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Digital Assistants – A quick rundown

Artificial intelligence (AI) has an impact on our environment in a variety of ways, one of which is through digital assistants. Digital assistants offer tailored and conversational experiences for users by combining powerful artificial intelligence with natural language processing and other techniques. They’re occasionally seen in conjunction with specialized hardware products, such as smart speakers…

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New Vaccinated Travel Lanes – 3 Things You Need to Know

We have all heard the good news. Singapore has opened travel lanes for vaccinated passengers. Fully vaccinated travellers from the following ten countries- Brunei, Germany, Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United States- (Ruehl, 2021) although it should be noted that this list is constantly updating, and concise and updated information…

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Singapore: Online Portal for Mental Health Resources

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) is building an online portal as an extensive archive of mental health information, as instructed by Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH). The website focuses on mental and wellbeing content that are carefully selected by professionals in the field. This portal is targeted at members of society who are affected by…

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5 Life Changing Portable Health Gadgets

With the advent of technology, there simply aren’t any gadgets that seem too impossible to exist now. We have seen a rapid improvement of tech products, especially over the past 10 years, such as the iPod which has evolved from having the capacity of 2000 songs to Spotify in our phones, with a library of…

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How breathing can change your life

“Take a deep breath. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.” How many times have you heard that quote before? It might sound cliche and frankly way past our generation but it is not wrong at all. As absurd as it sounds, taking a breath of fresh air is the most effective home…

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How to build brain-boosting social connections

Picture this. You are a student with 4.0 GPA, you have just landed an internship at JP Morgan, you are chairman of Debate Society in school. Essentially, you are the epitome of a perfect life, which begins at six in the morning with a 30-minute jog and ends after you are done painstakingly planning out…

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Alleviating Physical Pain with the Mind: 5 Ways to Ease Pain Using the Mind-body Connection

“Manifestation” is a new lingo that’s defined as bringing something tangible into your life through attraction and belief. This may sound completely spiritual and unsubstantiated- conservativist, hold your pitchforks- but the mind is much more powerful than we realize. Mind-body therapies aim to alter our awareness and perception of pain, allowing us to cope with…

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Natural ways to maximize your metabolism

What is metabolism? A person’s metabolism is the rate at which their body burns calories for energy. The speed of metabolism depends on a variety of factors, including age, sex, body fat, muscle mass, activity level, and genetics. “The higher it is, the more calories you burn and the easier it is to lose weight…

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