Scallywag

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

~ Margaret Walker ~

Archive for September, 2012

What's wrong with saying don't anyway?

Don’t Say Don’t

September 20th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 54 secs

Don’t ask!

Just don’t say, “don’t”, okay? There’s no point. Well, there is, but it doesn’t help. Confused? Let me explain… Read the rest of this entry »

Where are we?

When You’re Neither Here Or There

September 19th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

If we are too busy to be in the moment where exactly are we?

Look around you and you’ll find people neither here or there. Technically, they are somewhere, but it’s not necessarily in any one place. Read the rest of this entry »

There's more to happiness than egging you on.

Happiness And Why It’s Hard To Have

September 18th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

Egging you on to greater happiness.

Today, happiness is treated like a product. “You want happiness? Sure, come right this way and we’ll give you all the happiness you desire. Oh, and let us relieve you of that awfully heavy purse that must be such a burden…” Read the rest of this entry »

Don't women deserve an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities?

Hopes For Single Women Looking Up

September 17th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

It’s still hard, but single women are starting to get better work opportunities.

If you are a single woman looking up to a promising career, the view is improving. Gone are the days, at least in most places, of single women having to rely completely on their husbands or families for financial support. Read the rest of this entry »

"Ah! You're so cool! Now please wedge your head in deeper.

You’re So Cool – Just Beware On The Web

September 16th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

“You’re so cool” and other flattering comments are sometimes just bait.

“You’re so cool. I don’t suppose I’ve read anything like this before. So nice to find somebody with some authentic ideas on this subject. Really thank you for bringing this up.” As a classic bit of fake posting, it strikes at the vanities of bloggers and authors who wish it were true. That’s why you find such comments scattered everywhere across the World Wide Web. Read the rest of this entry »

What makes good thoughts "good"?

Thinking Blinkers

September 15th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

How much does our thinking approach matter?

Most of the interpersonal problems limiting our happiness come from thinking blinkers. What are thinking blinkers? They’re the self-limiting thought processes people use to make sense of what’s happening. Read the rest of this entry »

How much happiness do you get from friendship?

Which Friendships Bring the Most Happiness?

September 14th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

Which friendships bring the most happiness?

I’ve got a theory about happiness and how it influences friendship. The longer your friendship the greater the potential there is for lasting happiness. Read the rest of this entry »

What leads married women to the point of sheer boredom?

Totally Bored Married Women In Need of Relief

September 13th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 5 secs

Just how bored and desperate can married women be?

How many bored married women in a rut do you know? One or two? A few? Or none? If you know someone who feels like that, you’ll know there is a range of reasons for their feelings. But whether a dull husband, endless work routines, or their own lack of education traps them, they need encouragement and the support of a friend who can help them work their way out. Read the rest of this entry »

What does breaking up mean to you?

The Big Break Up

September 12th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 33 secs

Break up: how bad is it?

Singer songwriter, Neil Sedaka, sang, “Breaking up is hard to do” like it was some whimsical disappointment. Reality, however, is more cuttingly sharp. Whether in a long-term relationship or a brief but passionate romance, break ups are terrible. Read the rest of this entry »

Have you ever felt lost?

Lost And Found

September 11th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 51 secs

Ever feel that lost feeling?

Today, many people are lost because they don’t belong. I’m not talking spiritually but contextually. It’s common for people to have all the benefits of modern life, yet have no idea who their great grandparents were.  In fact, I’d be surprised if most people know their grandmother’s maiden name. Read the rest of this entry »