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Pandemic Preschoolers School - Zinny Fcator
Inspiration, Lifestyle

Pandemic Diaries: Can You Delay Your Preschooler’s School Enrollment?

There is one question in the minds of the parents of preschoolers: “Should we send our kids to school?” More aptly: “Should we spend money enrolling them at a school when there is no school to speak of?”

For those who are about to enter preschool or kindergarten this school year, the decision has been particularly tough. Is it okay for our kids to miss school this year? What does it mean for them in the future? Will this decision affect their academic growth?

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Inspiration, Lifestyle

Weather Forecasting: What’s a Bomb Cyclone?

Probably the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of “bomb cyclone” is that it’s something that just came out of a blockbuster movie, but a bomb cyclone has more sinister implications than what most people think.

If you’ve probably heard of it, it’s something that most weather forecasters have been using in different channels. This term has been shrouded in controversy for quite a long time. Since it has a catchy name, several media outlets have sensationalized such as weather phenomenon.

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Amy Cooper Unconscious Biases - Zinny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

Think You Are Unbiased? See What We Think

The Amy Cooper, central park incident involved the Vice President of a financial organization, and the Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter incident, involved Jessica threatening Exeter’s means of livelihood.

In the Amy Cooper case, she was aware of her bias and privilege and used it in the wrong way to make a 911 call.

This got us thinking of people and their unconscious biases especially leaders in organizations or employees who may not be aware of their biases. A number of us aren’t aware of our biases and this is why we need to check for it.

Unconscious bias affects everyone and the question we should ask ourselves every day as individuals who seek continuous growth is whether we realize that we have biases or not.

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The New Normal Work From Home - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Lifestyle

The New Normal: Work From Home

With everything going on in the world today, we’ve had to take a shift and have a new normal: work from home. It’s really encouraging when you have employers that see the value in providing work from home options as a benefit because even though now many of us are forced to work from home to stay safe, it’s not really a new change to some.

This has really helped a couple of people feel more at ease. For workers in companies where having to work from home was never really incorporated into their culture, one can only imagine what these employees are going through and the number of organizational changes that’ll be taking place as we speak.

It’s important for employers to realize that the quality of your work isn’t determined by how often you show up in the office but in your results. Now, more than ever, this whole new experience will certainly prove to many employers that there are advantages to this new normal.

Many companies have no other option but to adopt this approach for their business continuity and it’s only getting even better as most companies now see the benefits.

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Better You This Year - Zinny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

How To Create A Better You This Year

We are now into the new year, and you may have set yourself the task of this year becoming a better version of yourself. We should start by saying, just because you want to create a brand new you, doesn’t mean there was anything wrong with the old one, we all just need to change sometimes.

The truth is, change is great. Change lets us be happy and flourish. Whether it’s changes at work or changes at home, you will find that it will be the very best thing you have ever done. In this post, we are going to suggest a few things that may help you while creating the brand new and better you this year.

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Things to do in Fall - Zinny Factor
Lifestyle

4 Things To Try This Fall

With fall almost upon us, it feels like the right time to make a few changes. A fresh season means a fresh new you, what will you do differently this month? Fall is some people’s favourite for the colours and the change in feel. However, it could feel different and cold especially since we’ve all enjoyed some sun lately. If you are looking for a little inspiration, then here are 4 things to try this fall. 

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How to Grow - Zinny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

7 Simple Ways You Can Grow Today

When it comes to your life, you need to make sure that you’re doing what you can to be happy. To succeed. To feel content. It’s never enough to just settle. It’s easy to think that life is happening to you. But it’s not, it’s happening for you. So, someone famous once said. And because of that, it’s well within your powers for you to do or create something for yourself.

Yet, this is something that you need to actively want and go after. You have to make sure that you know that you want to grow, you let yourself become available for growth, and then you go with it. You need to be extremely present, and to make sure that you’re taking your future into your own hands. Because nobody else cares about it – only you can make stuff happen and realize your dreams and potential.

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Free Your Mind - ZInny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

Free Up Your Mind To Be More Productive

Sometimes you just need to free up your mind, think about nothing, and just relax. But how often do we get to do this, seriously? Our mind is never free, simply because we’re always so busy thinking about the next thing. As soon as we wake up, we’re thinking about the terrible day at work we’re about to have especially if there is a tight deadline for you.

Then we’re thinking about the house that we’re going to have to come home to clean. Then we’re thinking about the prep that we’re going to have to do for the next morning, just so that we’re not rushing around in the morning.

Now, that’s just thinking about what we actually have to do in a day. That does not account for all of the wild thoughts that are running through our minds, every single day. The thoughts of random scenarios, holiday’s, relationship problems. It’s just one constant monologue in our minds, and it seems almost impossible to shut it out. But that’s only because you’re seriously not trying.

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Mental Health Therapist - Zinny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

We Need to Talk More About Mental Health And Finding A Therapist

Mental health discussion has been a huge topic of late including the need to speak with a therapist. It’s real and needs to be discussed because it’s invisible. And just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Do you often go to work and feel a huge burden on your shoulders? Do you feel as though you are mentally incapable of changing your predicament? Or are you dealing with anxiety? These are just a few signs to encourage you to take care of YOU.

Knowing more about your psyche can be a gateway to discovering your strengths and with this knowledge, you can be able to use your emotions to empathize with colleagues or clients. Feeling authentic and open at work has been reported to lead to better performance, employee retention, engagement, and improved wellbeing.

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Telehealth Medicine - Zinny Factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

How Telehealth Can Help With Medical Advice

Something that I tell myself and whoever cares enough to listen is that you can never be doing too much when it comes to taking care of your health – physically and mentally! This is where I love the idea of telehealth or telemedicine.

The first time I got introduced into the world of telehealth was after receiving my benefits information for a new job I had recently started once I was done with my Post-Graduate. As an immigrant, it was new to me. I remember being told that I could download an app and will have access to a number of doctors for listed health issues.

I never really got around to using it as much as I should have, but I was able to use it for prescription deliveries when needed. It was a way to stay on track of my health needs and reading about other benefits fascinated me at the time.

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