You’ve probably heard of minimalism as a virtue of modern day life to adopt if you want to have a shot at enjoying a satisfactory quality of life, but have you heard of essentialism? Essentialism is the big brother of minimalism, because it in a sense introduces a little bit of hedonism to minimalist principles, which are otherwise devoid of it. Under the principles of minimalism, it’s all about learning how to be satisfied with the least amount of resources to cover your needs, whereas with essentialism you allow yourself to indulge, but focus on the best way of getting whatever it is you need or want in your life. continue reading
If you are in charge of making sure that people in an office are working the best that they can, then you are also in charge of making sure that you create a comfortable working environment for all of those people. If any one person is uncomfortable, it can ruin the positive energy and synergy in an office. The office manager has a critical job of finding compromises and a range of conditions that work for everyone.
There are many successful shops that are tailored around products just for men, as are there shops that aim to serve the buying habits of women. When stocking your store for a particular gender, it’s important that you get the products right. You want someone to be able to get all that they’re looking for in one place without needing to visit another shop after shopping with you.
For a long time, the tracksuit wasn’t a widely loved trend. It seemed as though it had taken so long to recover from the horrendous, garish and often outrageous designs of the Eighties and Nineties that it was lost from the world of contemporary fashion.
I often come across youngsters who don’t realise that they’re actually constantly in a transitional phase in their lives, something which they tend not to realise as they believe that all these transitions are temporary. They believe that one day it’ll all be behind them and they’ll “have it together” as many of them like to say. continue reading
Well, he’s not my immediate grandson, but in my family the grandchildren of your siblings are just as good as yours too, so I thought I’d just get that out the way for clarity – the same clarity I preach in teaching all the kids the many lessons I’ve learned in life, particularly that of taking responsibility. So my grandson came to me with what was potentially the big, life-changing problem of his girlfriend being pregnant while they were both at the tender age of 18. continue reading
As progressive as our approach to life may be and all which comes with modern day life, some good old traditions, habits, etc cannot help but remain. I mean just listen in on the conversations of those parents whose children are young adults who have successfully navigated the college years and are now either in the corporate world or they’re in the searching phase to kick off that next stage of their lives. You’ll hear them speak with a lot of pride when they make reference to some of the most prestigious of these careers their children are entering into: “My child is a doctor…” continue reading
If your family loves thrill rides and seeing scenes and characters from movies or shows you love, taking a family trip to a theme park could be a great way to spend a vacation. But for those who haven’t taken a trip such as this with their family yet, you might feel intimidated by figuring out all the details so that your family can have an unforgettable time. So to help make this whole thing a little bit easier on everyone, here are three tips for visiting a theme park with your kids for the first time. continue reading
An ex-girlfriend once chastised me for taking too many photographs on a road trip. Being the kind of girl who was convinced she was the modern day Anna Karina only more like Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, it was more than likely she’d heard somebody say it once. After telling me to stop taking photographs, she then said the best memories are those in the mind. This being after her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s makes it all the more of a, “Wait. What?” statement. continue reading