My Blog — wellbeing

😁 Are you happy? 😭

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You can make this question as simple or complex as you want. Happiness, in its traditional sense, is influenced by so many factors. But back to basics, what is ‘happiness’? I believe the ‘happiness’ we seek needs to be clarified and distilled into a more practical form. The better term is ‘neutrality’. When striving to achieve happiness, we should aim to be ok with the current state of things. We shouldn’t aim to have an emotional state above a neutral baseline. Being elated or ecstatic are temporary, as are feelings of depression and anger. ‘Happiness’ is the state of accepting...

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🤷‍♂️ Advantages and disadvantages of being short 🤷‍♀️

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I am short. It’d be nice if I were taller but I was born this way. The general belief is that there are more negatives than positives with being short. I agree. Having said that, it’s not all bad. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of being short (not an exhaustive list). Disadvantages: Less opportunities: In general, I’ve been afforded less opportunities in life. I am not saying I am unlucky (I definitely have a lot to be grateful for) but when it comes to dating and earning respect from society, I have to work harder to get the same...

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😴 The importance of rest days 🛌🏾

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You want to grow big and get shredded. Intuitively you think the more you workout, the more you’ll grow so you skip rest days. ❌ WRONG ❌ Rest days are an important part of any exercise program. They give the body a chance to repair, recover, grow and avoid injury. Numerous scientific studies show that rest days play an important role in helping us maintain good health and fitness. What is a rest day? A rest day is a day in which a person takes a break from their regular workout routine. That doesn’t mean you remain totally inactive. Low-impact...

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