Follow on from our health feature story for the week – Chasing Promotions and PB’s: The Role of Fitness in Workplace Performance – we had a chat with two bona fide fitness gurus, Mark De Luca and Timothy Hui.
THE EVOLUTION OF FITNESS: FROM CAVEMEN TO GYM RATS
Fitness. For some, the word may conjure images of spandex-clad individuals sweating profusely whilst engaging in some peculiar movements (burpees, anyone?).
I have tried it all in an effort to avoid procrastination. Handed my phone over to friends. Turned wifi off. Barricaded myself in the library for hours on end. Left the country, in the vain hope re-locating myself across an ocean would create some new-found flow of efficiency. Turns out, I’m just as inoperable in one country as I am in another.
Sorry. Those five little letters we habitually utter. It seems the need to constantly apologise is deeply ingrained in our social psyche. How many times a day do you apologise for a supposed “offence or failure”?
In the last decade, dating shows have carved a hefty piece of the reality television pie – leaving most of us licking the plate and dare I say – wanting more. But why is it that dating shows are so popular within modern television culture?
There’s something inherently slimy about the term ‘networking’. Cringe.
The very word makes students quiver in fear and professionals roll their eyes, undoubtedly because there is something inherently superficial and contrived about ‘networking events’. (more…)