We’re out of our minds!

Do people really have less concentration these days than a goldfish? According to a 2015 Microsoft Corp. study of 2,112 participants in Canada, our powers of concentration have slid from an average of 12 seconds to eight seconds since the year 2000, which is one second less than this small fish whose concentration span seems…

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Born to run!

Running is a basic activity. It doesn’t need expensive gear or a specific venue. Like water, it is an economical fix, a cure-all that seems almost too easy to be true. As humans, we are hard-wired to run. For thousands of years, running was a matter of eating or being eaten. Nowadays, of course, the…

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It’s debatable!

In the age of social media, mastering the art of measured debate has never been so pressing. Knee-jerk reactions are common in cyberspace and often there is little in the way of listening and prioritising involved. With arguments flaring at lightening speed, exchanges can quickly spiral out of control.   But in the real world,…

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