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Why the world needs more empathy?

WHY THE WORLD NEEDS MORE EMPATHY?

Empathy is not that common and, the world needs more of it. But, how is it going to make a change? How is it different from sympathy? Do we have that in us? Let’s talk about this. But, first, let’s differentiate between the two. Understanding the difference: Empathy is when you get into the shoes of the other person.  Let me put this in a story format: Imagine someone being abused or bullied in your office, school, or college. Empathy is when…

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How does your music playlist improve workouts?

Music and workout always go well together. And, most of us will agree with this because of personal experiences. For some picking themselves from the couch and exercising is victory. But, staying motivated throughout the workout isn’t easy. So, here music plays a significant role, and let’s see how. And, the reasons are more than just personal experiences. No one would like to forget their earphones while heading for a workout, and the study shows that two out of three people cut…

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Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Globally, the prevalence of body shaming is as high as 25 to 35 percent.  Our perception of an ideal body has now changed to a greater extent. There’s more to life than this, and everything you see or hear on social media isn’t true.  Body shaming is an act of making fun of or deriding someone’s physical appearance. And, it is not limited to fat-shaming. Body-shaming is a broad term and includes height shaming, thinness shaming, hair color, body shape, muscularity,…

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The impact of Fitspiration: Positives and Negatives

The impact of Fitspiration: Positives and Negatives

Is fitspiration on social media helping us or hurting us? The answer to this is not very clear. All of us will have different opinions, and everyone has the right to disagree with others. I hope we all have this tolerance, though. 😛 So, let’s explore some positives and negatives about fitspiration on social media.  Social media is a platform or a technology that helps us sharing ideas, thoughts, information through the virtual network. And, it also helps us stay…

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How healthy is your breakfast cereal?

“Have cereal for a breakfast, they are light and healthy. “- This is what you’ll hear most of the time. It’s your first day at a gym or maybe the first day of your journey towards a healthy lifestyle. And, you’re all excited to buy something healthy for yourself. You enter a supermarket and, then find yourself surrounded by all those colorful packagings lying on almost every shelf. Almost all of them are trying to prove their health benefits as…

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