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The Emptiness of Heart - The Buddha
19. January 2020 at 21:57
by Deepak Lal
The emptiness of the heart is what makes me remember the Gautama Buddha. It is the feeling of nothingness when you own nothing but yourself. Buddha tried to know the secret of happiness, death, life, sufferings. and how to escape from these all.

Understanding the whole scenarios behind the hidden curtains of unknowing minds, Human Being stays in a state of deep slumber and unconsciousness, that’s why he becomes unknown to the realities of life and happiness. Humans always want to unlock the doors of happiness for the peace of mind and heart. For this, Millions of people are born around the globe to teach you, give you thy keys, and make you a learned person in terms of your social life. They teach us the very lessons of living a life. Siddhartha Gautama is one of them. 


Whenever I hear or listen to the word Buddha, one thing strikes my mind that is Emptiness of Heart. Emptiness is throwing away all that you have, in order to make a space in a heart for the One Who is in us. It is the Human nature that he desires or longs for some...

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Some Motivational Quotes By Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
19. January 2020 at 21:52
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is one of the most famous people in the world today and he has worked a lot for it. Since his WWE debut in 1996, The Rock has gained the popularity that many people strive for. From a multi-time champion to a blockbuster movie star, The Rock has literally earned it all. Just put his name in a movie, that movie will be a hit. Play his theme song in a wrestling arena and the fans will go crazy. Not even a single person will be heard booing this legend.

However, behind every success story, there is a story of struggle. And while we might not know much about the struggles that Dwayne faced when he started his career, we do know that he went through a lot and this is clear by the things he says. Mr. Johnson knows how to motivate people not only with his actions but also with the things he says. The Brahma Bull has helped a lot of people by being a mentor for them such as his cousin, Roman Reigns.


Personally, I get very motivated whenever I see him in the ring, in a movie, or even saying something. Almost everything that comes out of The Rock’s mouth is quotable and can be a great source of motivation. So, I will be sharing and explaining some of his most motivational quotes in order to fill you up with motivation and inspiration. Here are some motiv...

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Some Miley Cyrus quotes on success that will awaken the achiever in you
16. January 2020 at 11:51
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Miley Cyrus is one of the most popular and successful people in the world right now and there are a lot of reasons for the same. Throughout these years, she has shown that you can achieve anything with sheer hard work and determination. From a young age, Miley started making songs with his father and she has said that her written song count is around 100 now.

Miley started climbing the stairs of success at a very young age when she was signed to play the lead role in the hit Disney show ‘Hannah Montana’. She played the role of a normal teenage girl living a double life as a famous pop star. While she was acting in that show, she proved that she is a natural-born star and is here to stay. Just after the end of the show, her popularity and success skyrocketed as she stepped into the music industry.


Miley Cyrus knows how to channel different kinds of emotions in different songs. She has released many songs during her career and has shown how she can inspire and motivate people with her words. In the quest of spreading that inspiration, here are some quotes by Miley Cyrus that will awaken the achiever in you:


“The minute you ...

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World Youth Forum 2019: Where civilizations meet
15. January 2020 at 16:35
by A Zun Mo
Overall, the World Youth Forum is a great opportunity for youth and students around the globe to build their capacity and open up their eyes, as well as for young entrepreneurs to present their projects and acquire crucial skills while exchanging their unique perspectives.

In December 2019, I had an incredible opportunity to attend the third edition of World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, the city of 'peace' in beautiful Egypt where I represented Myanmar and join over 7,000 youth from 164 countries. The World Youth Forum has been held in Egypt since 2017 on an annual basis. Among a number of international conferences I have attended, this is one of the most engaging and professionally organized platforms for youth leaders.


I had the pleasure to be at the forum with the tremendous support of organizers and hospitality of Egyptian people from the day I arrived till I left. The forum allowed us to freely exchange our perspectives on the global issues around peace, creativity, and development. We were able to inspire each other's experiences and present our fresh ideas and solutions throug...

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Some Eye-Opening Osho Quotes That Will Grow Your Wisdom
08. January 2020 at 22:00
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Born as Chandra Mohan Jain, Osho took birth in Raisen (a district in Madhya Pradesh) on December 11th, 1931. He was a great visionary and a religious movement leader who was praised and followed by many. His followers used to call him Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and later, Osho. He didn’t only have followers in India, but also in many other countries such as the USA, UK, Canada, and many more.

Along with being a religious leader and a mystic, he was also a best-selling author and published many books such as Tarot Zen, The Book Of The Secrets, Gita Darshan, and many more. His books, words, and morals affected many people and gained him a lot of followers. He was so popular that Netflix even made a docuseries on him by the name of ‘Wild Wild Country’ consisting of only 6 episodes. He was really a quotable man as he taught people a lot about love and spirituality through his sayings and books.


Rajneesh Osho inspired a lot of people to follow the path of spirituality with his words. I will be sharing some of those words in this article and they are either the ones he has said or written in his books. Either way, the goal is to grow our wisdom with the words of a man who influenced a lot of ...

