I often ask myself, would I be successful if I were allowed to make my own decisions? That is one Duh, of a question. Of course I would. But we live in a world where people like making decisions for others who are really able to make decisions for themselves. We have to ask ourselves? When do we get be be grown or adult enough to do what we want to do? What really bothers me is the insecurity of others who have yet to find that aspect of themselves that yields salvation. In a way you have to decide what works best for you. But to know that is the decision you have to make is not the easiest thing to figure out. Truthfully, many people just take it for granted that, that road of suffering that had been walked cleared the way. It did, but when one gets "hampered" by the doings of others, in that the other individuals do not make a way of restitution for themselves, then that road is not as clear because it's hard to see once under the bus. The ignorance, stupidity and greed of others is usually what hinders a regular life. Things don't have to be that difficult, but when you have those that want to rely on others for their own salvation and time and time again they do nothing but hamper your life; there will come a time when all will rise and somehow or another the decisions will be yours to make and success will follow...
I suppose we can't do without them. As they are the go between between the employee and the employer. I try to look at this in a good way because in the instance of working temp you can actually work a job and move on without being bothered once the assignment ends. It sounds cold but if you actually think about it the "employer" does not provide benefits of any sort so you just show up for work and get paid for the days that you do. Then once the assignment ends it just does. There are no 401k's to negotiate, health insurance or being paid severance or for vacation and other days off not taken. So an employer can save a lot of money here; although temp agencies make money from the employer who you currently work for. The thing here that I am asking myself is, is it the money or the principal aspect of employment that makes companies seek temp agencies? A company may want individuals who show up to work and no questions asked with regard to paid time off and other company expenses. If you do not work you don't get paid and this appeals to many employers. Which is probably why they seek out temps because for those people who are actual company employees, they get paid when they take days off. Also, company bonuses and 401k contributions for the most part leave temps out of the loop. To be honest and if I had a choice as everyone should, if I were offered a temp job working in a office, you know with a real desk and cubicle and all surrounded by computers and monitors and stuff to do as opposed to a permanent or hired by an employer job doing ekg's, holter monitors, event recorders,urine, labs, by the way I did more stuff as well; what job do you think I would consider? You're correct, it would be the temp job because once you get out of the medical office you just want to escape somewhere else as fast as possible. It's just a preference, there are somethings I have no passion for and that job was one of them. I don't take lunch partly because I'm not a people person and along with that it would be like patients coming in to a physicians office. I simply lost my appetite. Anyways, that area of work is not my calling and as much as I despise Westchester, I don't think I'd like to work there again. I don't want to be "typecast" into a certain job or skill because I was good at it but I'd really like to try other interests and passions once this ends, like working in a law firm setting, how bout a career in it? Why would that be too much to ask, I mean I'm intelligent enough and kind of cute to look at when I was doing all of the other nonsense? Even if it means I would temp for many a years to come, I would just attribute it to being "typecast" and yes, I just think about the money, after all why do we work?
I guess we should be happy that they come along. I mean it's supposed to be your day to do whatever you want. For some birthday's are just a reminder that you are that much older and instead of going out to party until the wee hours in the morning, perhaps you should stay in and relax and get more of that much needed sleep so you don't wear yourself out. I was never into celebrating my birthday since it would come along around the first day of school. Think about it, I would get up just to go to a place where teachers didn't think much of you and I wasn't offended by this because often times the feeling was mutual. These people had no calling they just needed a paycheck and as I got older as a result of more birthday's I would also realize that I didn't exactly have a calling but I was in need of a paycheck. This was about the only thing we had in common. As a result I never really celebrated my birthday because I was usually getting ready for school and I had to have it all together just to be there. In my younger years, I went to school in Mount Vernon, New York as a result of moving from the Bronx. Anyone that knows the Mount Vernon school system knows the word post-school depression. It's real since what they teach you is designed to make your life a reality-they speak or relate to one biblically. Yes, this was public school doing this. So you often wonder who their influences were because these people had a thing about determining a persons life, just really depressing. But I wasn't going for that nonsense. I was going to give them their economy one way or another. I got up and went to class, but Mount Vernon had a hype of their own or at least the teachers did that if you though about it now you would have just brought toilet paper to do your homework assignments with. Having gone through this birthday's aren't usually much fun and of course once you get out of school or once you finally do then you are usually in need of a paycheck and have to become employed somewhere. Those who can't do teach. somebody came up with that phrase and probably for good reason. Well, how else would you get the money to go out and celebrate?
