Health and Fitness · Mental Health

Depression: Understand what’s going on | Mental Health

***Trigger warning: This post contains a detailed story of depression as well as symptoms of this condition, and of self-harming behaviour such as attempted suicide. Proceed at your own risk.

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The world was shocked on the recent passing of Anthony Bourdain due to suicide and people couldn’t believe someone who has “extraordinary ability to connect with people” would take his own like just like that. In fact, he was laughing, smiling and full of personality even off camera just days before his suicide according to the people who cooked and served one of his final ‘Parts Unknown‘ meals. Overall, you couldn’t see any signs of depression.

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Health and Fitness

6 Steps on How To Ease Back Into Working Out

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We’ve all failed to keep up our exercise routines at some point. Weeks without training, consecutive days of binging especially during the holidays, terrified to step on the scale – it happens to most of us, and it’s always hard to get started again. Here are 6 things to remember as you kick-start that fitness grind.

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Running

Safety Tips for Running in the Dark

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I usually run in the evening, first  because of convenience and not necessarily preference. It’s practically impossible to run in the morning (except for weekends) when there is work and other responsibilities to attend to. Second, there is way less humidity than there is in the morning and that’s what makes a run feel difficult for me. I can’t deal with too much heat. Finicky much? 😛

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