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Absenteeism In The Workplace

Absenteeism In The Workplace

Employees seldom cares about their absenteeism because it cost them nothing. The worst it can cost them is their job but for the employer or the organization the employee is attached with: it means problems or loss of money.
Every year many organizations are paying a high price for absenteeism. The major cost often comes from the fact that the organization that is facing high level of absenteeism have to quickly hire a replacement employee and train them. Quick replacement and training equals expenditure of money and time.

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Inspirational Story: The Donkey That Sits On A Nail

Inspirational Story: The Donkey That Sits On A Nail

Once upon a time, there lived a young man who was a strong believer in metaphysics. We will call him Tom. Tom constantly seeks out astrologers, soothsayers and the like, by the five-foot-ways, in temples and in the most inconceivable places in order to seek spiritual advice on virtually every aspect of his life.

One day, Tom went to see a famous Zen hermit who was residing in a limestone cave who was known for fortune telling and his enlighten philosophies. Arriving at the cave where the old wise man was residing, Tom saw the old man sitting cross-legged on the floor and stroking his silvery beard. Looking at Tom, the wise old man asked Tom what he wanted to know.

“Master, I want to know what is wrong with me. Why is it that I am always up against all the odds? Why am I not doing any better?”, replied Tom.

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Spiritual Dreams

Spiritual Dreams

I had a dream last night. In the dream I was outside somewhere waiting for someone. I was waiting for someone who will never come. While waiting, I asked myself anxiously, “what am I doing?” and than suddenly, I hear a voice speaking. It was as if I was speaking to myself, and yet it was someone else’s voice. It said, “If you wait for the sky to come down, it will never come”, and I woke up at that point.

Maybe you can relate to the truth of that phrase, but the dream not just reminded me not to wait to achieve the goal I want to achieve NOW, but also reminded me of a dream I had long time ago back in the year 2001. I still have the dream recorded in my dream journal. It happened on the 19th August 2001.

In that dream, I was in a room like place with my spiritual master. There were many others who were also there. I had a feeling there were about twelve of us excluding the master. In the dream, we were discussing about some spiritual matters about how soul travels…

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First Aid For Poisoning

First Aid For Poisoning

First aid for poisoning differs according to the person’s state of consciousness and the type of poison taken. But in all cases, after aid has been given:

1. Take the person to Emergency Department of the nearest hospital. Put him in the recovery position in the back seat of the car.
2. Get someone to phone ahead to the hospital to inform that a poisoning is on the way. Also tell what/how much/how long ago the poison was taken, if possible.
3. Take all poison container/remaining poison along with you, so that it may identified and antidote found, if possible.

What you (the first aider) can do:
If the person is unconscious:
1. Do not give anything by mouth.
2. Do not induce vomiting, or he may inhale his own vomitus. If he vomits on his own, put him in the recovery position.

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How To Be More Spiritual

How To Be More Spiritual

Most people will agree that being spiritual is a matter of choice that we can choose to be spiritual or not. This is true from an ordinary perspective. Yet, there is more to spirituality. The truth is, to be or not to be spiritual is not a matter of choice.

How can we choose or decide to be or not to be spiritual when we are all spiritual beings? The question on how to be spiritual arises due to lack of understanding of our own nature that we are all souls and we are already spiritual.

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Out Of Body Experience

Out Of Body Experience

What is an out of body experience and how can I have it or experience it?

Out of body experience is the experience we have when one of our spiritual bodies be it the astral, causal, mental or soul body gets out of our physical body. The benefit of out of body experience is that you get to prove to yourself that you are more than just a body. You also get to prove to yourself that there are life beyond this physical reality.

Out of body experience is a safe practice. At the time of splitting, you might experience little pricking pain as if as if millions of needles being pierced on your body or it might be just a smooth joyful experience. It really depends on your level of preparation.

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Taking Medicines

Taking Medicines

Today’s market is flooded with many different kinds of medicines and man is constantly relying on them to cure ailments or alleviate symptoms of sickness. Medicines are perhaps the most widely used commercial product in the market today. They are no doubt beneficial in certain conditions but if not properly used, may cause harm. Hence, it is very important that we know to use them properly and safely, in order to gain the full benefit.

It is practical to treat minor ailments at home with medicines that can be bought without a doctor’s perceptions, but before attempting to self-medicate, it is advisable to find out more about your medical condition.

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Immunization For Travellers

Immunization For Travellers

Due to differing climates, flora and fauna, standards and styles of living, it is easy to see why different diseases are endemic (constantly present) in different countries. However, only the infectious diseases pose a risk to the international traveller. The risk is relatively small if the traveller takes proper precautions, such as observing food hygiene, protecting against insect bites, and getting immunized against certain infectious diseases.

A distinction should be made between immunizations required by law by countries for entry into their territory and immunizations recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for general protection against certain diseases.

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How To Overcome Addiction?

How To Overcome Addiction?

Whatever you are addicted to do or take, usually you do it because of habit. For example, if you are addicted to smoking, it is because you are caught up with the habit of smoking. Get rid if the habit and you can get rid of smoking.

In order to get rid of the bad habit or addiction, you need to make a conscious choice to break it but sometimes, even after we consciously make decision to overcome addiction, we are unable to do it because of the strong craving or urge that comes along.

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