A Rado Man’s Guide to Timekeeping 43

4 Unusual Ways to Manage Time Better and Get Results Faster

The following article is a guest post.

If you ask me, the best way to separate the men from the boys is to keep an eye out for his wristwatch.

An exquisite timepiece is not just an insight into a man’s personal sense of style; it is a true reflection of his personality. The choice of watch he prefers to adorn – be it modern, sporty, vintage or classic – makes a strong statement about his values and priorities.

A luxurious watch does for a man what the most elegant, precious jewellery does for a woman. And when it comes to luxury, the buck stops at Rado.

Breath-taking design and unbeatable performance beautifully packaged in a piece of timeless luxury, Rado watches make for a must-have accessory in every man’s wardrobe. Each piece from the Rado watches collection boasts of cutting edge design and technology – a style statement in itself.

Here’s a list of 7 awe-inspiring Rado timepieces that I can’t get enough of:

1. Rado True

(Model No: R27056722)

watch rado true

Class meets sport with Rado True. Shiny black ceramic design makes for a simple, sleek yet classy timepiece, made to look great on any wrist. Empowered with up to 80 hours of standby power and four diamond indexes, this timepiece is an embodiment of impeccable design and functionality.

2. Rado Coupole Classic

(Model No: R22860022)

watch rado coupole

The perfect pick for a modern man with a vintage heart. This classic timepiece from the Coupole collection features a steel and ceramic strap in the never-failing color combination of silver and rose gold.

This is the kind of throwback every man (and woman) is game for.

3. Rado Centrix

(Model No: R30178152)

watch rado centrix

The Rado Centrix brags of a transparent, sapphire crystal case, ideal for a man who doesn’t fear being true to himself. The High-tech ceramic bracelet is flexible, lightweight and so comfortable that it’ll feel like second skin in no time.

No compromise on ease and style with this one!

4. Rado Diamaster

(Model No: R14127152)

watch rado diamaster

If it’s classy, it’s black. The unconventional, daring dual-dial boasts of a date-keeper and sapphire crystal case with anti-reflective coating. A bold, adventurous timepiece that will speak volumes about the man who adorns it.

This watch is the perfect compliment for someone who effortlessly stands out in a crowd. Different now, different forever!

5. Rado Centrix

(Model No: R30156103)

watch rado centrix model

If you love understated beauty as much as I do, this one has got to be a definite heartthrob. With up to 80 hours of power reserve, the Rado Centrix is an ideal amalgamation of sophistication, precision and impeccable performance. Fitting for a diligent, committed man who makes all the hard work in the world look effortless.

6. Rado Hyperchrome

(Model No: R32276102)

watch rado hyperchrome

A celebrated model from the Hyperchrome Collection, the timepiece will do more than just tell you the time. It keeps track of date, small seconds and also features a chronograph. Containing 37 jewels, this piece brings to the table an undeniable oomph factor, highlighted further with its platinum colored bracelet and scratch resistant sapphire crystal case.

There’s also a cherry on the cake – the watch comes with a water resistance rating of 10 bar/ 100 meter.

7. Rado Integral

(Model No: R20963152)

watch rado integral

I always enjoy learning a little backstory about the product I’m drawn to. It adds an emotional connection even before I’ve got my hands on it. The Rado Integral – first produced in series in 1986 – was the 1st Rado watch to make use of high-tech ceramic in its design. A classic that has successfully stood the test of time, this model is made extra-special with 8 carefully selected diamonds and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal case. The timepiece is a truly timeless one, a collector’s choice if you ask me.

Every Rado Watch is brought to life with immaculate craftsmanship, functional design and advanced technology. That’s 7 + 1 legit reasons to indulge in a Rado.

Make your way to a trusted retailer such as Ethos Watch Boutiques to choose from a wide range of trendy options.

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Mental Health 19

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Mental Health

While most people pay the most attention to their physical health and work hard to achieve a healthy body, they often overlook the potential mental health issues that may have been well tucked away.

