10 Mar

Choose to be different. Choose to be you.

To be accepted, to fit into society is fairly easy, most of us do it everyday.  You just have to follow a few specific rules of etiquette and you blend right in. To be hired and paid an average living wage follows the same kind of rules. If you follow a set of instructions and put the right words into your resume you have a decent chance of getting hired. But this is the same criteria they use to downsize a company?  If you fit in and do the same thing as your co-workers, you can easily be replaced.   What can you do or offer better than anyone else?

Are you different or unique in some form or fashion?  Who knows this about you?  Are you passionate about anything? We all have something that inspires us, you just need to find it and embrace it, because this is who you are. This is what makes you a unique individual. So the big question you should be asking yourself is, am I living the life I was born to live?

I’ve asked many co-workers this same question. And the quick, most common response is, I don’t know. Mind you, these people are very smart when it comes to their job, and they do it very well. Unfortunately, being passionate about something doesn’t have rules to follow and is boundless and free.  And with freedom comes criticism and sometimes ridicule.  This scares most of us and makes us uncomfortable to say the least.

Why? Because we have only been taught how to be good rule followers and know that being perfect may get you a good grade, positive reinforcement by your peers and boss,  and even get you hired at a well-paying company. The most common American goal is to be perfect  at something and fit the mold of being an A, B, or C student;  this is how you blend into the status quo and where most people find comfort. The majority of people are okay with this or feel they don’t have any other choice, and that is okay too.

Yet, some of us are trying to break free from the status quo and don’t know how. This is like wanting to learn a foreign language without an instructor. It is possible, unfortunately most people have not learned how to do this. Why? Because we’ve been taught that making mistakes and failure is associated with bad grades along with not being able to follow directions. Ultimately, not a good employee.

Unfortunately, what we are not taught in school is, most remarkable people make multiple mistakes throughout their lives, yet they seem to find how to grow and improve from these mistakes.  Somehow they have realized it is okay to stumble and fall or simply just fail at something; because the rules about  great successes, always, always comes great and multiple failures.

Embracing the rules of success starts with finding what you are passionate about.  Passion knows no bounds. It is an abyss of opportunity. It is going to be full of UPS and DOWNS, because you are creating the rules. We need to prepare and accept occasional setbacks as part of this emotional experience toward fulfilling your dream. But learn from those mistakes and never give up.

Einstein supposedly failed nearly a thousand times before he created the light bulb. And crazy as it sounds, he was motivated by trying to stop the light from burning, as oppose to trying to keep the filament burning longer. Image that. We can learn more from our mistakes than our successes. Rule followers may get decent paying jobs, however, passionate opportunity seekers, creative artists and entrepreneurs live by their own rules and create their own realities. How do you want to live and be remembered?

18 Dec

Wellosophy For Life (Youngevity Forever)

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Dr. Joel Wallach’s philosophy is based on the fact that our modern day food supply is deficient in the vital and essential minerals and vitamins that it use to contain, due to many different reasons, such as commercial farming practices and the processing of our boxed and canned foods. Youngevity’s products have improved the health and wellness of thousands of people’s lives around the world. Dr. Wallach has demanded nothing but the highest quality products (plant derived minerals) to be sold under his name. These products are supported by scientific research and have received nothing but the highest quality lab testing results. One of the only nutrition and supplement companies that have been to court and successfully prevailed against the Food Drug Administration (FDA) on multiple occasions.

Youngevity is a multidimensional company that allows its customers to share in its unquestionable success by simply sharing their personal experiences with others, and by showing them the unlimited business opportunity by becoming a Youngevity Independent Marketing Director.  Below are some informative videos that just may change your perspective and have an influential effect on your current situation.

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08 Apr

The Importance of Internships!

internship-1All young adults, either in their senior year in high school or college need to apply for and get accepted into an internship program. Internships need to be researched before applying to them. Make it fun by finding companies you like and want to work for. Companies use internships to find potential full-time employees and to find out if these prospects have a good work ethic and fit in with their company’s culture/environment. The summer time is the perfect time to get this real world experience, before you get obligated to a company you careless about. This is also the time to find out if the company is the right fit for you and if you would like to commit a large part of your life working for a particular company.

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02 Jan

Word of the Day

 

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Acidosis:  an abnormal condition characterized by reduced alkalinity of the blood and of the body tissues

Homeostasis:  a relatively stable state of equilibrium or a tendency toward such a state between the different but interdependent elements or groups of elements of an organism, population, or group

Range of Motion:  “RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISE. Range of motion exercise refers to activity aimed at improving movement of a specific joint. This motion is influenced by several structures: configuration of bone surfaces within the joint; joint capsule; ligaments; and muscles and tendons acting on the joint” (THE GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH, 3RD EDITION, 2013)

 

 

02 Mar

Word of the Day

Confidence

Early 15c., from Middle French confidence or directly from Latin confidentia, from confidentem (nominative confidens) “firmly trusting, bold,” present participle of confidere “to have full trust or reliance,” from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + fidere “to trust” (see faith). Traditional definition: having strong belief or full assurance; sure: confident of fulfillment.

Passion

From the Latin “passio” action to bear, endure, suffer
The passion in philosophy is a central concept, which refers to the conception of subjectivity. For philosophers of freedom, passion is a “disease of the soul” (Kant), for the rationalist philosophers (Plato, Descartes), they blur the trial and prevent access to truths. Whereas for the Romantics (Hegel, Schelling, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, …), the passion intensifies life, stands for liberation.

Acid-Base Homeostasis:

Acid–base homeostasis is the part of human homeostasis concerning the proper balance between acids and bases, also called body pH. The body is very sensitive to its pH level, so strong mechanisms exist to maintain it.

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Strategy:

“Strategy is a plan for using your resources-time, talent, and money-to achieve your goals” (Horwath, 2012).

Volition:

The act or power of making one’s own choices or decisions

Veritas:

Truth ; “The conformity of a proposition to the way things are. Precise analysis of the nature of truth is the subject of the correspondence, and semantic theories of truth”