Transgender, Struggle And Ignorance

I sometimes wonder why there is such intolerance and hatred directed at people who are different (in whatever ways that may be) from the norm. After all they have just as much a right to carry on and be afforded the same opportunities and privileges as anyone else and just because they identify as different …

What Is Hospitality Interior Design And Who Uses It?

In the hospitality industry, interior design performs a similar function. The layout of a lobby or guest room in addition to the color scheme, lighting, and furniture choices, greatly affects how a guest feels and how they view their surroundings. Hospitality interior design covers a variety of different venues. It is used in restaurants, hotels, …

They Can’t Be, Therefore They Aren’t

Now one of the more famous literary quotes comes from George Orwell’s novel, “Animal Farm”. The relevant quotation goes something along this line: “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others”. I suggest, that in terms of all things lumped together as ‘paranormal’ or the equivalent term ‘pseudoscience’, “All things paranormal are …

An Exploration Into Eurasians

Asia was from time immemorial a crossroad for human migration and a meeting point for the different Homo sapiens cousins. Negroid, Indo-Europeans, Dravidians, Semites, Mongoloids and other tribes mixed together in Asia and contributed to a blend of culture and religious practices as seen today. Even there were pre Indo – European presence in the …

How To Complete A DA 1380 For Retirement Point Credit And Pay

There are two ways you can get the DA 1380. One way is through an Internet search. The other way is from your unit. Once you have your DA 1380, how do you get started? Here’s a scenario. You reported to Fort Eustis one morning, at their aviation medicine, to do your Phase 1 Airborne …

How Controlling Mothers Can Interfere In Adult Childrens’ Relationships

Making a relationship work can be difficult even when controlling mothers are not involved. Partners have a variety of issues that they must deal with, ranging from money to religious views to whether they want to have children and how to raise those children. If the couple is mature, healthy and reasonably compatible, they will, …

Grabbing Techniques Top Speakers Use To Start Their Speech With A Bang!

You have only one chance to make an excellent first impression. The same adage applies to the world of public speaking. Just within the first minute, the audience form their first impression on the speaker, and decide, subconsciously, whether they should still give the speaker their valuable attention. Top notch speaker knows this very well. …

Lack Of Education Contributes To Crime

As more and more low-income families move into neighborhoods that once catered to the middle or upper class, one must be on the lookout for his own personal safety and report any criminal activity going on in their surroundings. Crime is everywhere in these neighborhoods where kids find too much time on their hands after …

Tips For Restoring And Replenishing During The Holidays

RESTORE AND REPLENISH During this time of year, as nature slows down and takes a quiet breather to restore and replenish, it’s a good time to revisit our daily practices and employ simple yet effective ways to follow mother nature’s wisdom. As nature turns inward, I invite us to do the same. Heading into the …

How Socrates Influences Our Lives Today

Socrates (ca. 470-399 BC) is not just another “dead white male” despised by our university elite but a man whose philosophical breakthroughs reverberate down through the centuries and profoundly affect us today. Athens in the fifth century BC was the age of Pericles. The grandiose construction projects undertaken by Pericles such as the Parthenon were …