The Iranian student Shiva has been in Norway for six years, and has no plans of moving away.
The holiday season is over and the majority of us have had enough sunshine, and equally enough share of an extra kilo or two, so how do you lose weight successfully in this case.
We met the aspiring business student, Adeel Haneef, at campus. He is a young entrepreneur.
Few days ago, I dowloaded an App called Tricky Questions, in which you have to answer correctly up to 100 puzzles that require that you think out of box, sometimes logically, and quite often, unconventionally.
Have you ever heard people complaining about how lucky some individuals are for being naturally thin/tall/tanned/you name it?
Nowadays, it has become quite normal having a part time job while studying.
Stage 1: Denial
It is January 1st 2017. My phone’s Wi-Fi won’t work, but I choose to believe that it will get fixed, somehow.
To me, 2016 has been one of those years in which stupidity reaches its highest records, and nonsense is so popular that it is the new common sense.
I met Santosh Kunwar on a beautiful November day when the rain has taken a break for a few hours, and the sun is shining.
The festive season is here and it's a wonderful time to have family meals and attend Christmas gourmet dinners with a lot of senseless feasting, all in the name of saying that «I will lose weight or stay in shape in January».
Having moved from a country where fitness professionals are subjected to vigorous vetting and screenings, and must pay insurance every year to where nothing is controlled, I have learnt a lot. I have learned how the practice is not controlled, and that there is a lot of wannabe's who walk around with huge egos and less concern about the clients in general.
We are in an age where science fiction has become a reality. People are working offshore in the middle of the swelling deep oceans, and I recently heard a successful human head transplant has been done now in Russia. But we can't lose weight, keep fit and lead a healthy life. Why?
Despite all, I live in Norway, and I fall in love everyday with its little peculiarities. And because I am a words person, this love extends to the Norwegian language as well. Here are my favourite Norwegian expressions, words and sayings.
Saturday 29th of October 2016, a concert will be celebrated in Stavangeren. Among other artists, Mari Boine, Bohem, Samsaya, Bob Hansson, Vidar Schanche and Eva Bjerga Haugen will participate. But this is not any other concert, nor any other Saturday night. This is an event that will have an impact in the lives of real people who have lost pretty much everything.
I met Samuel Ope Olabode at the student houses at Ugleveien, where he lives. He’s in his second year of his master in biochemistry. He likes the learning system in Norway, and all the hiking opportunities.
Proper Nutrition plays an important role in enhancing fitness and health. As a science, the central focus of nutrition is the study of food requirements for the production of energy, and regulation of bodily processes. “You are what you eat” is a saying that captures the critical contribution of nutrition to our health and wellbeing.