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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows & waldosia

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows & waldosia
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for. The author's mission is to capture the aches, demons, vibes, joys and urges that roam the wilderness of the psychological interior. Each sorrow is bagged, tagged and tranquilized, then released gently back into the subconscious. ▸ visit the facebook page to hear the backstory behind each word ▸ follow on twitter (@obscuresorrows) for whatever reason ▸ send me a tumblr message describing emotions you need words for ▸ send me an email via JOHN KOENIG is a designer and commercial director who lives in St. He is currently writing a book version of The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. Copyright © 2013 John Koenig. Related:  Emotions

DaylightMap The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows 7 Tricks To Spice Up Your To-Do List | Summary – To-Do List equals Prioritize & Results I’m sure everyone can agree that one of the best tools for productivity is the To-Do list. All productivity gurus recommend it. In fact, it is considered as the foundation of productivity by some. However do you know that To-Do list can be further improved to maximize productivity? 1) Write this sentence at the top of your To-Do list “It is never about how many left, it is about how many accomplished” How many times have you been so happy that you have completed a lot of the tasks listed, but by the time you are about to celebrate, another set of tasks occupy the list. That is why it is always better to focus on the number of tasks completed instead of number of tasks left on the list. 2) Keep a record (The Done List) Based on the same philosophy, I would recommend you to keep a record of the tasks completed. If motivation is not a problem to you, at least take pride in your work. 3) Set points and its corresponding rewards 4) Make it ugly

Top 100 Tuesday: 100 Best Movies of the Decade EmailEmail Since we first published our 100 Best Movies of the Decade in 2009, films have continued to get bigger and better. Here’s an update to the original list. Here’s what we originally wrote five years ago. We are leaving Kubrick behind and fast approaching Hyams. Quick Year-to-Year by the Numbers: 2009 – 11 2008 – 11 2007 – 7 2006 – 14 2005 – 12 2004 – 8 2003 – 7 2002 – 12 2001 – 10 2000 – 8 100. 99. 98. 97. 96. 95. 94. 93. 92. 91. 90. 89. 88. 87. 86. 85. 84. 83. 82. 81. 28 DAYS LATER… (2002) – Danny Boyle 80. 79. 78. 77. 76. 75. 74. 73. 72. 71. 70. 69. 68. 67. 66. 65. 64. 63. 62. 61. 60. 59. 58. 57. 56. 55. 54. 53. 52. 51. 50. 49. 48. 47. 46. 45. (500) DAYS OF SUMMER (2009) – Marc Webb 44. 43. 42. 41. 40. 25th HOUR (2002) – Spike Lee 39. 38. 37. 36. 35. 34. 33. 32. 31. 30. 29. 28. 27. 26. 25. 24. 23. 22. 21. 20. WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 19. 18. “My name is Gladiator.” 17. 16. 15. LOST IN TRANSLATION is one of my favorite films of all time. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4.

Belief Systems By Kanta Jacob Katz Ph.D Guest Writer for Wake Up World Our belief systems are thoughts that have become our habits that determine what we think, what we feel and how we react to life. In our everyday life when we talk about “beliefs” we usually refer to the values we adopt consciously in our life, to our social, political and religious ‘beliefs’ according to which we act and behave. What does all that mean to us? Where does it all come from? Let’s look at these two words together and their meaning, to get a picture of how they interact in our life. The definition of ‘belief’ is: (1) A thought or feeling that something exists or is true, without proof. (2) A vague or specific idea on which some confidence is placed. (3) A religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true. The definition of ‘system’ is: (1) A combination of interrelated interacting elements designed to work as a coherent unit. (2) A group of interrelated elements comprising a unified whole. Do you live in an energy jail?

50 Amazingly Achievable Things To Do Before You Die I’m tired of reading about difficult, expensive, time-consuming things I “have to do before I die“. And I’m betting you are too. So why not try my Amazingly Achievable Things To Do Before You Die list instead? Let me know how you score. (Especially if it’s under 50%). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.Play with something until it breaks. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. And your score was…? Images: Still Thinking, DennisSylvesterHurd, djeucalyptus, jcolman, jek in the box and robin.elaine Enjoyed this Article?

How to Be Assertive (Without Losing Yourself) Your very lucky your knew who you wanted to be in high school. I'm 27 and I still dont know who/what I want to be. Thanks. Honestly? The best advice I can give is to go outside of your comfort zone, and do it regularly. Wow - thanks for sharing your story. Force yourself into social situations you wouldn't ordinarily go into. But really, it's pushing yourself outside of what you are comfortable with that really works. I don't know where you are in your life, but start small.

40 Fantastic Websites To Help Pass Time « TechWorthy Warning: Reading this story may be hazardous to your productivity. The Web sites within may divert you from the dull tasks in need of your attention and may cause you to goof off for hours instead. Oh, who am I kidding? You weren’t going to get any work done today, anyway. 1. Hey, get your mind out of the gutter–Stripgenerator is about comic creation, not clothing removal–though we wouldn’t claim that the two paths have never crossed. 2. FMyLife encourages people to send in anonymous real-life stories of worst-case scenarios that came horrifyingly true–things you’ll just have to read to believe. 3. A must-try for any music or film fanatic, LivePlasma helps you find new movies and music by building interactive maps around your current favorites. 4. The onetime competitor to Mad Magazine has reinvented itself as a Web site for all things funny. 5. Add some pizzazz to your profile pic with 6. 7. Do park visitors generally need to be told “Please do not sit on crocodile”? 8.

[ wu :: riddles(easy) ] So, an eccentric entrepreneur by the name of Alphonse Null has sent out a press release about his new, mind-blowing hotel: The Hotel Infinity. Null informs the world that this hotel has an infinite number of rooms (specifically, an infinity equal to the cardinality of the integers). A quick tour puts skeptics' claims to rest; as far as anyone can tell, this hotel has infinite rooms. The consequences are mind-boggling, and Null sets up a press conference to answer questions... "So, Mr. "The elevators have an ingenious formula device instead of buttons... simply input the formula for your room number, with Ackermann numbers or somesuch... your room formula can be picked up at the front desk. "How do you produce the power and water for this hotel?" "I have infinite generators and wells, of course. "What about costs? "That's the beauty of it! "But, Mr. "Oh?" The reporter then mentioned something which made Mr. "Oh... oh goodness... So with what simple assumption did Mr.

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