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Most of the Australian population is now aware of the damage that a sedentary lifestyle can cause over time, regardless of age or gender. Obesity, health conditions such as metabolic and cardiovascular risk, and even premature death are all linked to prolonged periods of inactivity. As it’s learnt behaviour, for many people breaking the cycle of a sedentary lifestyle is challenging. Not only do you need to replace old behaviours with new which can take time to stick habitually, but the ramifications of less movement will mean physically you’ll want to do just that – move less. However, even by…

Even today, as boarding schools continue to rise in popularity, some parents out there hesitate to send their kids away to a private school because of misconceptions surrounding boarding schools That’s why today we are out to debunk those common myths and provide you the opportunity to rethink enrolling your child. Top Myths Surrounding Boarding Schools 1. They Are for Troubled Kids In the past, boarding schools were thought to be a place for unruly children that parents simply couldn’t control. Used as a form of punishment, the threat of being sent to boarding school loomed over many children’s heads.…

How long have you been out of school? Five years? Ten? Twenty? …Forty? Writing for The Muse, Melissa Fudor recalls her exultation upon turning in the last paper of her college career. She was sure she’d never have to write another paper or sit for another exam in her entire life — and she couldn’t have been happier about it. Life had other plans for Melissa. “[O]f course, I was wrong,” she writes. “After entering the workforce, I’ve realized that learning is even more important now than it was back in my dorm room days.” Like millions of other strivers,…

Kolkata is popularly known as the City of Palaces. This name clearly depicts the historical presence of the city. Let us take you on the quick tour of the ‘Cultural Capital of India’ and introduce you to its rich history. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, one of the oldest airports in India, serves as the entrance gate to this historical city on the banks of the river Hooghly. The airport was earlier named as Dum-Dum Airport and served as a strategic stopover for the air-route from Europe to Indo-china and Australia. To reach the airport, you’ll need to book…

As the primary breadwinner, your family may rely heavily on your income to help foot the bill for daily living expenses, such as the cost of the mortgage/rent, utility bills, groceries, and clothing. Although you may not anticipate passing away at any given moment because you may be relatively healthy, it is nearly impossible to predict what the future holds for you. What would happen if you were no longer around because of an unexpected accident? Not only would your family suffer the pain of losing someone they love, but they would likely have to deal with a major financial…