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3 Powerful Job Interview Tips from Experts – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

The following post is sponsored by Algrim.coJob seeking can be really overwhelming and intimidating. You send your resume to a number of companies, go to several interviews, and still, there is no positive answer for you. First of all, don’t despair! Job interviews can be difficult, especially if you can’t perform at optimal levels when you are stressed. So, here are 3 powerful tips from HR experts to help you be prepared and nail your next job interview:1. Research the…

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Tips To Land Your First Job When You Graduate College – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

When you graduate from college, the next thing on your agenda is often to get your first job. The job market is fairly strong right now and employers are looking for top talent and often having a hard time finding it. That puts you, as a job-seeker, in a good position in many instances, particularly depending on what you studied while in school.  Of course, when you graduate, it’s not necessarily just about finding employment. You may want something that’s…

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How I Found Hope and Inspiration After Years of Quiet Desperation – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” ~Henry David Thoreau How many years do we live with a sense of quiet desperation, faking the connection we have with ourselves? Why do we deny ourselves authentic living and exchange our time for mindless living? Over the years, life silently and slowly eroded my identity away. By the time my son was twelve years old, I’d completely lost touch with reality.…

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How I Started Enjoying My Alone Time Instead of Feeling Lonely – Happiness Article

“The only way we can change the way we feel is by becoming aware of our inner experience and learning to befriend what is going inside ourselves.” ~Bessel A. van der Kolk Learning to be alone as an adult has been a struggle for me. It’s taken quite a while for me to adjust to spending periods of time by myself. It may sound strange to those who know me because I am most definitely an introvert and need my…

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3 Uncommon Engineering Skills That Engineers Should Develop for Extraordinary Success – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

This is a guest post by Nader Mowlaee There comes a time in every engineer’s career where they’ll want to take their roles to the next level by managing others, overseeing projects, and even running their own engineering startups. It’s a given that to catapult your engineering career, you have to do what’s necessary to be successful in outshining the rest, and sometimes that calls for identifying and fine-tuning the skills companies need. Research shows that companies desire soft skills, such as…

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The Art of Slow Living: How to Reclaim Your Peace and Joy – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being.” ~Eckhart Tolle We’re going to start with a visualization exercise. Set a timer for one minute, close your eyes, and reflect on your happiest childhood memories… I was born into a family of wanderers, individuals who held a deeply rooted love of travel, and an even deeper sense of adventure. My happiest childhood memories are the times when…

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The Negative Impact of Not Feeling Your Feelings – Happiness Article

“If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.” ~Sidney Banks I spent most of my life scared of my feelings. Having feelings and expressing them made me mentally ill—or so I was led to believe by a large number of mental health professionals. When I felt sad, they labeled me as depressed. When I showed any signs of anxiety, they gave me another list of mental health disorders…

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Prayer Exercise: Where Can We Find Faith In Media? – Spiritual Article

Media’s place in our lives goes beyond the “Star Wars” prayer we tried a few months ago. In our ever-connected culture, we spend a lot of time consuming various media. Since it has so much influence, even in daily conversation, we ought to take some time to intentionally analyze what we watch rather than merely consume it.  We can find meaning in the stories from popular culture. Sometimes we even feel the Spirit of God move in and among us…

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My Favorite Tip to Ease the Pain of Grief – Happiness Article

“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now…with its aches and its pleasures…is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.” ~Pema Chodron Many people like to think of grief as an emotional experience. It’s something that dominates your internal, emotional space, and that’s it. But it doesn’t take long when you’re in the thick of grief to experience grief that isn’t emotional at all. You…

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Our Odd Culture of Over-Sharing and the Quest to Be Relevant – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Be yourself. Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle. Just be.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh We show off our best moments—another sunshine shot from the beach, big smiles, cocktails and all. We try to be controversial. We ride the wave of the latest trend, showing we’re ‘on point’ and ‘in the know.’ We follow in the slipstream of something clever or enlightened…

