Why We Should Have More Vegetarian Protein and Where Can We Get It

Tell someone that you are a #vegetarian and it is quite likely that the first thing you will be asked is, “But where do you get your #protein?” A vegan friend of mine used to say that she felt as though she spent a significant part of her life explaining vegetarian protein[1] to people. Consuming the right amount of protein is important but how does plant-based protein compare to proteins derived from meat? Animal Protein vs. Vegetarian Protein When digested, protein is broken down into amino acids which are required…

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In This Noisy World, Kids Really Need Critical Thinking

More than 1 in 6 students in the United States are unable to solve complex #thinking problems, according to the 2012 PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test done on 15 year old children in 44 different countries[1]. Though American students did well overall, they consistently lagged behind their Asian counterparts. Unfortunately, #kids who lack #critical thinking problem solving skills face a higher risk of behavior and economical problems as adults. Our modern society tends to squash essential critical thinking skills with mind-numbing television shows, video games and self-explanatory simple…

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The Art of Persuasion: 20 Skills That Make Everyone Agree with What You Say

Are you a leader, entrepreneur, marketer, business executive, administrator etc. as long as you relate with people, especially a boss/subordinate kind of relationship, you should have the vital #skills to persuade. #Persuasion in this context does not mean coercion rather it is the ability of a person to get others to willingly and enthusiastically carryout specific tasks in the manner deemed by the instructor for the attainment of specific goals and objectives. The problem with most people is their inability to grasp the art of persuasion and unwillingness to acquire…

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What to Do When You Hate Your Job (for Both Who Choose to Stay and Quit)

If you #hate your job, you’re not alone. A recent U.K. study found that 60 percent of employees were unhappy in their current positions.[1] Whether you have a boss who always reprimands you or a job so dull that you’d rather watch paint dry, being miserable at work is an incredibly frustrating situation. Is there any way to escape this daily torment? If you’ve already reached the stage of saying “I hate my job!” then you’ve taken an important first step towards freedom. Admitting that your work is a nightmare…

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How Couples Counseling Can Help You Get Through Hard Times with Your Loved One

The average #couples #counseling is 12 sessions, however it can be varying for each couple. Most #times after a couple of sessions you should know if the therapy is working. Couples counseling should #help you and your partner communicate better in a more positive and effective manner. Do couples counseling really work? Is it an effective solution when it comes to saving a relationship? It depends on who are in the relationship. For veterans who have gone #through certain difficult periods, handling a relationship could be tough. However veterans can…

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The One Concept You Need to Know to Strengthen Your Persuasion Skill

Have you noticed that certain people are more persuasive than others? Is it possible for us to improve our #persuasion skills? Yes, you just #need to master this technique: syllogistic reasoning. [1] Let’s now take a look at how this technique works and how you can apply it in daily life. What Exactly Is Syllogistic Reasoning? Syllogistic reasoning is a form of deductive reasoning. If we look at the difference between deductive and inductive reasoning, we can see how the approach is flipped. Let’s compare this by way of an…

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Get Prepared for These Questions When You Quit Your Job, or You May Get into Trouble

Many organisations complain about losing some of their best employees. The truth is that people don’t leave jobs, they leave one organization to another. Knowing this, organisations have put in place mechanisms that allow them to hear the perspective of their outgoing staff. This allows them to receive meaningful and progressive feedback from their outgoing staff. In addition, it builds in the employee the sense that the organisation cares. Organisations and employer of labor will have to deal with losing an employee at some point. This moment calls for both…

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