Turning the Advantages Service Enterprise Upside Down

A couple of weeks in the past I used to be talking on the Silicon Valley Affiliation of Well being Underwriters Convention the place Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad was additionally current and took questions from the viewers. He had an fascinating response to a query that jogged my memory of an article I had written again in 2009 titled “Xbox – The Way forward for Worker Advantages Buyer Service”. (You’ll be able to see the article right here: https://joemarkland.wordpress.com/2015/05/04/xbox-the-future-of-worker-advantages-buyer-service-reposted-from-2009/ ) He was requested if he supplied any face-to-face service. He responded considerably tongue in cheek by saying that he did so long as they might stroll to the assembly. In fact that obtained a chuckle from the viewers. I don’t bear in mind his subsequent remark phrase for phrase however he adopted that by saying that almost all brokers assume that offering service by way of the telephone and/or internet conferencing doesn’t yield the identical consequence as an onsite go to. He completely disagrees with that premise. He believes that centralized companies utilizing the newest know-how can truly present a greater consequence. To most brokers that is turning the advantages enterprise on its head.

Many advantages brokers dwell by the concept that face-to-face onsite service is the one means to supply high quality service. Definitely that is likely one of the benefits an area dealer has, being native. However occasions change. Net conferencing and even excessive definition net conferencing is now available to even a small enterprise. Shopper conduct has modified too. Some CEO’s and others discover it acceptable to satisfy through the net. Some could even discover the corporate that may do that to be extra ahead considering or technologically superior. Others will see net conferencing as being extra price acutely aware. Millennials don’t have any downside chatting with others by way of the net, sensible cellphone, textual content messaging or chat. It’s turning into extra commonplace.

Onsite service additionally has a capability drawback. Think about I’m a nationwide brokerage agency that has a extremely expert actuary or underwriter on workers. If that actuary had been to drive one hour out to fulfill a consumer, meet for an hour, after which drive again that one assembly would take three hours. Throughout those self same three hours that very same actuary may attend three net conferences. On this instance onsite service is three instances dearer than an internet assembly. Think about if the consumer had been getting billed for that point. In my 2009 article I used promoting voluntary advantages gross sales as one other instance. Insurance coverage shopping for occasions akin to getting married, having a child, shopping for a home, occur each day. It’s merely not potential to be face-to-face for everybody once they have a necessity. Organising an automatic gross sales/service middle can lead to extra gross sales. Liked a cara membuat telur asin

The advantages enterprise is seeing commissions being lower in lots of markets. I’ve a sense this development is much from over. Think about should you needed to construct a enterprise for a future advantages world the place revenues had been decrease otherwise you needed to compete with different brokers on a charge for service foundation. You would want to construct a enterprise that leveraged the newest applied sciences to enhance operational effectivity. It’s possible you’ll need to assist your purchasers leverage know-how so that they too may very well be environment friendly in managing their HR and Advantages lowering handbook service demand. Workers on this new world would have prepared entry to such wanted info through the online and cell. They’d be capable to communicate with a advantages dealer face-to face through cellular or internet. On this new world you’ll be capable to ship state-of-the-art expertise and excessive-high quality providers to extra prospects at a decrease price. If you happen to had been to do that you’ll be constructing a enterprise mannequin like, nicely I suppose, Zenefits.

Whereas onsite conferences might not go away it’s naïve to suppose that one other firm couldn’t ship the same degree of service and recommendation through the net and cellular utilizing know-how. Brokers mounted on outdated beliefs will probably be shocked once they get a BOR the place the opposite dealer has no native illustration. It’s occurring at the moment and can develop into extra frequent sooner or later.

The Creation of an On-website Hashish Consumption Enterprise

In my final publish, I described the totally different legal guidelines and rules that ruled the creation and existence of nascent marijuana companies permitting on-web site consumption in states which have just lately legalized marijuana for leisure use. As talked about earlier than, my purpose is to spotlight the professionals and cons of every state’s regulatory efforts for on-web site consumption companies to be able to present an knowledgeable imaginative and prescient for California residents and policymakers on what types our state’s future marijuana market might take. On this article, I’ll describe the particular forms of companies presently permitting on-website consumption in Colorado and Washington with an emphasis on the authorized processes they went via to achieve approval, and, briefly, introduce how comparable companies may exist inside California’s present regulatory system.

As highlighted in my earlier article, a mix of particular statutory prohibitions on on-web site consumption and inherent difficulties in establishing compliance with clear indoor air acts has largely prevented the creation of companies permitting on-web site marijuana consumption in Washington and Colorado. Along with numerous marijuana-pleasant motels and personal tour providers, Colorado has made probably the most progress alongside this entrance, with bona-fide on-website consumption places in Nederland, Denver and Colorado Springs. Washington presents a couple of related marijuana-pleasant inns, alongside a small however rising variety of personal tour bus providers.

So how precisely have these companies gone about navigating the altering and oftentimes unclear legal guidelines governing these new sorts of marijuana companies?

In Colorado, nearly all of all storefront on-website marijuana consumption companies may aptly be described as personal “marijuana lounges/golf equipment,” the place clients deliver their very own marijuana merchandise to eat socially, however marijuana is just not bought on web site. On this type of on-website consumption companies, the golf equipment cost a small charge or “dues” to develop into a member, which then gives entry to a “non-public” membership space the place hashish will be consumed socially with both the lounge’s or a person’s private smoking/vaporizing units.

The construction of one of these enterprise is vital in two methods. First, by guaranteeing the enterprise complies with authorized necessities classifying it as “a spot of employment that’s not open to the general public and that’s underneath the management of an employer that employs three or fewer workers” underneath part 25-14-205(h) of Colorado’s Clear Indoor Air Act, they fall below an exception to the smoking restrictions. This was the preliminary authorized pathway taken by Membership Ned in Nederland, CO. Membership Ned’s lawyer, Jeff Gard, famous in an article revealed concerning the membership in Boulder, Colorado’s Every day Digital camera that he discovered inspiration for the way Membership Ned might adjust to state and native legal guidelines by modeling its enterprise mannequin off of Veteran of Overseas Wars posts that allowed members to smoke tobacco merchandise inside. This included extra necessities imposed by the native municipal zoning code to qualify as a non-public “membership,” akin to having a sure share of their income come from member dues, a really small variety of workers, and having members deliver their very own hashish merchandise.

