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Some Motivational Quotes By Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
19. January 2020 at 21:52
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is one of the most famous people in the world today and he has worked a lot for it. Since his WWE debut in 1996, The Rock has gained the popularity that many people strive for. From a multi-time champion to a blockbuster movie star, The Rock has literally earned it all. Just put his name in a movie, that movie will be a hit. Play his theme song in a wrestling arena and the fans will go crazy. Not even a single person will be heard booing this legend.

However, behind every success story, there is a story of struggle. And while we might not know much about the struggles that Dwayne faced when he started his career, we do know that he went through a lot and this is clear by the things he says. Mr. Johnson knows how to motivate people not only with his actions but also with the things he says. The Brahma Bull has helped a lot of people by being a mentor for them such as his cousin, Roman Reigns.


Personally, I get very motivated whenever I see him in the ring, in a movie, or even saying something. Almost everything that comes out of The Rock’s mouth is quotable and can be a great source of motivation. So, I will be sharing and explaining some of his most motivational quotes in order to fill you up with motivation and inspiration. Here are some motiv...

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Some Miley Cyrus quotes on success that will awaken the achiever in you
16. January 2020 at 11:51
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Miley Cyrus is one of the most popular and successful people in the world right now and there are a lot of reasons for the same. Throughout these years, she has shown that you can achieve anything with sheer hard work and determination. From a young age, Miley started making songs with his father and she has said that her written song count is around 100 now.

Miley started climbing the stairs of success at a very young age when she was signed to play the lead role in the hit Disney show ‘Hannah Montana’. She played the role of a normal teenage girl living a double life as a famous pop star. While she was acting in that show, she proved that she is a natural-born star and is here to stay. Just after the end of the show, her popularity and success skyrocketed as she stepped into the music industry.


Miley Cyrus knows how to channel different kinds of emotions in different songs. She has released many songs during her career and has shown how she can inspire and motivate people with her words. In the quest of spreading that inspiration, here are some quotes by Miley Cyrus that will awaken the achiever in you:


“The minute you ...

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World Youth Forum 2019: Where civilizations meet
15. January 2020 at 16:35
by A Zun Mo
Overall, the World Youth Forum is a great opportunity for youth and students around the globe to build their capacity and open up their eyes, as well as for young entrepreneurs to present their projects and acquire crucial skills while exchanging their unique perspectives.

In December 2019, I had an incredible opportunity to attend the third edition of World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, the city of 'peace' in beautiful Egypt where I represented Myanmar and join over 7,000 youth from 164 countries. The World Youth Forum has been held in Egypt since 2017 on an annual basis. Among a number of international conferences I have attended, this is one of the most engaging and professionally organized platforms for youth leaders.


I had the pleasure to be at the forum with the tremendous support of organizers and hospitality of Egyptian people from the day I arrived till I left. The forum allowed us to freely exchange our perspectives on the global issues around peace, creativity, and development. We were able to inspire each other's experiences and present our fresh ideas and solutions throug...

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Some Eye-Opening Osho Quotes That Will Grow Your Wisdom
08. January 2020 at 22:00
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Born as Chandra Mohan Jain, Osho took birth in Raisen (a district in Madhya Pradesh) on December 11th, 1931. He was a great visionary and a religious movement leader who was praised and followed by many. His followers used to call him Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and later, Osho. He didn’t only have followers in India, but also in many other countries such as the USA, UK, Canada, and many more.

Along with being a religious leader and a mystic, he was also a best-selling author and published many books such as Tarot Zen, The Book Of The Secrets, Gita Darshan, and many more. His books, words, and morals affected many people and gained him a lot of followers. He was so popular that Netflix even made a docuseries on him by the name of ‘Wild Wild Country’ consisting of only 6 episodes. He was really a quotable man as he taught people a lot about love and spirituality through his sayings and books.


Rajneesh Osho inspired a lot of people to follow the path of spirituality with his words. I will be sharing some of those words in this article and they are either the ones he has said or written in his books. Either way, the goal is to grow our wisdom with the words of a man who influenced a lot of ...

