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Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness.

~ Blaise Pascal ~

Archive for May, 2013

A glad quote can uplift you.
Can the power of a glad quote come to life when we read it?

A Glad Quote When You Need One

May 21st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 4 secs

A glad quote can uplift you.

A glad quote can uplift you.

What makes a glad quote so uplifting? Perhaps it’s their light-hearted treatment of life that puts a smile to our face. Or, maybe, it’s that kernel of truth they possess that connects with own understandings. Read the rest of this entry »

Cats know more that most people think.
What is it about cats?

Yes Cats Know

May 20th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 13 secs

Cats know more that most people think.

Cats know more that most people think.

Cats are clever. Not in the psychological test kind of way, I’ll grant. But they do know stuff.

Like when you are walking ever so slightly toward the direction of the fridge. A mere inch or two vaguely kitchenward tells cats that you’re trying make a break for it. Sensing opportunity knocking, they are only too ready to come with you. Read the rest of this entry »

What is happiness?
Can you say what happiness means?

Define Happiness

May 19th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 23 secs

What is happiness?

What is happiness?

I talked to a lady called CJ today from Tennessee who asked me to define happiness. It was a Twitter conversation so comments had to fit in 140 character bites. Yet the way she enquired surprised me. Read the rest of this entry »

Being real and reflecting qualities is definitely attractive.
There's something in being real that's attractive.

Real Men Love Real Women

May 18th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 6 secs

Being real and reflecting qualities is definitely attractive.

Being real and reflecting qualities is definitely attractive.

What people believe and what is real can be two very different things. When it comes to attraction, both men and women have some strong ideas about what appeals to each gender. Yet, as you know, ideas can be misleading. Read the rest of this entry »

What exactly are perilous thoughts?
What are perilous thoughts?

Your Perilous Thoughts

May 17th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

What exactly are perilous thoughts?

What exactly are perilous thoughts?

Just how perilous are your thoughts? It’s an important question because your thinking today has the power to shape the extent of your tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

What is it about Aussies that's so funny?
Why are Australians funny?

That Funny Aussie Way Of Saying Things

May 16th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 31 secs

What is it about Aussies that's so funny?

What is it about Aussies that’s so funny?

Funny is a relative thing. For starters, it depends where you live. For Australians, our unique way of calling a spade a bloody shovel is both confronting and endearing. Read the rest of this entry »

Hooray for wedding anniversary celebrations!
There's something lovely about a wedding anniversary.

When It’s Your Wedding Anniversary

May 15th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 13 secs

Hooray for wedding anniversary celebrations!

Hooray for wedding anniversary celebrations!

I remember my parent’s wedding anniversary in detail. It was their 25th and we kids were getting into the spirit of it with kitsch signs and decorations. But it was fun. Read the rest of this entry »

What appeals most to you: chocolate or ice cream?
What's it to be: chocolate or ice cream?

Ice Cream Or Chocolate?

May 14th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

What appeals most to you: chocolate or ice cream?

What appeals most to you: chocolate or ice cream?

I love ice cream… and chocolate! They are some of my favorite foods. Judging by what others tend to buy, they are also favorites worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you ready for the spring0cleaning challenge?
Here are 9 spring-cleaning tips to make your job easier.

9 Splendid Spring Cleaning Tips

May 13th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 45 secs

Are you ready for the spring0cleaning challenge?

Are you ready for the spring-cleaning challenge?

Need some spring-cleaning tips to brighten up your place? Sick of all the dirt that’s been building up around your house? Here are some light-hearted suggestions on how to tidy up and enjoy yourself in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Mothers Day necessary?
Why celebrate Mothers Day?

Should We Celebrate Mothers Day?

May 12th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 47 secs

Is Mothers Day necessary?

Is Mothers Day necessary?

It’s Mothers Day today on the 12th of May 2013. At least, it is in Australia, USA, Canada, China, Germany, India, Netherlands, Turkey, and the Ukraine (to name a few). While France, Poland, and Sweden will have their Day on the last Sunday this May. Read the rest of this entry »