The Longest Study on Human Development that Might Change the Way We Live or Think

The Longest Study on Human Development that Might Change the Way We Live or Think

For the past 70 years, scientists in the United Kingdom have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and healthy while others struggle. It’s the longest-running study of human development in the world, and it’s produced some of the best-studied people on the planet while changing the way we live, learn and parent. Continue reading “The Longest Study on Human Development that Might Change the Way We Live or Think”

The Difference a Year Makes: The Dangers of Early Schooling

When starting school, younger children are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD
By Ahmad Amirali

Last Week, a parent came to me and shared that Inara (made-up name) lacks concentration in class-tasks and her class teacher always complains about Inara’s lack of concentration in classwork. This phenomenon is called ‘Distractibility’ and is common nowadays in both Eastern and Western countries. Commonly, these symptoms associated with the term ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), according to which, students continuously forget things, make careless mistakes and seem like they are daydreaming in sessions and activities. Continue reading “The Difference a Year Makes: The Dangers of Early Schooling”

The Story of an Unlikely Friendship – Kitbull

The Story of an Unlikely Friendship – Kitbull

Kitbull is an American animated short film written and directed by Rosana Sullivan, and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson with the collaboration of Pixar Animation Studios. It is the third instalment in Pixar’s “SparkShorts” program. This short film focuses on a severely self-determining stray-kitten and a home-bitten pit bull, who form an unlikely friendship.

 

Are you Jet Lagged? No Problem, Physical Exercise is All You Need

Are you Jet lagged? No problem, Physical exercise is all you need
By Ahmad Amirali

In the recent article published in the Journal of Physiology suggests that exercising at certain day times may alter the ‘circadian’ rhythms, possibly offering a new remedy for jet lag and shift work. According to NIH, ‘physical, mental, and behavioural changes that follow a daily cycle,’ that control our bodies. It is believed that light and darkness are the causes of Circadian disorder. Continue reading “Are you Jet Lagged? No Problem, Physical Exercise is All You Need”

How to live a longer life? Learn from the Hunza People

How to live a longer life? Learn from the Hunza People
By Ahmad Amirali

How to live a longer life? Learn from the Hunza People (Myth-free wisdom)

Well, recently I read an article about people who aged more than 100 years and are still alive. I wonder how these people manage to live that long and still living a healthy life? What lifestyle they are living? I searched on google, and I ended up on an article which is discussing the inhabitant of Hunza Valley, Pakistan. This article addresses the myths about the Hunza people like Hunza people, who lived happy and healthy for a long, long time. This article reminds me of my experience visiting the Northern Areas of Pakistan last year and through my experiential learning that visit helps me to separate the facts from such myths. Continue reading “How to live a longer life? Learn from the Hunza People”