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CHERISH YOUR DOMESTIC STAFF: A VOICE FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

“We will never be truly safe until we pay respect to the millions of expert peacemakers who are already all around us, quietly working to keep people alive.”

They probably get the least paid, yet do the most work, with little or no thanks. And yet, domestic workers — housecleaners, nannies, home attendants, and people who care for family — are some of the most powerful forces for peace in this world.

They have always been the invisible fuel of our economy, doing the work at home that makes it possible for others to go out and do all other work. They keep us healthy and safe. They make countless decisions about how to care for and discipline people — decisions that add up to shape the course of human evolution. If we care about the survival of our species, we would be wise to minimize military and policing budgets, and shower resources on the legions of people who serve, protect, and defend life at home.
 
Domestic workers save lives

Consider that nanny, who feed, wipes, washes, plays with and teach babies and toddlers, freeing their parents up to return to their careers and make more money. Or that caregiver for elders and people with disabilities, who shaves men’s faces, baths grown women, and massages neglected muscles, who infuses their hands with care for people who had no one else to touch them.  How can we possibly measure the worth of all the emotional labor that domestic workers do?

Have you taken a thought about that caregiver? Think about that therapist who visit parents of toddlers with developmental differences, reminding them that they are far more powerful than they realize. Firefighters and surgeons are honored for saving lives; but caregivers are lifesavers too: they keep people connected to their reasons for living, one spoonful, wipe, smile, sigh, and tuck-in at a time.

Indeed, there are few jobs as essential to human survival as caregiving. If they were to withhold their services, they’ll leave the world battling with so much inconveniences. People would die!

The media loves to highlight humanity’s antisocial side: fear and violence, greed and competition. We need more media on the side of the caregivers who are making peace and maximizing human potential every day.

Despite great gains in recent years, many domestic workers are still not making a living wage. They need higher pay and benefits. But they’re not the only ones who reap the rewards of good treatment. Their little children deserves to be cared for by someone who slept in peace last night, someone who eats well, and never has to skimp on groceries to pay the rent. Caregivers should also have vacations to look forward to, and enough energy and stability in their life that they have plenty left over to share with their loved ones too. Our employee’s working conditions and our loved one’s living conditions are one and the same. Their dignity is our dignity.

Investing in their security—and dignity

All domestic workers deserve to thrive — but many of us can’t afford to pay them as generously as we should. And those of us who devote hours to caring for our own family members often find that it causes us to take a financial hit. This is where society needs to come in.

Reallion Multiventures acknowledges the limitless value of our caregivers and we demand that more respect be accorded them. Infact, the Cook, the Cleaner, the Nanny or the Driver deserves a similar honor as does a Medical Doctor.

Who cooks your food? Who cooks mine? Who mops all the floors we walk on? Who scrubs all the toilets we use? Who spoonfeeds our aged mothers and our fathers? Who changes your kids’ diapers? Who changes mine? Who raises your kids to mean it when they say sorry, and who taught me what love is? Who do you depend on to stay alive? Do you ever listen to them? Do you have any idea what they’re capable of, and that they have their own needs too?

Our best defenses against loneliness, hate, and violence are right here in our homes, schools, daycares and nursing facilities. Caregivers and domestic workers serve and protect. They defend and connect. They keep us working. They keep us alive. The survival of human dignity depends on our respecting them, and paying them, as the lifesavers they are.

Culled from Momrising.org
Edited for: Reallion Multiventures

Tony Robbins coaches on tips to building lasting businesses

Robbins is the ultimate life coach and an expert on business leadership. And when he’s not making participants walk on hot coals across the world at his seminars, he’s inspiring some of the biggest names in business.

Long story short – Tony Robbins is a good person to listen to when it comes to creating a successful business. With that in mind, it’s time to pay attention.

Here are Robbins 4 tips for building a business that lasts.

1. Focus on innovation – Innovative businesses meet the needs of their clients in a unique way. In order to be sustainable, you must continually innovate and evolve.

2. Focus on marketing – Good marketing requires that you first understand the true benefits of your product. Next, you must have a clear idea of what your customer’s actually want. With this complimentary knowledge base, you can create powerful marketing that will get your prospects attention.

3. Find your differentiation – Look hard at the market, then alter your offering to satisfy customer needs. By differentiating your offering, your business will stand out.

4. Maintain your drive – You must maintain proper motivation in order to innovate, market you product, and differentiate your offering. Building a business requires commitment, and maintaining your drive is a key component. Show up to the office every day with the same passion and energy you had when you first started.

For those of you who want to take a deeper look into his teachings, Robbins provides a number of intensive business courses such as business masterynew money masters and mastering influence.

But don’t only rely on Robbins, or any other guru’s teachings for that matter. Even with good mentors and teachers, advice will only take you so far. More important, is the implementation of that advice.

For an added dose if inspiration, here’s a quote from Robbins about achieving great rewards in life.

“I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent.”

Now get out there, be bold, and move mountains!

Culled from inc.com

Top Dental Secrets You Must Know

Dentist Cary
Taking care of your teeth is important to your health, and not just your oral health but your overall general health as well. Keep your teeth strong, your smile bright, and stay healthy with these dental care tips!

1) Brush and Floss Twice a Day

While you should brush at least once a day, twice a day is best! The best time to brush is after you eat a meal, and you should also floss at the same time. You need to brush your teeth for at least 2 minutes, making sure to cover all of your teeth.

2) Drink Lots of Water

Water is not only important for your overall health, but it encourages saliva production which is important for healthy teeth. Water is also much healthier and better for your teeth than sugary drinks and sodas. Over time, bacteria on your teeth use sugar to create plaque, which if not dealt with will cause teeth decay!

3) Avoid Sugary Foods

You should not only pay attention to sugar in drinks, but also in the foods you eat. Try to avoid eating a lot of sugary foods and candy. If you do eat a lot of sugar, make sure you brush your teeth well after eating. Sugar greatly increases the amount of plaque on your teeth, and if you have a sweet tooth it’s important to be even more conscious about how well you brush your teeth.

4) Get Regular Calcium and Vitamin D

Calcium is important to having strong teeth and dense bones. You can get a regular source of calcium from dairy products and nuts. To absorb calcium your body needs Vitamin D, so make sure you are going outside and getting a good amount of sunlight every day.

5) See A Dentist Every 6 Months!

Most importantly, make sure you talk to Reallion Multiventures  for your dental health! Dentists can thoroughly clean your teeth, and check for cavities, plaque and any other dental issues that need to be addressed.