Scallywag

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

Archive for March, 2013

Do you get blue too?
Feeling blue?

Everybody Has Blue Days Too

March 21st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 2 secs

Do you get blue too?

Ever get that blue feeling come over you for no particular reason at all? People mistake it for depression, but really, it’s quite normal. Read the rest of this entry »

Should grown men fear such a mighty cat?
Should men fear the power of a cat like Scall?

Beware Of The Cat?

March 20th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 4 secs

Should grown men fear such a mighty cat?

Having grown up with a cat on my lap and a dog at the door, I find the presence of pets relaxing. But that’s not necessarily how some others see it. Read the rest of this entry »

You don't have to be a clown to be happy.
Could "trying to be happy" actually be bad for you?

Stop Trying Be Happy

March 19th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 54 secs

You don’t have look like a clown to be happy.

There’s something whacky about trying to be happy. It sows the seed for failure straight up. Read the rest of this entry »

Honestly, what can distance learning really do?
Seriously, what can distance learning do for you?

Does Distance Learning Work?

March 18th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 33 secs

Honestly, what can distance learning really do?

I always had a jaundiced view of distance learning. Like taking music lessons where you received sheet music in the mail and had to sing it back to your instructor over the phone. It wasn’t exactly ideal. But that’s ancient history. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you handle family tensions?
What happens when your family goes crazy?

Family Going Crazy

March 17th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 29 secs

How do you handle family tensions?

What happens when your family goes crazy? I guess most families do have their irrational moments, though they might not care to admit them. Read the rest of this entry »

Eat well, then you can skip the diet.
Diets are a con.

Diet Schmyet! You Are Meant To Eat Well

March 17th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 30 secs

Eat well, then you can skip the diet.

Diets are such utter rubbish, the promoters of them should be made accountable for their failings. Then suddenly, I’m sure, we wouldn’t hear peep about the:

  • Lemonade diet
  • Blood type diet
  • Brat diet
  • Caveman diet
  • Detox diet

and all the other opportunistic attempts to cash in on people’s worries about weight. Read the rest of this entry »

The sire of cavorting dolphins is one of those happy examples that you tend to to keep with you.
How many happy examples do you have to inpsire you?

Happy Examples Worth Keeping

March 16th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 25 secs

The sire of cavorting dolphins is one of those happy examples that you tend to to keep with you.

It’s funny, but a lot of comedians aren’t exactly happy examples. Those that use nasty sarcasm to inject power in their punch line are actually pretty sad examples of the trade. So if we feel it’s worth weighing up the quality of comedy, then there’s a whole lot of other happy aspects to life that deserve thinking mindfully. Read the rest of this entry »

Today’s Pisces love horoscope is bad but that's no reason to jump...
What makes today’s Pisces love horoscope so horrible?

Today’s Pisces Love Horoscope Revealed!

March 14th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 35 secs

Today’s Pisces love horoscope is bad but that’s no reason to jump…

Today’s Pisces Love Horoscope is fish and more fish. Seeing as Jupiter is in the house and waiting for a major encounter with Virgo, expect both to demand a big fish dinner. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you praise well?
What's the worst way to praise?

Praise Where It’s Due And It Usually Is

March 13th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 44 secs

How do you praise well?

Praise has been overdone. These days, people praise anything, right down to failure and resentment. Anything, it seems, gets recognition. So that even the infamous get the badge of celebrity. Read the rest of this entry »

Kids need practical love.
Love is practical too!

People Who Don’t Love Their Kids

March 12th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 27 secs

Kids need practical love.

Talking about love is one thing, but parents not loving their kids? Well, that could be a touchy topic. Read the rest of this entry »