Hello everyone I am a new poster here, I have been checking AoM religiously for a while now, and this seems to be the place where I can get help with my current situation.I am 27 years old, I studied…Continue
"Hey there man, thanks for your advice, I will make sure to keeo you all updated, specially as courses start next week, I´m excited!
So, about the career advice, I will tell you how things went for me, take in account that I am in Mexico, the…"
"Since your family is pitching in and all your priorities are covered, I'd say go for it. Major life decisions don't always come easy, but you should follow your passions.
On a different note, I'll be off to college soon, and I'm…"
"Well, thank you all for your comments. It´s been great to go through em and get myself focusing back on the situation, I am going to do something I always wanted with the full support of my family.
It is going to be hard work but I…"
I firmly believe that doing something that doesn't scare you isn't worth doing. I mean, if you are not pushing yourself, testing your limits, then you're just sitting still, right? Embrace the fear and go for it.
"the thing is that here in Mexico there no contemporary norm, people are pretty much institutionalized. Most of them work for the same 1 or 2 companies for the rest of their lives and that´s it. And especially when it´s a family business,…"
"If your family is supporting you and you're still able to pull your share of weight in the business, taking care of your family's food, shelter and other needs and you're still finding the time to pursue your passion, then…"
"I don't know how things are working in contemporary urban Mexico, but here in the US, what you're doing is fairly typical.
The present conventional wisdom is you'll have 7 careers in your life. Also, the career you end in may not…"
Hello everyone I am a new poster here, I have been checking AoM religiously for a while now, and this seems to be the place where I can get help with my current situation.I am 27 years old, I studied business administration and a couple of finance post grad courses, worked in different industries for a while and then setup my family business, medical related, which is doing OK, we’ve been on this ship for a year and a half.Our business is not something I’m passionate about, and for the last…See More
"I remember when I started to get chest hair when I was around sixteen. My mother spotted it and said I was fast becoming a man. My dad was hairy all over, as was his father. I was proud as a peacock when my mother said…"
"Funny, the gay guy I know who was so not the stereotype gave me the impression he was gay just so he could piss people off by calling them homophobes, especially his father who he said he hated.
Like you, I avoided him because it was unpleasant to…"
"I know I already said Don Vito, another one would be The Creature from Mary Shelley Modern Prometheous (Frankenstein).
Very compassionate, Vulnerable, Highly intelligent, and Justice seeking.
Excellent book worth hours of study and conversation."
I'm considering getting a punching bag for Christmas. I don't know why, just seems like something is enjoy. Come home after a long day at work, ease some frustration, get a work out in maybe?It's just that I really have no idea what I'm doing, I feel like its ignorant to think all it is going to take is knowing how to hurl a fist at an inanimate object. Is it all that much of a workout (among other things.) It should also be noted that I'm quite the novice when it comes to fitness. Is it worth…See More
"I agree, Ken. The stigmatization of body hair is a trend that tries to downgrade masculinity. Body hair is uniquely masculine and feminists despise anything that sepeates us from women. I shaved my chest one time in college and I hated it."