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I Follow These Simple Steps To Keep Myself Fit
05. January 2020 at 22:31
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Many people go to the gym every day and still don’t get the results they want to. Eventually, this leads them to quit the gym. However, no one actually wants to quit. You started going to the gym because you wanted to get fit and it is a great thing. But lack of knowledge and improper training are the factors that make people quit.

The trainers in the gyms nowadays do not have time to train everyone and hence, people don’t know if they are doing the exercises properly or not. And the biggest reason for poor results is improper exercising.


There are a lot of things that you need to take care of when you are working out. It’s not just a part of your routine, fitness is a lifestyle. You need to set a new schedule, diet plan, and goals for yourself.


I’ve met many people who struggle with proper workout and a balanced diet. I love to help people with my experience because I am physically fit with the help of my diet and workout plan (not bragging). I have managed to bring together a set of some steps that will help you a lot with your workouts, be it gains or losses.


So...

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Meet the Award Winners of the International Youth Math Challenge 2019
04. January 2020 at 22:04
by Fabian Schneider
The International Youth Math Challenge of 2019 was a great success with about four thousand participants from all around the world! The math problems of the qualification, pre-final and final round have been challenging: Nine students have achieved awards for their outstanding performance, and additionally, eight schools have received special awards!

The International Youth Math Challenge is an online competition that uses the possibilities of the 21st century to provide students around the world with a global math experience. Mathematics is essential for the understanding of the world, scientific achievements, progress, and prosperity in our societies. There is no doubt that math education is crucial for students of all ages. Because of that, the International Youth Math Challenge aims to establish an accessible opportunity that teaches math skills and knowledge through exciting and application-oriented problems. This year's competitions took place from September to December, many students received medals for their outstanding performance, and nine participants received special awards for outstanding achievements.

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Get Ready To Build Your Legacy With These Eminem Quotes
04. January 2020 at 19:49
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
Eminem is one of the greatest rappers alive right now and there are a lot of reasons for the same. Marshall Bruce Mathers III took birth on October 17th, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was born in a broken home and his father left him when he was just a couple of months old. Young Marshall grew up without a father and with a mother who was addicted to the drug known as Valium.

Mathers had trouble in school because of him being bullied all the time, mostly for being the ‘New Kid’. He had no interest in studies except the English language. Marshall always got fascinated with every new word he came across. In the triumph to grow his vocabulary, he started keeping a dictionary with him and searched for every new word he came across (he probably still does it).


In spite of all this, he managed to make a name for himself as Eminem and Slim Shady in the Rap game. Throughout these years, he has proven that he a force not to be messed with. All thanks to his amazing lyrical ability, mind-blowing vocabulary, astonishing wordplay, and butter-like flow. Eminem knows how to set an example and inspire people with the things he says.


Even now he is consid...

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I am More: Unheard Voices in the FGM Struggle
22. December 2019 at 19:09
by Maulline Gragau
According to UNESCO 2016 Statistical Report, more than 200 million girls have undergone female genital mutilation in 30 countries. Pursuant to the data, 44 million of those who have undergone the cut are aged 14 years and younger. With 56 percent, Gambia is one of the leading countries with a high prevalence of FGM within this age category and is followed closely by Mauritania and Indonesia.

Somalia, Guinea and Djibouti are among the countries with the highest prevalence of FGM among women and girls aged 15 - 49. They stand at 98, 97 and 93 percent respectively.


Female Genital Mutilation


Female Genital Mutilation refers to a number of procedures such as clitoridectomy and infibulation performed on young girls and women and varies across regions and cultures. Some of the procedures are life -threatening and almost always affects one's quality of life. Women activists have always argued that the practice not only violates the rights of women and girls but also undermines their position in society. Recently, I visited Merca and Mogadishu with a good friend of mine Fauziyah (not her real name) who runs a rescue/counselling centre for young girls and wo...

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Social media bill: bad business for youth development in Nigeria
22. December 2019 at 19:05
by Victor Oyelade
If you are Nigerian, news in town is that of the reading and debating of the Controversial Social Media Bill. The Bill has generated lots of attention within and outside Nigeria given that it has passed the second reading in the Nigerian Senate. It seeks “Jail” and “death penalty” for offenders for putting out false information or “Hate Speech” on Social Media. Here is why I believe such a Bill spells doom for Youth Development in Nigeria:

“It will take us backward”. Recently, the Federal Governments announced that it will be making available

a Sexual Offenders Register. Also, the Kano state govt. recently announced a law that only girls who have

completed secondary school education can be legally married. Social Media has played a huge role in

achieving such inspiring feats in the crusade against rape and child-bride syndrome. Reports on social

media {genuine and false) went viral. They’ve all contributed their one cents to sanitizing our clime.

Imagine what an absolute withdrawal of this power will do?


“It will lead to reduction of Youth Champions and Advocates”. Campaigns like #BringBackOurGirls, which

helped put pressure to secure the release of some chibok Boko Haram victims, were brought to limelight

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