Livelihoods

29. July 2017 careers 0
Livelihoods
This is a link to an essay on the job changing mentality that I hope to finish reading later: “The CEO of Me”. What caught my attention is the following excerpt… “When employees are treated as short-term assets, they reinvent themselves as marketable goods, always ready to quit” A highlight for the white collar worker: ...

Bipolar Disorder explained

28. July 2017 health 1
Bipolar Disorder explained
“Personal interaction with someone who has a psychiatric condition is one of the primary avenues for challenging social stigma—that is, the attitudes that other people have” (2017-July 27, Volume 10, Issue 30). “Patrick Corrigan, PsyD, a leading researcher into stigma, has also found that disclosure can have powerful personal benefits. In a 2012 study, he ...

Health problems

27. July 2017 health 0
Health problems
How to be fruitful in poor health: Sleep disturbances, anxiety, painful joints, swollen knees, my fingers feel like bee stings and I have respiratory concerns (breathing is improving). It is the simple-minded folk who can’t wait to judge others for having a good day. For instance, I read the Rants & Raves in my local ...

Smoking or vaping

15. May 2017 health 2
Smoking or vaping
Obviously, smoking hinders arthritis pain by causing swelling, inflammation, and dehydration. Nicotine is considered to be a serious addiction with negative consequences. My smoking habit started years ago. The smoke is fascinating to me. Vaping worked for a month or two; asthma improved tremendously. But, I got aggravated and went back to the curly smoke ...