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  1. Personal life

    Personal life is the course of an individual's life, especially when viewed as the sum of personal choices contributing to one's personal identity.In ancient past, most people's time was limited by the need to meet necessities such as food and shelter through first hunting and gathering and later subsistence farming and there was not much leisure time. People identified with their social role in their community, and engaged in jobs based on necessity rather than personal choice. Privacy in such communities was rare. The modern conception of personal life is an offshoot of modern Western society. A modern person tends to distinguish one's work from one's personal life. It is a person's choices and preferences outside work that define personal life, including one's choice of hobbies, cultural interests, manner of dress, and so on. In particular, what activities one engages in during leisure-time defines a person's personal life. For instance, a typical American has about five hours of leisure time per day, more than half of which is spent on watching TV. People in Western countries, such as the United States, tend to value privacy. Privacy includes both information privacy and decisional privacy; people expect to be left alone with respect to intimate details of their life and they expect to be free from undue control by others.


  1. personal life

    Personal life refers to the private aspects of an individual's existence that are not typically shared with the public. It encompasses a range of personal experiences, relationships, beliefs, interests, and activities that contribute to an individual's overall well-being and satisfaction outside of their professional or public persona. This includes interactions with family, friends, and romantic partners, as well as engaging in hobbies, pursuing personal goals, and maintaining a sense of individual identity and personal fulfillment. Personal life is often characterized by a greater degree of autonomy and privacy compared to one's public life, allowing for personal choices, self-expression, and the cultivation of personal relationships and experiences.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of personal life in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of personal life in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Polina Rumyantseva:

    We were able to visit the apartment of Maxim Borodin, together with the police and forensic experts on Friday, the intermediate conclusion is that Maxim Borodin fell out of the balcony of Maxim Borodin apartment where Maxim Borodin probably was smoking, as Maxim Borodin had big plans for Maxim Borodin personal life and career, there is nothing to support a verdict of suicide.

  2. Irina Shayk:

    I have a lot of friends who share a lot of their personal life on Instagram or social media, very publicly, i admire it and I think it's great -- but I think it's all about personal choice.

  3. Teresa Taylor:

    What I’ve seen happening in the press about him is so disheartening.He is a kind man. I have never spoken about my personal life before and I needed to say that, do I believe half of the women? No.

  4. Jessica Ennis-Hill:

    I'm really happy, I'm content with life and enjoying athletics and enjoying my personal life, it's scary because it( Rio) is not far away and I just want to do the best I can possibly do and it will be my last Olympics -- fingers crossed I can get there -- so I just want to enjoy it and make the most of it.

  5. Nathan M. Pusey:

    The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

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