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JR Michael’s Filmmaking Journey Embodies How to Strive for Personal & Professional Excellence

JR Michael's approach to filmmaking and life illustrates that the pursuit of excellence is not limited to a specific field but can be a guiding philosophy for anyone seeking to create a meaningful and impactful life. While many individuals chase success, driven by the pursuit of fame, wealth or recognition, JR has a different perspective. The phrase 'don't work for success, but strive for excellence' is his motto. In a world driven by success and the pursuit of personal gain, JR's approach serves as a powerful reminder. Instead of fixating on success as an end goal, we should strive for excellence in our endeavours. JR embodies this philosophy, inspiring us all to embrace our passions and work towards making a difference in the world. As we draw inspiration from his story, let's remember that excellence is not a destination; it's a way of life that demands our best efforts every day.…

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Life As Creation: The Elements of Sir Daniel Winn’s Cinematic Odyssey Through Artistic Vision

Creation is in our nature. There is profound meaning in our existence suggests Sir Daniel Winn’s remarkable art film Creation. The short film presents the idea that each of us has the capacity to create our own reality while we are alive. Through our thoughts and beliefs, we have the power to shape the world around us. You might be fabricating negative or positive narratives in your consciousness, you are still creating. Many religions and other social systems encourage people to accept that life is already planned out and that one's destiny is beyond one's control. Sir Daniel metaphorically illustrates that through the power of the mind, life is largely of our own making.…

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Vampiric Capitalism: European Vampire Reflects on the Superficiality & Fragility of Modern-Day Living

Idiosyncratic, elusive and cursed, European Vampire explores the night and the characters who populate it with their ruthless social commentary over house music beats. Examining consumption and consumerism, the vampire is deployed as a metaphor for capitalism and modern distress. The allegorical vampire character is the embodiment of the decadence and moral corruption of society. The vampiric characteristics of capitalism drains people with the vanities of life, shallow luxuries, and materialistic cravings, leading them to forsake the true joys of life and sacrifice the essence of living.…

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Spiritual & Mental Health Therapist Alisa Gracheva on Creating a Home Sanctuary for Wellness

The home should be a sanctuary that nurtures the body, mind and soul. Our home is a place of refuge and the foundation of our well-being. The familiarity of home provides a sense of calmness, love, safety and content. When your home is paradise, where else would you rather be? Spiritual & mental health therapist Alisa Gracheva is a true believer that our home is where we are, it’s inside of us. In order to find inner peace and be able to connect within ourselves, it's important to have a safe haven where we can find refuge from the world and where we can gather our thoughts. We can take solace in the quiet of the space, letting our minds find a tranquil place.…

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