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53 Proverbs That Can Help You Live A Happier Life

Proverbs are memorable sayings. Proverbs are meaningful messages, moral maxims, and timeless truths. Their wholesome words come from many cultures and several sources to teach us important life lessons. John Russell said, “A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.” The nuggets of wisdom they contain can help you live a happier life. Benjamin Franklin […] Continue reading →

Numbers, Large and Small, and the Secret of Life

The number behind The Secret of Life. Numbers play a vital role in our day-to-day lives. From the day we make our appearance known, right down to the minute, we enter into the visible and invisible realm of numbers. Before we can count, it is being done for us. The date and time of our birth is recorded. We are whisked off to […] Continue reading →

The Biology of Belief: Does What You Think Really Matter?

What controls the outcome of our biology? The answer may surprise you! The Biology of Belief: Does What You Think Really Matter? Do you give much thought to how you think? Does what you think really matter? One of the most brilliant minds to tackle this question is Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. He is a world-renowned cell biologist, pioneer of science, and author. In the early days of […] Continue reading →

What the Lines Of Our Lives Teach Us

What every line of life teaches us... Recently, I wrote a post about some things that puzzle me. Something else has intrigued me for a very long time, and it is this: The Lines Of Our Lives For a number of years in my spare time, I have been developing a thesis about life. It is relatively simple in the singular, but […] Continue reading →

Life Lessons From A Puzzle

At first glance, a puzzle can be baffling. There is a certain amount of mystery to a puzzle. Like puzzles, people are different shapes, sizes and colors. Each carries his or her own image. Whether it’s an old-fashioned cardboard table puzzle, online, or in real life itself, we are often perplexed by the enormity of the task when starting a puzzle. In the […] Continue reading →

Maya Angelou: Her Love, Her Life, Her Legacy

Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) R.I.P. Maya This past week, the world lost a truly great human being, Dr. Maya Angelou. The above photo is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license via Wikipedia Commons.  On her official website, her son, Guy B. Johnson, posted this announcement: Statement from Dr. Maya Angelou’s Family: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Dr. Maya Angelou […] Continue reading →

Taboos, Tattoos and Other Labels That Stick

Some things that are taboo need to be talked about. Something that is taboo is deemed by society as totally off limits. Taboo topics are treated as improper, and range from politically incorrect all the way to completely unacceptable. Things that are taboo are considered: banned beyond the pale forbidden frowned upon off limits unthinkable You seldom get a second chance to make a great […] Continue reading →

Identity Theft is Epidemic: Are You Getting Ripped Off?

Identity theft is an enormous problem. We live in a world where some people are what you would call less than honest. As a result, we have a widespread problem called identity theft. Identity theft is defined as “a fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information of another person without authority.” Identity theft is now the fastest growing business in […] Continue reading →

17 Awesome Benefits of Reading Books

What great books have you read lately? Have you ever been accused of being a bookworm? That’s not a bad thing, is it? Reading books is amongst the best things we can do for ourselves. Clarence Day said, “The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man. Nothing else that he builds ever lasts. Monuments fall, nations perish, civilizations grow old and […] Continue reading →

Perception Deception: Are You Falling For This?

Can we ever be sure of our perceptions? Perception is one’s interpretation of the world as it is understood. At any given moment, our particular perceptions determine how we: approach life in general communicate with others, express expectations, and conduct ourselves formulate attitudes, beliefs, and opinions handle challenges, problems and opportunities interpret art, music, poetry. Billy Joel says, “Artists – musicians, painters, writers, […] Continue reading →