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Love Is An Investment

If you were an investor in a company you would love to gain profits out of your investment, wouldn’t you? but how about if you didn’t, you would at least would like to break even? but if this investment is making you pay something from your pocket with not even a break-even and is bleeding you alive would you remain investing? The answer to such a logical question would be of course not. Then why do we allow ourselves to pay from our pockets when it comes to relationships. Love is like…

What are the benefits of hiring a doula?

Do you need a Doula? Let’s face it, ladies, childbirth is no walk in the park. Doulas are there to ease and facilitate every aspect of childbirth. Sounds good, right? What is a Doula? During delivery, a doula is present to advocate for the mother and make the experience as positive as possible. They also support other family members. In modern medicine, giving birth has become a clinical procedure. However, this wasn’t always the case. It used to be that other women from the community would help out during birthing. The word…

How a chef became a financial planner

Case Study: A successful career transition from Chef to Financial Planner Richard Job scenario: Richard was a new immigrant to Australia and was a qualified chef and vocational trainer.  He was unable to find a suitable job as the market had an overflow of chefs and vocational trainers.  He was seeking a career change and a stable income. Career goal: Make a career transition to financial planning. Earn a stable income. Navigate through cultural contexts in the corporate world. Challenges: No…

My experience in Madinah during EidulAdha

Ola! Unbelievably it is already August! I am writing this month about my experience in Madinah during EidulAdha. I know some of you could be living here for years and had experienced this, but I am sending news to those who are missing Haram; both Mekah and Madinah. Opportunity to celebrate Eid in Haram could be the dream for some. We are beyond grateful to be able to do it several times; Eidulfitri in Mekah and Eiduladha in Madinah since pilgrims were in Mekah for hajj during that time. This year for the third time, we…

My Journey Finding Surrender

People have been talking about quarantine for at least the past 6 months and how it has affected them. As for me, I have felt the effects of quarantine far before it even started and COVID 19 was just the icing on the cake for me. It all started in May 2019 when I awaited news that I long had been waiting for a positive pregnancy test. It was something I had been anticipating for two years. Little did I know the journey ahead of me or the growth that I would go through Fast forward a month later and pregnancy symptoms kicked…

How Hotels Are Agile And Prepared During This Unprecedented Time

As the hotels begin to reopen all over the globe, they are finding creative ways to adhere raft of new regulations, stimulus programs and stringent protocols to further safeguard the comfort, health and safety of the guests and employees. Safety and hygiene have become top of the mind for all hotels. They are implementing a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the travelers journey, to enhance minimization and sanitization of all touch points.Hotels are trying to use more technology to create new tools and…

Your Intuition Can Help In Decision Making!

Decision-making is simply a process of choosing between two alternatives. But whether you are making a decision at a personal level or professional level or personal level, making a decision is seen to be tough, as we have to weigh the pros and cons, analyze the situation from different angles and then make a decision. It is a tedious process and takes a lot of effort to analyze all aspects. Every day we make several insignificant and inconsequential decisions such as choosing a dress to wear or deciding about a meal to…

The most common causes of bad breath and how to avoid it

Medically it is called as ‘Halitosis.’ It is one of the most common complaints or queries we come across as dentists. It is a source for anxiety and makes people feel socially handicapped. The store shelves are always overflowing with breath mints, breath improving rinses or fancy toothpastes – no surprise there! But these are temporary measures and does not provide a permanent solution. In this article, you will read more about the causes and solution to this dilemma. Sometimes, a person may have bad breath but does not…

7 Tips to Power Up Your Resume & Job Interviews

Firstly, your resume should not be more than 2 pages. Secondly, less is more – don’t sound desperate.  Stay minimalist and professional. Thirdly,  Your resume should be focused on what value you can give your future employer, not a historical record of the past. Lastly,  make your resume ATS compliant – Your resume will not get past the Automatic Tracking Software if your resume does not meet criteria such as job-related key words. Your resume should include the following: Career summary: A 3-5-line snapshot of your…

5 Ways to end Procrastination and Increase Motivation

We’ve all been there. You join a gym but one month later you still haven’t been. You want to learn a new language but your tuition CD stays on the shelf. For some reason, you procrastinate, despite telling yourself that you really want to achieve something. Here are some straightforward tips which will kick-start you into action. 1- Set goals Unless you have clear aims, remaining on your sofa will likely remain your default choice. It’s important to know what exactly you are seeking so that you can make an…