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I Follow These Simple Steps To Keep Myself Fit
05. January 2020 at 22:31
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Many people go to the gym every day and still don’t get the results they want to. Eventually, this leads them to quit the gym. However, no one actually wants to quit. You started going to the gym because you wanted to get fit and it is a great thing. But lack of knowledge and improper training are the factors that make people quit.

The trainers in the gyms nowadays do not have time to train everyone and hence, people don’t know if they are doing the exercises properly or not. And the biggest reason for poor results is improper exercising.


There are a lot of things that you need to take care of when you are working out. It’s not just a part of your routine, fitness is a lifestyle. You need to set a new schedule, diet plan, and goals for yourself.


I’ve met many people who struggle with proper workout and a balanced diet. I love to help people with my experience because I am physically fit with the help of my diet and workout plan (not bragging). I have managed to bring together a set of some steps that will help you a lot with your workouts, be it gains or losses.


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Get Ready To Build Your Legacy With These Eminem Quotes
04. January 2020 at 19:49
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Eminem is one of the greatest rappers alive right now and there are a lot of reasons for the same. Marshall Bruce Mathers III took birth on October 17th, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was born in a broken home and his father left him when he was just a couple of months old. Young Marshall grew up without a father and with a mother who was addicted to the drug known as Valium.

Mathers had trouble in school because of him being bullied all the time, mostly for being the ‘New Kid’. He had no interest in studies except the English language. Marshall always got fascinated with every new word he came across. In the triumph to grow his vocabulary, he started keeping a dictionary with him and searched for every new word he came across (he probably still does it).


In spite of all this, he managed to make a name for himself as Eminem and Slim Shady in the Rap game. Throughout these years, he has proven that he a force not to be messed with. All thanks to his amazing lyrical ability, mind-blowing vocabulary, astonishing wordplay, and butter-like flow. Eminem knows how to set an example and inspire people with the things he says.


Even now he is consid...

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I am More: Unheard Voices in the FGM Struggle
22. December 2019 at 19:09
by Maulline Gragau
According to UNESCO 2016 Statistical Report, more than 200 million girls have undergone female genital mutilation in 30 countries. Pursuant to the data, 44 million of those who have undergone the cut are aged 14 years and younger. With 56 percent, Gambia is one of the leading countries with a high prevalence of FGM within this age category and is followed closely by Mauritania and Indonesia.

Somalia, Guinea and Djibouti are among the countries with the highest prevalence of FGM among women and girls aged 15 - 49. They stand at 98, 97 and 93 percent respectively.


Female Genital Mutilation


Female Genital Mutilation refers to a number of procedures such as clitoridectomy and infibulation performed on young girls and women and varies across regions and cultures. Some of the procedures are life -threatening and almost always affects one's quality of life. Women activists have always argued that the practice not only violates the rights of women and girls but also undermines their position in society. Recently, I visited Merca and Mogadishu with a good friend of mine Fauziyah (not her real name) who runs a rescue/counselling centre for young girls and wo...

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Social media bill: bad business for youth development in Nigeria
22. December 2019 at 19:05
by Victor Oyelade
If you are Nigerian, news in town is that of the reading and debating of the Controversial Social Media Bill. The Bill has generated lots of attention within and outside Nigeria given that it has passed the second reading in the Nigerian Senate. It seeks “Jail” and “death penalty” for offenders for putting out false information or “Hate Speech” on Social Media. Here is why I believe such a Bill spells doom for Youth Development in Nigeria:

“It will take us backward”. Recently, the Federal Governments announced that it will be making available

a Sexual Offenders Register. Also, the Kano state govt. recently announced a law that only girls who have

completed secondary school education can be legally married. Social Media has played a huge role in

achieving such inspiring feats in the crusade against rape and child-bride syndrome. Reports on social

media {genuine and false) went viral. They’ve all contributed their one cents to sanitizing our clime.

Imagine what an absolute withdrawal of this power will do?


“It will lead to reduction of Youth Champions and Advocates”. Campaigns like #BringBackOurGirls, which

helped put pressure to secure the release of some chibok Boko Haram victims, were brought to limelight

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Empowering Youth Through Sports for Development and Peace
01. December 2019 at 09:00
by Maulline Gragau
When I think of the power of sport in achieving youth development and peace, the infamous film Invictus comes to mind. Invictus is a remarkably inspiring true story of how the late former South African President Nelson Mandela joined forces with 1995 South African National Rugby team captain, Francois Pienaar, to unite a country divided along racial and economic lines.

