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Introduction to Chopsticks

In certain parts of the world, knife, fork & spoon are mandatory cutlery pieces for eating while in other parts chopsticks symbolizes a culture of ancient as well as modern eating experience. Not all but many Asian food lovers are well aware of chopsticks and their uses too. Consisting of a set of two tapered sticks, chopsticks are the main cutlery item for eating in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.

A chopstick is an English word used instead of the original word Kuaizi. It is a  Mandarin language word meaning “quick little fellows.” The word chopstick first appeared during the late 17th century.

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Self Improvement is an integral part of the personal development plan. People are increasingly becoming aware of the essential role played by the “self “in improving the quality of a one’s life. Lately, a great deal of work has been done by career counsellors and trainers in helping people in their self improvement efforts. There are a variety of lectures, seminars, training workshops and certificate courses on self...

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Retirement age is the inevitable end to the professional life of an individual which comes at a certain age established by the employer or government, unforeseen disabilities, illnesses or even voluntarily where the individual feels he has had enough and should take a break. The global Retirement age ranges between 50-70 years. Smart people make their retirement plans while they are on job and not when they reach retirement. This smart...

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Retirement can come as a peaceful vacation time or as the worst nightmare and it solely depends on the retiree what he/she wants from the retired life. Generally, the moment we graduate and get hooked to a job, our lives begin to change from a carefree to a competitive, pressured state leaving very little or no time for recreations and hobbies. It’s recommended to treat retirement as the most exciting time of life. The key is to stay busy...

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