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7 Ways Running Helps Me Live My Best Life – Happiness Article

“I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” ~Ronald Rook Growing up, I was always a bit on the tubby side, or, as my mum would say, “stocky.” Old and grainy camcorder footage from the early nineties shows me at four years old, waddling sassily around the garden naked on a summer’s day. Watching the nostalgic home footage recently, I thought to myself, “Wow, I had a beer belly long before…

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Why I’m Trying Harder to Be Kind to Strangers – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~Leo Buscaglia From uttering unkind words to sleeping with unkind men, I’ve had many moments of shame in my life. Still, there is one particular moment of shame that stands out from the crowd. It happened at least ten years ago, but I…

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When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help – Happiness Article

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.” ~Henri Nouwen It’s hard to stand at the edge of someone else’s grief. There’s the awkwardness. You always feel a little like an uninvited guest who arrived late and…

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Mother Teresa’s Natal Chart Analysis – What It Reveals About Her Character and Life – Self Improvement Article

Here is a revised transcript of the video above: In this article I thought I would analyze the natal chart of Mother Teresa. I checked whether her birth time is exact, and actually her birth time listed in astrology websites is not absolutely certain. Here it is shown that her Ascendant is in Sagittarius and that might be correct, because we know that she had been living a great part of her life in India, and we can see that…

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True Creativity Lies Beyond the Surface Mind – Self Improvement Article

I have already shared how A New Earth book was written by Eckhart Tolle. The book came into existence effortlessly, because it was already written in the spiritual form. So since Eckhart Tolle dwelt in the now, the book was able to easily come through him. This is the true creativity. The surface mind is not creative. It can only contribute to the chaos and noise of the world with its “creations”. It just forms and reforms that which is; but…

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Social Media Marketing in Spiritual Direction – Use It, Lose It, or Abuse It – Spiritual Article

Spiritual directors constantly weigh the pros and cons of marketing our service on the internet. As you can probably tell, I’m very pro marketing and encourage colleagues to use it in any way that suits them and honors the sacredness of the practice. Social media is one area that requires constant discernment for me. I waver between “use it, lose it, or abuse it.” Use itYes, I’m on twitter (@teresa_blythe) mostly, and Facebook (facebook.com/phxcsd) now and then. And I have…

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Why My Abuse Is No Longer a Secret – Happiness Article

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” ~Anne Lamott To say I had a tough life would be a gross understatement. Growing up in a strict Catholic Italian family I endured my fair share of emotional and physical abuse. I was unloved and suffered great violence at the hands of both my parents, mostly my father. No one ever talked about this. On…

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How I’m Mothering the Wounded Kid Inside Who Just Wanted Love – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Bless the daughters who sat carrying the trauma of mothers. Who sat asking for more love and not getting any, carried themselves to light. Bless the daughters who raised themselves.” ~Questions for Ada by Ijeoma Umebinyuo “I failed you…” My mother said this to me after I confronted her about my childhood. That day, I had a clear image of the young girl I was, the girl I had tried to ignore in the hopes of moving forward. But pain…

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How I Stopped Being Busy and Why I’m Now More Fulfilled – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Sometimes doing less is more than enough.” ~Kris Carr Two years ago I made a radical lifestyle shift. Prior to this change, I was constantly striving to do more, to achieve more, to be more. I was squeezing as much as I could into any given day. I was in conflict between building a business, working, studying, and having time for pleasure and fun. I was taking on way too much and losing myself in the process. Building a business…

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How To Impress When Interviewing For A Dental Assistant Job – Margaret Buj – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In an interview, you should make the first 6 minutes and 25 seconds count, as this is the amount of time you have to make a good impression and get your dream job, as reported by Daily Mail. After working diligently to come up with an excellent resume, you landed an interview. As the saying goes, you get only one chance to make an excellent first impression, and you should utilise it well. You will be asked job-specific questions, your…

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How to Replace Body-Hate with Self-Compassion – Happiness Article