An vital motive why Membership Ned payments itself “America’s first authorized hashish membership” is the steps it took holding metropolis, fireplace, and native regulation enforcement officers knowledgeable and within the loop throughout the whole improvement of the enterprise. “We went to the city. We went to the Marshal. We went to Jeff Gard, our legal professional. He talked with the (district lawyer) and we mainly acquired everyone’s approval,” co-proprietor Cheryl Fanelli stated in an interview to 9News Colorado.

Certainly, a part of the Fanelli’s efforts to get Membership Ned accepted by native authorities concerned having Mr. Gard foyer to amend the Clear Indoor Air Act so as to add marijuana to its lined provisions. These amendments had been handed in Senate Invoice thirteen-283 in part thirteen and 14, together with a lot of others associated to the authorized marijuana market. This successfully introduced marijuana lounges like those the Fanelli’s sought to create into compliance with the Clear Indoor Air Act so long as they might correctly qualify for an exception throughout the code.

How a enterprise is structured and operated can be vital for compliance with native zoning ordinances: designing a non-public membership-fashion on-website consumption enterprise that’s exempt from the state’s clear indoor air act is all effectively and good till your municipalities native zoning code doesn’t permit for personal social golf equipment, or requires further indicia of a social membership that your corporation doesn’t possess. As a result of zoning ordinances are vital instruments for municipalities to regulate the character and character of their communities, future on-web site consumption lounges will doubtless should navigate disputes with native metropolis councils and Planning/Code Enforcement boards.

This was the regulatory hurdle skilled by StudioA64 proprietor Okay.C. Stark in Colorado Springs, CO. Mr. Stark, as defined by his legal professional Charles Houghton throughout an preliminary attraction with the Metropolis of Colorado Springs Planning Fee (PDF of Planning Fee Document of Choice), opened StudioA64 as a non-public social membership for having fun with dialogue, artwork courses, and listening to dwell music and comedy whereas promoting non-alcoholic drinks and permitting the on-website consumption of marijuana, with the on-web site consumption of marijuana famous to be “ancillary” to the opposite actions on the membership membership. The Metropolis issued StudioA64 gross sales tax licenses when he opened in February 2013, and left Mr. Stark to his personal gadgets till he was issued a Stop and Desist order from the Code Enforcement division of the Colorado Springs Police Division. The order acknowledged that “a marijuana smoking institution is just not an recognized use throughout the Metropolis of Colorado Springs Zoning Regulation neither is the use acknowledged as a permitted or a conditional use throughout the Zoning District.” Later testimony from the Metropolis clarified their place that they didn’t imagine StudioA64 was throughout the definition of a “social membership” outlined within the “Civic Use Varieties” of the Colorado Springs Metropolis Code Section7.2.302.D.three. As an alternative, metropolis employees outlined the enterprise as a “marijuana-smoking facility” which they argued had not been outlined, permitted or conditionally permitted underneath the Metropolis code or the Downtown Colorado Springs Type-Primarily based Code.

After the Metropolis Planning Fee granted Mr. Stark’s attraction, the Metropolis of Colorado Springs administration exercised its authority by way of its metropolis planning division to enchantment the choice. The Metropolis cited the faulty resolution by the Planning Fee to categorise the enterprise as a “civic use” underneath the zoning code, and, as that they had argued earlier than, insisted it was a “marijuana smoking facility” not outlined, permitted or conditionally permitted beneath the town code. Moreover, they additional clarified that as a result of StudioA64’s main objective (of their view, smoking marijuana) was not “one which might be described as strongly vested with public social significance” reminiscent of different instructional, leisure, cultural, medical, protecting, utility or governmental functions, inside which non-public social golf equipment normally fall. By declaring that town regulates and has established extra requirements for medical marijuana amenities, liquor gross sales, and bars inside the metropolis, town argued that the intent of the zoning code was clear with reference to services that comprise or promote marijuana merchandise, as particular use definitions and requirements had already been promulgated for these kinds of companies.

The Metropolis Council, sitting as a quasi-judicial physique, held the enchantment at an open Metropolis Council assembly on April 22, 2014. (Video of metropolis council assembly). With no residents supporting the enchantment apart from the town legal professional tasked with defending the administration’s place, the Metropolis Council rejected the administration’s enchantment by a vote of 5-three with one abstention, and subsequently directed metropolis employees to draft an modification to the Metropolis Code for requirements and rules for comparable companies of this kind. On the coronary heart of the choice was the town’s settlement with Mr. Stark and Mr. Houghton that StudioA64 was a social membership serving a civic use and function(PDF of Metropolis Council choice), additional proof by Mr. Stark and the lengthy line of supporters for A64 that famous its significance as a middle for political debate, peaceable meeting, and social interplay past merely consuming hashish (video of march to metropolis council assembly and StudioA64 proprietor KC Stark chatting with the Colorado Springs Metropolis Council through the attraction ).

With that Metropolis Council resolution, the panorama for on-website consumption companies in Colorado Springs was solidified, and at present, there exist a number of smoking lounges throughout the metropolis. A number of the lounges, such because the Lazy Lion, now even present hashish and hashish merchandise via difficult membership schemes to members who “redeem” their tracked “donations” to the membership through a degree system, making that lounge as near the envisioned RPOSC enterprise as this writer has but discovered. Whereas this improvement is once more elevating eyebrows amongst Colorado Springs lawmakers and directors, no new progress has been made drafting revised laws to manage and monitor the operation of those new companies.

So what can California be taught from all this? For one, it’s that entrepreneurs search laborious and quick guidelines for his or her companies, however is not going to essentially be stopped by unclear or non-existent guidelines. Whereas

Second, requiring a hashish membership to evolve to laws guiding non-public social golf equipment slightly than permitting them to function extra like cigar or tobacco bars creates synthetic boundaries to income that marijuana lounges are required to observe with the intention to stay in compliance with native anti-smoking ordinances and municipal zoning necessities. If California needs to permit on-web site consumption companies, particularly as a software for a group’s financial redevelopment, coverage makers ought to craft rules particularly for his or her existence, alongside clarifying that exemptions to California’s Clear Indoor Air Act for tobacco associated companies would additionally apply to related companies serving marijuana as nicely. This may allow companies looking for to permit on-web site consumption to function as retail level of sale consumption (RPOSC) places that might promote domestically grown and sourced marijuana, all correctly taxed and controlled by the native municipality.

