Author: Shiva

Easy steps to sketch a face

Easy steps to sketch a face Drawing face is challenging. I am not an artist, but I learned drawing a face using a template which is almost mathematical in defined proportions. In this post, I will share the template and show you how I drew my first face, well literally second, the first one was to see if it works, using this template. Let’s begin. Step 1 – Basic structure of Face Draw a circle or an approximate circle. Now draw a vertical line, from top of the circle. It should be a bit smaller than twice the diameter...

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Socrates – I know that I know nothing

What does this paradoxical statement of Socrates mean? He was a wise man, yet he says that he knows nothing. Socrates, after discussing with someone stated (in Plato’s Apology), that both of them knew nothing great, but the other person believed that he knew something, while Socrates knew that both of them knew nothing. So Socrates was wiser than the other person. This can be surmised by a quote of British Pastor and Author, Charles Spurgeon – “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.” “I know that I know nothing.” A Zen...

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4 Best Knee Exercise Videos

Here is collection of knee exercise videos, some with unconventional thought, to help relieve that nagging pain in the knee. The usual treatment for knee pain includes pain management and ultimately knee replacement surgery (Though Dr. Bergman’s  video proposes that knee surgery can be avoided, more in the last part of this article). Exercises strengthen muscles around the knee, improving support for bones and reducing stress on the cartilage. If started in early phase of osteoarthritis, they can delay or eliminate the need for surgery. In following videos we learn exercises for thigh and hip muscles, kneecap, joint alignment...

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Start your battle with knee pain now!

Joint degeneration starts at younger age – finally leading to arthritis. If you are beginning to feel the symptoms, it is important to understand what is happening to your knee and take measures to delay or avoid arthritis. What should you do to avoid going down the path to knee replacement surgery?   Understanding Osteoarthritis There are several causes of knee pain. The most common cause of age related knee pain is osteoarthritis. It occurs with breaking of cartilage cushioning the knee bones. This causes the bones to rub against each other causing pain. Following video is a simple...

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