The British compensation culture is either a good or a bad thing, but it certainly gives anybody a chance to get compensated for any injuries caused by another party. You could file a personal injury claim for any injuries you suffered because of the carelessness of another party. Any negligence, including the lack of warning signs for obstacles, is a cause to file a claim for injury compensation.
One example of personal injury compensation is when you get in a car accident. The negligent party is the one to compensate you for your injuries, pay for your car’s repairs, pay for the rental of a temporary replacement car and face other litigations your legal representative pushes.
Another is when you get injured at work. Remember that your employer is the person responsible for their employees’ safety at all times inside the workplace. They are liable for any injury that happens to you whether it is your personal fault, other employees’ negligence, malfunctioning equipment or facilities.
Sometimes, even professionals can become negligent with their work. At any time a medical operation gets botched by a medical professional, you could actually file for medical negligence claims. It is important to consider this option to get compensated at the shortest time possible.
If you find it difficult to make your claim, you could always work with claims management companies such as the Personal Injury Claims Company to help you get started with your personal injury claim.
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Stress is a contributor to tiredness, hopelessness and straightforward negativity, but stress is also an opportunity. When you come home from work knowing that you’ll need to beat the deadline set a few hours later and you cannot rest, you dread the stress that comes with it. But in reality, stress can help you by helping you achieve the following.
1. Physical Consistency
Stress can wear you out, but if you’re motivated to fight the urges and stay disciplined, stress can transform your body into an endurance machine. You experience stress when you exercises or do any physical activities in your job. When you know you’re getting stressed but you’re convinced it helps you become a better person, your body converts all those supposedly-negative experiences into positive ones.
2. Mental Consistency
Aside from your physical body, your mind decides when you’re tired and when you’re not. If you channel your energy and tell yourself that by pushing further you could improve yourself, you find passion and your body follows, strengthening your mettle in very stressful and pressuring situations.
Transforming all that negative energy into something positive helps you see the value of stress in life. When you realize that without negativity when you work or when you do your daily routines, the supposed rest days aren’t quite enjoyable especially when you know you spent two days without doing anything. Your creativity can make stress become a necessity to become inspired and make things.
In: Health, Philosophy · Tagged with: career, creativity, health, management, personal, philosophy, stress, work
If you are passionate about your job and you really love what you are doing, sometimes you tend to become a workaholic. While there’s nothing bad about being the employee of the year, it is important to get rest and let your mind have its own “fresh air”. You might be motivated right now, but if you don’t stop, an obstacle could definitely stop you simply because you run out of options.
Patience is a virtue in anything; anybody focusing on a project, such as an art or marketing project that they have wittily designed could face its obstacles and if a project head has “tunnel vision”, they might not find a good solution to their problems. This is why it is important for people to stop when they are still progressing smoothly with ideas flowing into their heads.
The best thing to do with flowing ideas is to list them down and save them for the next day. Keep it out of your mind for a while and focus on something else, such as reading a book. Later, reassess your ideas for the project’s flow and list down your new ideas. You’ll find that you have a better idea than the first one you initially thought of just because you had patience.
Motivation and passion is one thing. However, knowing when to stop and allow yourself to develop more ideas because you know you could do more is another. If you think you could better, stop and reassess your current status and take a break to clear your mind.
In: Philosophy, Self Help · Tagged with: creativity, generating ideas, ideas, motivation, patience, self help, tips
Back in college, I was separated early from my starting block. Being a drifter taking classes without knowing anybody in the lecture wasn’t a problem, but what did become a problem was working with people I didn’t like. Eventually, people who did not know anybody inside the classroom ended up with each other. In the office, this is the same. You will work with people you do not like, but unlike school, where you only drop your grades, you end up having trouble with your bosses and careers. Here are a few things to keep in mind when working with people you don’t like.
1. Find their Worth
As professionals and not college freeloaders, everyone is expected to do their part. Find the worth in your teammates regarding their work ethics and forgive their shortcomings. If one of your officemates is a blabbermouth but can work effectively with everything you can give them, just accept the fact that they are blabbermouths. For every negative characteristic your officemates have, always find their worth and say to yourself the office won’t be interesting if it weren’t for their outrageous characteristics.