Policymakers also needs to loosen up present necessities utilized to tobacco bars, hookah bars, and smoke retailers that point out serving meals or drink relegates the “major objective” of smoking-associated enterprise away from “smoking,” which qualifies them for the office exemption the Clear Indoor Air Act (PDF of California Lawyer Basic Opinion). This might enable for the creation of different on-website consumption enterprise varieties that wouldn’t at the moment be exempted from office anti-smoking legal guidelines, like gastro-budpubs pairing explicit hashish strains with connoisseur menu choices in a way much like present alcohol/meals pairings. This could enable larger freedom for entrepreneurs as to what kind their enterprise permitting on-website consumption would take, together with making it simpler for a pure RPOSC enterprise to exist with out the authorized hula-hoops of rationalizing “membership factors” and “donations” to promote a authorized product to consenting adults.

These, amongst different attainable concepts I’ll focus on in my subsequent publish, are good beginning factors for managing and regulating a nascent on-web site consumption business in California. In my subsequent submit, I’ll go into element concerning the particular issues California lawmakers can do to finest put together our state’s regulatory system for on-website and RPOS consumption, together with doubtlessly creating extra enforcement businesses just like the Colorado Division of Income’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, or including further enforcement jurisdiction to the California Division of Alcoholic Beverage Management to watch future RPOSC companies.

Biografi Wayang Semar (Part 1)

Maya is a darkish gentle to delicate something, the existence is non existence. The non existence truly exists. Maya or Ismaya is a darkish mild, or Semar means camouflaged. In Wayang story Semar is the son of Sang Hyang Wisesa, we was blessed with mustika manik astagina which has 5 advantage: By no means really feel hungry, by no means really feel sleepy, by no means fall in love, by no means really feel unhappy, by no means really feel drained, by no means be sick, by no means really feel warmth, by no means really feel chilly. These eight virtues are tied to his hair on his crest. Semar or Ismaya was awarded with numerous title akin to Batara Semar, Batara Ismaya, Batara Iswara, Batara Samara, Sanghyang Jagad Wungku, Sanghyang Jatiwasesa, Sanghyang Suryakanta. He’s ordered to reign realm of Sunyaruri, or empty realm, and he was not allowed to reign the world.

In Sunyaruri realm, Batara Semar was organized marriage with Dewi Sanggani, daughter of Sang Hyang Hening. They’ve 10 youngsters : Batara Wungkuam or Sanghyang Bonkokan, Batara Siwah, Batara Wrahaspati, Batara Yamadipati, Batara Surya, Batara Candra, Batara Kwera, Batara Tamburu, Batara Kamajaya and Dewi Sarmanasiti. His first son, Batara Wungkuam or Sanghyang Bongkokan has a son who’s a midget and has black pores and skin, named as Semarasantha and he’s ordered to go all the way down to the earth and keep in Pujangkara. Semarasanta was obliged to serve Resi Kanumanasa in Saptaarga hermitage.
Semarasanta involves Saptaarga hermitage when he’s chased by 2 tigers, and he run to Saptaarga and is helped by Resi Kanumanasa. The 2 tigers are purified and develop into stunning goddess, named as Dewi Kanestren and Dewi Retnawati grow to be the spouse of Kanumanasa. From that second on, Semarasanta serves Saptaarga and is named Janggan Semarsanta.

Because the guardian, Janggan Semarasanta may be very loyal to his grasp. He all the time suggests to dwell humble, pray, sleep much less and meditate to achieve glory. As there are considerable advises and options from him, solely ascetics or Resi, Priest or Ksatria or knights who’ve spirit, low profile, and good conduct who’re persistent beneath Janggan Semarasanta guard. Janggan Semarasanta is rather like hidden reward. Whoever comply with him, their life will probably be succeed and reside in happiness. In wayang story, there are 7 individuals who’re very persistent below his surveillance, Resi Manumanasa and his 6 descendants, Sakri, Sekutrem, Palarasa, Abiyasa, Pandudewanata and Arjuna.

If he’s offended with gods, he will probably be possesed by his grandfather Batara Semar. Bodily, Semarasanta is an unpleasant human, darkish, however past that he has a god character as Batara Semar or Batara Ismaya.

As Batara Semar will not be allowed to reigned the world realm straight, he used Janggan Semarasanta physique, and finally Semarasanta isn’t used and he is named Semar. As written above, Semar or Ismaya is described as one thing refined or camouflage. Although Semarasanta is the one seen, truly he’s not existent. The one exist is Batara Semar, solely he’s within the physique of a midget, Semarasanta. He’s Samarasanta however no matter he does is just not the deed of Semarasanta. Subsequently Semar is a delicate determine.

Semar is a thriller, the key of The Creator. That secret is hidden from egocentric, grasping and conceited folks and open to affected person, honest and good folks. And people who find themselves blessed with The Secret or Semar will attain happiness and true glory.

As talked about earlier than Batara Semar or Batara Ismaya, who lives in Sunyaruri typically goes right down to the world and grow to be incarnate in Janggan Semarasanta, the guardian of Saptaarga. Batara Ismaya and Janggan Semarasanta unite as Semar, and Semar character is translated as the current of divine in actual world in a camouflaged.

<p>Phisically this character is unpredictable. His face is a person. However his physique may be very curvy, large breasts as feminine. He has white hair and wrinkle in on his face exhibits that he was mature, however his hair is lower like crest identical to a baby. His has smiley lips however his eyes are all the time watery. He wears kawung motive sarong, similar to what servant or guardian wears. However isn&#8217;t he Batara Ismaya or Batara Semar, a god, a son of Sang Hyang Wisesa?

Intimately of his look, Semar is mysterious determine, and image of an ideal life. Semar has the character of a girl, of a person, of kid, mature, happiness expression, sorrow expression in a combination. Semar character perfectness is accomplished with an amulet , Mustika Manik Astagina, given by Sang Hyang Wasesa that’s stored in his crest. The amulet has eight virtues as talked about earlier, to indicate that although he seems like human however he’s extra than simply human. He’s the image of life thriller and likewise the life itself.