We need to do what makes us happy. I do believe that is when we put in the most work and not worry about how much money we will earn. Of course we need to live and earn a living wage but when you do what makes you happy there is for the most part a feeling of satisfaction that as long as you are able to care for yourself, one does not complain about money as much. I think that the choice of a career should be up to the individual who will be doing the job and not up to one who asks "How was your day?" Think about it, what do you expect for an answer if one does a job day in and out that he or she despises? Do jobs grow on us? This is a problem in thinking that you can fit almost anyone into any career. If one cannot go anywhere else in the company except to sarcastically be given all the work to do then the job is pretty much dead end or at some point you will outgrow it. Now, I remember a day when there were more choices for employment and many of those jobs have really gotten high tech or high travel by going overseas. Some jobs are difficult to compete for especially if you went to school at a time when technology was at the novice level. Now, it's true that that would have been the best time to get in to that job or career but the jobs were few because there was not too much of a demand since computers or devices like them were not in every aspect of our lives. Now, many, many years later the careers in this area are available, but it would be nice to have them broken down in school format so that an online education system can teach the course so that almost anyone if willing to learn can do that type of work. It would be great if the same institutions who offer medical, pharmacy and law programs begin to offer computer science courses online, so that one could learn what it takes to write programs, if that is such an interest or hobby. The thing here is that when careers price us out the door(When a company will only pay you so much), then what does one do? Yes, you make it a hobby and work on it as though you are earning a living. This makes more sense, because the other jobs are limited in how far you will go and how much you will make, so you might as well do something you like as opposed to something you won't.
I suppose there could be many other things to talk about. But I'm not really bothered about my age. Years ago it was a thing for a woman not to tell of her age and considered rude if someone were to ask it. But now more and more people are becoming health conscious and that is reducing the oxidative stress that is put upon the body. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the antioxidants and free radicals in the body. When these free radicals are out of balance they damage DNA, proteins along with fatty tissue in the body. This causes they body to develop diseases and is what causes the body to age. This is because the free radicals do a lot of damage to the growing cells in the body by causing impairment to cellular DNA. Once the body has a mutation of harmful DNA it begins to age and one's health will decline as a result. I'm into supplements because the fast and processed foods that are made honestly cause our bodies to age quicker than we would like them to. My regimen really started as a way to keep from getting hungry because I did not have money to eat lunch. So I calculated how much I would need in a months time to eat and I found that by taking supplements that I would save more money because they were a lot cheaper(when bought in bulk) and used on a daily basis. This meant that I only spent a few dollars a day for lunch by consuming these supplements, and therefore didn't have to go worrying about being hungry because the supplements helped me throughout the day. I still continue my regimen to this day because salaries seem to not include what it costs to eat these days, but the supplements last over a period of time and can save on the average of two meals per day. Eating can be quite expensive. So I tell my age and let people think what they want because in a few more years if I'm too old to work perhaps they will allow people to retire without penalty in collecting of social security. Really, if the job market has a problem with my age or becomes discriminatory with regard to it- people should be allowed to collect their social security because they would then be unable to find jobs or employment. So tell your age, yay!
Why is it that only immigrants are seen as "dreamers" in this country? It is as if some biased person who was out for their own personal interest and belief along with other people, took the MLK speech of "I Have a Dream" and turned it into a "Wade In The Water" mission for some. Honestly, where was the equality all citizens of this country. I'm speaking in adult terms because unless you're trying to reclaim your time you don't tell or imply to a fully grown adult, who did get an education to stay and mooch off of their parents, to rectify equality or equal treatment. This to me was simple regression, due to the fact that progress was halted or stalled due to the second class citizen treatment. Another way of say this is that second class citizens had to create their own opportunities for success or job satisfaction since they would not be accepted among the foundation of companies already established because such people are viewed upon as second class. If you ask me honestly, I think the whole civil rights movement was made a mockery of by using immigrants and the outsourcing of jobs to "reclaim the time" by keeping slavery ever present. Now if that isn't paranoia, insecurity, immature then I don't know what else is. Supremacy is usually to blame because these people are preoccupied with the sacrifice of others that do not look like them, so immigration is just the tool that is used to take the dream and provide it to others so to speak. You can't hate on an immigrant because they want freedom just as anyone else. The supremacist usually then creates a society of slavery within mom and pop parameters, so that one can do a tedious job day in and out, without too much assistance, as they exclude the second class citizen from other types of employment. Which is really pathetic because, you know as well as I do when working around certain types of people if they have any imperfections that challenge or affect the Aryan psyche, these people usually don't want them around, hence that means that's why they put them around the second class citizen. Which means that in terms of modern day slavery these are the jobs these idiots created. I can go on and on about the misery I went through in working for a doctor's office, but I will save that for a creative day. The question here is that once people make it ashore, or when things go belly up, recession, depression, inflation, due to the lack of spending etc.; will the government become upset or have a cow at the second rate citizen for trying to obtain money to eat, and have a place to stay and clothes to wear and transportation to get to and from? Why should they be? I mean, they gave all of that and then some to the immigrant and did not get upset and imply to go and stay with their parents. I get it, the second class citizen is in this country to work be it second class due to bias and the immigrant is put ahead of them to create oppression among the second class citizen. But if one wades too long, due to the reclaiming of time, the second coming is a dish served cold...
