgery Recovery The recovery process after a breast lift surgery will need 2 to 4 weeks, depending on how detailed the surgery was. A post-surgery bra will keep your breast firm for recovery. Depending on the stitches, you may have to appoint a follow-up, to remove the stitches. You cannot do any strenuous physical tasks during the recovery period of about a week. The operated area may be slightly bruised and swollen for up to 2 weeks. Numbness may last for 4 weeks, along with pain near the incisions. Nipples may feel sore and may appear pinker than usual. However, the surgeon will provide you pain medication for the first 2 weeks. What to do after a breast lift? * Take pain medication prescribed by your doctor. * Visit your surgeon for follow up exams. * Wear the surgical support bra, all the time for at least 2 weeks. * Keep yourself covered from harsh sunrays. What not to do after mammoplasty? * Avoid sexual activity for 2 weeks. * Avoid bending, lifting, and straining for 2 weeks. * Resume daily activities after asking your surgeon. Final conclusion As usual, talk with your surgeon, convey what you want as the end result. Make sure you follow instructions carefully. Take rest for 2 weeks before resuming work. In one month period, your breasts will start looking better in shape and appearance. Check back with your cosmetic surgeon for any post-surgery difficulties.
How Dairy gives You Acne
Everyone who's fighting acne, doubts this at some point in time. 'Does dairy make my acne worse?'. You may stop having dairy for a week, only to realize that it is too much trouble and you can't really tell the difference. Let's figure this out together... Research tells us that inflammatory skin problems such as psoriasis, eczema and acne are more common and more severe in those who consume a diet rich in dairy products. These skin problems are even more common in those who indulge in smoking, consume packaged food and are exposed to polluted air. Cow's milk, which is the largest consumed animal milk in the world, contains casein protein and whey protein. Both these are known to raise the levels of growth hormones in calves as well as humans. Growth hormones such as insulin-like growth factor - 1 or IGF-1 is strongly linked with increased sebum formation in our skin. After infancy our body increasingly loses its ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk. We know that more than 50% of the world's population is lactose intolerant. Milk and milk products trigger all sorts of allergies as well as acne. Besides this, cows and buffaloes are regularly injected with artificial hormones to increase their milk supply. When you consume dairy that is mass produced with such practices, it throws your hormones off balance. Dairy may also promote growth of unhealthy gut bacteria and cause gut inflammation. This alters the way your food is digested and absorbed, which in turn leads to vitamin deficiencies and dull skin. How to prevent dairy related skin problems? Reduce dairy intake and switch to high-fiber diet instead. Increase your intake of omega-3 rich food and supplements to achieve a blemish-free skin. Do not substitute dairy with packaged almond milk or soy milk. Consider switching to green tea or freshly brewed black coffee instead. Both of these have plenty of antioxidant benefits which boost your immunity and make your skin glow. If you plan to give a dairy-free lifestyle a try, avoid all dairy products completely for atleast 3 weeks to see the improvement. Any thing less than 2 weeks cannot give you an idea of whether dairy truly aggravates your acne. If your acne persists consider discussing diagnostic tests and acne treatment options with your dermatologist. *Dairy products include milk, yogurt, curd, buttermilk, cheese, paneer, whey protein shakes, cakes and other similar desserts.
Explaining Buddhist Thought - The Eightfold Path
The Eightfold Path is another invaluable teaching of Buddhism and explains the way to achieve a state of non-attachment and escape suffering. The path is broken down into eight factors, which are separated into three divisions: I. Wisdom 1. Right view 2. Right intention II. Ethical Conduct 3. Right speech 4. Right action 5. Right livelihood III. Concentration 6. Right effort 7. Right mindfulness 8. Right concentration It's important to understand that the Eightfold Path is not an eight-step program. The eight parts of the path are not steps to be mastered one at a time. They are to be practiced all together, and each part of the path supports every other part of the path. Wisdom: 1. Right view - This is also known as "right understanding" and refers to gaining an understand of how the world truly is and not living with any delusions. The purpose of right view is clearing one's path of the confusion, misunderstanding, and delusion. It is a means to achieve correct understanding of reality. Right view should be held with a flexible, open mind. 2. Right intention - This can be called "right thought" as well. In this step, you should constantly aspire to rid yourself of whatever qualities are wrong and immoral. It means having good will and a commitment to the spiritual path. Ethical Conduct: 3. Right speech - This is related to practitioners using their speech in the best way. It is described as "abstaining from lying, from divisive speech, from abusive speech, and from idle chatter." 4. Right action - Practitioners should be acting, or conducting themselves, in a moral way. Their actions should come from good will and should not harm others in any way. 5. Right livelihood - This is the factor that deals with fitting Buddhism into daily life. One can be a Buddhist while still being a businessman, teacher, etc Concentration: 6. Right effort - Along with the Ethical Conduct section of the Eightfold Path, Right Effort deals with action. Putting the right amount, and right kind, of effort into living a moral life. One should devote time to cultivating good qualities and ridding yourself of immoral ones. 7. Right mindfulness - Mindfulness is whole awareness of the present. To be mindful is to be not lost in daydreams, desires, or worry. The way we reach enlightenment is through direct experience. It is with mindfulness that we experience directly. 8. Right concentration - Right Concentration is most often associated with meditation. It is focusing all of one's mental power onto one physical or mental object. Controlling the brain is just as important as controlling your daily life and physical body. Please feel free to ask me any questions or suggest my next card!