Most people in the office are afraid of other teammates because they hate confrontations and arguments. It is always healthy to argue with people, but always argue with a mind and with logic. An argument is called such because it is built up of premises that are true and with proper rebuttal, can be disproved and justified. So, argue with teammates and lay down the facts first before telling them off about their behaviour.
3. Work as a Team
When brainstorming, don’t go ahead of yourself and task yourself what you want to do. Always make yourself available to anything that’s left. Your teammates might do otherwise on you, but always be fair. Allow your team leader or your teammates to get what position they want. If you prove your adaptability, you further increase your capability, which makes them respect you for your quality of skill.
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You develop adaptability when you have experience and you develop skill when you continue to practice the craft you dedicate yourself. However, one day you might find yourself tired of doing something repetitively for the past few months or even years. This may be a direct result of you losing passion for doing something you love.
Philosophers and wise men say that passion is a dangerous drug. It captures and encapsulates a person to do only one thing and have them use up all their resources, including the expense of their own body, just for the fulfilment of this passion. However, they also agree that life is not worth living without passion, without any objective.
Passion is not so dangerous, not unless it evolves into an obsession. If you are passionate about your work, you will do many ways to succeed in the work you are doing and what you are trying to achieve. Having focus and goals helps build your passion. So always take a day to meditate and realize your goals, understand your dreams and ask yourself what is your reason for existence.
Passion and skill always go together. However, working only with skill but not with the heart can only bring mediocre goals. For example, being a musician just to get famous instead of focusing the romantic goal of making music and expressing yourself will give you lemon-grade songs regardless of the best skill you have. If you have the heart to go for the things you really want, skill is irrelevant; you will develop them as you progress deeper into your desires.
In: Philosophy · Tagged with: inspirational, life, life talks, matthew eck, philosophy
There is a saying that by going with the flow, we learn how to traverse the waves. Instead of going against the waves, learning to lean against it and balance ourselves is the key to making progress. In life, the same is true. If we all learn how to traverse the waves and develop skills necessary to wade through it and even eventually control it, we can succeed.
The wave in this saying is referred to as reality. Reality can be absolute, but it is up to you, the person, to wade through the thick and thin with your eyes looking upward and your body adapting to everything it throws at you. Life is a continuous sea of water with eventual storms and rains. Developing skills to survive and outlast these conditions is the only certainty one can get. As for the rest, you’ll need to learn to swim.
Some people tell you that you could only turn off the waterflow through the faucet, but if you cannot repair the faucet, you cannot stop the water. In this analogy, the water is time. Wasted time is very much a big problem. Adapting to the situation by filling buckets or at least putting the water to good use before it runs out is a crucial reminder that life is a series of improvisations, adaptions and skill in thinking properly how to go about the precious resource we call time, and making use of it for the betterment of ourselves and our reality.
In: Philosophy · Tagged with: existence, inspirational, life, life talks, matthew eck, philosophy
Making a no win no fee compensation claim is quite easy if you know the first few steps. Right after your accident, be sure to follow the steps listed in this article. If you need any help, it is important that you consult with a claims expert from a no win no fee claims company for legal support.
1. Report Your Case
In a car accident, it is important that you get a police report filed within 24 hours after your accident. Work accident claims need you to make a report to the establishment authorities. It is also imperative that you get yourself to a medical professional as soon as possible to get checked up, treated and have your case recorded with the hospital.
If you have in-car monitoring, you could use the information stored in the camera to serve as your evidence that your car accident happened. The video would also aid investigation regarding the possibility of your injuries. In a work scenario, surveillance and monitoring cameras may have captured your incident. Work with establishment authorities in having a copy of the video for your claim.
For most no win no fee personal injury cases today, the Ministry of Justice may require you to present two medical certificates and two opinions of medical professionals. If you’re filing for whiplash injuries, a minimum of 10km/h speed is necessary to validate your injuries. You may also need to have a legal representative explain to you the premises of your personal injury claim.