Life is a bless from The Creator, The Supreme Life, then Semar is bless from The Supreme Life to the actual life. Character adopted by Semar is an actual description that the character all the time guarding, loving, dwelling life itself, life given byThe Supreme Life. If life is taken care of, maintained and liked then the life will evolve to its climax and unite to The Supply of Life, manunggaling kawula gusti. Within the effort to succeed in manunggaling kawula gusti, Semar turns into essential. As per which means symbolized and contained in Semar character, that solely via Semar, along with Semar and inside Semar, human can develop their life into perfection and unite with their God.

Beside as image of a life course of that may carry again somebody&#8217;s life and unite with The Supply of Life, Semar turns into an indication of God bless. That is symbolized by the whole identify of Semar, Badranaya. Badra means moon or a splendid luck. Naya means clever habits. Semar Badranaya means in a sensible habits, there’s a splendid luck as somebody who’s blessed with a moon (receives a revelation).

In Wayang story which tells about Wahyu, Semar Badranaya was contested by kings as it’s optimistic whoever has Semar Badranaya then revelation will likely be on his facet.

There are two level of views, when knights, kings or monks contested Semar Badranaya to obtain wahyu or revelation. The primary standpoint is that placing Semar Badranaya as bodily imply to achieve a goal. They imagine that bringing Semar, a revelation will comply with them that revelation can be obtained. This viewpoint is adhered by Kurawa group, group who like shortcuts. Their purpose is simply revelation with out doing difficult and onerous circumstances. The second perspective put Semar Badranaya as non secular imply for a course of. The consequence is that they need to first open Semar Badranaya coronary heart to get him in, to remain and being with them that a course of to get revelation id achieved. This view is adhered by the descendant of Saptaarga. From each views there’s a battle in reaching revelation. And this ends with the Saptaarga victory.

Why revelation at all times acquired by Saptaarga? As a result of Saptaarga descendant all the time train knowledge, since Rsi Manumasa to Arjuna. In Saptaarga household, there’s a sturdy and constant heritage custom in life. The custom is about being low profile, useful, not being grasping, meditate, eat much less, sleep much less and the like. As for these traditions, Saptaarga descendants are persistent to be guarded by Semar Badranaya.

The looks of Semar Badranaya in each life delineates the current of The Creator in each day life. And the character of divine seem within the type of revelation, imaginative and prescient. Deservedly, divine grace of imaginative and prescient resides inside. For no matter is hidden within the character of Semar is revelation. Revelation hidden for grasping folks and open to whoever smart individuals equivalent to Saptaarga household.

Biografi Wayang Semar (Part 2)

Bocah Bajang and Semar

Bocah Bajang nggiring angin anawu banyu segara ngon-ingone kebo dhungkul sa sisih sapi gumarang. The textual content describes that Bocah Bajang is little one that may by no means develop larger and older. This lyric is sung in wayang present when Semar current in goro-goro (comedy) scene. This isn’t a coincidence however a inventive expression to convey an necessary which means, by tune of Bocah Bajang and Semar character.


Semar and Dewa Ruci, are image of perfection dwelling in weak and imperfect human. Semar has double personalities. He’s a god, Batara Ismaya who develop into incarnate in a midget particular person, Ki Semarasanta. The wayang or puppet form is made in double character: his head is like male, his breasts are liek feminine and in addition his butt. His hair is as baby&#8217;s however his hair is white. His lips are smiling exhibits happiness however his eyes are at all times moist as he’s unhappy. Due to this fact Semar is taken into account as god and as human concomitantly. He’s a person, a lady, an previous mature particular person, a toddler, a tragic and a cheerful individual. Subsequently this character is names as Semar derives from samar (delicate), unclear.

As a prediction, Semar character in wayang story is the manifestation of human longing of their journey to succeed in into divine God. Due to The Good God is invisible, untouchable, limitless, that it He’s laborious to explain. For the scarcity, weak point, human is inable to explain God. Then rising Semar character, as a non excellent character, as an idea of modesty, self-realization, and private openness for his weak point, scarcity. As with these method may make The Excellent God presents. Different characters to current perfection are Sang Hyang Pada Wenang and Dewa Ruci.

To affirm the current of Semar or Ki Semarasanta, midget with double personalities, track of Bocah Bajang carrying his double character pets. He pet is a silly bull, delineates human weak spot and a cow, Sapi Gumarang which is wise, and has sharp horn delineates human sharpness to divine thriller.

From the outline above, Semar character is expressed in a type of wayang or puppet and bocah bajang character expressed in a track or jineman with similar which means. Each describe that inside human who has weak point and lack and stigma, current The All-Good.

Within the effort to harmonize the character of scarcity, weak spot and stigma and different good nature of human, somebody would want a protracted battle, alongside human life. Simply as Bocah Bajang nggiring angin (herd the wind) and nawu segara (dry the ocean).

Semar, Gareng, Petruk, Bagong

Within the subsequent growth, Semar presents because the guardian of Saptaarga household was not alone. He’s accompanied by his three sons, Gareng, Petruk, Bagong. Semar and his three sons are referred to as as Punakawan. On each story of wayang present there shall be a knight of Saptaarga who’s adopted by Semar, Gareng, Petruk, Bagong. In any story, these 4 characters are having essential position. After receiving numerous suggestion, advises from Sang Begawan, The Ascetic, they go down the mountain to use data they get, and tapa ngrame (serving to with out no strings connected).

<p>The journey of the knight and his 4 guardians (servant) enter a forest. This photos that the knight begins to enter the life that he has by no means recognized earlier than, identified for its darkness, filled with bushes, many wild animals, and evil creatures are on their means, and if they’re careless in a second their life is at risk. However lastly the knight, Semar, Petruk, Gareng, Bagong can attain victory by conquering an enormous and get out of the forest safely.

After the forest there are nonetheless many obstacles. For the service of Semar and his sons, the knight can end these obstacles, and hazard.
Wayang Story in Yogyakarta and Surakarta are recognized for his or her Punakawan characters. Puna means understanding, comprehending issues and in a position to give answer. Kawan or sekawan means 4, or additionally means buddies. They’re Semar, and his sons Gareng, Petruk and Bagong respectively.

