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True happiness consists in making others happy.

~ Hindu Proverb ~

Archive for November, 2013

The future of movies will be unlike anything we've ever seen.
You ain't seen nothing yet!

The Most Famous Movie Ever Is Coming

November 30th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

The future of movies will be unlike anything we've ever seen.

The future of movies will be unlike anything we’ve ever seen.

Can you believe the biggest, most famous movie is on its way? Amazingly, nobody knows what it will be called. Nor have they got any idea what it will be about. But it’s coming. Read the rest of this entry »

We see what we expect to see.
Seeing what we expect to see.

Why You Need Fresh Eyes

November 29th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 8 secs

We see what we expect to see.

We see what we expect to see.

Ruth used to say, “You’re eyes are so lovely, I could pop them out and fry them”. But you know, I still married her anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

Love immeasurable.
Love is hard to quantify.

Love In Buckets

November 28th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

Love immeasurable.

Love immeasurable.

You need a lot of love. But how we measure it seems pretty odd. Read the rest of this entry »

Stories we tell ourselves.
How do you narrate what is happening around you?

Own Your Own Stories

November 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 13 secs

Stories we tell ourselves.

Stories we tell ourselves.

Everybody has got a story. So what’s yours? Or, more accurately, what are yours? Read the rest of this entry »

Stickability pays off.
Never underestimate the power of persistence.

Just Persist

November 25th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 1 sec

Stickability pays off.

Stickability pays off.

Which do you want first: the good news or the bad news? Okay, I knew you’d say “bad”. So I’ll tell you. More often than not, you won’t get what you want. But now, the good news. If you persist you will have more than you imagine. Read the rest of this entry »

He is making these all up isn't he?
Watch out for this guy Feegs and his mondegreens.

It’s Only Words

November 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 22 secs

He is making these all up isn't he?

He is making these all up isn’t he?

Maybe it’s my hearing or else my head, but I get words muddled up. Especially when I hear songs. Read the rest of this entry »

Kids, particularly, need happy endings.
There's something to be said for a happy ending.

Hooray for Happy Endings

November 23rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 8 secs

Kids, particularly, need happy endings.

Kids, particularly, need happy endings.

Give me a happy ending any day. Not because life is always like that, but because there’s something endearing about an uplifting finish. Read the rest of this entry »

What you compare situations to changes everything.
How you compare events makes a big difference

Compared To What?

November 21st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 54 secs

What you compare situations to changes everything.

What you compare situations to changes everything.

Whether your life sucks or it sparkles comes down to what you compare it to. Which means attitude is not so much about willpower but choices? Read the rest of this entry »

Somehow, you've just got to cope.
A few handy tips for coping can help.

How It Is

November 20th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 25 secs

Somehow, you've just got to cope.

Somehow, you’ve just got to cope.

Consider how you feel when things don’t turn out as well as you expect. How do you feel? More importantly, how do you cope? Read the rest of this entry »

Attacking your fears with action works wonders.
Courage beats living in fear any day.

Courage!

November 19th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 35 secs

Attacking your fears with action works wonders.

Attacking your fears with action works wonders.

When the going gets tough, it’s good to sit down and have a cup of tea and a biscuit. Well, it would be, except that’s not an option. Read the rest of this entry »