How to Get Rid of Man-Boobs
Gynecomastia is a condition of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men that can occur at any age. Also known as 'man boobs', this condition can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs. Gynecomastia can cause emotional discomfort and affect your self-confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition. Many people misunderstand the condition of gynecomastia with fat. Breast enlargement in men happens due to inactivity, lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. You may lose fat by exercising and following a proper diet but the gynecomastia will remain unchanged. If you are one of the 20% men who are suffering from gynecomastia, make these lifestyle changes before undergoing surgery. * Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables. * Limit the amount of sugar in your diet. * Reduce alcohol consumption. * Commit to 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise, at least three times a week. * Start resistance training with weights, bands or exercise balls. Things you should look for before your surgery No man wants to hear that he needs surgery on his chest. But if you do undergo gynecomastia surgery, rest assured that the scars are typically very well hidden. But it is important that you choose the right surgeon. * The doctor should be a certified surgeon. * He/ She should be well experienced in treating gynecomastia. * Your cosmetic surgeon should understand the underlying causes of your gynecomastia. Gynecomastia surgery cost in Mumbai. There are excellent plastic surgeons in Mumbai, however the cost of your surgery would depend upon the type of treatment required. It could range about anywhere between Rs 55000 to Rs 110000. You can achieve the best results only when you follow the guidelines given by an experienced surgeon than rather opting for cheaper solutions. Risks involved in gynecomastia surgery. Gynecomastia surgery is a 45-minute surgery that has no serious risks. The scar of the surgery is well hidden and you won't even feel like you have undergone surgery. However, there are a few minor risks involved in this surgery. What are the risks of gynecomastia surgery? The decision to have plastic surgery is extremely personal, and you will have to decide if the benefits will achieve your goals and if the risks and potential complications of gynecomastia surgery are acceptable. You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks and potential complications. Gynecomastia surgery risks include: * Anesthesia risks * Bleeding (hematoma) * Blood clots * Breast asymmetry * Breast contour and shape irregularities * Changes in nipple or breast sensation may be temporary or permanent * Damage to deeper structures – such as nerves, blood vessels, muscles, and lungs – can occur and may be temporary or permanent * Deep vein thrombosis, cardiac and pulmonary complications * Fatty tissue found in the breast might die (fat necrosis) * Fluid accumulation (seroma) * Infection * Persistent pain * Poor wound healing Things you should take care of after the surgery. * Rest for at least a day or two after the surgery. * Hydrate with a lot of fluids after the surgery. * Sleep at a 45-degree angle to avoid pain. * Follow the prescribed medication to avoid any infections. Conclusion Generally, this surgery is very harmless and easy to recover from. Do your homework before consulting a doctor. Doctors and experts will help you throughout the surgery and recovery phase. They will assist you in case of any complications. Post-surgery do's are very easy to follow and if followed correctly you'll be totally normal within a week.
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Explaining Buddhist Thought - The Four Noble Truths
The Four Noble Truths contain the essence of Buddha's teachings. These truths are some of the first teachings you will come across in study of Buddhism. I will try to give you a brief summary of these teachings, but remember that some people spend their entire lives studying these four beliefs. The Four Noble Truths 1. The truth of suffering (Dukkha) 2. The truth of the origin of suffering (Samudāya) 3. The truth of the end of suffering (Nirodha) 4. The truth of the path to the end of suffering (Magga) 1. The Truth of Suffering Dukkha may be better understood as dissatisfaction and the anxiety that comes from these unfulfilled wants, rather than simple as "suffering." Human beings experience dukkha in three ways. a. Suffering of suffering - Life is filled with misfortunes such as illness, death, and old age. There is nothing we can do about this and it is experienced by everyone, even animals. b. Suffering of impermanence - Like suffering of suffering, humans have to experience death of loved ones or even simply losing a prized possession. You can never be comforted by anything in life because at some point in time these things will fade, be lost, or change, c. Suffering of condition - This is a much deeper form of suffering. We are beings that depend on so many other things to exist and as a result we are subjected to the changes and loss that comes with the physical world. There is an infinite amount of things that we cannot control, and thus we are constantly dissatisfied and suffering. 2. The Truth of the Origin of Suffering Rather than explaining suffering as the daily discomforts like thirst, hunger, pain, etc, Buddha names the true root of suffering as desire, or, tanhā. Tanhā is represented by three evils. a. Greed and want b. Ignorance and delusion c. Hatred and destructive urges 3. The Truth of the End of Suffering Buddha taught that the way to extinguish desire, the root of all suffering, is to free oneself of attachment. This liberation from desire will lead you to the goal of Buddhist practice, Nirvana. Nirvana means "extinguishing." Attaining nirvana, or reaching enlightenment, means extinguishing the three evil mentioned in the second noble truth: greed, delusion and hatred. One can achieve this enlightenment in one lifetime, as proven by Buddha himself. The key is to live a life without attachment or desire - easier said than done. Buddha discouraged practitioners from asking questions about nirvana. He wanted them to concentrate on freeing themselves from the cycle of suffering, rather than worrying about the "reward." 4. The Truth of the Path to the End of Suffering For the final truth, Buddha explains how to finally reach this end of suffering. He prescribes this through the Eightfold Path. The Eightfold Path is also known as the Middle Way. One ought to live by avoiding both indulgence and severe asceticism, neither of which Buddha considers helpful in the search for enlightenment. Living a life between any extreme is the best way to avoid the suffering found in desire. For example, you shouldn't eat extravagantly, but you shouldn't starve yourself either. Only eat what you need to survive. I will go further into the Eightfold path in my next post. If you have any other questions related to Buddhist teachings, feel free to message me or comment on this card.
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