7 things I wish I had known when I was in high school

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In American teen films, you’ll often find a philosophical college counsellor or a wise old teacher who dishes out pearls of wisdom. At my high school, it was the elderly Chaplain who tried (perhaps a little too hard) to fill this role.
One day, after I had received some disciplinary action for arriving late to school, the Chaplain said to […]

Making friends with exercise: How to become someone who exercises every day without becoming a ‘gym junkie’

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Over the last few years, exercise has become a non-negotiable part of my day. Friends and family now call me a ‘gym junkie’ but believe me, I’m not.
Typically when you think of ‘gym junkies’, you think of people who have huge bulging muscles and are striving to achieve a perfectly chiseled physique. I am not one of those […]

Working and thinking on your feet: How standing and treadmill desks can change your life

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Over the past year I’ve seen more and more people using standing desks. And not just people with bad backs. I’m talking fit, strong and healthy people with no physical aches and pains.
For example, a few months ago I met a young lawyer who had recently purchased a standing desk and treadmill for her office. […]