Tag: Life

Work-life balance policies can lower absence and help to tackle low morale and high degrees of stress that can lead to retention problems as employees’ tire of juggling work and life responsibilities.

Introduction: In a society filled with conflicting responsibilities and commitments, work-life balance has become a predominant issue in the workplace. Three major factors contribute to the interest in, and the importance of, serious consideration of work-life balance: global competition; renewed interest in personal lives/family values; and an aging workforce. Work-life balance (WLB) is an important …

Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology in other to improve the quality of working life to protecting and promoting the safety , health and well being of workers(NIOSH).

INTRODUCTION: OccupationalHealth Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology inother toimprove thequality ofworking life to protecting and promoting thesafety , health and well beingofworkers(NIOSH). Protection and promotion are geared towards interventionsto reducehazards at work and to equip individual workers with knowledge and resources toimprove theirhealth(CDC, 2010). Theterm OHP wasfirst mentionedby FriedrichEngels in1845 and …

Vector-borne bacterial and parasitic diseases have developed or re-developed in a lot of geographical regions inducing economic problems and global health which include livestock, companion animals, wild life and humans.

Introduction Recently, vector-borne bacterial and parasitic diseases have developed or re-developed in a lot of geographical regions inducing economic problems and global health which include livestock, companion animals, wild life and humans. Globally diseases that their transmission occurs via arthropod vectors are the main significance to the health of animals and humans. Furthermore these diseases …

Explore how the human body functions as one unit in harmony in order to maintain life

Introduction The different parts of the human body function as one unit in harmony to maintain life. In this crucial goal, the body’s mechanisms are all functioning toward achieving homeostasis or simply put, balance. Homeostasis can be best defined by explaining its two root words: homeo, which means sameness; and stasis, which means stability (Clark …

What Role do Unconscious Factors Play in the Experience of Organisational Life, and how can Workers’ Appreciation of these Factors Lead to better Outcomes for Users?

1. Introduction The following essay considers the role that unconscious factors play in organisational life, and looks at the extent to which awareness of these factors amongst workers can improve outcomes for users. The idea is considered both in relation to appropriate literature and also in relation to my own experience of a social work …

Scenario Involving A One Sarah, An 86 Year Old Retired Nurse Who Refuses Medical Treatment For A Serious Life-Threatening Medical Condition

Introduction This essay discusses the legal and ethical issues arising from a scenario where Sarah, aged 86 who is a retired nurse has refused to undergo invasive medical treatment for a condition that is likely to lead to death. Having inquired and been informed of what the procedure will entail, she instead requested for only …

Unconscious factors and their understanding by employees

1. Introduction The following essay considers the role that unconscious factors play in organisational life, and looks at the extent to which awareness of these factors amongst workers can improve outcomes for users. The idea is considered both in relation to appropriate literature and also in relation to my own experience of a social work …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Acknowledgments

As always, I am very grateful to al the people who made this book possible: my boys, Gabe, Seth, and Eli; my husband, Pancho; my parents, Stephen and Candy; my very supportive girlfriends Jen H., Jen L., Meghan, Nic, and Shel y; my ninja agent, Jodi Reamer; my “baffy,” Shannon Hale; al my friends and …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 16

“She has surrendered,” the redhead explained. “Surrendered?” Jane snapped. I peeked up to see the dark-cloaks exchanging glances. The redhead had said that he’d never seen anyone surrender before. Maybe the dark-cloaks hadn’t, either. “Carlisle gave her the option,” the redhead said. He seemed to be the spokesperson for the yel ow-eyes, though I thought …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 15

“Come with us. Don’t make one rash move or I will take you down.” I felt angry again as he glared at me, and a smal part of me wanted to snarl and show my teeth, but I had a feeling he was looking for just that kind of excuse. Jasper paused as if he’d …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 14

“I heard someone get hurt – Kristie needs me more than Raoul,” he explained quickly. “Are you… leaving us?” Riley’s face changed. It was like I could see his shifting tactics written on his features. His eyes widened, suddenly anxious. “I’m worried, Bree. I told you that she was going to meet us, to help …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 13

Fred raised an eyebrow and relaxed just slightly. I glanced behind us. What had Riley been looking at? Nothing had changed – just some family pictures of dead people, a smal mirror, and a cuckoo clock. Hmm. Was he checking the time? Maybe our creator had given him a deadline, too. “‘Kay, guys, I’m going …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 12

“Tonight you get a taste of what our world wil be like when our competition is out of the picture. Fol ow me!” Riley bounded away; Raoul and his team were right on his heels. Kristie’s group started shoving and clawing right through the middle of them to get to the front. “Don’t make me …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 11

