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Becoming whole instead of aiming for less negativity and more positivity My mother was a beautiful woman - homecoming queen in high school. But when she was older, breast cancer left several scars, only a few that you could physically see. When my twin brother and I were 9 months old, she had a mastectomy. Three months later, my father divorced her, moving in with his mistress. Online Etymology Dictionary me (pron.) Old English me (dative), me, mec (accusative); oblique cases of I, from Proto-Germanic *meke (accusative), *mes (dative), cognates: Old Frisian mi/mir, Old Saxon mi, Middle Dutch mi, Dutch mij, Old High German mih/mir, German mich/mir, Old Norse mik/mer, Gothic mik/mis; from PIE root *me-, oblique form of the personal pronoun of the first person singular (nominative *eg; see I); cognates: Sanskrit, Avestan mam, Greek eme, Latin me, mihi, Old Irish me, Welsh mi "me," Old Church Slavonic me, Hittite ammuk. Erroneous or vulgar use for nominative (such as it is me) attested from c. 1500. Dative preserved in obsolete meseems, methinks and expressions such as sing me a song ("dative of interest"). Reflexively, "myself, for myself, to myself" from late Old English.
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Listen to 6 weird sounds from outer space - Strange Sounds Outer Space looks all quiet from the ground. But with the right equipment you can record weird noises emitted by planets, stars and other celestial bodies. Discover six weird sounds from outer space The Sun’s Voice. A pulsating noises from nuclear fire almost similar to the Hum or to the metalic and reverberating strange sounds in the sky on Earth… The video was released by NASA from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) which was launched February 11, 2010. The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) takes these images across 8 different wavelengths (out of the 10 available wavelengths) every 10 seconds. 10 Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood We all get into bad moods—and, eventually, we snap out of them. The main reason we have trouble extracting ourselves from them more quickly is because we can't shake a bad mood if we're not aware of what's causing it. The next time you get into a funk, don't just wait for the dark cloud to lift.
Compare and Contrast By understanding similarities and differences between two things, we can increase our understanding and learn more about both. This usually involves a process of analysis, in which we compare the specific parts as well as the whole. Comparison may also be a preliminary stage of evaluation. For example, by comparing specific aspects of A and B, we can decide which is more useful or valuable.