So This Is the Reason You Hate Exercise


Lift harder. Run faster. Jump higher. Why do we associate exercise with pushing our bodies to the extreme? It’s because the fitness industry drives narratives of smashing “personal bests” and “coming back stronger than ever,” as if we’re all-star athletes training for the Olympics. Go hard or go home. Go hard or go harder. But all most of us […]

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Pandemic Procrastination Could Be Affecting Your Health


Are you always putting things off until tomorrow? Procrastination — the act of postponing or delaying a task — happens to the best of us, and it could affect our mental and physical health. People who procrastinate have higher stress levels and experience lower well-being, say scientists. And delaying deadlines could increase the risk of chronic illnesses […]

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Are You Suffering From Zoom Fatigue Like Us?


A new pandemic is sweeping the world — and it’s called Zoom fatigue. Symptoms include: Deleting the app from your iPhone (and re-downloading it again). Copious amounts of eye-rolling when you log in.  A distaste for the color blue, the color white or anything that reminds us of the Zoom logo. Tiredness, anxiety and burnout.  […]

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Warding Pain Off Through Refocus


The legendary musician Bob Dylan once said, “behind every beautiful thing, there’s been some kind of pain.” Pain is subjective, and every person faces varying thresholds. One fine example is the disparity between genders. Although it is commonly said that women are able to tolerate pain better than men due to childbirth, there have been […]

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