On 24 June 1995, Pienaar led his team, the Springboks, to win their first Rugby World Cup by beating New Zealand, 15-12, in a memorable final played at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. The result was more than a win for South Africa as it unleashed a wave of goodwill and nation-building across the country which a year earlier had celebrated democracy following decades of racial segregation. The result was more than a win for South Africa as it unleashed a wave of goodwill and nation-building across the country which a year earlier had celebrated democracy following decades of racial segregation.


It is therefore not surprising to see Pienaar’s excitement when 24 years later, the Springboks under the leadership of Siya Kolisi (the Springboks’ fir...

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Some Life-Lessons With Quotes By Zlatan Ibrahimovic
21. November 2019 at 10:24
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the biggest names in football today and he plays as a striker for the LA Galaxy soccer club. In this season of the MLS, he’s been in 16 matches and has scored 13 goals. With a height of 1.95m and an amazing leg work, he is a dominant force on the field. Along with the 13 goals, he has also given 3 assists to some of his teammates.

It was Zlatan’s birthday on 3rd October 2019 and he received a lot of wishes from his fans and loved ones. When you are such a great player, it’s normal for a lot of people to get inspired by you. And with the words that come out of his mouth, it’s pretty clear that Zlatan is not only good at his game but he’s also good at inspiring others with what he says.


With that said, I would like to share some of the things that Ibrahimovic has said. These quotes will not only motivate and inspire you, but they will also teach you a thing or two about life. So, here are some quotes by Zlatan Ibrahimovic that will work as life-lessons for you:


“Anything that happens in your life was meant to happen. It is your destiny. I was destined to have the life I have now, and I can't hav...

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Add To Your Wisdom With These Quotes By Sadhguru
10. November 2019 at 12:23
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, guru, and a best-selling author. Many people know his name and follow his teachings throughout the world. He is known for his wisdom and spirituality. Sadhguru is also known for the good things that he does for people and the advice and suggestions that he gives them. Many people believe in his teachings and many of them love reading his books.

His real name is Jaggi Vasudev and he is a 62-year-old man. At this age, he rides a bike and goes around spreading his thoughts and beliefs and he even interacts with people by answering their questions. It’s not a surprise that such a man inspires and motivates a lot of people to do better in life. Not only that, he’s responsible for the growing wisdom of a lot of people in this world.


He doesn’t only motivate and inspire with the things he does, but he also does it with the things he says. And that’s one of the things that just make him great and inspirational. Hoping that you’ll also be inspired by the things he has said, I’m sharing some of them and their meanings with you. So, here are some inspirational quotes by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev that will add to your wisdom:


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Some Jeff Bezos Quotes That Are Gospel For Every Entrepreneur
10. November 2019 at 12:20
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Jeff Bezos needs no introduction, but just for sake of it, here it is. Jeff Preston Bezos is the chief executive officer, president, and founder of Amazon.com. It’s not a surprise that Amazon is the biggest e-commerce website in the world. After all, the business helped Jeff Bezos in surpassing Bill Gates to become the richest person in the world.

Jeff Bezos collected all of his life’s work and put it into one thing, his dream to make things available for everyone. Online shopping is a big thing nowadays and Jeff Bezos can easily be crowned the king and I believe that everyone will agree with this statement. The best part about him is that he isn’t stopping and I don’t think that he ever will. It’s one thing being the richest in the world, but if you surpass someone to become the richest, that’s on a whole other level.


The chief executive officer of Amazon.com doesn’t only have the power to inspire his employees, he has the power to inspire the whole world with his legacy. The things he has done, is doing, and will do, will keep inspiring a lot of people. Not only his actions but even the things he says are filled with motivation and inspira...

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Yet Another Tragic End To A Great Life: Cokie Roberts Passes Away At 75
01. November 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Mary Roberts was (it hurts saying ‘was’) an American journalist and a best-selling author. She was famously known as ‘Cokie Roberts’. She said that she got the name Cokie from his elder brother and it stuck with her. Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs (yes, this was her full name, however, it was still too short considering her greatness and knowledge) was born on 27th December 1943, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The reason why his elder brother Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. (an American lawyer who passed away on 15th September 2014 just 3 days prior to his birthday) called her ‘Cokie’ was because as a kid, he was unable to pronounce Corinne properly. Other members of her family were her father Hail Boggs, her mother Lindy Boggs and her elder sister Barbara Boggs Sigmund (the Mayor of the Borough of Princeton, New Jersey who passed away on 10th October 1990).


