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A Happiness Tip From Aristotle According to Aristotle - the answer should be NO. My favorite philosopher buddy Aristotle says true happiness comes from gaining insight and growing into your best possible self. Otherwise all you’re having is immediate gratification pleasure - which is fleeting and doesnt grow you as a person. In a way the above scenario is a description of someone who does crack or drinks into oblivion. Aristotle has a wonderful quote related to this topic: : I intuit what Aristotle was saying is that life has ebbs and flows. In keeping with this theme, Aristotle believed the highest form of knowledge is insight - because it's the only knowledge which leads to growth - and evolving into your highest potential is what leads to true happiness. For this reason, Aristotle believed that the reason why so many people are unhappy is that they keep foolishly confusing "pleasure" for "happiness." {*style:<b> </b>*} For more about Karen Salmansohn, check out her website by clicking this line here .

100 best first lines from novels Following is a list of the 100 best first lines from novels, as decided by the American Book Review, a nonprofit journal published at the Unit for Contemporary Literature at Illinois State University: 1. Call me Ishmael. - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs. - James Joyce, Finnegans Wake (1939) 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 124 was spiteful. - Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987) 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100.

100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time Today we bring you a great collection of portraits of the most iconic people throughout history. Portraits explore the relationship between the subject and the photographer or artist and usually continue to impress the viewer years after they have been created. The common thread running through all of these portraits is superlative design. Each is a masterpiece in its own right, from the medieval painted portraits right up to the most current photographs. This collection is arranged in alphabetical order and is by no means complete. We hope that this collection inspires you, makes you gasp and even smile. Afghan Girl This photo was taken as part of the National Geographic “Green Eyes” project, tracking the genetic trait of green eyes passed down through the Mongols of Genghis Khan’s time. Buzz Aldrin This image was captured in 1969, the day that the Eagle lunar lander made the first touchdown on the moon, by Neil Armstrong of fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Muhammad Ali Woody Allen Joan of Arc

The Creepy Origins of the Best Horror Movie Bad Guys — CosBlog! A Comprehensive Guide to Online Theater and Performing Arts Resources A Comprehensive Guide to Online Theater and Performing Arts Resources The theater and the performing arts have a rich, noble history, and to this day there are millions who keep the traditions alive. Everyone has to start somewhere and if … Continue reading View full article → Shades of Grey: The Brilliance of Understated Costuming by Camiele White on October 18, 2011 The hazy fog of autumn reminds me that there are some things that you must see beyond to truly understand their beauty. View full article → Cosplayer Interview with Stephanie Gutowski Stephanie Gutowski is a beautiful geek extraordinaire, making her way around the convention circuit dressed as characters from Star Wars, Resident Evil, and more. View full article → The Top 27 Comic Blogs You Should Be Reading View full article → Cosplayer Interview with Taylor Bennett View full article →

FUNNY WEED T-SHIRTS | SENSIMILLA STREET T-SHIRTS 15 Best Yearbook Quotes | ZootPatrol.com 13 Oct 2010, written by Revelation So when you finally done with high school you get to leave one last quote to be cemented in the yearbook and time forever, a good chance to sound smart, motivated, and compassionate. Instead some people take that offer and really go balls to the wall and make a joke of it. I had a few friends myself that had some classic yearbook quotes from “Why do mice have shoulder blades, life is a mystery.” to “Ride or Die- DMX”, both from two of my best friends. Here are 15 classic quotes from the yearbook that are pretty hilarious. Check the rest below.

Motivational Quote Monday (28 Photos) » The Drop Kings Start your week on a positive note with some motivational quotes… For some more inspiration check out some motivating posters illustrated by Ryan McArthur… Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography This wonderful work has done by a very talented Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer Ben Heine. This creative artist was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He Studied graphic arts and sculpture and I also have a degree in journalism. Lets take a look at some of his awesome works that he calls “Drawing Vs Photography” or “Imagination Vs Reality”.

Software Engineering Proverbs collected by Tom Van Vleck Drawn by Angus Macdonald A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. -- Einstein André Bensoussan once explained to me the difference between a programmer and a designer: "If you make a general statement, a programmer says, 'Yes, but...' while a designer says, 'Yes, and...'" No matter what the problem is, it's always a people problem. Jerry Weinberg Wexelblat's Scheduling Algorithm: Choose two: Good Fast Cheap Craziness is doing the same thing and expecting a different result. Tom DeMarco, rephrasing Einstein, who said Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. "There's no time to stop for gas, we're already late" -- Karin Donker Deming's 14 points Create constancy of purpose. We know about as much about software quality problems as they knew about the Black Plague in the 1600s. -- Tom Van Vleck The Troops Know The schedule doesn't have enough time for maintenance in it. To go faster, slow down. -- Scott Cherf -- W.

Theta Wave Brain Synchronization This is a replication of a Theta wave entrainment rhythm first created by scientists in the 1960s to lull patients into a deep, colorful, creative dream state. Listen to it for 10 minutes, longer if you can. The longer it plays, the deeper you’ll go. How It Works The human brain produces different levels of electrical activity depending on the amount of information it is processing. Throughout the day, the brain lingers between four different types of brainwave patterns: Beta (12 -30 Hz): the normal, awake consciousness associated with busy tasksAlpha (8 – 12 Hz): the relaxed and reflective state, like those induced by closing the eyes during waking hoursTheta (4 – 7 Hz): a very relaxed state associated with meditation and some sleep statesDelta (3 and under Hz): deep, dreamless sleep Theta waves (at around 4 to 7 Hz) are the sweet spot for many brain functions.

Attainablemind Soul Mate Soul Mate Posted by Bodhisattva Share This Tweet This Have a comment? Sign In or Create an Account 1 mjs14 February 15, 2013 Replythe looking glass self1 Glenn February 14, 2013 Replywow Birds…Hmm…. Imagine a world Spiritual Awakening Your life go on. try it. Join HE 100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part I) If you’ve just got yourself a new Mac and totally clueless what to install, this article is for you. If you are looking for alternatives for some applications you are currently using in your Mac, the following list might come in handy too. This week, we’d like to showcase you a list of useful yet free applications you can install for your Mac. Recommended Reading: 100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part II) Productivity Anxiety Provides a streamlined, easily accessible interface to add and check off your tasks, while remaining poised to melt into the background at a moments notice. Appointments Keep record of customers, contact persons and important events related to them. BackBoard A Mac app to collect notes and tasks. Camouflage Hides all the icons and leaves nothing but the pure wallpaper Evernote Easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at any time, from anywhere. EventSync Slife

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