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  • Social exercise provides a sense of autonomy, making us feel more self-reliant.
  • It increases connectedness with others and promotes better mental health.
  • It makes the process easy and habit-forming, with your friends becoming both your cue and your reward for your actions.
  • When one sees others sweating hard, it provides a raw motivation and renewed confidence, making you go the extra mile. This would not be possible alone.
  • Friends provide reminders and regular doses of encouragement, helping us stay on track.
  • It is easier and more fun to travel with friends to the gym.
  • Friendly challenges and competition boost the intensity of our effort.
  • Exercising can become a life-long habit due to the social aspects.
  • Social exercising results in people attending regular sessions, coming on time and not dropping out in between.
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Agoraphobia has many symptoms:

  1. Fear of being alone.
  2. Being afraid to go to a place where escaping may be hard.
  3. Depending on others, and feeling helpless.
  4. Feeling detached or separated from others.
  5. Feeling that our body or our environment is not real.
  6. Being agitated or angry for no reason.
  7. Staying inside your home or room for long periods.

The first NCAA tournament in 1939 included eight teams. The first collegiate basketball national champion was the University of Oregon, who defeated Ohio State University.

68 teams of the 1,000 collegiate basketball teams play in the annual March Madness tournament. The best college teams from each conference compete for a place in the Sweet 16, Elite Eight, Final Four, and the national championship.

Moving away from three meals might at first feel unnatural, but that eating schedule is both very recent and born out of social convenience. We don't eat three meals because of nutritional science or a natural human inclination.

It is mostly the consequence of industrialization, which took the population away from home regularly. Before that, people worked during daylight, pausing midmorning and later in the afternoon. It was a two-meal schedule based on outdoor physical labour.

  • One possibility is that the effects of weather on mood are mostly physiological. Heat causes discomfort by taxing our bodies to regulate temperature, leading to irritability and aggression.
  • Sunlight produces vitamin D and promotes the production of serotonin - which is a mood lifter.

However, the weather will only influence us if we expose ourselves to it. In industrialised societies, people only spend 7% of their time outside.

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