On the 23rd of June the people of Britain took to the polls to cast their vote on whether the UK should remain or leave the European Union. The saga became known as Brexit and politicians and the public alike picked their sides and stuck to their guns. There was a long and heated campaign running up to the referendum and both sides fought hard in their efforts in trying to convince voters as to why they should remain or leave.
Nelson Mandela is highly regarded and celebrated worldwide as a man who played a pivotal role in bringing about change during such an oppressive time in South Africa. As an anti-apartheid revolutionary, he was a person with strong principles and never compromised them when fighting for what he believed in.
Managing a career can be difficult for many people. Put a relationship into the mix and your career is doomed? Well not exactly. Being in a relationship doesn’t mean your work life and career ambitions have to suffer.
It’s happened to everyone at one point or another. We go into the bathroom, turn on the shower and to our horror, all the hot water is gone, leaving us with a cold and uncomfortable experience instead of the hot and steamy shower we are accustomed to and consider the norm.
Many people enter higher education because they want to get into a good career after they complete their studies. Over the duration of their degree, they develop knowledge and skills and ultimately improve their future employment prospects. However, it is important to bear in mind that higher education might not be the right path for everyone and there are multiple factors to take into consideration when deciding if you should attend.
Quitting a job without having another one lined-up may be seen as irresponsible to some people but every person, their work situation and career aspirations are different. You may have come to a point in your working life where you have lost motivation for your current job and feel it’s time to leave, or maybe you have been thinking about a change of career for a while and are ready to make a transition.
We all know that eating well has many benefits to our physical health, but we should never undervalue its importance on our mental health. The brain requires nutrients just like every other part of or body, and with the brain being so energy consuming (it uses one fifth of all of the blood pumped by the heart) it is important to eat the right food in order to keep it working properly.
As parents and guardians, we have a responsibility to protect our children from the things we consider inappropriate and which may cause a detrimental effect to their innocence.
A career can be one of the most important aspects in a person’s life and for many; forms part of their identity. The question “what do you do?” is something everyone has been asked and people who are generally happy with their career tend to reply to this with enthusiasm and a sense of pride when explaining how they make their living. Others answer this personal question by simply stating the position they fill followed by a brief and uninspired description of their role.