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5 Ways to Deal with Winter Blues

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When the clock strikes 5 in the evening, with everything getting darker in our surroundings, many of us start feeling gloomy. The reasons are the short days and long nights. This specifically happens to the people who like daylight more than the dead of night. If they do not get enough sunlight, their mood has a drastic shift. Some may take it as depression and some take is sadness. In reality, it is just cold and dark weather that makes our mood swing. 

Now that we all are aware of the term “Winter Blues”, it is important to address it and make the most out of this frosty fun weather. Winters should be cherished in the most beautiful way. Considering global warming, we only get hardly 1.5 months to have this cozy and cool weather and the best way is to go against the will in feeling better in those comfy sweaters, hot chocolate, and long boots. 

We will certainly not advise you in medical jargon, in fact, we are suggesting 5 energy booster ways to keep you cheery and glowing while keeping if comfortable for you. 

DRESS UP

Going against your mood and getting ready for even the smallest events will give you immense positivity and energy. Winters are full of fancy clothes and quirky boots. So, if you love getting dressed up, use this time to show the best of your version with makeup and clothes on fleak. 

TAKE A TRIP

When we say a trip, only a foreign trip comes to your mind or merely a change of place. No, we are talking about a trip to freezing north. We all know that when we are traveling, there is no such thing as taking rest or staying in bed. Going on these trips can help you enjoy even the coldest temperature and it will make you realize how beautiful is the snowy weather all over the world. 

WORK OUT

There is no better thing in the world than working on oneself. Exercising is a great energy booster as not only it gives you a great body but it also whips up your self-love. Take at least 30 minutes out for gym, walk or running and see the difference. 

FAMILY TIME

Spend time with your family while you still can. This is the most underestimated power. We forget the importance of quality family time. It makes you fearless, independent and confident. If you spend a few minutes talking to your family, it gives you a sense of belonging, it changes your mood and prepares you for a better day ahead. 

HOT CHOCOLATE AND NUTS

Sometimes we feel lethargic and sad due to lack of motivation and energy. End your day or your evening with a cup of hot chocolate and nuts. And if you are on a diet, you can replace hot chocolate with a cup of green tea or black coffee. This makes your day better and gives you the required stamina to process without feeling dead. 

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Delay in diagnosis can result in long term disability

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An awareness seminar to highlight the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of arthritis was conducted at the Governor house Punjab, with joint collaboration of Arthritis Care Foundation and Scotmann Pharmaceuticals here in Lahore on Sunday 21 November.

The seminar was chaired by the honorable Governor of Punjab Chaudry Muhammad Sarwar, with awareness sessions conducted by chairperson Arthritis Care Foundation, Prof. Nighat Mir Ahmed, Co-chairperson Prof. Sumaira Farman Raja, and Co-chairperson and General Secretary, Prof. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, and Dr. Saira E. A. Khan.

According to research done by the Arthritis Care Foundation with funding by World Health Organization, approximately 1 out of every 4th person is suffering from some kind of inflammatory joint disease.  If not diagnosed early, these conditions can result in long-term disability, like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. State of the art department of Rheumatology with international standards and equipment has been initiated at the Central Park Teaching Hospital, served by highly skilled and qualified specialists and staff. Central Park Teaching Hospital also provides free treatment services for deserving patients with the support of the Arthritis Care Foundation.

 

The seminar highlighted the role of Vitamin D, diet, and exercise for healthy bones and joints, arthritis in children, young and elderly, and the common causes of back pain.

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Peng Salon celebrates Children’s Day, inviting Children Cancer patients for a Spa Day

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This Children’s Day, Peng Salon & Spa, one of the leading hair & skin clinics in Karachi came up with a thoughtful initiative for children suffering from cancer. They invited these young cancer warriors from Indus Hospital for a Spa Day at the salon to mark Children’s Day celebrations. The children were treated with professional salon & spa services for a relaxing & refreshing experience.

 

 

Kaneez Fiza & Nafisa Dawood, Incharge at the Psychosocial department at Indus Hospital, who accompanied the children stated that the children were happy and it was an amazing experience for the children as well as their team at the Peng Salon. According to Kaneez, it was the first time for the children that they had visited a salon and they loved every bit of it and were overjoyed with the experience.

These children, fighting their battle against Cancer, are dreamers – full of innocence, hope and happiness. These little angels enjoyed the services of their choice at the salon and they were all smiles with the kind of pampering they were provided with. Services such as Haircut, hair styling, manicure, pedicure, makeup etc. were provided that made their day extra special.

 

After going through months of grueling treatment, giving these brave warriors such a day was a thoughtful initiative by Peng Salon. Arranging a Spa Day on Children’s Day for these young children to give them moments of joy and happiness was a wonderful idea by the team. Their aim to make these children feel valued, loved and special while helping them make cherishing memories.

Children were overwhelmed with the services they were provided and were all smiles as they left for the hospital again. Thumbs up to Peng Salon for initiating such a thoughtful activity to celebrate Children’s Day!

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5 motivational thoughts to get you motivated by Canadian-Pakistani CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq

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Canadian Pakistani CEO and motivational speaker Muneeb Mushtaq has given us many insightful and empowering thoughts over the years on the basis of his experiences as a young and dynamic businessman. The tech tycoon has been the founder of three tech business ventures and has managed to achieve so much at such a young age. And, he has given back his learning and knowledge by motivating, educating, and mentoring people to be successful in life.

Here are some motivational thoughts by the Forbes awarded entrepreneur Muneeb Mushtaq to get you motivated and beat the Monday blues:

 

  1. Get rid of the useless and negative clutter in your life

 

Muneeb Mushtaq suggests that it is important to subtract some of the unnecessary things from life to realise how insignificant they are. He advises us to get away from the insignificant and negative clutter in order to see an immediate positive impact. Worrying about what others think of us, trying to please everyone are some of the unimportant things we need to remove as soon as possible. According to him “When you remove what’s negative, it’ll add more space for what’s POSITIVE”!

 

  1. Don’t wait, just take the first step

 

The successful entrepreneur recommends us not to wait for other people or for the perfect moment to do what you have always wanted to do. There will never be a perfect time, situation or circumstances that would make you start working on your dreams. He advises us to just take the first step and get started.

 

  1. Failure is the opportunity to start over again, more wisely

 

The dynamic businessman is also of the view that failure provides an invaluable experience that makes it more likely to get success the next time around. He explains: “Till the time you don’t give up, the failures are just learning experiences, helping you to eventually succeed.”

 

  1. Respect the competition

 

Muneeb Mushtaq also shares this motivational thought that competition should be embraced and should be used as a driving force to push you further rather than fearing it. Competition is also a validation that there is a massive market and opportunity in the space to grow further.

 

  1. Change is important

Another motivating thought from Muneeb Mushtaq is that if you want change in life, then you should also be willing to change. He says, “If you are not willing to change, don’t expect your life to either”.

Follow Muneeb Mushtaq on Instagram @MuneebMushtaq for regular motivational posts.

 

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