Understanding and paying sufficient attention to your mental health issues is an action that should be prioritized in every situation. What could seem like the simplest mental health problem to you might actually be affecting your life in more ways that you can imagine.

Here are just a few reasons why you shouldn’t ignore the signs.

1. It Is Way More Common Than You Believe.

You might think that mental illness is not present in many situations but the truth is that almost everyone has or is facing such an issue.

In fact, one in five Americans suffers from some type of mental illness. The saddest part about this though, is that very few of them seek treatment.

The person affected by the illness can even be one of your family members. Sadly, symptoms are easy to hide and even people who are severely depressed can mask their health issues from their families and avoid getting help.

2. It Can Also Affect Your Physical Health.

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It is known from a long time ago that the connection between the mind and the body is strong. Any sort of physical distress can have a huge effect on your capability to work or focus on things around you. Following this same rule, any sort of mental problem can easily affect your physical health too.

The first few things that a mental illness will affect are your mood, energy levels, sleep cycles, appetite and quite possibly your sex drive. Along with these problems and as a result of them, your immune system can also be affected and that can lead to more often colds and an overall impairment of your physical health.

People who face mental illnesses are often left unmotivated and drained of energy.

The illness blurs your mind so much that you have no energy left to function properly in your everyday life. Ask any person that has faced a major depression and they will tell you just how much they let themselves go and how they stopped caring about simple everyday things, such as brushing their teeth or taking a shower.

Physical symptoms won’t take long to appear and you will simply keep increasing your risk factor of a number of health problems such as heart disease or heart palpitations, insomnia and fatigue. It is very important that you ask for help if you feel such symptoms arising. Make sure that you consult a board-certified practitioner to be certain that a mental problem is not the cause of them.   

3. It Plays an Important Role in Your Success.

One of the most frequent symptoms of a mental illness is the lack of motivation. You just feel so tired of everything, you find that you are not interested in what others are doing and you just end up losing interest in things you used to love.

The lack of mental health can, therefore, play a huge role in your success. No matter if you are a college student, an employee or a working parent, you can easily lose sense of what’s important to you and hinder your success in whatever role you might have.

In whichever situation you might be, you will definitely need to be able to be creative and productive. Your success in your studies or your workplace might be your only source of stability and income.

An untreated mental illness can be the reason behind your reduced productivity, your lack of creativity and your overall negative attitude towards your work.

Keep in mind that a large number of homeless people are those who are suffering from a mental illness but sadly left it untreated.

Looking for help and letting the mental health professionals guide you can take a lot of weight off your shoulders. It can help you see things from a different perspective and give you the courage and motivation you need to get back on track and find yourself again.

4. It Can Affect Your Relationship with Your Peers.

Most people who face a mental illness find themselves intimidated by social situations. Even spending time with friends or family can seem like a very tiring or pointless task and they will often opt out of it. It is important to remember that this does not apply only to depressed people, as many might think, but to a large area of mental issues.

Anxiety disorders can alienate a person from their circle because of the constant fear of something going wrong, of someone not liking them or of an overall new situation. It is very common for the solution to your mental health issue to be holding the key to you getting back your behavioral health.

Mental illness can also affect your relationship with your family.

Apart from losing contact with people you probably care about, you might even end up harming them more than you think. It is not rare to see a person struggle both financially but also emotionally when it comes to helping family members that are battling mental illness.

Another very important reason to not take your mental health lightly is for the sake of your children. It is very often reported that children of people who struggle with a mental illness are abused or neglected. That can play a huge role in their lives and affect their entire lives, from childhood to adulthood.

Make Your Mental Health an Everyday Goal!

There are many places to turn to for help. The National Alliance on Mental Illness, otherwise known as NAMI, can be a great place to start. Through it, you can find a suitable medical center that will provide you with the suitable health services to help you regain your mental health.

It is important that you are not ashamed of your personal struggles or mental issues. Everything is part of the human nature and the fact that there are so many people available to help comes to show just how human this situation is and how much attention we, as a society, should be paying to this important issue.

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Leona Henryson is a professional writer and passionate blogger. Her goal is to help people achieve their personal self-development and mental wellness.