We Should All Be Feminists. Here's Why

The book We #should all be feminists is written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. A few people ask: “Why the word feminist? Why no longer just say you’re a believer in human rights, or something like that?” Because that could be dishonest. Feminism is, of direction, a part of human rights in fashionable – but to pick out to apply the vague expression human rights is to disclaim the particular and particular trouble of gender. It might be a way of pretending that it was no longer ladies who’ve, for hundreds…

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90% of People Quit After 3 Months of Hitting the Gym, Here's How to Be the Exception

I manage a fitness center for one of the biggest brands in Switzerland. My prediction for January: We will have more than 130 new members that will join our facility. This is nearly 100.000 dollar revenue – in a single month. January is the most lucrative month for fitness centers. A lot of the #people start a gym membership, because they want to completely redefine themselves. “New Year – New Me!”, they will post on social media. Unfortunately, this is often not the case. More than 90% of these people…

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Others Judge You Even Before You Meet Them, Here's Why

We all have that friend that we need to warn #others of #before they #meet #them. Before you meet them, your friend tells you to brace yourself because they can be kind of rude. He tends to make fun of people, but she’s known him for years so she’s used to him. But now before you’ve #even met him, you have a negative impression of him. This inclination to #judge before you’ve even met someone is natural. They say that the first impression is important, but sometimes you can make…

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Making Good Habits Stick Is Difficult, Here's How To Make It Easier

#Habits are the little things we do repeatedly, often subconsciously. They end up shaping our lives. Day after day, they make us who we are. Eat healthy and you get slim, exercise and you get fit, read and you get smart, etc. “Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Ghandi Building habits is arguably the most impactful skill we can acquire in life. Can you imagine that 16 million deaths could be avoided every year by simple habit change? It…

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I've Regulated My Posture, Exercised, and Stretched, Here's What Really Works for Lower Back Pain

Eight out of ten adults experience #lower #back #pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my participation award. I know how it feels like to step out of bed and barely being able to put on your socks. Having lower back pain sucks. But 9 out of 10 patients that suffer from lower back pain don’t even know the primary cause of it. Back Pain? Blame Our Evolution Once upon a time in our fairly recent past, our ancestors…

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I Survived Burnout More Than a Few Times, and Here's What I Learned

#Burnout used to be like an old wild and disruptive friend who would show up in my life at the most unlikely #times. One summer in particular when I was on a vacation with my family, I was a wreck. I couldn’t enjoy my time with my husband and daughter who were soaking up the sun, swimming, and enjoying their free time. I, however, could only see life through a very negative lens and spent #more time brooding #than playing. In the weeks and months leading up to that vacation,…

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Procrastination Is a Matter of Emotion, Here's How to Stop It

#Procrastination is in human’s biological makeup. Thanks to our limbic system, the neurological powerhouse that controls our emotions and memory, we are inclined to feel before we think. To avoid experiencing negative feelings, we keep away from tasks that may overwhelm or inconvenience us. Because we are inclined to seek and enjoy pleasure first, we tend to give in to things that make us happy instantly. It is so instant that we don’t see a point in neglecting ourselves. But it blinds us from viewing the consequences due to procrastination —…

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