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A time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things by Neil Pasricha

A time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things by Neil Pasricha
Put your hand up if you ran from doorbells, hid behind pant legs, and avoided eye contact with grownups as a shy little kid. Brothers and sisters, if your hand is up right now, you are not alone. Yes, mute as a mouse, quiet as a cat, I was a short, snotty, bedhead-smeared ghost of a child until about eight years old. That was when I was head-yanked out of my turtle shell by a cotton-white, curly-haired, crinkly-smiled teacher who pushed me every single day. For some reason Mrs. Dorsman cared, she just cared, and she had me reading to the class, talking out loud, and practicing my cursive on the blackboard.

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When Someone You Love Is Unhappy A patient of mine has a mentally ill brother who's depressed and anxious, as well as manipulative and stubborn. He often refuses to take medication that's helped him in the past and as a result often ends up lying at home in his bed, unwashed and unkempt, for days at a time. When my friend discovers him in this state, she tries various things: taking him to the ER (which she's learned leads nowhere), contacting his therapist (which sometimes helps, sometimes not), and even walking away, both figuratively and literally. She struggles with how much she may be enabling his behavior and with how unhappy his unhappiness is making her. She vents to me on occasion, and I try to walk a fine line between encouraging her not to give up on him and supporting her decision to protect herself emotionally. Recently, he had a particularly bad episode and it got me wondering: how can we best manage the unhappiness of people we love?

Moustache Culture: 10 Creative Moustache-Obsessed Products Moustache Culture: 10 Creative Moustache-Obsessed Products A few years ago, the moustache renaissance grew to a fever pitch, with men across the globe donning the do of their forefathers with a furry upper lip. Moustache Culture was back, and throughout this renaissance many creative designers have paid homage to its symbolism in human culture. To celebrate the moustache, and the designers who admire it, here are 10 creative examples of moustache iconography, a range of moustache-obsessed products for the ‘stache lover in you, be you man or woman. Moustache Handkerchief by Avril Loreti

44 Brush Script Fonts - Some Free Brush script fonts have become really popular over the last few years. Their whimsical hand-made feel has lead to many artists, photographers, creative-types using these brush script typefaces in their logos and branding. That is why you see the explosion of new hand-made, brushed fonts appearing on the scene. Mixed with floral motifs and/or watercolor textures these brush fonts can make for some very lovely branding & designs. Hence, why I put this post together. 17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure Sometimes you need to take a break from work and just veg out by doing something mindless and pleasant. TV or a game of solitaire is good for that, but both require a set time commitment. There are hundreds of alternatives on the internet in the form of web toys. These are sites that offer strange visuals, often interactive visuals, that require no real mental effort but might bring a smile to your face for a while.

Best Quotes of All Time It’s been three years since we shared our original list of some of the best quotes of all time, and we felt it was a good time for an update. We’ve added another 25 quotes for you. But these aren’t just any quotes. These are quotes designed to inspire. They’re motivational quotes that will hopefully get you thinking about your life, your work, or your dreams and how you can make these things better. Scavenger Hunts - How to Write Fun and Challenging Clues - a knol by Wendy Legendre Writing your own scavenger hunt clues can be a lot of fun, especially when you vary the types of clues you create throughout the hunt. These tips and ideas are adaptable for any age, theme, or event and will help spark your creativity the next time you plan a clue based scavenger hunt. Scavenger Hunt Clues Using Pictures A. Take a picture of the location of a hidden clue.

If the Zombie Apocalypse Breaks Out Be Thankful You Live in BC If a zombie outbreak were ever to occur in the world those of us living in BC and parts of Alberta are pretty lucky, as they may be living near the ultimate hiding place. Playing off the popularity of hit television shows such as the Walking Dead, the idea of Zombies has everyone thinking about how they would survive a zombie apocalypse. A study was conducted to figure out the best place to hide from the flesh eating monsters and apparently the undead won’t be fans of the Rocky Mountains. The study was authored by Alexander Alemi from Cornell University and it looks at the real life consequences of the fictional outbreak.

Funny Quotes and One-Liners As powerful as inspirational quotes can be, sometimes we just need a bit of humor to lighten up our day. For those occasions, funny quotes and one-liners are quite effective, especially when they poke fun at our everyday annoyances, whether it be politics, work, aging or marriage. Not content with finding these humorous quotes on only bumper stickers, we set out to put together a list of them. After browsing through quotation websites like Quotery, Wikiquote, and BQ for a couple hours, we were able to find quite a few gems. Below, you’ll find the Top 100: Funny Quotes and One-Liners that are sure to put a smile on your face. 1. ”How do you get a sweet little 80-year-old lady to say the F word?

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