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You are not your job description, responsibilities and duties

You are not your job description, responsibilities and duties… You are what you contributed to your job description….   Read….  How A Casual Meatpacker Scored A Full-time Job As A Trainer With A 44% Pay-rise!!  By Vidhya Raghavan Resume Writer & Career Coach  “I just need extra hours to pay the bills. I have to feed my 3 kids and pay their school expenses.  Can you please help me find a second job, so I get paid more?  Now, I am earning AUD 20/-. for only 20 hours a week.  It’s just not enough to make it through the…

2020 – LET’S WORK HARDER!

Ola! Happy New Year, ladies! Let’s start in 2020 with some proper planning for our lives. I learned so much last year that I pledge not to repeat the same mistakes. Let’s try these: Wake up early. I know, I can only say this to myself, but I aim to try harder this year. I experienced waking up as early as 4 am, which helped my brain to work faster, and the day seems longer. I was more proactive. Plan everything ahead per week or per month. I used to have a proper schedule, like for everything from what to cook, to the…

Past & Future

As I lay on my bed staring at the ceiling.. I ponder how fast this year passed, how much I achieved, how content I feel at times, how lost I am in my thoughts, how I swam across the deep ocean of life, how near I came to the shore, how I parted with a wish to meet again, how tears rolled in distress and happiness, how my heart smiled to be connected, how my soul cried at distance, how each morning I got up like a fighter, how each day came with a renewed hope, how each night I wished for more, how I felt like failure at…

New Year’s Resolution of 2020

Proof of our resilience and the goodness that lies in our humanity is to give money when we don't have enough for ourselves, to give love after we have been hurt and heartbroken, to forgive those who are not aware or sorry for what they have done or the amount of damage it caused us, and to have compassion and empathy for people even though we haven't felt the depth of their pain or undergone their experiences. journal~souladvisor

Hard Work is Not Enough to Achieve Success

There is a general notion that if you want to succeed, you would have to work hard. Think again! If it is really true, then why do we see many unsuccessful people, working hard day and night, just to make their ends meet. Over the years, we have been taught that “Just work hard, and things will work out for you.” This is actually a half-truth. Hard work is one of the most important ingredients to achieve success but it is dangerous to assume that it is the only requirement to succeed. It appears that you need more than just…

5 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Sleep

Do you often go to bed tired but end up waking up more tired? Do you often yawn and rely on caffeine to get you through the day? Fret not! In this article, you’ll learn about 5 simple lifestyle changes to help you catch enough sleep. How To Improve Your Sleep Quality Improper sleep is the number one factor that drains out your energy. Your brain and body need enough sleep to recover from daily activities. It not only gives you a much-needed break but also helps in regenerating brain cells and rebuilding muscle. Having…

9 Secrets for a Persuasive Cover Letter

If your resume is your master key to unlock the door to career opportunities your cover letter should then be the master switch.  If your cover letter is not catchy or get the reader’s attention, chances are not likely that your resume will be read. Here are some tips to make your cover letter stand out from competition: Job specific: A standard cover letter to go with a resume is a no-no.  Your cover letter must be tailor made for the specific job.  It must have the keywords from the job description and the specific…

Ladies, Have You Tried Solo Travelling?

Ola! This is my last article before we end 2019! I can’t believe it has been 12 months, and I can still recall how I started writing for Pathways at the end of last year. Amazing experience! I want to end this year’s write-up with this topic; Solo Travelling for Women. As much as I love writing, I also enjoy traveling like mad. Sometimes I treat myself trips from my writing gigs pay. Pretty cool to be writing like a digital nomad on the beach, in the plane, or at school while I was part-time teaching. But what I want to…

2019 REFLECTION

Thomas L. Holdcroft said,  "Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us." A grinding stone is only a tool.  You can use it to either sharpen a blade or make it dull. You can make it shine and glimmer, or make it appear scratched and scraped. Tragedy, death, financial difficulty,

Life

Life The surety of morning while struggling at night The hope of meeting when parting at twilight. The faith of sailing when the water seems high The certainty of smile while heartbreaks and we cry. Life is just a pause and a stopping place Before we rise and abode to eternal grace. The struggle for reaching out to someone The lone feeling of rejection or lost as they shun. The search for that soul in every one that passed The fear of never finding or being asked. Life is just a pause and a stopping place Before we rise and…