Both of her parents served for decades as domestic members of the house of representatives from the state of Louisiana. Cokie did her schooling from the Academy of the Sacred Heart which was an all-girls school in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from the Stone Ridge School, Washington, DC in 1960 which was also an all-girls school. Roberts completed her ...

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Dive Into Inspiration With These Quotes By Steve Jobs
31. October 2019 at 20:28
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Steve Jobs is known as one of the best businessmen in history and there are a lot of reasons for it. We all know that he was the chief executive officer, chairman, and co-founder of Apple Inc. Throughout his life, he kept inspiring a lot of people with the things he said and he also set a lot of examples for young entrepreneurs.

The world lost a true visionary on October 5th, 2011. We lost a man who inspired the world with everything he said and did.


Remembering him today, let's have a look at some of the things he said and talked about. I’ll share some of his best quotes and their meanings. Steve Jobs inspires me a lot and I am sure that you also will be inspired by his quotes. So, here are some quotes by Steve Jobs that will inspire you to the core:


“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”


A follower is someone who follows orders and a leader is someone who sets an example. We must learn the difference between the two and then decide who we want to be. If you want to be a leader, you must master the art of innovation. This is because you n...

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Learn The Art Of Enjoying Life
26. October 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
The most basic thing anyone wishes for is a life filled with happiness and joy, however, most people find this quite tough. Nowadays, people take a lot of pressure on themselves and this kind of forces them to not enjoy their lives. No matter whatever they try, everything seems to fail or backfire in some way.

I can relate to this a lot as, like everyone else, even I used to take a lot of pressure on myself due to my work and personal life. Not only is this unhealthy, but it also results in people losing their interests in things they like to do.


For example, I know that I have a sheer passion for photography, however, when I started to take stress, I noticed that I’m losing my interest in work. And photography is the only thing I love to do so that was a really hard and confusing time for me. In spite of the stress and pressure, I somehow managed to triumph over it and that’s when I learned a valuable lesson.


We have only one life and we must enjoy it to the fullest. And for those who are struggling to do so, I’m here to help in the best way I can. Here are some ways in wh...

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How I Turned My Life Around By Not Giving Up
20. October 2019 at 09:09
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Today, I am an enthusiastic writer and an ambitious traveler, however, it wasn’t always like this. I was born in a poor house with a father who was struggling to find a high paying job and a mother who was a housewife.

I lived in a slum in Chandigarh as a child and often used to do small chores for people to get money for food or ice cream. Yeah, things were that desperate. I didn’t go to school until the time I was nine years old but I really wanted to learn.


So, I started saving up money at the age of eight to buy books for myself to study from. I was always fascinated by two kinds of books, Literature and Geography. Just knowing more and more about the different places in the world and their languages made me fantasize about living or at least travel to those places. By the age of twelve, I had gained enough knowledge to pass a scholarship exam for a good local school. I scored above 90 percent in that exam and I was awarded 100 percent scholarship as a result.


I was very happy to be enrolled ...

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Six Ways To Improve Productivity At Work
16. October 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
I’ve been working for more than 18 years and there are a lot of things that I’ve learned throughout the years. Nobody is perfect in the beginning and we learn and grow with time and experience. I believe in helping others with the thing that I’ve learned with my experience as an entrepreneur. As far as work productivity is concerned, the field of work doesn’t matter.

Productivity is something that most of the people working in the private sector suffer with or simply, lack in. There can be an infinite number of reasons for the same but there is a solution or in this case, many solutions to a problem. I am writing this article based on my own experiences about how I manage to improve my productivity. The sole purpose of this article is to help those who might need it.


For all of you out there who are struggling with productivity at work, I have some tips for you that will help you in improving your productivity. Again, these are based on my own experience of 18 years as an entrepreneur. So, let’s get started:


Get Rid Of The Distractions


First and foremost, get rid of anything that distracts you fro...

