Every day we are exposed to a variety of stressors, and whether we are conscious of them or not, they can overwhelm us and our physiological systems. When we experience stress our adrenal system increases production of cortisol, which triggers the release of glucose into the system for a boost of energy. Stress and cortisol production are useful when we need to kick into action, but continually high levels of cortisol due to sustained stress can be damaging to the body and mind. This can leave us in a state of constant stress, burning out our adrenal glands, and leading to illness and fatigue.
The value of China’s biggest social network company – Tencent Holdings – has overtaken that of Facebook.The company owns WeChat, an enormously popular messaging app in China, and hit gaming franchises such as League of Legends and Honour of Kings.
It is the first Asian firm to surpass a market value of $500bn (£377bn).Its chief executive, Ma Huateng, is now worth more than the founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, according to Forbes.The magazine valued him at $48.3bn on Tuesday, making him the world’s ninth richest man according to its ranking.
Remember when you were a kid in school and you couldn’t sit still? Minutes passed by like hours as you watched the clock, waiting for recess to arrive. That antsy feeling settled in because you just needed to get up and move around. You would find yourself going crazy, thinking, “If I sit in this chair any longer, I’m going to die!”
There is something to those thoughts you were thinking. Sitting still for too long has profound effects on one’s mental and physical health. We were never meant to live a sedentary life.
Former PM Shaukat Aziz among scores of global figures exposed in Paradise Papers
Names of two Pakistanis, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and ex-chief of the National Insurance Company Limited Ayaz Khan Niazi, have so far emerged in the new database of documents, Paradise Papers, released by the International Consortium of Journalists Sunday night.
The Paradise Papers reveal data of over 25,000 companies spanning 180 countries, from 1950 to 2016.
Easypaisa has discontinued its flagship Virtual Debit Card service, we have checked.
The service worked on the same principle as any debit card does. However, since those cards could be used online (for shopping etc.), consumers also used to call them as virtual credit cards as well.
Subul Naqvi, from Telenor Bank’s Corporate Communications division, confirmed the development and said that the bank has decided to pull back the service for now.