The Universe Loves Everyone

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A Day of Beauty, Bounty and Bliss

This video is dedicated to all the Goddessess out there.  Remember you are a divine light for all.  Many of us spend all our time on others and don’t have time to renew ourselves.  Take time to devote to your being.  Does not matter how you accomplish it, relaxation, meditation, massage, sitting quietly on the beach enjoying the sun.

Every moment of your life is infintely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful.  Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you. ~Mahatma Gandhi~

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.~Mahatma Gandhi~

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. ~Khalil~

Volunteering-How it helps you with a job

Have you listed your charity endeavors on your résumé?  If not, you probably should.  A recent LinkedIn survey found that one in five employers hired someone primarily because of her volunteer service outside the office.  “If you’re unemployed, this work shows you’ve been productive,” says John Challenger, the CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a Chicago-based outplacement firm.  “And if you’re already employed, it supplements the experiences you’ve gained at your job.”  Here’s how to put your good work to good use.

DO: List specific skill-building volunteer activities on your resume’.  Substantive work, like managing the budget of a sizable charity or recruiting and training a team, is attractive to employers because those experiences are applicable to business situations, says Suzanne Lucas, a 10-year human-resources veteran based in Basel, Switzerland.  But only include accomplishments that can be put into quantifiable terms or work that demonstrates your leadership qualities.  (Avoid listing charitable work for which all you did was set up chairs or do some other minor service.)

DON’T:  Include work with organizations that might be considered polarizing.

Listing overtly political or religious groups could turn off a hiring manager who has different beliefs.  (Picking one candidate over another because of such factors is illegal in many cases, but it still happens.)

DO: Let the volunteer work on your resume’ speak for itself.  That is to say, don’t bring it up in the interview.  Why?  The employers who find the service to be relevant will ask you about it.  But some won’t feel that way about any unpaid work.  In such cases, it’s best to stay quiet.

DON’T:  Emphasize volunteering that’s directly related to being a parent.  Researchers have found that women who cite volunteering related to motherhood on a resume’–for example, PTA work–are less likely to be called back for interviews than are those who list a neighborhood group.  So list such experience only if it’s highly related to the job that you’re seeking.

This information provided by Laura Vanderkam.

Thought these were some useful tips for those who are seeing employment.

Have a great day,

Tammy

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Good morning to everyone.  I hope that your day is going well.    I had the opportunity to see a wonderful movie last night about life, living and enjoying it at any age.  Filmed in one of the places I have always dreamed of going and plan to visit or possibly live before I am no longer in this world.  This movie will make you laugh, cry and most of all appreciate that life is a privilege and not a right.  Life is short and we should enjoy and appreciate everything and everyone in it.

I have put a few clips below for you to watch, if you haven’t gotten a chance to see it, it would be worth your while to take time to watch it by yourself or with family.  *I rented it from Redbox.*

Eco-Pioneer: Rachel Carson

Paying it forward:  Rachel Carson’s Legacy

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson’s seminal book, Silent Spring, 

which warned of the far-reaching dangers of deadly pesticides and was widely regarded as a catalyst for

America’s conservation, clean air and water and environmental protection movements.  Now author

Laurie Lawlor and illustrator Laurie Beingessner bring her message to today’s youth in the children’s

book, Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World.

Carson’s life–from her childhood fascination with nature to becoming a college graduate and biologist

to writing Silent Spring before her death in 1964–is told in easy-to-understand terms.  An epilogue recounts

her legacy for all generations.  Carson encouraged readers to rethink fundamental values about the relationship

between people and nature and not to suppose that, “Nature exists for the convenience of man,” as she put it.

One of the vivid examples of life’s interconnectedness that Carson cited occurred in Clear Lake, California,

between 1949 and 1957.  To eradicate gnats, three sprayings of DDD, a cousin of DDT, were applied, killing

western grebes that breed on floating nests.  When scientists examined the dead birds, they found astounding

levels of DDD and realized that it occurred because the birds fed on lake fish that fed on DDD-laden plankton,

passing the toxic pesticide up the food chain in “a whole chain of poisoning.”  Carson also warned of potential

human cancers resulting from handling pesticides and eating contaminated fish.  The State Department of

Public Health consequently banned DDD in 1959 and the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic

Pollutants subsequently banned DDT for agricultural use worldwide in 2004.

Along with the enactment of many environmental laws, Carson’s work helped spur the creation of the

Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  The advent of Earth

Day, in 1970, led Mark Hamilton Lytle to write in his biography of Carson, The Gentle Subversive, that, “No

event could have done more to celebrate the ideals that Rachel Carson bequeathed to the environmental

movement.”  Her legacy lives on.

A resource to inspire concerned citizens to work together in building a healthier, stronger society that

benefits all.

Help Dillard’s Fight Breast Cancer

Please Join Dillard’s Fitters at StartUp Nutrition on Tuesday October 2nd, from 10:30am until 12:00pm for Complimentary Bra fittings. Help Dillard’s Fight Breast Cancer by having one of our Certified Fitters fit you in the perfect Wacoal or b.tempte’d bra and Wacoal will donate $2 in your name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

To continue the fight against breast cancer, Wacoal will also donate $2 in your name for every Wacoal or b.tempt’d bra pre sale purchased on October2nd for our October 5th event at the store, Dillard’s will deliver your purchase to StartUp Nutrition or mail it to you after the event at our store.  If you would like to make an appointment for our October 5th event from 10am to 7pm, please call or visit our lingerie department at Dillard’s Treasure Coast Square Mall 772-692-0555 ext. 5201.

Gift with Purchase

On this day only, receive a Spot On Tote bag as our gift to you with your purchase of $80 or more of Wacoal or b.tempt’d product.

Only while supplies last

Refreshments

For your pleasure, light refreshments will be served on the day of the event (October 5, 2012 in the Dillard’s Lingerie Department)

This video is powerful and a woman with a strong voice. Wanted to share.

Our Family Matters

I encourage my daughters believe that there is no limit to their “EVENTUAL” power. I, really, try to get them understand that they will Grow and Mature into one the MOST powerful creations under the sun. A Fully “Grown Women”. Which is why they must develop the best Character Possible. Which is a daily task that I am here to assist and usher.  I Pray for them and can’t help worrying at times. The video below inspires me because, I see a Female person with a Natural Talent that ascends…..etc. Proof that we all are of One Family and It Matters.  I love Moments Like This! How, proud her father must be.

Ain’t No Sunshine acoustic cover by Alessia Guarnera

via Proof that we all of One Family and It Matters. I love Moments Like This!.

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