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Chhichhore Is A Hilarious Movie With A Great Message
14. October 2019 at 09:00
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Chhichhore is one of the latest Bollywood movies and it was released last Friday (September 6th, 2019). I went to watch it with my friends and we got a lot more than we expected. By the looks of the trailers and the songs, it appeared to be a Romcom tale of seven friends and their college and hostel life. We were expecting a funny and nostalgic movie. Well, I guess I now know why people say ‘never judge a book by its cover’.

The movie takes you through a ride of funny, emotional, dramatic, and romantic scenes. A nostalgic tale that will take you back to your college and hostel life and leave you with an impeccable story and a very good message. A message that will have you working your brain muscles for a while. And that message is one of the reasons why this movie is one of my favorite Bollywood movies now. So, buckle up as we breakdown the masterpiece that is Chhichhore.


The Story


The movie starts with the main character Anni (Played By Sushant Singh Rajput) coming back from work and checking on his son. His son was under a lot of pressure because of the result of his college entrance exams. Anni advises his son not to take any pressure as he worked very hard on his studies and he wa...

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How To Learn And Master The Art Of ‘Taking It Easy’
10. October 2019 at 09:00
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Just “take it easy”. It’s a phrase that many people say, however, only a few understand the true essence of it. There was a time in my life where doing what I love to do the most proved to be a burden for me. That’s when I learned a valuable lesson, even your passion can prove to be a burden if it’s overdone.

I started working for hours and this resulted in me losing the track of time, making myself unhealthy, and gaining a considerable amount of weight. Of course, none of these things are good for you and you must learn how to ‘take it easy’.


While struggling with these issues, I understood that I need to do something to make my life better. It was all bearable until one day I just felt like giving up. It was a very hard time for me as I never thought that following my dreams with such dedication would harm me. Well, it did and I just wanted to change some things in my life. I knew it wouldn’t be an easy journey, but I did it.


I created a proper routine for myself and made a habit of doing things other than work as well. I created time for myself to have a little bit of f...

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Seven Ways To Deal With Depression
03. October 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
There was a time in my life when I was depressed. The love of my life had just left me to marry someone else and it pierced through me like a dagger. It left me really sad, helpless, and lonely. I started living on my own and not caring about anything. I stayed home all day and had no interest in anything. So, here’s what depression means to me and how I dealt with it.

To be honest, depression can make you feel lonely and helpless. Well, you aren’t. Most of the people suffering from depression rely on therapy and medication without getting the desired result. There’s a lot that you can do yourself to improve your condition. Changing my daily routine, dietary habits, and a lot of other things helped me in coping with such a menace. And I’m sure they’ll help you too.


Create A Routine


I was really depressed until one day, I decided that enough is enough. I created a proper routine for myself that helped me in getting into a lot of activities to divert my mind. This routine included a lot of physical activities and a lot of other stuff I was interested in. Trust me, doing this really helps a lot.


Set S...

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Some Quotes By Stephen Hawking
28. September 2019 at 10:36
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Stephen William Hawking was an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and author. He was also the director of research at the center of theoretical cosmology at the University of Cambridge in his final years. The story of Stephen Hawking is very inspiring, motivational, and heart-touching.

The man is a personification of the phrase ‘never give up. Even after being completely paralyzed, He never lost hope. He kept hustling and used his knowledge to become a living legend until the time he was alive. Hawking published a lot of books throughout his lifetime which helped a lot of people (including me) in gaining much-needed knowledge about the universe and many other things.


Unfortunately, Stephen William Hawking passed away on March 14th, 2018 due to the disease he was suffering from (Lou Gehrig`s disease). That day, we lost a pure genius and it was a very sad day for the whole world. Hawking is still remembered to this day and even though he is not with us today, his words will always be here and they will keep inspiring us. So, here are some quotes by Stephen William Hawking that will...

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8 Simple Exercises to Facebook Business Explosion
23. September 2019 at 09:00
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Over 620 Million users are connected on Facebook. In the past, Facebook was a social site for teenagers. Now it's becoming a place for any type of business to dominate their field. Too many companies are struggling with their Facebook marketing campaigns. Numerous businesses do not even have a Facebook presence! And too many companies think Facebook is not worth the time and effort it takes to market their products.