I like to use the word job because career to me is when you do something you actually choose instead of someone else choosing a job for you. I mean, don't you hate it when someone picks a job or livelihood so to speak for you as if they are doing the job themselves. Sure, it's easy for them because they don't have to do that job. Why do people think they know someone so well that they have a person do jobs that are not in their best interest, somewhat abusive and not to their liking? This means that you are probably doing a job for someone else. Like a duty or sacrifice, yup this sucks because not only are you being deprived of several things a career should provide for you, you are also doing a job that you don't like and being in a place you don't want to be, and one's happiness becomes of question. But if someone truly cared, why would they constantly make you unhappy? Then again, I answered my own question, it was to make someone else happy and to of course sacrifice. They great thing about a temp job is that you get to work at different places so you don't get bored as easily as you learn different things. If you dislike the people the job is not permanent so you don't have to worry about some forever in contact or keep in touch thing especially when you plan to ditch the people once the job ends. The not so good thing about a temp job is that you may not be on an assignment that is regular or long term, so if work is not constant or daily your will your income will be affected. You can only collect so much unemployment, so it would probably be best to find permanent work, so that at least you have a job to go to versus only working when a job becomes available. Permanent jobs used to provide benefits but to save money along with doing a sacrifice, things like vacation time, personal days, retirement savings, health insurance are not always provided, so does it matter anymore if one works temp or permanent? Who knows, if employers or business do not wan't to pay the rising cost of minimum wage then they will not pay for days off. Usually, smaller companies are the worst to work for because they do not have to comply with many of the laws and they are usually the ones who have the worst disposition towards their employees. So stay away from small companies especially if the job is permanent because there are usually no benefits associated with working for one. Permanent is best in a larger company, and those smaller ones are only good when doing temp jobs.
They say when it ain't broke don't fix it. True, true, but here's the thing when you need to try avoid being broke you need to get that side hustle on in order to try and get something for retirement. American sees most people as lazy and those who don't do good. So we don't want to contribute to the years afterwards of working. I've said this before that I get the reason why retirement has become a non issue in the workplace due to the fact than an employer does not want to provide money or subsidy when one is not in the office. What is really "nonsensical" is that they barely pay you enough when you are in the office or what is known as living wages. Now, what does this have to do with reinventing yourself? Well, one has to establish a sort of happiness within this horrible world whereby laws against workplace cruelty are for everyone and not just for some and people need to be protected from those who have hostile religious convictions. Yeah, now if that were done, most of the stress would be removed from people in the workplace. Although, there are those evil people who become upset when they feel people aren't working enough-so they walk around angry all day, but if we were to measure their religious convictions we would find a bias in there somewhere. Reinventing to me has to do with being able to live in a world where I can still be me or pursue what ever thing or passion I want to pursue while still working or being at a job to provide an income subsidy for myself. This takes time and a lot of effort considering that one spends just about one half of a day working, traveling and getting ready for and being at a job that does not pay very much. Yes, reinvention is necessary because one needs to be happy within and hopefully one day that hustle of invention will provide for retirement years later. It's a difficult thing to try and do but one just needs to find their true self and not be that person or being that one wants to make a religious conviction of cruelty out of in the workplace. I found that reinvention of myself establishes me as the person I want to be instead of being that person someone wants you to be, despite someone remaining in their religious convictions or stance regarding cruelty or purpose in the workplace. If you're only existing for what someone wants you to be then you probably won't make yourself happy. So there is work and then comes their reinvention of self so that one can do and be happy with all there is with what they wanted to do in life before people had a meeting with the minds and wanted those to 'mind clear' by implementing cruelty in the workplace by using hostile religious convictions and other forms of cruelty to establish an agenda towards a type of person. Yes, reinvention is necessary because it is the balance of cruelty and abuse these things happen to be. Reinvention is the mother of necessity...