The principle name of Punakawan is to accompany and guard and care for knight character to achieve his objective of life. Punakawana and Ksatria have a versatile relationship. Generally they’re like masters and his servants, serve and to be served. Generally they’re like king and his individuals, or gusti and kawula. However typically they’re like associates when speaking, interacting and discussing issues. They asah (sharpening character and thoughts), asih (love) and asuh (caring) to one another.

Knight character success relies upon of Punakawan. If knight is modest and create concord relationship with Punakawan, and open his coronary heart to take heed to characters of punokawan, then he can be succeed. And if the other, failure will come. For the dominance position of punakawan there’s a huge riddle. Who punokawan actually are?

Semar and his sons are essential for the victory of a life. Semar is the manifestation of God in actual life. To emphasise Semar position, then Semar character is accomplished with three different characters, his sons. Punokawan is image of creativity, sense, initiative and work. Semar has outstanding options of the white crest. A white tuft on the pinnacle is a logo of the thoughts, a transparent thought or creativity. Gareng has distinguished characteristic of squint-eyed, typical hand and lame leg. These three defects symbolize a way of bodily incapacity.Squint eyes, is a way of alertness, the hand is a way of thoroughness and limp leg is a way of prudence. Petruk is an emblem of the desire, want, intention described by palms. If he strikes his arms, they are going to make a very good cooperation, as two folks co-op with one another. His one hand is pointing, selecting what he need and his different hand is holding tight no matter he has chosen. Works could be seen from Bagong character and his arms are all have open-broad fingers, means he all the time works laborious. Cipta (Initiative), Rasa (Sense) and Karya (Works) are one unit and can’t be divided, and situated in an space referred to as persona or id of human, symbolized in Ksatria or Knight character. Very best particular person is pictured as an individual who has cipta, rasa , karsa and karya and every has its personal place harmonically, and later transfer collectively for a aim. Subsequently it’s apparent that Ksatria and Punokawan have vital relation. Knight character will achieve his life and attain ideally suited targets based mostly on clear open thoughts (cipta), sincerity (sense) or rasa, want, robust willpower (karsa) and exhausting work (karya).

Ksatria and his 4 servants symbolize as or data sedulur papat lima pancer. Sedulur papat (4 brothers) means punakawan and lima pancer (5, the axis) is the Ksatria, the Knight. Pancer or axis is positioned in the course of two older brothers (kakang mbarep , kakang kawah) and two youthful brothers (adi ari-ari , adi wuragil). The worth of sedulur papat lima pancer was born from an idea of realization of the preliminary how human was created and the final objective of human life or sangkan paraning dumadi. Human was created since earlier than he/she was born. Earlier than child is born (child, on this context means pancer), the primary look is the mom&#8217;s nervousness. This nervousness known as as Kakang mbarep or the primary little one or the primary brother. After child is born, amniotic fluid secreted. This fluid or banyu kawah (crater water) is named as Kakang Kawah (brother crater). After the infant is born then adopted by ari ari or placenta and blood. Ari-ari and blood is Adi wuragil or youngest brother.

Sedulur papat lima pancer philosophy offers sturdy stress that human is just not born alone on this world. There are 4 brothers that accompany them. pancer is the true soul (Suksma) and sedulur papat is the actual physique (Raga) . The union of Suksma and Raga create life.

The relation between pancer and sedulur in life is pictured in a coachman controls a carriage drawn by 4 horses of purple, black, yellow and white. The coachman is the manifestation of freedom to determine to do one thing. The crimson horse symbolizes vitality, spirit. The black horse symbolizes organic want. The yellow horse symbolizes non secular want and the white horse symbolizes purity. As coachman, he ought to management these 4 horses which have totally different characters and desires. If coachman can management and co-op with the horses in steadiness, then carriage will run nicely till the vacation spot, Sangkan paraning Dumadi.

The unhealthy Indian girl – that’s me!

Skinny, that’s what I used to be known as all my life…nicely…really, most of my life. And now – it’s simply the alternative!!! I’m not overweight, however I’m not skinny both. What’s worse, I’m disproportionate! My higher physique is simply too heavy whereas my palms and legs are scrawny. I do know I must train and shed some kilos however simply can not get into the groove.

I’ll quickly be that dreaded age when mid-life disaster can strike at any time. I’ve to get match. I’ve to be wholesome. How do I do that? I do know plenty of you’re precisely in the identical place as me. We need to be skinny once more and extra importantly, we wish to be wholesome once more however are unable to do it due to so many alternative causes. This might be my area to doc my journey in direction of a greater and more healthy me. What number of of you’re with me???? That is my first entry. I’m certain there will probably be many extra. There might be many Ups and Downs in my journey. However I’ll do that. I promise.

The Story…from the start

I used to be born untimely, barely four kilos in weight and nearly a month early within the small city of Ranchi, within the state of Bihar (now Jharkhand) in India. My mom tells me that I reminded her of a rat the primary time she laid eyes on me. As was the norm again within the day, I used to be fed to the hilt, and by the point I used to be one, I used to be wholesome and chubby. I used to be an lively child. All the time leaping and working round. I used to be a climber. My mom tells me horror tales about me climbing over fences and moving into neighbors’ homes. By the point it was time for me to go to Elementary Faculty, I used to be skinny…very skinny. It doesn’t matter what I ate, I might not placed on weight. A few of our not so variety family members even informed my mother and father that I may need some form of deficiency or illness that they need to take me to the physician. In fact, we didn’t go to the physician.

Rising up, I by no means had a weight difficulty. I ate what I needed, after I wished…with out giving a second considered what was going into my physique. I wore no matter was in style. I by no means thought I might “look unhealthy” in something as I used to be skinny. Dance was my ardour. I might learn voraciously and dance passionately. These two issues stored me going by means of faculty and school. Even after the premature demise of my father, which occurred after I was in highschool. Dance, books and some good mates helped me by means of powerful instances. Once more, meals was by no means a problem. I used to be skinny thus I used to be wholesome. I began working as a reporter at a magazine. My job required a whole lot of journey inside the metropolis. I walked – rather a lot, travelled by public transport and customarily was energetic (by default)

Bottomline – I used to be SKINNY for so long as I can keep in mind. However right this moment after I look within the mirror, the particular person staring again at me is large. How did that occur? How did the thin lady turn into this huge?

