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I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that’s a big problem for social media companies

Why quitting Instagram and Facebook made me happier   3:16 PM ET Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | 03:16 The first time I truly took a break from social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” meaning work, and ditch all electronics at the door. At an arrival ceremony deep in the California Redwoods, volunteers in hazmat suits zipped up our devices into brown bags, leaving…

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Promoting healthier lifestyle all-round at Me Time

A WELL-BEING afternoon at Grayswood Village Hall on Sunday was also an opportunity to try taster sessions of different exercise classes, as well as sample a healthy twist on a traditional afternoon tea. Haslemere-based nutritionist Jeanette Townsend mounted the event as a “me time” treat for those too busy to enjoy a pamper session that could also be a bit of a work out. Visitors were put through their paces by Fernhurst-based personal trainer Adam Burger, who led sculpt and tone sessions, calming classes with Haslemere mindfulness coach Tosh Brittan,…

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Kirori Mal College’s popular candy seller: Shah Rukh Khan asked me to work in his serial

Tinguji has spent a lifetime selling candies at Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College (KMC). For four decades, neither heat nor rain or cold could deter this slight little old man from going about his business. “I used to sell pen nibs at a shop in Hans Raj College but that had to be shut due to the Emergency in 1975. I then thought I’ll carry with me whatever I have to sell, so that no one can dislocate me ever again,” says Amarnath Gupta aka Tinguji, who earns anything between…

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Exhaustion helps me sleep in peace

Exhaustion helps me sleep in peace Priyanka Chopra, winning the world one steady step at a time, gets up, close and personal A day in the life of Priyanka Chopra… It isn’t as glamorous as you would think. My life is all about 5 am call times, 16-hour work days, photoshoots; but I wouldn’t change anything about it. Your last vacation… About three years ago, after my dad passed away. My mom, brother, aunts and cousins, all went to the Turks and Caicos Islands for a long overdue vacation. Think…

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John Abraham: Working-out is a full-time occupation for me

John Abraham says that working out for him is not an option, but a full-time occupation and that is why he has always managed to maintain a healthy and fit body. He shared some details on his diet and reportedly said, “I follow a very strict diet. The days when I allow myself to indulge are very few. I don’t see any reason to do that, because the food I eat is amazing. The idea is to check the nutritional value attached to your food, so a piece of fruit…

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