Remember the last time you felt peacefully happy? When you felt an overwhelming sense of wellbeing? Chances are, you got that way enjoying the joy of simple pleasures. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for August, 2013
Simply reading to children is a rewarding pleasure.
Ridiculous facts they may be. But you never know when they come in handy.
Yes, they are far-fetched. But these crazy facts have substance (Who knew?):
- Coconuts kill more people worldwide than sharks do. Around 150 people are killed annually by coconuts. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you get to spend enough time with others?
There is something magical about sharing. Through the magnificent ingredient of togetherness we can both minimize our pain and enlarge our gladness. In sharing we find that individualism isn’t nearly as much of a thrill as the satisfaction of belonging. Read the rest of this entry »
Tired of people ranting?
Every time you turn on the TV, radio, open a paper, or click onto the news online angry people are there. But isn’t it time we turned down the fury and did some effective thinking instead? Read the rest of this entry »
No children deserves to live in fear of violence.
I find violence a miserable prospect. Not the slap on the bottom type violence (I don’t mean that). Nor, the kind that sees young drunk men fighting outside bars (though that is alarming). I mean the disturbing viciousness driven by the directives of psychopaths. Read the rest of this entry »
There's mor to brain training than Sodoku and crosswords, you know.
How much thought do you give to your brain? It’s silly really. The very part of us that we rely on for thinking and we barely give it a thought. It’s high time we gave our brain a little more TLC. Read the rest of this entry »
How enthusiastic are you?
“Either get excited or get out”. That kind of absolute demand for enthusiasm reads more like a threat than an endorsement. But there is merit in getting excited, at least sometimes. Read the rest of this entry »
I am not prejudiced!
We all know how ugly racism is. But I want to take you to another front. One that’s related but widely accepted. Yet it too is as ugly as the other. It’s prejudice of class. Read the rest of this entry »
What can he see that others can't?
It’s too easy. To take everything for granted, I mean. In that state it’s hard to be impressed by anything. Which is why it’s good to keep an eye out for surprises. Read the rest of this entry »