4. Getting Compensation
The Minsitry of Justice has increased the Small Claims Court’s compensation from £2000 to £5000, which means that you might need to file directly to the Small Claims Court instead of your insurance company. Insurance companies can deal with full compensation for severe cases or cases approved by the MOJ’s independent medical board.
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Monel® 400 is a registered trademark of Special Metals Group of companies. It was designed in the early 1900’s by chief metallurgist David H. Browne and was named after company president at the time Ambrose Monell (one “L” was dropped as at that time, names could not be used in trademarks). It was patented in 1906 and designed to have properties of excellent corrosion resistance, strength over a range of temperatures and electrical conductivity. The alloy is a nickel based alloy with a high constituency of copper. Historically, this alloy has been used in many landmark industries. In the 1960’s, it was recognised that the alloy would have applications in the aerospace industry. In particular, it was utilised in making the skins and frames of rocket planes, such as the North American X-15, as the alloy retains strength at high temperatures.
Interestingly, the alloy has been utilised in many musical instruments used by many major historic bands. It is used for valve pistons in some trumpets, tubas and French horns, but also for electric bass strings. Bands such as The Who, Iron Maiden and Sting have played with musical instruments which use Monel 400. The key property of the alloy for this application is electrical conductivity (due to the copper content) and strength.
The alloy also has some aesthetic applications. It was used for a lot of the exposed metal used in the interior of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral, including decorative screens, doorknobs. The roof of Pensylvania station was made from Monel®400 which gave the roof a greenish colour. Dog tags in both world wars were manufactured and stamped from alloy 400. They required a tough material which would not be corroded easily and so alloy 400 was well suited.
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Many people become depressed today because they do not understand the reason they exist. Although love and a sense of belonging is a great factor in the grand scheme of things, finding your own goals and realizing your own dreams is also important. Working for 8 hours on a daily basis without meditating on your goals and objectives can be harmful and a great source of stress, and you won’t like it.
Asking yourself why you exist in the world is a question that has multiple answers and each answer is always correct, but the correctness of your response to such a question requires conviction and validation that you are fulfilling what you answered with your own experiences and realizations. To answer this question, one must meditate.
Set time for yourself in a silent room asking yourself why you exist and what is your goal in life. Why people remain happy is because they understand what they want to do. Whether it would be to just function, do something for the sake of doing it or to have motion for one’s self, or to achieve something for grandeur or the love of a family, parent or significant other, it must be clear to you before you engage in your daily grind.
Repetitive work and tasks on a daily basis can burn you out and have you demotivated, but if you have a strong grasp for what you want to have in your life, such as working so that your family can have the things they need and provide even more, you become a person who sees more than the repetitive work as something necessary, but as a challenge to produce something important with such a difficult task to deal with everyday.
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Religion is a basic need of every human, but not every human wants to have it. It helps you believe that a better tomorrow and a greater authority that is incorruptible is watching over the entire world helping it have the rightful justice and flow that it deserves. Religion is something that I myself don’t actually like. The idea of religion makes one a dependent; a person who is a hollow shell who is filled life by a false idea that they embrace.
Aside from religion, dreams are also something that fills the life of a hollow person. Any person can dream, it is a good motivation. Like religion, it can help bring out the best in that person. However, someone who just dreams and is filled with it in his or her hollow shell is someone who might be motivated by a false dream, which in the end, the dream cannot deliver.
Any person aspiring to be successful in life needs to understand that life is a series of troubles and disappointments. A person who can embrace the facts that lay before him or her can make their dreams come true and be responsible for their actions.
One must not lose touch with reality. If one is getting nearer to a dream, they must always understand that not all dreams are alike, not all ideals can happen in a single moment. Whatever they sow is what they reap, and they must speculate this as such and sometimes, it can be unfair. If one loses touch with reality, a flurry of disappointments can cross their lives until they eventually learn that life is as it is, that life’s positivity depends on their perspective, never the ideals of their dreams or just their religion.