The Change

The one milestone that modified all of that was marriage and transferring to a brand new nation. Shifting to America out of the blue appeared to decelerate my metabolism. I used to be slowly however steadily gaining weight (with out understanding it). I do know it now after I have a look at the photographs from again then. On the time, I used to be newly married. Making an attempt to impress the husband and throughout with my culinary abilities. I’d be within the kitchen on a regular basis cooking Indian delicacies, that are each excessive in carbs and fats. I ended dancing. I used to be hopping right into a automobile even for groceries. I used to be so intent on being a great spouse and attempting to regulate to my new surroundings that I didn’t notice how unhealthy my way of life had change into. Second milestone – getting pregnant and having a child. Happily, morning illness and nausea plagued me throughout most of my being pregnant. Solely fruits and yogurt didn’t make me sick. This saved me from gaining an entire lot of weight.

However after my son was born issues began altering. To place it in easy phrases – I bought lazy. Sleepless nights and by no means ending child chores simply pushed me in direction of consuming junk. I’d eat no matter I may discover my palms on. My lunch might truly be an enormous bag of potato chips. Pondering again, I do know I made some very dangerous selections, however on the time, I couldn’t care much less. I used to be drained on a regular basis and maintaining a healthy diet or exercising was approach low on my precedence checklist. Getting a hyperactive little one to eat, bathe and sleep took up most of my time. The husband was not round. His job entailed journey so I used to be by myself lots. Getting into the kitchen to cook dinner was a factor of the previous. I solely went to the kitchen to warmth up milk or put together meals for the infant. Even on days that I had the power to exit for a stroll, I couldn’t. Both the newborn was sleeping or the husband needed to do one thing else.

So many people are on this entice of making an attempt to show that we’re good wives and good moms that we overlook about ourselves. That is how we have now been introduced up – to handle our household first after which ourselves…an archetypal angle ingrained in all Indian females – irrespective of how educated we’re or how a lot we earn. However this subject calls for a dialogue of its personal (which I’ll delve into in one other weblog, on one other day).

The tip results of the above was that there was actually zero bodily exercise in my life. No! I don’t blame anybody for it however ME. I may have made a change any time I wished to. I used to be indolent and too caught up with different (supposedly) extra vital issues than caring for my very own self. A few years later, once I have a look at my photos I really feel that there’s something mistaken with the digicam. Many questions come to thoughts equivalent to “Is that my waistline? so giant?” Or – “I don’t have a double chin, do I?” Or – “What’s that bulging out in so unseemly a style? Is that my stomach?” The solutions to all the above questions are the identical YES. That is YOU.

I nonetheless ignored my ever-rising insalubrious way of life and continued chugging together with life. Till, sooner or later I obtained a name from the physician’s workplace and was advised to go on statins to decrease ldl cholesterol. The dosage I obtained prescribed was really larger than what my sixty plus father-in-legislation took for his ldl cholesterol downside. I did attempt to crash weight-reduction plan three years again. My brother in legislation was getting married and I needed to look presentable within the wedding ceremony photos. I did lose about 10 kilos. However I gained the kilos (and extra) proper again in half the period of time that I took to lose them. This was unsustainable.

Realization strikes

My second jolt got here once I met a lady greater than 15 years older than me operating the marathon. She had began working late in life however was fitter, more healthy and happier than I ever was. She was an inspiration. Each time she would put up the variety of miles she ran that day on her Fb web page my coronary heart would sink. I felt ashamed and small. Then, I made a decision to take my well being in my very own fingers. If she will be able to do it, so can I. I’ve to do one thing that I can uphold for the remainder of my energetic life. I can not put every thing that comes my approach in my mouth. I can not eat three helpings of rice simply because I’m craving it. I can’t lounge round in the home and browse a e-book all day simply because I really feel prefer it. Issues have to alter. I’ve to vary. Are you with me on this journey of change?

Song of the Day: Movies in Music (Day Three). “Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone”

Invoice Withers’ Ain’t No Sunshine, from his 1971 album Simply As I Am, to all intents and functions comes throughout as a lovesick paean to a departed lover however the a lot acclaimed track, which received the Grammy Award for Finest R&B Track on the 1972 Grammy Awards, was truly written concerning the movie Days of Wine and Roses (1962), a story of affection amidst alcohol dependancy starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick.

Within the movie, public relations man Joe Clay (performed by Jack Lemmon) meets and falls in love with Kirsten Arnesen (performed by Lee Remick), a secretary.  Kirsten doesn’t drink till Joe introduces her to social ingesting.  Though reluctant, after her first few Brandy Alexanders, she admits that ingesting “made her really feel good”.  Kirsten’s father (performed by Charles Bickford) is doubtful of the connection however the two marry and Kirsten provides beginning to a daughter named Debbie.

Joe goes from the “two Martini lunch” to full blown alcoholism.  His alcoholism impacts his work as he and Kirsten each succumb to the pleasures and ache of dependancy, leading to Joe being demoted due his poor efficiency.  Joe is distributed out of city on enterprise and Kirsten finds that the easiest way to cross the time is to drink, and drink plentifully.  One afternoon, while she is drunk, Kirsten causes a fireplace within the couples’ condominium nearly killing herself and their baby.  Joe, in the meantime, ultimately will get fired from his Public Relations job and goes from job to job over the following a number of years.

At some point, Joe passes a bar and stares at his reflection within the window.  He goes residence and says to his spouse, “I walked by Union Sq. Bar.  I used to be going to go in.  Then I noticed myself, my reflection within the window and I believed, ‘I’m wondering who that bum is’.  After which I noticed it was me.  Now take a look at me.  I’m a bum.  Have a look at me!  Take a look at you.  You’re a bum.  Take a look at you.  And take a look at us.  Take a look at us.  C’mon, take a look at us!  See?  A few bums”.

Because of their realisation that they’ve a consuming drawback, Joe and Kirsten work collectively in Kirsten’s father’s enterprise and handle to stay sober for some time.  Nevertheless, the ability of habit is just too robust and after returning to heavy ingesting, Joe destroys his father-in-regulation’s greenhouse and crops while trying to find a bottle of liquor that he had stashed there.