“Loving yourself is the greatest revolution.” ~Unknown I’ve spent most of my life struggling with my weight and trying desperately to fit the idealistic image of beauty that our culture celebrates. As a young teen, I was obsessed with magazines and all their secrets to be prettier and have a better butt and get your crush to notice you. I see now how desperate I was at such a young age to feel beautiful. Nothing seemed to work, though, as…

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What Do You Really Need Today? – Happiness Article

“Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer About a month ago I came back to my daily meditation practice after realizing I’d been pushing myself too hard, and I was amazed at how easy it was to sit, get into that groove, and just be. I expected to sit for ten minutes, but on this day, my…

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The Skinny Confidential Beauty Vault Reveal + 3 Tips To Keep Your Office Organized – Lifestyle Article

Turn on your JavaScript to view content As some of you guys know, I recently moved into The Skinny Confidential HQ ( we’re calling it the TSC Dreamhouse because we want it so Barbie hot pink that it’s obnoxious ). One of the requirements of moving into a new office space was that I wanted a closet that we could put all the giveaway goodies in. Think of it as a beauty, health, wellness, skin closet where everything is organized so we can see…

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Am I Against Mind-Altering Substances – Self Improvement Article

This is in response to a few questions that I received as a result of my previous video and article on regaining the Kingdom of God. I was asked if I recommend using mind-altering substances, such as psychedelic mushrooms or LSD, in order to achieve a no-mind, oneness state. I was asked similar questions before, so I decided to write an article about it as my response. I have never used such mind-altering substances nor did I ever want to.…

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Occult Significance of Pluto – Self Improvement Article

Go to: Sun – Moon – Mercury – Venus – Mars – Jupiter – Saturn – Uranus – Neptune Pluto is the most recently discovered planet. It was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh, an American astronomer, in 1930. It’s a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, which is a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. Pluto is the higher octave of Mars, and this can be proven by looking at the ptolemaic system of the universe: Since this is the most recently…

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Short Personal Update and the Next Post on Daoism – Self Improvement Article

In Fort Kochi, India My dear reader, I’ve just come back from a short trip to Kochi with my dear one, so I haven’t posted anything for some days. I haven’t taken such a long break from my laptop or work for a long time now, but that’s because writing and making videos never seems like work for me. However, it was refreshing to spend a few days only with my loved one doing sightseeing, visiting various cafes and engaging…

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Suppressed Information on How Women Can Save Christ Seed and Transmute Their Vital Essence – Self Improvement Article

If you studied Hinduism in depth as a female, you probably came to find that there are almost no explanations of how a woman transforms her essence into the Christ seed – only the male perspective is given. The same applies to other Eastern cultures. For example, in China we find female spiritual transformation information suppressed too, though it is believed this wasn’t always the case, and that only gradually women started being treated as second-class citizens, leading to the…

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Love Compatibility Assessment – Self Improvement Article

I have been offering love compatibility assessments as special requests, but now I’m making it official. If you want to know whether you and your partner match, I can compare your charts to give a judgment. For that, you will need to provide your and your partner’s birth times and locations. You can check the assessment options here.  (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,…

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How to Prevent a Negative Environment From Affecting You – Self Improvement Article

The surrounding conditions of a home exert powerful influence over all its inhabitants and should never be underestimated. Even if your natal chart shows luck in a certain department of life, the environment can deny its manifestation because of the lack of available facilities for that luck to express itself. The greatest care should be selected, therefore, where one lives. Usually higher and dryer places are better than lower and damp places; according to Feng Shui, one should not live…

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Occult Meaning of Jupiter – This Planet in Ancient and Occult Writings – Self Improvement Article

In this post I have gathered important occult and astrological writings about Jupiter for easier personal reference and hopefully this will be useful for some of my readers as well. You can read about the occult Sun, Moon and Mercury information also.  General occult and astrological information about Jupiter Jupiter is the largest planet placed close to Saturn. He has an azure hue and finishes his course through the zodiac in 14 years, 314 days and 12 hours, according to…

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