If you know of a business that is still in doubt of the power of social marketing on Facebook, tell them to contact us and we can show them how to generate fans and widen a following in 60 days.


Here are some basic points on Facebook Marketing you should keep in mind:


1. Layout Expectations for your Fans

Setting up expectations for fans on news flash, deals, information, tips, or support, will maintain your fans interacting on your business or strategy. Interaction is the key to a flourishing Fan Page.

You must post on a 2-5 times per week to extend interactions of your fans. If your fans regularly see you post and then you do not over a week, th...

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Netflix and privacy protection
22. September 2019 at 09:03
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
For the past four years, I have been watching movies and TV shows on Netflix. Usually, I pay annual subscription fees that allow me to watch all types of movies. I find this approach cheaper and convenient as compared to buying movies every day. Besides, I usually receive notifications regarding the latest movies.

I am updated when new movies are released. At the time I was registering as a member with Netflix, I was required to fill a lot of personal details in my profile. First of all, I had to give my full names and email address including my alternative email addresses. Additionally, I was required to provide my phone number under Membership and Billing.


Moreover, I had to provide my payment and billing information for payment purposes. Here, I inserted my credit card number under Payment & billing information so that Netflix can deduct annual subscription fees. Before giving my payment details, I was concerned about the ability of Netflix to protect such critical information against malicious employees, hackers, and crackers. The fact that my credit card is directly connected to the bank also made m...

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PTSD - Here Are 5 Ways To Cope With It
22. September 2019 at 09:01
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is one of the biggest and serious mental health issues nowadays. Many people fight with this menace daily and only a few manage to win over it. That is either because they take the proper medication or they know how to cope with it. And for those who don’t know how to, it can prove to be one of the most difficult things in the world.

In most cases, if a person has been in an accident and that is the reason for their PTSD, then it can be very hard for them to drive or even sit in a car again. Not only does it ruin half of their life experiences, but it also tends to ruin human relationships. PTSD is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly at all. It is very important to cope with this problem, otherwise, it might prove to be severe in the future.


While many consult doctors and psychiatrists and cure their PTSD with the help of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and medication, some people don’t feel good while doing these things. Something that can help these people are the natural ways of coping with the mental health disorder. Here are 5 ways that can help you to naturally cope with the menace called PTSD.


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Remembering A Legend On His Birthday
21. September 2019 at 09:01
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Dhyan Chand was an Indian hockey player and is known as one of the greatest players to ever play hockey. He was mostly known for his excellence in scoring goals and his thee gold medal wins in the Olympics. Dhyan Chand is often described as a person who dominated field hockey. He was so good at the game that he was given the nickname: The Wizard. Well, today is The Wizard’s birthday and it’s only fair to look back at his inspirational life.

Dhyan Chand was born on August 29th, 1905 in Allahabad in a Rajput family. His father ‘Sameshwar Singh’ was a part of the British Indian Army and he also played the sport of hockey for the army. Dhyan Chand’s family had to move to many places due to his father’s frequent transfers. Due to this, Dhyan had to leave his studies after only six years of schooling.


Finally, his family settled in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh and he graduated from Victoria College, Gwalior in the year 1932. On his 17th birthday, he was enlisted in the British Indian Army as a sepoy (private) in the 1st Brahmans. From 1922 to 1926, Dhyan played hockey for the army and regimental games. Eventually, he was selected for the Indian Army Team and the team went on a...

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Some Quotes By A Former Number One In The World
21. September 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Serena Jameka Williams is a very famous tennis player and she needs no introduction. However, it’s worth mentioning that she has been ranked world no. 1 by The Women’s Tennis Association eight times between 2002 and 2017. This happened for the first time on July 8th, 2002. At just the age of 37, she has a record of 23 Grand Slam singles wins.

Well, it’s a well-known fact that people who prove to be this great usually had humble beginnings. And yes, this was the case for Serena Williams. She was born on September 26th, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan. People like Serena are very inspirational and they motivate people not only with their actions but also with their words.


