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CORONA-19: Wear Mask + Wash Hands + Social Distance

How difficult is it to understand and enact the World Health Organisation’s recommendations to reduce the risk of COVID-19? Just wear a mask, wash your hands with soap frequently or use an alcohol based sanitizers and keep a distance of one meter from others.That’s it! Just do the above and you’ll have a good chance not to contract the disease.WHO didn’t qualify its advice with “sometimes” or “inshallah” or “let’s pray and hold a …

Yoga. My new addiction.

Yoga was one of those things that I thought house-wives and mystics would while away their time in. The images I saw on the internet certainly supported this view. It’s no surprise that I veered away from Yoga. I’m a healthy and strong individual dedicated to an all-round gym experience, through this hard work, I managed to lose a considerable amount of weight and turned my life around. What would I need yoga for? Curiosity got …

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The creep of weight gain

I’ve let myself go over the past couple of months and my weight has been creeping up. Well, I’ve been on holiday for a couple of weeks to Scotland and it was a bit stressful at work the last few months. Note that I’m not beating myself up for this. This is nothing to the 35kgs I’ve lost. It’s a wake up call for me to get back on my chosen path of better health.  Ok. …

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What is depression?

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Not many people understand depression, including me. I found this on TED that might contribute to a better understanding.Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some tips for …

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