December 2012

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Reader's Digest India December 2011 coverIn the Magazine:
Reader's Digest India - December 2012
 

COVER
Exercise! But Don't Let It Hurt You
Deven Kanal
Well-meaning workouts are doing more damage than good as a silent epidemic lurks.

Portraits of the Mind
Art and science collaborate to unveil rare images of the brain.

How Inflation Gets You!
Swathi Gokulan & The Editors
Most basic goods and services are costlier now.

F E A T U R E S

The Christmas Walk
Heleen Crul
Three heart-warming memories of Christmases past.

Why Does Your Body do That?
Teresa Dumain
Biology isn’t just science—it’s also fascinatingly weird.

REAL-LIFE DRAMA - The Tot and the Twister
Derek Burnett
As the storm raged, a grandmother held on to a two-year-old child.

Build a Better Brain
Sharon Begley, From Newsweek
Get cleverer and savvier through these simple tips.

The Bint Formula
Alison Bate
Africa’s signature perfume remains a hit after decades.

Happy Birthday, James!
Markus Ward
How well do you know the world’s favourite spy?

Hi, I’m Diane, 66
David Hochman, From Aarp The Magazine
Oscar winner Diane Keaton offers her age-defying advice.

BOOK BONUS - Raising the Bar
Joel Yanofsky, From Bad Animals
A father struggles with his son’s diagnosis—and learns some of life’s lessons.

D E P A R T M E N T S

Outrageous!  -  Danger at the gym.

My Story - How water changed a young woman’s life.

Kindness of Strangers -Small acts, big impact.

Heroes  - One man uses Facebook to help schoolkids.

Language  - Update your English, or else...

Mednews  

Look Twice  - Something fishy.

Quirks  - What e-mails tell you about those who send them.

In My Opinion
- Time to abolish the death penalty?

Around the World - Festivals—burdensome or blissful?


React - Letters from Readers

Quotes

Up Close- Anthony Hopkins—actor, painter, composer.

Right Here Right Now + Books

Around the World - Festivals—burdensome or blissful?
Ask Laskas- Commonsense advice.
Heroes-Meet Delhi’s medicine man.


@ Work -
All in a day's work

Off Base - Humour in Uniform

Word Power

Greenheart - Wright on target.

Life! - Life's like that

Laughter - It's the best medicine

From the Editor

R D   L I V I N G

Food

Health

Home

Pets

Family

Tech

Challenge

Studio - Debasish Dutta