Immigration and sexual awareness
For us; immigrants, specially the first generation immigrants, the most important step in the path to become a grownup was to find friend from opposite gender and possibly get married.
For me as an immigrant who came from Esfahan city that was filled with different class of mostly right wing conservatives, coming to USA plant of freedom , changes that happened was overwhelming.
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Develop your resume
The first way the prospective employer select an employee is through his/her capturing resume. So it is critical that your resume capture the employer’s attention so you will be invited to an interview. Let’s review what the function of a resume is. Resume helps to move you along to the interview. It may has happened for you in the past that although you had most of the qualities to be qualified for a position, but just because your resume could not capture eyes of the employee you were not invited for the interview. Now is the time to improve your resume from FIZZLE to SIZZLE. But How? Continue reading “How to develop your Resume?” »
From Student to professional
When we just pass student life and become graduated, the first days after graduation is really a relief. No longer, we have to study for exams and no projects to do. But after a while, the reality of life shows itself. There are bills to pay, the money is vital in order to pass even a day. So, specifically in the western world, one of the initial steps, the graduate student needs to take is to shift to professional world. Most of us have gained kind of job experience during our life as a student. The point is to interpret our experiences to show prospective employers that we have the right skills and attributes for the job. Even before writing a resume or start job search, it is critical to evaluate the meaning of our activities and experiences. Continue reading “From Student to Professional” »
Journaling and Controlling Stress
Reduce stress by journaling :These days, life has become overwhelming for many people. Daily, people should challenge with several life issues. This may build huge stress in their lives.
One of the ways to reduce stresses it to talk about daily life challenges. Talking help people to put the challenges into perspective. One of the other ways to control stress is JOUNALLING. Continue reading “Journaling and Controlling Stress” »
or sure, each of us thinks about changing some of our daily habits. Every human being belongs some habits which are not positive. They affect the person’s life in unproductive ways. This article tries to provide a step-by-step process in order to apply healthier habits in our daily lives. Firstly, let’s define THE HABIT. Referring to psychological definition a habit is a behavior that has been practiced so. When a person wants to learn something, he/she do it consciously several times. And through these practices his/her intelligent mind learns the pattern. Continue reading “Shifting Habits” »
his saying that each of us has a fixed personality is a myth. It is self-limiting and it denies us our power of continuous creation. In our ongoing creation of who we are, nothing has a greater impact on that process than the choice we make between optimism and pessimism. The choices we make for our thinking either motivate us or they do not. And although clear visualization of a goal is a good first step, a joyfully motivated life demands more. Continue reading “How to motivate ourselves in daily life?” »
In each society, in order for members to survive they should earn income. There are various sources of income for people: work as a part-time or full-time employee. In different country based on the type of government which governs the country, members of society value ‘Money’ from specific point of view. For example in Imperialistic societies like United States, members of society value money as the most important factor in their social lives. Continue reading “Immigration and Job” »
In the 21st century which is called as century of technology, communication between members of societies has become complicated. Access to internet, has created less geopolitical borders between countries. As a result, people from different countries in very short period of time, are able to communicate with each other effectively. Young people mostly are skilled in using computers. In compare with their parents, they have more effective skills to browse through internet. This gives them more chances to become informed about other cultures. Continue reading “Immigration and gap between Generations” »
One of the best ways for immigrants to enhance their social status in a new community to which they migrate is to gain high educational degrees. Each academic year, many international students are admitted in the American universities. Among these international students, Persian students are among successful ones. Although at first place, it may seem easy way to enter to American universities but, completing an educational program specifically in graduate levels, is challenging: The first barrier with which most of Persian international students face is language; all of them need to pass TOEFL exam. Continue reading “Immigration and Educational Issues” »
One of the main issues which parents are facing is whether or not to teach the first language to their newborn baby. Idealistically, it is crucial to teach first language to our children as immigrants. But it is a long way which may create more issues. In families where both parents share first language it is much easier to teach the new born child his/her first language. But in families where the mother language of the newborn baby is different from the other parent, it may create confusion for the learner (new born baby) in process of learning first language. Also, the role of mother as the sole language teacher is challenging. In these cases, parents talks in the language which both of them are fluent in (English) so there will be fewer chances for the baby to learn the mother language. Continue reading “Immigration and Parenting” »