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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by Disputaciones on Today at 03:52:28 PM »
My advice having observed the young adults around me and 30 years since is to start getting a plan together now.

OCD has advantages in certain jobs such as data analyst, data science, risk manager, data audit and data curator and handling and manipulating data (loosely called Big Data).  This is where the largest growth in well paid white collar jobs will be over the next few years.  I jumped to this sector 11 years ago because I was listening for the early signals of where the next gold rush was coming from.  Prior to that I sold trading/risk systems to banks and hedge funds, but the 2008 crash put the dampers on that market.  There's still money to be made, but only 50-60% of the gold rush days of the 90s and 00s

I only have 1 real skill in life and that is being an efficient leech and bandwagon rider.  I get in on trends early, build up a network of contacts and milk it for all it is worth.  I have a nose for what the next big thing is and can smell the money rushing in from investment funds and private equity.  Booming industries have HUGE amounts of money sloshing around in them and everything, wages, conference prices, contractor rates all boom as a result.   It's difficult to avoid some of that money sticking to you.

Ride a 20 year wave and you can own a $1m house by 40 years old outright just by being an employee.  Then with no mortgage and two paid for cars in the drive, you can downsize/backpedal.

Data is the new oil and millions and millions of new jobs will be created in almost every company in the world.  Other jobs are going to disappear or reduce to 10% of what they were as robots take over those roles (call centre operator, bookkeeper, financial trader/broker, clerks, low-level accounts).  But data jobs are going to boom over the next 20 years.  These jobs require a VERY in-depth interest in some pretty esoteric data sets (and if your social skills are lacking that is no disadvantage).  Once you deeply understand the data set and understand data quality and completeness you are extremely difficult to replace and therefore your salary tends to outpace wage inflation as firms compete for staff.

Ask the adults around you who know you and those whom you trust to suggest what they think your aptitudes and skills might be.  The write to independent professionals and in a humble and polite way ask them for their experience of the career and to tell you the ups and downs.  You might be surprised how many people are happy to help if you ask in the right way.  Ask strangers not friends as they are more likely to tell you the unvarnished truth about the pros and cons of the sector.  Matthew for example could tell you about the realities of being a developer and working from home, the taxes, the problems of working on your own, etc.

Nowadays, it is more important that ever to pick a career path and stick to it.  If you decide to become a computer programmer at 40 or change from computer programming to sales and marketing or sales and marketing to running a logistics company then be prepared to take a big cut in salary and climb the greasy pole again.  In your 20s you have a lot of ambition and energy but few unique skills and little to contribute.  By your 40s you need to have those skills established (by reputation as much as reality) so you can back pedal in your late 40s and 50s when you are lacking in energy.  Moreover by your 40s and 50s you are in the middle of raising a large Catholic family (unavoidable if your wife isn't contracepting) so you need to be able to back-pedal a bit to spend the time with your half-dozen to one-dozen children to make sure they get the skills in life to not be dropouts and basement dwellers.

Pick once, pick wisely and throw yourself at it five or six days per week.  If you are really busy with work and learning useful commercial skills you should find that the other problems handle themselves.  Women will find you if they know you are earning more than the other young men on their radar.  If at 26 you decide to try a vocation, then you can afford to take a couple of years out, fund yourself and come back to your career at 28.

If university is free in Denmark and you are smart enough, then go and do something sensible like a STEM subject.  Otherwise get into the world of work.  In truth for most jobs, most employers don't care much about university degrees.  They want reliable employees who turn up and get the job done.  I am regularly in Copenhagen, Arhus and Esbjerg so I know what the local jobs scene is like for the banking, insurance and telco (mobile) sectors.

You also have to think of a job that 1 billion Indians and 1.3 billion Chinese cannot easily do in the next 20 years.  Because the internet makes them cheaper to employ and companies are always going to watch their bottom line.  No Ching-Chong is going to be able to sell a large AI system to a bank, because those are sold in English and will continue to be.  An Indian might be able to sell a system, but generally speaking the smaller vendors who sell cutting edge technology are not based out of India and frankly the number of Indians who are westernised enough to do business with western run companies are fairly few and they are usually working for those companies and selling THEIR stuff to India.  The vast majority of Indians are peasants.  Some of them well educated, but with a peasant mindset.
What about being a YouTube celery or starting a blog, you can make hundreds of thousands, even millions, from home and never having a boss.

On a more serious note, I hear digital marketing is also another area where there’s a lot of demand and people get paid well.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by Quid Retribuam Domino on Today at 03:49:17 PM »
I never even used the word "fat" in that paragraph, nice try though buddy. Here's what I said:
Moving the goal post again. Anyone with inference reasoning can see you implied that fat is needed to be consumed, just like water, since my premise (which I've backed with many scientific studies) is a high carb/sugar and low FAT/oils/animal protein diet is the most healthy.

 
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it's clear my point is that the release of energy is not the only thing your body needs, in fact I explicitly stated that. 
I never stated it was ... Another strawman by you, and an irrelevant point to boot.

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like the idiotic liar you are.
Another effeminate outburst and projecting your own guilt of lying - all wrapped up into one.

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And it still astounds me how you're such a cynical liar that you can't even cntrl + f your own studies and admit none of them are about calories at all.
Learn to read
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Friday or not, whats your dinner?
« Last post by ggreg on Today at 03:49:05 PM »
2lb of snow crab.