Joe is dedicated to a sanatorium sporting a straight jacket and with the assistance of Alcoholics Nameless, a devoted sponsor named Jim Hungerford (performed by Jack Klugman) and common AA conferences, Joe lastly turns into sober for some time.  Joe tries to assist Kirsten to beat her dependancy additionally however as a substitute simply finally ends up consuming once more, being so determined for a drink that he breaks right into a liquor retailer and steals a bottle.  This ends in one other journey to the sanatorium, the place he’s stripped down and tied to a therapy desk.

Jim warns Joe that he should stay sober, even when it means staying away from his spouse.  He explains to Joe that alcoholics usually display obsessive behaviour, stating that Kirsten’s earlier love of sweets could have been the primary signal of an addictive character and counsels him that the majority drinkers hate to drink alone within the firm of sober folks.

Joe ultimately turns into sober for near a 12 months in addition to a accountable father to his youngster and manages to carry down a gentle job.  He additionally makes an attempt to make amends together with his father-in-legislation however his Mr Arnesen lashes out at him blaming Joe for not directly getting Kirsten concerned within the alcoholic way of life.  On calming down, Mr Arnesen reveals that Kirsten has been disappearing for lengthy stretches of time and choosing up strangers in bars.

One night time, after Debbie is asleep, Kirsten involves the couples’ condo in an try at reconciliation.  Joe resists the temptation to get again collectively along with his spouse, fearing that if he have been to present in, he may return to ingesting.

Kirsten pleads with Joe to take her again and get their relationship again “the best way it was”.  Joe explains to her, “You bear in mind the way it actually was?  You and me and booze – a threesome.  You and I have been a few drunks on the ocean of booze, and the boat sank.  I obtained maintain of one thing that saved me from going below, and I’m not going to let go of it.  Not for you.  Not for anybody.  If you wish to seize on, seize on.  However there’s simply room for you and me – no threesome”.

Kirsten refuses to confess that she is an alcoholic.  Nonetheless, she does acknowledge that with out alcohol, she “can’t recover from how soiled every part appears to be like”.  “You higher surrender on”, says Kirsten.  Debbie asks Joe, “Daddy, will Mommy ever get nicely?”  Joe replies, “I did, didn’t I?”  Kirsten leaves and Joe fights the urge to observe her.  He appears to be like down the road the place Kirsten is strolling as an indication studying “Bar” displays within the window.

The lyrics of Ain’t No Sunshine mirror Joe’s dilemma; he should both determine to stick with his spouse and danger his alcoholism getting out of hand once more or keep sober and threat dropping her.  Speaking about Ain’t No Sunshine and the inspiration behind the tune in 2009, Invoice Withers defined, in reference to the characters of Joe and Kirsten:  “They had been each alcoholics who had been alternately weak and powerful.  It’s like going again for seconds on rat poison.  Typically you miss issues that weren’t significantly good for you.  It’s simply one thing that crossed my thoughts from watching that film, and possibly one thing else that occurred in my life that I’m not conscious of”.

The well-known and extremely efficient part of the tune through which Withers repeats “I do know” 26 occasions occurred when the songwriter supposed to jot down one other verse for the music however was suggested by different musicians to go away it that approach.

For Ain’t No Sunshine, Withers took the subject material of Days of Wine and Roses and created a tune which has nearly actually turn into extra well-known than the movie on which it was based mostly.  Nevertheless, Ain’t No Sunshine was successful story practically by no means occurred.  The tune was initially tucked away on the B-aspect of Withers’ Harlem single however turned widespread when disc jockeys started to play Ain’t No Sunshine as the only as an alternative.  Ain’t No Sunshine thus grew to become Withers’ first hit and has turn out to be one in every of his signature songs.

Have a look at These Terrific Pointer to Keep Your White Interior decoration Clean From Children!

If you should clean your white couch of dirt or particles, then you will certainly require to prepare an option of warm water and a moisturizing body soap. The leather of the couch ought to then be permitted to dry completely prior to anybody utilizes it once again.

Roughly as soon as a week, you must thoroughly analyze your white leather couch to try to find discolorations, marks, rips, or other kinds of damage to the couch. Apartment interior design ideas Ought to you take place to tear or discover a little rip in your white leather couch, you can use using a patch kit that is created for leather couches to fix the damage. The activity of your children in and around the couch can possibly make the holes larger than exactly what they are presently if these splits are not covered quickly.

The option that is put on the leather of your white couch need to be permitted to sit for roughly 10 minutes prior to you clean it off. Correct upkeep of your white leather couch is simple, and the routine upkeep of the couch will certainly make sure that its life expectancy is extended. Even when kids or children are in the image, it is possible for you to have and keep beautiful white furnishings in your house.
Every other week, you need to nurture and safeguard your white leather couch with a leather conditioner. Either option ought to be used kindly to your white couch in sluggish, purposeful round movements.

The concept of keeping your white interior decoration furnishings safe from the tricks of kids might appear near difficult, however with a couple of appropriate preventative measures, it will certainly be possible to conserve your white furnishings from children in the family. It will certainly be essential for you to talk to your youngsters about exactly what the undesirable and appropriate habits around your white furnishings is, then it will certainly be needed for you to equip yourself with the products you will certainly in need of to keep your furnishings in leading condition.

Roughly as soon as a week, you ought to thoroughly analyze your white leather couch to look for spots, marks, rips, or other types of damage to the couch. Ought to you take place to tear or discover a little rip in your white leather couch, you can utilize the use of a patch kit that is created for leather couches to fix the damage. apartment interior Correct upkeep of your white leather couch is not challenging, and the routine upkeep of the couch will certainly make sure that its life expectancy is extended.

Flaunt Your Type In A Cowgirl Fascinator Hat And Cool

Cowgirl Fascinator Hat And Cool

Impeccable western garb and the appropriate equipment with good trend tips will rework your look to a fashionable cowgirl very quickly! In case you are wondering as to the best way to gown up like a bucolic lass and impress your mates, then fascinator hats is the best decide for you. Whether you wish to attend the first western concert or want to exude your wild facet in a cool get together, the fashion tips on this article will likely be helpful for you. A flawless gown sense with embellished boaters will give you probably the most convincing look. The precise selection of jeans, western vest and glamorous hats will take your type to a new level.

