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"Work to Avoid Idleness of the Mind" "Lets End Homelessness" "Do What Makes You Happy" "Special Event Planner" Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2015 at write2think
Work to Avoid Idleness of the Mind Lets End Homelessness Not Doing What You Love Special Event Planner Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at write2think
Work to Avoid Idleness of the Mind Lets End Homelessness Not Doing What You Love Special Event Planner Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at write2think
Work to Avoid Idleness of the Mind Lets End Homelessness Not Doing What You Love Special Event Planner Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at write2think
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I used to be a fan of the whole "do what you love" phenomenon, but the more I think about it the more I feel it is a flawed concept. Having a dream job is not as realistic as people think nor is it that feasible. Not everyone is able... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at write2think
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A recent article I read got me thinking about "doing what you love" vs. "doing what provides for your family" The article is titled, A Life Beyond 'Do What You Love' by Gordon Marino. A specific quote that stood out was, "It might be argued that his idea of self-fulfillment... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at write2think
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The MiraCosta College general education learning outcome I would like to evaluate is time management. This outcome is listed under the "productive work habits" section. If you google the definition for time management you will get this for the answer: the ability to use one's time effectively or productively, especially... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at write2think
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In the article Treasure Hunt, Alain de Botton talks about the idea that finding happiness in your work is the exception not the rule in life. Believing that everybody finds happiness in work will only leave us feeling like we missed something or that that we have fallen short. In... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at write2think
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My dream career would be to plan weddings or special events for famous people. It does not necessarily involve saving lives or changing the world, but for me this type of work is exciting and fulfilling. You know the excitement I am talking about if you have ever attended a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at write2think
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Having an interest in Sociology, I want to explore the ill-structured problem in the United States of homelessness. There are many definitions to the term "homeless." The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines it as "A homeless person is an individual without permanent housing who may live on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at write2think
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The Devil Wears Prada is a great film that follows the life of Andy Sachs, an aspiring journalist, as she struggles to fit in as an assistant to a high-powered, demanding boss Miranda Priestly. As a recent college graduate, Andy is ready to enter the working world doing anything that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at write2think
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"Idleness of the mind is much worse than this of the body; wit without employment is a disease, the rust of the soul, a plague, a hell itself," Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy. Burton believed that melancholy among the population had become far too common in his era and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at write2think
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