Self Help

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Stop calling yourself a loser, or you will become one

6 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Self-esteem is crucial to the way the world perceives us. If you feel that you are not good enough and doubt your abilities, you act less confidently, and you are more prone to mistakes. Fearing doing something wrong at every step keeps your mind bus...

Why Do Neurodivergent People Have Quirky Special Interests?

1 Jul 2022 5 minute read 0 comments valo

Are we the only ones? Special interests can be anything, so it is no surprise that some may sound weird. (Author’s photo) Most people have one or two special interests that they focus on intensely. Maybe it’s stamp collecting, bird watching, or spen...

List Veeam VM backups w/Powershell

1 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments powersjo

How to list Veeam VM backups with PowerShell? Recently I came across a use-case where you may want to list out all of the Virtual Machines (VMs) backed up with Veeam. If you have multiple Veeam servers that backup 100’s of VMs, creating a list of VMs...

Depression Versus Sadness — Do Not Ignore the Warning Signs

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Way too often, we hear others saying, “Oh, I’m so depressed”. While emotional distress should never be downplayed, it is essential to remember that depression is not sadness. It is a mental illness that can affect anyone at any time. In fact, depress...

5 Of Cups - Being Consumed By Disappointment And Regret

28 Jun 2022 5 minute read 0 comments DRB9490

The 5 Of Cups is just as difficult to write about as the other 5's in the Minor Arcana. It doesn't take a clairvoyant to see how uncomfortable and upsetting this card is from the picture alone. The 5 Of Cups represents abandonment, disappointment, an...

Getting back on track may prove to be challenge

27 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Sometimes we set up very demanding goals for ourselves and the slightest disturbance to the time table means we find it hard to resume. It was difficult, after all. But hey, if everything were simple, would we actually evolve? How do we learn new ski...

Powerful Pathway Will Desire Growth

26 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Gboyega Ogunmola Writer

Life exists as a meaningful journey with different types of communication and ambition. The pathway of desire is the powerful outcome of success and happiness. Desire to achieve and succeed in life brings an inborn urge of motivation. Human beings ar...

Self-Reliance vs Self-Sufficiency: The Difference Is Crucial to your Happiness

23 Jun 2022 3 minute read 2 comments valo

Pulling through one situation after the other forever is certainly not a happy life. (Photo: Pixabay) Life is not meant to be simply survived In psychology, many terms start with “self”. There is self-esteem, self-confidence, Self-worth, and self-ex...

On happiness

12 Jun 2022 2 minute read 0 comments stephan_m

TL; DR Society offers predefined goals for our lives, which might not make us happy. Happiness can be short-term and long-term. Short-term happiness won’t last long or fulfill us. Long-term happiness is harder to reach but may fulfill us. Consuming...

Do we need idols?

11 Jun 2022 1 minute read 1 comment stephan_m

Did you ever wonder how you can improve your life, your performance, your everything? Isn’t it nice that there’s a self-help guide for everything? Wandering through the bookstores while having a look at the newest books on practical philosophy, I ask...