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Autumn Conversations: “How I Live My Life To The Fullest” by Ron Kaufman

1) What does “retirement” mean to you? The word "retirement" is a historical phenomenon. The idea that you work for a certain number of years, then you stop working and then you retire – become that older person who plays golf or does the gardening – is outdated. It’s been found that people who retire after doing work that they love die early because they don't necessarily make the shift to another place where they can find meaning in life, contribute vigorously and continue to learn and grow. The way I look at the word retirement: it means putting

Autumn Conversations: “Be The Author Of Your Life” by Yasmine Khater

Published by Autumn on June 30, 2021 What is at the heart of your motivation? As a kid with mixed heritage, I would hear comments of all the reasons why I was weird. As a result, I was so shy, bullied, and felt so misunderstood. I did not speak up and hated the idea of someone seeing me. Until one day in University, Sami who was part of the student union asked me to introduce myself. Instead, I kept stuttering, looked down, so embarrassed. He let me off the hook, and the remaining session, I felt so uncomfortable. He came up to

Autumn Conversations: “What Success Means to Me” by Divian Nair

Published by Autumn on June 17, 2021 Why Did You Decide On Your Choice of Career? I was always interested in creating content. I first discovered this from a hand me down Lego set my parents got me when I was 5. I would always build things that were elements to a larger story I would want to tell them about. I have always enjoyed the idea of bringing something into existence that can benefit the world in some way shape or form. After exploring and experiment with art and music in my teenage years, I found that

Depression: What I Wish I Had Known

"How To Identify And Deal With Depression" by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 15 January 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Learn how to spot the signs of depression, get help and manage your mental wellbeing. Signs of Depression It is normal to feel sad when we lose a loved one, fail an exam, or even end a relationship. However, when feelings of sadness is prolonged and affects our daily lives, it is symptomatic of depression. Other signs of depression include: A loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed Weight loss or weight gain; or decrease or increase in appetite Difficulty falling asleep

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