Tasty.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by Ladislaus on Today at 03:48:42 PM »
Were Trads as obsessed with diet and body weight back in the 1980s and 1990s?

I don't remember ever hearing a discussion about diet in the SSPX tea room.

I was super fit in those days and running 31 mins for 10,000 and sub 2.30 marathons.

Well, I didn't think much about it until I hit 40 and felt that my energy levels were dropping, interfering with my ability to keep up with my duties of state.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by ggreg on Today at 03:46:59 PM »
Were Trads as obsessed with diet and body weight back in the 1980s and 1990s?

I don't remember ever hearing a discussion about diet in the SSPX tea room.

I was super fit in those days and running 31 mins for 10,000 and sub 2.30 marathons.

Frankly, given the state of the world, I am more than a little surprised at how many of you want to prolong your stay in it.

I would be happy to pop my clogs at 70 and leave the faggots and fools to their fates.  Especially if I get the luxury and convenience of eating tasty food between now and the day I die.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by Ladislaus on Today at 03:46:31 PM »
Gaining weight has nothing to do with fat.  It's about calories.  You have to eat less fat by weight since fat is more calorie-dense than carbs or proteins, having 9 calories per gram, whereas carbs and protein both have 4.

If you do not have a calorie surplus, you will no gain weight ... regardless of the macro-nutrient breakdown.  This has been repeatedly proven scientifically.

And, no, you won't gain weight if all you eat is sugar.  But eating nothing but sugar wreak havoc on the insulin system ... unless you were to REALLY spread it out, say eating one teaspoon of sugar every 15 minutes throughout the day.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by forlorn on Today at 03:36:57 PM »
Nope. Admit it. You illogically compared water to fat. Water doesn't cause fat deposits in the body and morbid diseases (barring legionaire's disease, hepatitis, etc), but fat does, indeed, cause it. Fat consumption causes fatty deposits in cells. Water simply rehydrates the body. A person can drink 100 gallons of water and not gain a nano shred of fat, but he can eat one bite of a taco with meat and cheese oily sauces, and fat will deposit in his body. Water is necessary for survival, and frequent consumption of water is necessary for normal human physiology. A person can abstain from fat and still live, because fat synthesis still occurs and even fruits and veggies can have enough of it to suffice for the body.
I never even used the word "fat" in that paragraph, nice try though buddy. Here's what I said:

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"The release of energy is not the only thing your body needs food for, dingus. Carbs are also better at providing energy than water, do you stop drinking water too?"
To anyone who's even mildly literate, it's clear my point is that the release of energy is not the only thing your body needs, in fact I explicitly stated that. And I never even mentioned the word fat. Yet you conjure up this mystical comparison to fat in your head to make yet another useless strawman argument, like the idiotic liar you are.

And it still astounds me how you're such a cynical liar that you can't even cntrl + f your own studies and admit none of them are about calories at all.
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by Quid Retribuam Domino on Today at 03:30:20 PM »
Not a fallacy moron, my point was that your body need things other than energy
Nope. Admit it. You illogically compared water to fat. Water doesn't cause fat deposits in the body and morbid diseases (barring legionaire's disease, hepatitis, etc), but fat does, indeed, cause it. Fat consumption causes fatty deposits in cells. Water simply rehydrates the body. A person can drink 100 gallons of water and not gain a nano shred of fat, but he can eat one bite of a taco with meat and cheese oily sauces, and fat will deposit in his body. Water is necessary for survival, and frequent consumption of water is necessary for normal human physiology. A person can abstain from fat and still live, because fat synthesis still occurs and even fruits and veggies can have enough of it to suffice for the body.

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so your assertion that you only needed carbs since carbs are the best at providing energy is wrong.
Another strawman. An 80% to 90% carb/sugar diet isn't an "only carb" diet.

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Your reading comprehension really is non-existent.
The Accuser projecting his own faults. What a shame.
 
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Now to quickly remind everyone, here's the list of studies he linked earlier: https://www.cathinfo.com/health-and-nutrition/rice-fruit-diet-reverses-ecg-changes-in-hypertension-an-archaeologic-dig/
Just so you can see for yourselves that the word calorie isn't even mentioned once, as he's blatantly lied about multiple times now.
Yes, I invite everyone to read those splendid scientific studies. I have more, too.
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For lunch, today, I had a bowl of hearty tomato soup, kale and a whole 12 oz bag of sugar jelly chews. 

#Sugar4TheWin

#SingleDigitBodyFat

#Musculature
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Health and Nutrition / Re: Struggle with stress and OCD
« Last post by forlorn on Today at 03:12:50 PM »
I want to point out ANOTHER logical fallacy here. Water doesn't cause a person to get fat. People can drink as much water with electrolytes as they want, and they won't gain a nano particle of fat on them. Fat causes fat. Water simply hydrates.

NNNNNNNNNNNEXT !!
Not a fallacy moron, my point was that your body need things other than energy, so your assertion that you only needed carbs since carbs are the best at providing energy is wrong. Your reading comprehension really is non-existent.
Now to quickly remind everyone, here's the list of studies he linked earlier: https://www.cathinfo.com/health-and-nutrition/rice-fruit-diet-reverses-ecg-changes-in-hypertension-an-archaeologic-dig/
Just so you can see for yourselves that the word calorie isn't even mentioned once, as he's blatantly lied about multiple times now.
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