June 7, 2021

Woman & Men Lifestyle

Dating expert reveals the ideal way to ask a woman out & every bloke should watch this

DATING during Covid can be hard, with socially distanced park dates or Zoom drinks galore – but as we return to normal an expert reveals the best way she was asked out.

Simone Grossman, a VIP Matchmaker for matchmaking company Three Day Rule, shared her recent experience with a man who tried to ask her on a date.

Simone praised the man's 'successful' technique

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Simone praised the man’s ‘successful’ technique

The US-based expert revealed on TikTok that a stranger had asked her out in a park and praised him for his successful method.

She says that while she was waiting for a friend in

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Do vaccines affect women differently? Are they more prone to blood clots? All you need to know

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs: As compared to men, fewer women are getting vaccinated in India. Health experts clear all myths doing around the impact of the vaccine on women

Updated: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 03:15 PM IST

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: COVID-19 vaccination is like a preventive shield, it helps in minimising the effects of a deadly virus and also prevents mortality. However, still, several people, especially women are quite sceptical regarding the effectiveness of the vaccine and its side effects. According to reports, as compared to men, fewer women are getting vaccinated in India. Though gender disparity is

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Staying positive post-pandemic

While the pandemic and the resulting business closures were difficult on business owners from all walks of life, women were hit especially hard, studies found.

A new Union Bank survey found that the pandemic had a disproportionate impact on women-owned small businesses, with 64% of respondents saying they felt they had no control over the situation, versus 54% for men. 

They also reported higher median revenue losses: 50% revenue loss for women-owned businesses versus 35% for men.

But despite this, women respondents still said they remain optimistic and positive.

Here in the Santa Clarita Valley, women business owners agreed that

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Our Women Making a Difference honorees have been named and we can’t wait for you to meet each one. | Lifestyle & Leisure

Inside every thriving community, there are people who have a knack for identifying what needs to be done, then figuring out how to make it happen. They are the agents of change. The rainmakers. Whether on their own or by galvanizing others, they find the resources and volunteers. They organize and delegate. They push the envelope a little. They push themselves a lot. Some days they wonder how they will get it done. Then they get up and they do it.

We found a group of women we think are perfect examples of the kind of drive and spirit that

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Impact of menopause on bone health

Women are 40 per cent more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis and 10 per cent more likely to develop hip osteoarthritis than men. Moreover, 46 million women in India are affected by osteoporosis.

This also contributes to significant morbidity and mortality to postmenopausal women. This is because women have a lower peak bone mass, which is compounded by the hormonal changes that occur at the time of menopause. It is a silent disease until fractures occur, which causes important secondary health problems and even death, says Manish Sontakke, Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgery, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi-A Fortis network Hospital.

“Especially, in

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China Wants More Babies. Some Men Choose Vasectomies.

Huang Yulong never wanted a baby. As a child, he resented his parents, who left him in the care of relatives while they worked in faraway factories, visiting roughly once a year. He never felt a need to reproduce or pass on the family name.

So, at the age of 26, he had a vasectomy.

“For our generation, children aren’t a necessity,” said Mr. Huang, a bachelor in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. “Now we can live without any burdens. So why not invest our spiritual and economic resources on our own lives?”

Mr. Huang, 27, is striving for

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Singleton asks dating app match what he’d buy her from Tesco & is mortified by his fat-shaming reply

NAVIGATING your way through dating apps can be a tiring task – especially when you put yourself out there only to be trolled in return.

One woman was left mortified when she sent a guy she matched with on Bumble a message and received a reply fat-shaming her in return.

Florence Simpson went viral after calling out a guy for fat-shaming her on Bumble

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Florence Simpson went viral after calling out a guy for fat-shaming her on BumbleCredit: Twitte/FloSimpsonn

Bumble sees girls messaging the guy first to start a conversation and Florence Simpson shared the cruel exchange she had with one guy on social media, after he was rude to her.

Opening

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How Starling Bank’s new campaign highlights the demeaning way women are portrayed in financial imagery

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” This quote is commonly attributed to Marian Wright Edelman, the US civil rights activist, and many others have used it to underscore the need for diverse role models who can inspire women, ethnic minorities, and other under-represented groups in public life.

Now, Starling Bank is taking this phrase quite literally as part of its long-running #Makemoneyequal campaign. The challenger bank has teamed up with Brunel University to look at popular stock photography, used to accompany articles in online and print media, that relate to women and finance. 

Surprise, surprise! The researchers found that

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Inside the religious sect in the UK where phones are banned & women wear long skirts & ask permission before ‘courting’

ANKLE-length skirts, no mobile phones and permission needed to “court” – this may sound like Downton Abbey but is actually the way of life in a community in England today.

Nestled on some rural land in a quiet village in Sussex is the Bruderhof community, which has 300 members and a back-to-basics approach to life.

The Bruderhof community in Sussex has 300 members who live a back-to-basics lifestyle

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The Bruderhof community in Sussex has 300 members who live a back-to-basics lifestyle

New members have to give up their worldly possessions and finances before joining the radical Christian group.

Rules for women are fairly strict – with their dress code being likened to

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