Let’s begin our discussion with cowgirl hats for women. In the beginning is the suitable pick of color and material. Subsequent, be certain that it suits your head, have the right shape and matches with the type of attire you set on. The subsequent aspect to consider is nice fitting light denims with fashionable vests or shirts. And, if it’s chilly on the market, you’ll be able to strive a pale denim jacket to create a country appeal. Do not forget about western belts and handbags to finish your look. And, you should be sporting cool pastoral boots to show your cowgirl style.

If you are actually serious about flaunting your previous west type, it’s essential spend a couple of bucks on gorgeous and high quality fedoras. For a Native American look, why not opt for a straw materials ornamented with detailed hand beading? Specifically woven straw boaters having refined yellow tones of the desert with a band of orangey stones might be an actual show stealer!

In case you are intrigued about impressing onlookers along with your ritzy look, verify your closet to see what clothes and bonnets you might have in stock. You will be a minimum of having a number of pair of jeans, and there’s no have to create a dent in your pockets to look like a carefree, countryside girl. With a pair of outdated, and naturally worn denim in your closet, you’ll only have to invest in an eye catching bonnet with an outdated west impact. As soon as you’re thorough with the underside wear, it is time to consider a bucolic print shirt with colorful buttons. And, in the event you want to flaunt the out of the bed look, you possibly can borrow your boyfriend’s shirt! With snug becoming denims and ladies cowboy hats, any colour shirt, vest or high will spruce up your appearance.

Jaunty and enjoyable loving women who wish to unleash their bold and extrovert attitude can opt for naturally woven leopard design brim and an ostentatious band with a glittering brooch. Alternatively, you are free to sport a boater beautified with modish and traditional black lace. And, with vivid jeans, a black coloured straw chapeau, bended up on the sides with a jeweled star brooch will add to the dazzle

Cowgirl Hat – An Apt Accent for Sensible Daring

Cowgirl Hat

A contemporary woman’s closet with no cowgirl attire is not any closet in any respect! Have you learnt why? That is as a result of these trend accouterments make a woman look beautiful, horny, elegant, and sophisticated. And, if these components are missing in your closet, you’re really lacking something! Wish to be part of fashion exhibits, concerts, costume parties, or competitions? If yes, then research on-line and select a cowgirl hat of your choice. Do not forget that these fascinators add zing to your outfit and persona.

The web being thronged with specialty hat shops having numerous design, color, and supplies, it is pure to get puzzled. All of them look equally enticing with bright shades, dyed blooms, tuft of brilliant plumages, jeweled adornments, and shiny fabric. While making a decide, you must make certain of the look you wish to flaunt. For sporting your countryside and bucolic getup, you need cool blue denims, cowgirl boots, and a straw fedora bedecked with attractive hand beading. The side of these head covers has an intriguing bend to disclose the intricate beadwork beneath. The entrance portion of those trend boaters will steal onlooker’s attention with a large and elaborate hand beading.

A cowgirl hat with audacious and daring design reveal the wild side of women. Nevertheless, there must be some quantity of female appeal in these trendy boaters. Reputed milliner shops have gifted designers to care of the design and magnificence; designers spice up these accessories with sensible colours, silver toned accents, and brightly coloured flowers. It is the brim that ought to make you the showstopper with uniquely cut shapes and patterns. So, you have got an ideal accessory up your closet to rejoice and relish within the exquisiteness of captivating boaters in any costume social gathering, or social jamboree with a method assertion to make you gloat with satisfaction!

Do you like shades of shiny pink and crimson? Pink is the colour of passion and makes you look daring; then, why not sport your untamed aspect with a chapeau having an oversized band embellished with a silver coloured coronary heart-formed accent? To pep up your fedora further, you’ll be able to select from up-to-the-minute trimmings, gleaming satin, ribbons, and colourful bows to make your character standout!

In addition to cowgirl style, there are other varieties in specialty stores akin to wedding hats for women. These varieties are additionally obtainable in a wide range of types, make, and design. You can choose from up to date as well as vintage styles.

Coming back to cowgirl trend, it is essential to choose adornments carefully. These beautifications are in the type of floral embroidery, works of conchos, grandiose feathers, and glittering stones. It’s also possible to opt for custom-made chapeaus to suit your particular person choice and grace. Have a word with the shop employees and they’re going to present you the top and branded fedoras to please your aesthetic senses. And, so far as the choice of colors is anxious, you can also make your decide from daring shades of crimson, peacock blue or magenta, brown, orange, and full of life pink.

To make your looks complete, look out for some fashionable jewellery to enrich your garb and boater.

Decorating The Space Of That Animal Enthusiast

The fact of the issue listed here is that there are not several men and women out there that would opt for anything like this. If you do decide for leadlight windows, don’t forget that you are in reality producing your total home exceptional. Even so, it would make perception that when generating changes that are extreme you call in the assist of an interior decorator or studio. At the conclude of the day you do want your residence to mix in nicely alongside one another.

One of the 1st points that desires to be recognized is that no just one will know that you have a spy digicam in the clock, until you determine to advise them. that is why these clocks are great in any home for safety.

Like buying and selling-in your substantial heels for flip flops, coastal decor will dress your visit for a day of sailing, sea and sun. With a simple shade palette, pale materials and sea shore decorations, coastal decor is incredibly uncomplicated to generate. And affordable too, creating coastal decor an ideal answer for outdated or chaotic rooms. Discover the easy principals guiding the informal magnificence of coastal decor.

Even utilizing the candles for your possess use, this sort of as lights a bathroom when you consider a bathtub is a profit to the temper and soul. It is the relaxing light and the great scents wafting gracefully by the room that relaxes and offers peace of brain.

Shelf models make amazing area dividers, but not all shelf units are great for dividing a room. Cabinets that are too slender and top rated-hefty are unsafe, but individuals with a wide foundation can be used to divide a space in elegant techniques. Make a slim self unit far more secure by including a wider base, or pick a shelf unit with a extensive storage cabinet together the base. Select a 2nd or 3rd large extensive-base piece of home furniture to area together with. They do not have to line up side by facet. Bring the center piece ahead or backward based on the look you want to achieve. Well-decided on pieces will search like a quick wall that will sufficiently divide the place although seeking like a built-in part of the home.

Another issue that is important to know is that there are numerous different clock options this kind of as, white, black or even colors. This way you will be in a position to find a clock that will fit with your house’s decor so the clock doesn’t search out of place.

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