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How to Take Back Your Control of Your Life

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 27, 2019 Life

In the movie ‘Yes Man’, Carl was taken aback by the painful experience of divorcing his wife that he developed a negative outlook on life to cope. To help, a friend brings him to a motivational seminar that encourages participants to say “Yes!” in every opportunity. After the which, things took their turn in Carl’s life. When he said “Yes”, even though reluctant at first, he felt “happier”. Otherwise, saying “No” brings misfortune. The movie ends when Carl realized there’s no supernatural phenomena happening to him. He does have control over his choices and he can opt to be happy regardless of the circumstance. Many of us have become like Carl, who has taken one negative event to alter our outlook in life. At worst, we develop stress and anxiety that impair our health and rob us of the quality of life we deserve. Some of us have even taken...

How Do you Move Forward in Life?

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 20, 2019 Life

“It doesn’t matter how slow you move provided that you do not stop.” Life is weird. With its twists and turns, you never know what will happen next. Even when you feel like you are moving forward, something bad happens that sweeps you off your feet. You hit the hard ground, landing on your butt, with your feet yanked into the air. After a grim struggle, you make it back on your feet. But when you are still reeling in shock, you get knocked down. Again! This time around, you land on your stomach. Instead of trying to get up, you feel like curling yourself up in a fetal position and forget the struggle. How do you move forward in life after suffering multiple setbacks? How do you move forward after Job loss Illness Accidents Broken relationships Death of a loved one Divorce Suffering even from one of these setbacks...

Growing Older

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 19, 2019 Life

Adapting to change is troublesome, regardless of how old you are. The ultimate test for more grown-ups is the sheer number of changes that they begin to face—including changes to or the end of your profession, declining wellbeing, and even loss of autonomy. It is normal to feel those misfortunes. In any case, if that feeling of misfortune is offset with the right fixings, you have a recipe for remaining sound as you age. Healthy maturing implies constantly rehashing yourself as you go through milestone ages, such as 60, 70, 80, and past. It implies finding new things you appreciate, figuring out how to adjust to change, remaining socially dynamic, and feeling associated with your locale and friends and family. However, for a significant number of us, growing older brings uneasiness and dread. How will I deal with myself throughout everyday life, considering the possibility that I lose my partner?...

The Importance of Having Work-Life Balance

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 9, 2019 Life

Is Your Fast Track Career Draining You in Your Personal life? You have a life other than your career. Are both of these lives well balanced in your case? Having a stable career with rocketing salaries is great! Even we agree with that. If your stable career drains your personal life then that’s not something to be proud of. You need to establish a work-life balance. In simpler terms, set an equilibrium point for your work and personal life. This will help you in enjoying life to the fullest while rolling 6 digit salaries. Are you Having Trouble at Either Work or Home? If yes then your work and life are not balanced perfectly. This needs to be fixed immediately to save both your career and your personal life. If you focus too much on your career then you may lose focus from your personal life and vice versa. This...

Five Tips to Develop Your Character in the Right Direction

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 5, 2019 Life

People tend to confuse character with ‘personality’ but both are very different things. Your character has very specific traits that define who you are, your core beliefs and values. It is a window to a person’s soul, where you evaluate vital characteristics: honesty, courage, loyalty, integrity and virtue. Please note these characteristics cannot be judged easily in one day of meeting someone. On the other hand, a person’s personality compromises of unique traits that make him or her, the way they act every day. You can include a person’s likes and dislikes here. Is he or she introvert or extrovert? Do they pay attention to detail or are they careless? Do they like spending time with other people or do they like being alone? These are traits that you can easily judge a person when you meet him or her. Now do you see a significant difference between personality and...

Memento Mori – A Visual Reminder Of Mortality

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 4, 2019 Life

Remember “Valar Morghulis” from Game of Thrones? It became the most uttered phrase after the series went viral. But do you know that ‘Valar Morghulis’ in High Valyrian, which translates to ‘all men must die’ has a Latin counterpart? ‘Valar Morghulis’ reminds us of another phrase, ‘memento mori’. This Latin phrase originated in ancient Rome and has a symbolic connotation to death. What is memento mori? The Latin phrase ‘memeto mori’ literally means “remember, you are a mortal”. It reminds a person of his or her mortality or the inevitability of death. It symbolically reminds of the fragility and the ultimate end of human life. At the same time, it indirectly reminds people to seize the day and make the best of it since everybody must die. Origin The origin of ‘memento mori’ lies in antiquity and is an artistic tradition. Ancient Romans perhaps realized that human life is ephemeral...

Gender and Sexuality

Darryl Bachmeier May 24, 2019 Life

Although gender and Sexuality are regularly utilized in regular conversations, gender is not equivalent to sex. What is Gender? Gender comprises two segments – our interior feeling of sexual orientation (or gender identity, male or female), and how we express our gender or present ourselves to the world (our sex articulation/introduction). Gender alludes to the broadly shared arrangement of desires and standards connected to how women and men, and girls ought to act, in contrast to ‘sex,’ which alludes to the organic and physiological qualities that characterize people. Gender alludes to the socially developed jobs, practices, exercises, and characteristics that are labeled to people in our society. These desires are not fixed and are continually being developed through social connections and political elements. What is sexual orientation? This is the sexual attraction or potential sensations of sentiment an individual has for someone else. Sexuality or sexual orientation is about who...

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