Monthly Archives: May 2013

Best Places to Hike in the United States of America

20 May, 2013 0 comments All life areas

For those who spend countless days cooped up indoors in offices, a chance to explore Mother Nature cannot be passed up. The beauty that nature offers us is unparalleled. Plus, the only way to see such things is to actually get out and walk. Snowcapped mountains and waterfalls are not visible from the office window, and even if they are, seeing them up close doesn’t compare to that rooftop view. There’s also a simplicity that comes with having everything you need to survive in a backpack, leaving behind all the distractions of modern life. And you get to learn a lot about yourself; from lessons such as patience and perseverance, hiking will offer you a glimpse into life that you never had before.

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How to land the dream job

20 May, 2013 0 comments All life areas

We all wish to land that dream job; the one that will play to our natural strengths and feed our souls the same way that ice cream quenches the heat on a hot afternoon. However, not all of us are lucky to get that job, or even come close. Have you wondered why?

See, a lot of people think that a high earning job is the way to go. Rightfully so, the bills have to get paid, right? But we sometimes develop tunnel vision in our quest for that high paying job that we forget to actually sit down and internalize what we really want out of a job. And that right there is the first step to landing your dream job. Actually sitting down and self-examining yourself to come up with a list of ideas that can become careers, and which will also inspire you to become better. Filter your dreams based on the aspirations you possess, the level of education they might require, and their earning potential. Other factors you can consider are the job’s ability to give back to world, working for someone who values you as an individual, and having to balance work with personal life/family.

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Why Should You Volunteer or Work for a Charity?

15 May, 2013 0 comments All life areas

It may seem like kind of a no-brainer; helping people is just a good thing to do, all around. But for some people, charity work, making a contribution to society and volunteering their time may get pushed to the sidelines in favor of more pressing, personal issues and pursuits, like spending time with people you care about, education or work. Here are a few great things about charity to remind you why volunteering your time and money is such a valuable endeavor:

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