Sunday, January 5, 2014

Gleanings : : Jobless * FOMO * Money-Wasters * Leaving * Habits

Eight Reasons You're Not Getting a Job Offer - {some hard truths here}
'Here are the 8 reasons most commonly given by human resource people for rejecting applicants.   And please note – none of these include your degree, your GPA or your IQ.  By addressing these you can make yourself a top candidate without ...'

Life Dissatisfaction Linked with Fear of Missing Out - {calling all bloggers, Facebookers, Pinteresters, Tweeters, Instagramers}
'Worried that everyone else is doing something cool without you?  You may have FOMO -- Fear of Missing Out.  Even worse, a new study finds, you may be less satisfied with your life than the average person.  People high in FOMO, as the online acronym would have it, feel less competent, less autonomous and less connected with others than people who don't worry about ...'

10 Things Americans Waste Money On - {how many TV channels do we really need anyway}
'We don’t think much about our daily money-wasters . . . but we need to.  There are so many places in our daily routine where money can be wasted without us knowing it.  It’s ridiculous enough to make a list over—so we did ...'

Giving Others the Freedom to Leave - {enough already with the guilt trip}
'She was leaving.  I stood in my kitchen, away from the laughter ringing in the living room, and listened as a woman from our small group explained her decision.  Six months earlier, she and her husband had jumped into our group, eager to connect and serve.  But now they’d decided to ...'

5 Habits to Cultivate This Year - {betcha haven't thought of these}
'Ah, the New Year.  I love the hopefulness of this time, a time to break up with all the stuff you hated about 2013 and dream again for better things in 2014.  Whether you are an optimist or realist, it’s hard to ignore that January is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings.  But instead of setting unrealistic goals for yourself and then losing your dignity in a ...'


  1. What a way to step off into a new year! FOMO - I never heard that term until now. I confess that I sort of have this...
    Glad you stopped by my place today during the Sunday linkup. Best to you always, Linda and I'm looking forward to seeing what God has in store for both of us this year!
    Blessings, dear friend.

    1. I can't help but think that more of us have this whole fear of missing out thing than we'd like to admit ...

      And I am thankful for you, Dina, and the connect we have on the weekends, thanks to Deidra. God bless you and yours as we move into 2014!


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