We've seen into each other's homes and private lives, surfing the highs and lows of lockdown together. Can work become a kinder place as a result?
As a nation collectively rallied behind the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) after it lost contact with Vikram just minutes before the scheduled iconic moon landing, a video of PM Narendra Modi hugging an emotional and crying ISRO chief K Sivan went viral. Hence, as they grow up, young adult men suppress their emotions, because they are too embarrassed to cry or simply because they are incapable of crying.
It is a habit that most of us have – we set the alarm to a particular time and then snooze it to get those precious five or ten minutes of extra sleep. Hitting the snooze button confuses your body into thinking that it is time to go back to sleep again, thereby disturbing the sleep cycle when the alarm rings again. By snoozing the alarm each time it rings, you are putting your body through the stress of sleeping and waking up repeatedly. Also, according to neuroscientist Professor Matthew Walker, a teacher at the University of California’s Centre for Human Sleep Science, the constant alarm sound can inflict a cardiovascular assault on the body and the nervous system.
Improve your mood by going straight to the source. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter — a chemical messenger in your brain — that most scientists attribute to feelings of happiness. Go ahead and reach for the chocolate. Upping your body's levels can be as simple as adopting a few new habits — and snacks!From Good Housekeeping
When you walk into a room, pay attention to how you feel. Do your surroundings inspire you? Or do you experience a vaguely persistent 'blah' feeling? If the latter rings true, you might want to take a second look at the decor and clutter within the space. Surprisingly, these things can have an impact on your day-to-day emotions, according to experts. From House Beautiful UK
It’s International Day of Happiness today and people all over the world are celebrating being happy. In this day and age of social media, it is difficult to find happiness. Uninstall all social media apps for a week and try living in the physical world.