Let's be real here, most of us can't wait for retirement. I'm not really worried about what I will do when I retire, because I know what I will not have to do any longer and that is work. Working is not only what you do once you arrive because you need to work but it's the grind of getting there and getting home also. They say work is not supposed to be fun, so now you should understand why people can't wait to retire. I vote that people should be able to make voluntary contributions to social security and medicare, in that social security and medicare are automatically deducted from paychecks of those who work for an employer. If you are self employed then you are responsible for making the deductions of an employer and employee, as this depends on how you work either as a business or independent worker. Which means in order to collect from social security and or medicare you have to pay into it. But what if you wanted to retire early? There is no law that says what age is too young to retire. Although, there is an age when you are eligible to collect your social security and medicare benefits, otherwise it would be a waste to leave them uncollected, since they money and benefits are yours and you have earned them by working. The law should be adjusted to accommodate those who want to retire early by paying into the social security system/medicare voluntarily. The more people contribute to the system in their early years of working, the more social security has to invest with to keep up with the demand of people retiring and the increasing cost of living. If a person even doubles or triples the amount of social security/medicare he or she contributes then, that money can be put to use by social security many years before a person actually retires. For example: if at the age of thirty, a person decides to take part in the voluntary social security and medicare contribution program. They continue to contribute money and their projected monthly payout will be adjusted according to what is contributed yearly. Which means that one can receive the maximum payout of social security regardless of what they earned or how long they worked because it is voluntary and not limited due to salary restrictions. Once they contribute enough to receive the maximum amount they need not pay into the system anymore because they have maxed out on contributions, with a mandatory twenty-five to thirty year contribution; after all is said and done that person may be able to retire at sixty or maybe even sooner. The great part for social security/medicare is that they receive an increase of contributions twenty-five or thirty years before people or retirees are eligible to collect it. In doing so this can alleviate the employment sector to make way for younger workers and those who are sixty or getting there and need their social security to be an amount worth the cost of living, so they can finally retire after working for so many years. If work is not supposed to be fun, then who want's to do it until they of course die? Let's remove this obstacle by having voluntary contributions to social security and medicare.
This seems like a long one. You know when you go to vote and hope that it will make a difference and you find that you just keep putting the same types of people in office. It's disappointing when this happens because their elected term turns out to be a very long one due to all of the problems a city may have. Mount Vernon New York is too small a town to go through what it does and is quite old enough to know the difference between many things. The problem here is we tend to put czar's or dictators in office who may have other political ambitions and are using the town to create a reputation for their political career. You may say well what is the problem? Despite the fact that a town may become bankrupt and without the necessary resources to keep it functioning, it still exists and appears like any other one in the area, but truthfully much damage has resulted due to the amount of years an elected official has been allowed to stay in office. Is it possible to change the law for towns that have under a certain amount of people and are not very large area wise so that in the event there is a leader that is not able to govern the town the way it should be, then another election can be held within three years to put another elected official in? It's not a bad idea and I only say it because when you have people or ones that hold office and they stay for eight years or so they can really ruin a town. If the state were to compare what a town had regarding resources before such elected official entered office and then compare it to what it has now along with the agenda of accomplishment, the people along with the state will see if they have the right person in office. This needs to be done every two years or so and if it is found that such an elected official has other aspirations and is just using a town to establish themselves, then it may be time for that person to move on after three years. This would reduce the time a person stays in office and so that a city or town is not a risk in any way due to a misguided government. In small towns whereby you have the same structure as a larger one in terms of voting, we neglect the larger picture because a smaller town may have fewer resources and once you get someone in office who does not have ones best interest, things get depleted rather quickly. In small towns you need to reduce this amount of time to prevent bankruptcy and possible take over due to unsatisfactory government. Four years may not seem like a long time but when the goals are not directed on what they need to be then that time is basically wasted, due to the outcome of the situations that occur. I vote that smaller towns or cities have elections every three years to prevent corrupt infrastructure from ruining them.
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