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“True happiness of life is when we can genuinely be happy for someone else’s happiness”- Bernadine Jayasinghe

International award-winning speaker, lecturer and media personality, Bernadine Jayasinghe, is setting an example for women across the island by overcoming obstacles and breaking glass ceilings. Today, she is conquering an array of fields including soft skills training, entrepreneurship and personality development, leadership and media all the while spreading positivity and inspiration among thousands. Recognized as one of the 100 successful women

Are you favouring one child over another?

Sheila woke up at four in the morning and started cooking lunch for her family. She made a chicken curry as her son Roger liked the thigh of the chicken. She dismissed the thought of her daughter Moira who also enjoyed chicken curry as the girl would have to be satisfied with a chicken wing.

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Treat yourself right this year

Supreme care of Ayurvedic science on your gentle hands and feet is exactly what you need to feel good about yourself. As you start a new year, treat yourself to a soothing mani and pedi you deserve. Besides, it’s good for your health. To know why one should get Ayurvedic manicure and pedicure, LW spoke to Dr. Tharka Kankanam Gamage.

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FAMILY

Understanding Behaviour of Children

The adult will never truly understand the reason for bad behaviour by children. I call it missed-behaviour rather than misbehaviour. The adult will then realize what the ‘missed’ part of the behaviour is. Often grandparents and other adults like caregivers, expect children to be perfectly ‘behaved’ and will be the unknowing negative influence of mimicry. What the child sees in the adult, the child copies. This is the simple truth. This is mimicry

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HEALTH

Pregnancy and Baby

We are now slowly and steadily approaching the very end of your pregnancy, very soon you will have your very own bundle of joy to hold and cuddle. By now it is advisable for you have stopped working and taking as much time to relax and rest. You may be longing for the pregnancy to be over, yet still feel apprehensive about labour, the birth, and becoming a parent. The baby takes up all the space in the womb, so he kicks and punches rather that sh

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Ibbankatuwa Proto-Historic Megalithic Burial Site

Ibbankatuwa is located on the left bank of the Dambulu Oya. The Burial site is on the Colombo-Dambulla main road, with quite a prominent board on the side of the main road, announcing the site. Its hard to miss ! This is an ancient burial site and is considered as one of the oldest burial sites in the country.

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Siri Weda Medura

Just a few minutes from the Mirissa beach and the Mirissa Fisheries Harbour, is a little gem of a hideaway, bathed in vintage charm that whispers of an era gone by. Siri Weda Medura is a traditional colonial residence; a quiet ode to the Traditional elite of the past.

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