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Self-Improvement In 2021: 10 Ways To Grow In Confidence And Maturity

Learning to become more confident and mature is high on many peoples’ lists for self-improvement. It is challenging to learn, and some may never fully understand what it means to be a mature and confident individual. It takes ongoing work and dedication and a level of self-awareness and analytical thinking that not everyone is equipped for. The past year has …

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Dharma Ocean on Sacred Mysteries

This is adapted from a podcast of a talk given by Dr. Reggie Ray, the Director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, at the Blazing Mountain Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado. We talk about pain in this lineage. We talk about the pain of our lives. The Buddha talked about pain. He said it was the first thing, the personal truth. …

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Decoding Different Facets of Cannabis And Your Personal Growth

Not many people might say it to your face, but cannabis indeed has a way to make you feel motivated and creatively active. It’s not always the case that cannabis will leave you in a couch-locked state. In fact, many studies confirm that marijuana makes its users come up with better thoughts and ideas. This is why many artists tout …

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THCA vs. THC: What’s the Real Difference Between Them?

Contrary to belief, eating raw, freshly picked weed won’t get you high. None of the famous psychoactive cannabinoid, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is present at the time of harvesting, but tetrahydrocannabinol acid is abundant (THCA). This inactive compound is found in the trichomes of living cannabis plants. THCA doesn’t have psychoactive effects but is the precursor to psychoactive THC. This is due …

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4 Ways to Find New Dental Recruits

Filling open positions at a dental surgery is not easy. The more specific the position, the tougher it is to fill. Dental surgeries need to aim to recruit the best people because reputation follows top recruits and attracts their peers. The opposite is also true. Additionally, better quality dental care given to patients brings in more customers and opens the …

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Samuel Dewey Explains: Does Congress Have the Authority to Investigate My Company or Me?

Congress has a specific function within our constitutional framework—to make laws. But to a citizen observer, it may seem as if Congress’s investigative powers are no different than the Department of Justice’s. In this article, Samuel Dewey, former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, explains what Congress can and cannot do regarding investigations. The short …

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Have You Recently Left The Military? Here Are Essential Money Saving Tips

When you’re in the military, every part of your life is rigidly structured. You don’t have much time to think about long-term investments or planning for your future when you’re on active duty. When you get back to civilian life, it’s time to start getting savvy about your finances. Here are a few ways that you can start saving on …

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Criminal screening check options for businesses in Australia

Some Australian businesses are required by law to conduct criminal record checks on prospective employees, while many others have included this screening tool in their hiring strategy simply to protect their business and their staff. No matter why they are requiring background checks, Australian companies have two ways of going about it – using the national police or the more …

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7 Ways Fitness is Key to Personal Development

You would likely be hard-pressed to find someone in today’s modern society who doesn’t understand the benefits of fitness for everyday health. Unfortunately, understanding isn’t enough and I speak with people in my gym every week who have placed their priorities elsewhere. It could be the businessman or professional woman who felt they had to put all their time and …