That didn’t make sense to me. Didn’t the secrecy protect her more than it protected any of us? Riley hurried on before we had too long to examine his statement. “Of course, it doesn’t matter now that they’ve decided to move on Seattle. We wil surprise them on their way in, and we wil annihilate …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 10

Before I could process this, Riley roared out an animalistic shriek of rage. He was staring down at the ashy remains on the floor, his eyes bulging in fury. Everyone stood silent, immobile. We’d al seen Riley lose his temper, but this was something different. Riley spun and raked his fingers through a blaring speaker, …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 9

“Trust me, we know the difficulties better than you. It is remarkable that you’ve managed to keep off the radar, so to speak, for this long. Tel me” – a hint of interest colored the monotone – “how are you doing it?” Our creator hesitated, and then spoke al in a rush. Almost as if …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 8

“I think we should fol ow Riley. Find out what he’s doing.” I stared. “But he’l know we tracked him. He’l catch our scents.” “I know. This is how I figure it. I fol ow his scent. You keep clear by a few hundred yards and fol ow my sound. Then Riley only knows I …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 7

The house was a big, log cabin?Cstyle affair, tucked into a hol ow in the pines with no sign of any neighbors for miles around. Al the windows were black, as if the place were empty, but the whole frame was trembling from the heavy bass in the basement. Diego went in first, and I …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 6

The room was fil ed with a sudden blaze, and I felt the warmth on my leg in the same instant that I realized there wasn’t enough room for me to pin Diego to the wal without some part of myself touching the sunlight. “Bree!” he gasped. I twisted away from him automatical y, rol …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 5

“Everyone knows that old-timey vampires had to stay in coffins during the day,” I went on. “To keep out of the sun. That’s common knowledge, Diego.” “You’re right. Al the stories do say that.” “And what would Riley gain by locking us up in a lightproof basement – one big group coffin – al day, …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 4

He frowned a little. “What’s real y going on. What Riley’s up to. Why he keeps bringing the most random kids to her. Why it doesn’t seem to matter to Riley if it’s someone like you or if it’s someone like that idiot Kevin.” It sounded like he didn’t know Riley any better than I …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 3

I frowned. “How is that a good thing?” “Keeps him alive, doesn’t it? Guess it keeps you alive, too.” I nodded. “Guess so. Did he say anything about anyone else?” I tried to think of anything strange I’d seen or felt, but Fred was one of a kind. The clowns in the al ey tonight …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 2

When the second body was empty, my throat felt better. There was a lot of blood in my system. I probably wouldn’t real y burn for a few days. Diego was stil waiting, whistling quietly through his teeth. When I let the body fal to the ground with a thud, he turned back to me …

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Chapters 1

THE NEWSPAPER HEADLINE GLARED AT ME FROM a little metal vending machine: SEATTLE UNDER SIEGE – DEATH TOLL RISES AGAIN. I hadn’t seen this one yet. Some paperboy must have just restocked the machine. Lucky for him, he was nowhere around now. Great. Riley was going to blow a gasket. I would make sure I …

Lilys life style in the sociiety and roxy eager to help her child

Pudd’nhead Wilson and  The House of Mirth are both tragedies which concentrate on the miseries of women who are the victims of either their own expectations or the society’s expectations of them. In true Twain tradition, Pudd’nhead Wilson deals with the tragedy, thickly laced with his characteristic satire. It is believed that Twain wrote this …

Relations between o. henry’s life and the story “buried treasure”

O. Henry was born in September 11, 1862 as William Sydney Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina. Porter’s father, Argentina Sidney Porter worked as a physician (Read print, 08). Unfortunately, Porter’s mother died when he was aged three and was therefore raised by his grandmother and aunt. Porter was an enthusiastic reader but he discontinued school …

Soundtrack to My Life Essay

This essay is requiring me to have at least 250 words to upload so I’m just going to put a whole bunch of random words until I have 250. All I want to do read an essay so I can get some ideas for my essay. Also did you know gonna is not a real …

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass The literary devices used by Frederick Douglass in his autobiography make the telling more approachable to his audience. Douglass writes from a first person point of view demonstrating his evolution from an uneducated young slave to an articulate orator. He uses pathos, ethos, and logos. As well as …

“Life of Pi” Analysis

Life of Pi: The Importance of Storytelling What is the importance of storytelling? What are stories for? In the novel Life of Pi, Yann Martel considers these questions as he writes about a boy who survived in a lifeboat with a Bengal Tiger. Martel elaborates on the theme of storytelling as a coping mechanism. “That’s …

Effect of Mobile Phones on Life

Little’s Theorem Little’s Theorem (sometimes called Little’s Law) is a statement of what was a “folk theorem” in operations research for many years: N = ? T where N is the random variable for the number of jobs or customers in a system, ? is the arrival rate at which jobs arrive, and T is …