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Mehmet Aslan: An Alliance against Drugs

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Preventing drug use by informing young people about the risks of taking them: For two and a half years, that has been the strategy of Mehmet Aslan, actor, businessman, public speaker and candidate for the MHP or Nationalist Movement Party in parliamentary elections. This community project is called “Gel Kardeşim”, which could be translated as “Come, my brothers and sisters” – or stand up and say no to drugs. When…

Public speaking – advice from a journalist and presenter

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It’s such a strain when all eyes are on you! And it’s difficult to just be yourself when you’re in front of a group. If any proof is needed, speaking in public is often said to be one of the deepest and most widespread fears. All your fears get concentrated when speaking exposes you to the gaze of other people. There’s the fear of disappointing people, fear of getting it…

Let’s talk about health and junk food addiction….with Kayla Itsines

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Kayla Itsines is an Australian personal trainer. At the age of 23, she has a following of millions of Internet users from the four corners of the world. No media fanfare or extravagance, just a passion that seems to have no frontiers – today Kayla receives tour offers from all over the world! What is it that charms the 2.7 million fans who follow her daily life on Instagram, and…

Haluk piyes: The solution is this “vaccination” of love

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I’ve recently had the pleasure of meeting Haluk Piyes. This multifaceted Turkish-German actor/director is also a social counsellor who specialises in the struggle against drug abuse and high-risk behaviour on the part of teenagers.   Haluk Piyes is not just an actor in his prime, but also fully committed to his cause. He’s an artist, but also a man with a heart. He candidly told us about his work with…

Addiction and Modeling: An Interview with Model Benjamin Hall.

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He’s a fashion model, actor, and Australian! Ben began his career in the oil and gas industry, but, feeling unfulfilled, he started searching for a change in lifestyle. He soon found his calling in modeling and acting and decided to quit his office job to pursue his new career. I recently met with Benjamin to discuss addiction in the fashion industry and why we should challenge our preconceived ideas about…

Passionate about fashion, but not Shopaholism!

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An interview with Naomi Isted, fashion and beauty columnist, TV presenter, and blogger.   Even if a Shopaholic slumbers in each of us, we all know that the bill for compulsive shopping, or rather the monthly statement for that little piece of plastic, can be quite painful. Marketing lessons teach the techniques to create new needs and some students remember the lessons quite well. Designers do not hesitate to play…

The tyranny of slimming, or the utopia of a perfect body?

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The fashion industry is cruel. It dismisses physical diversity, glorifies ultra-skinny models and, to a background of unrealistic expectations about the perfect body, destroys everybody who doesn’t look like that. That explains the obsession with wanting to perfect your appearance at any cost, even if it means trampling on reality to achieve perfection. A lot of women who are just not built to be supermodels set out down that road…

Fame addiction – An interview with Mariano Di Vaio

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An interview with Mariano Di Vaio, actor and model For anybody who has risen fast to become prominent in a work or media environment, dependence on celebrity can be a risk factor for psychological, emotional and family problems. Celebrities in the worlds of entertainment, sport or business are vulnerable to the potential dangers of over-exposure in the media, which often very quickly affect their careers and their lives. People in…

Sport: From Pleasure to Addiction

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The health benefits of regular physical activity have been shown in many studies. Unfortunately, we live in a society that is becoming increasingly sedentary, and as a result unhealthy. Therefore, significant health benefits can be obtained by being physically active. However, it’s easy to take the desire to exercise too far, leading to compulsive behavior or even the addiction colloquially known as ‘Bigorexia’. As with other addictive behaviors, ‘bigorexia’ can…