So, here are some quotes by a former world number one:


“Growing up I wasn’t the richest, but I had a rich family in spirit. Standing here with 19 championships is something I never thought would happen. I went on a court just with a ball and a racket and with a hope”


Yet another example of rags to riches. Serena Williams took birth in a middle-class family and had a really challenging childhood. She expresses her...

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Domestic Violence: Understanding the Issue
19. September 2019 at 10:13
by Zulfiqar Ali Ramzan
Domestic Violence against women in Pakistan continues to make life difficult for women. Women continue to suffer from it, which is considered as a family issue, while, the state is not allowed to interfere. Unfortunately, the problem is spread across the country, and serious efforts must be taken to eliminate this menace.

Domestic Violence against women in Pakistan continues to make life difficult for women. It has become so normalized, that, aside from passing two provincial laws, conviction rate remains low. Also, women continue to suffer from it which is claimed to be treated as a family issue; While, the state is not allowed to interfere. A report published in the Journal of International Women Studies points out how women continue to be sidelined in Pakistani society, with a special focus on Punjab. However, the problem is spread across the country, and serious efforts must be taken to eliminate this menace from the country.


The legislators in the provinces have been active on this issue. Despite passage of these bills, violence against women in houses continues. While, Punjab government passed the Protection of Women Against Viole...

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The Formula Of Being A G.O.A.T - Eminem’s Inspirational Life Story
12. September 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Born on 17th October 1972, Marshall Bruce Mathers III took birth in a broken home in St. Joeseph, Missouri. His father (Marshall Bruce Mathers II) left him and his Mother (Deborah R. Mathers aka Debbie Mathers) when Eminem was just a couple of months old. Marshall had, what you would call a very traumatizing childhood.

He had to change a lot of schools due to his mother moving from place to place frequently and that resulted in a lot of bullying, mostly just for him being ‘the new kid’. He briefly explained the bullying incidents in his songs  ‘Brain Damage’ (where he expresses how he felt being bullied by D’Angelo Bailey) out of the ‘The Slim Shady LP’ (his second studio album released in 1999) and ‘Legacy’ (where he explains how he was bullied and how hip-hop helped him rise above it) in ‘The Marshall Mathers LP II’ (his eighth studio album released in 2013).


Also, bullying was not the only problem that Marshall had to face when he was young. His mother was fond of using a drug called ‘Valium’ (a drug used to cure anxiety by generating calming effects) due to some of her own issues. Moreover, she fed those...

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Some Thought-Provoking Quotes By Albert Einstein
10. September 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Albert Einstein is one of the biggest names in Science, History, and the History of Science. Along with Sir Isaac Newton and Galileo Galilei, he is one of the three fathers of Physics. Throughout his life, Albert Einstein gave birth to many theories and conducted many experiments that proved to be some of the many foundation stones of modern-day Physics.

Einstein wasn’t known for his theories and experiments. He was also known and appreciated for his inspiring and thought-provoking quotes. Some of them teach you, some of them make you think, and some accomplish the task of doing both at the same time. No matter what, we can all relate on some levels to the person who introduced the theory of relativity (pun intended).


Now, let me share and explain some of the quotes by one of the greatest human beings to ever exist:


“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”

Life is a journey that is built with lessons. If you do something and fail at it or don’t get the desired result, it’s ok. However, if you keep doing the same thing again and again and expect that yo...

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Tinder in Southern Italy
09. September 2019 at 09:00
by Fiorenza Gemma
Discussion about dating Apps and how are they usually perceived by people in the Southern Italy, where they're use isn't so popular. Why is it like that? Southern Italy may be quite backward, that's for sure. But regarding dating Apps and their influences on the way people establish sentimental relationships, is it positive that we don't actually use them, or rather we are missing something?

Tinder, as many people may already know, is a dating App. During a discussion with a friend, who's Italian but lives in France, I found out not only about Tinder's existence but also that we Italians generally don't use it, which explains why I hadn't ever heard about it before. To be honest, I've heard about it before, but I hadn't ever met someone who, without any shame, was willing to explain to me how this App works and give me some tips about, for example, how to avoid fakes and potential unpleasant situations.


Since then I have been asking to other people to tell me about their experiences with dating Apps, whether if they had them or not, and what they thought about them. I've noticed that shame is something that always comes up during some speeches regarding Tinder or other dating Apps. I don't know why, but t...

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