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The Apple Game: How Good a Person Are You?

The Apple Game: How Good a Person Are You?
I’d like to introduce you to a game I’ve been playing with friends for years.It’s not a game really—more of an exercise. The purpose is to add a bit more depth to the question, “Are you a good person?” Here’s how it’s played:Treat a person like an apple, with three layers of depth— The idea is to label a person simply as either “good” or “bad” on each of these layers to create an “apple profile”—a quick sizing up of their goodness through and through. Layer 1) The Apple Skin Definition: How you come off at first Who Knows Your Skin: Everyone who comes into contact with you, from a cashier you buy something from (that’s the outermost surface) to a coworker you’ve never really gotten to know (further inwards but still considered the skin). Questions to Ask to Know Whether Your Skin Is Good or Bad: – Do people tend to like you and feel comfortable around you when they first meet you? If most of these answers are YES, your skin is Good. Layer 2) The Apple Flesh Layer 3) The Apple Core Related:  Person Self SocialINSPIRATION

7 Types of Girls in SIM which Average SIM Guys Can’t Get and Ways To Get Her Hello Singaporean Companion. I am so sorry to be missing for last 2 months. I just started my University life in SIM and just ended my Exams. From the period of 2 months studying and joining a club in SIM I found out these 7 types of girls and wish to share with my Singaporean Reader The Music Video is to compliment the mood for Each Type of SIM Girls. 1. Most of the time. The reason why the lecture girl would be their eye candy. Reason for not able to get “her” : You are still unsure if she is the girl you would want to spend the rest of your life with. How to get her: Go to lecture and ask if you can sit next to her in lecture. 2. You probably would join a CCA / Club in SIM for interest. Reason for not able to get “her” : You are a newbie in the CCA / Club or you are not in the Committee Role How to get her: Be the best in the CCA / Club. 3. There will be this 1 girl. Reason for not able to get “her” : Duh… She is attached 4: That Girl you met at SIM Food Clique or SIM Blk C Starbucks 6.

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy Say hi to Lucy. Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group—I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. So Lucy’s enjoying her GYPSY life, and she’s very pleased to be Lucy. Lucy’s kind of unhappy. To get to the bottom of why, we need to define what makes someone happy or unhappy in the first place. It’s pretty straightforward—when the reality of someone’s life is better than they had expected, they’re happy. To provide some context, let’s start by bringing Lucy’s parents into the discussion: Lucy’s parents were born in the 50s—they’re Baby Boomers. Lucy’s Depression Era grandparents were obsessed with economic security and raised her parents to build practical, secure careers. GYPSYs Are Delusional

The 20 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Yourself We are our own greatest enemy. We doubt ourselves, complicate our lives, cloud our minds with unimportant thoughts and negativity, we punish ourselves, hate ourselves and then feel sorry for ourselves because “outside forces” are making our lives a living hell. Life is beautiful — you’re making yours a living hell all on your own. Surely some of us have it difficult because those are the cards that we’re dealt, but most of us — especially those who are better off financially and don’t live on the streets — make our very own lives more difficult for ourselves. 1. Problems don’t go away on their own. 2. People will lie to you left and right throughout your life; don’t add to the pile of lies. If you know something to be false, then stop convincing yourself that it is or could possibly be true. 3. Yesterday was yesterday — it’s gone and will never again be. It can be a dangerous thing to dwell on the past. 4. I’ve tried; it doesn’t work. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Life is tough for everyone. 10. 11.

25 Signs That You’re A Mentally Strong Person I am not ashamed to admit that I am a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The episode that always comes to mind is when Wesley Crusher had just missed getting into Star Fleet Academy. Captain Picard consoles him by telling him the real measure of a man is what he learns from his mistakes. If you look at real-life historical figures, there are many examples of those that exhibit mental toughness. Teddy Roosevelt. 1. Even in the harshest stress factors, you choose to stay calm and you try to handle situations smoothly. 2. You are not afraid to voice your opinion; neither are you afraid to take other’s opinions or feedback, whether they’re negative or positive. 3. You know well when you’ve made a mistake and you apologize, not worrying about losing face. 4. Being a mentally strong person, you’re adaptable to change. 5. You don’t just see things as they are. 6. You don’t expect anything in return when you go the extra mile for someone. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

The 10 Worst Book Covers In The History Of Literature 1. Sounds like an enjoyable read 2. Is it wrong I want to read this? 3. What is even going on here? 4." 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Prepare to be stunned, baffled, confused and probably offended! We've selected 10 abominations that are the legitimate covers, of some of the least read books in the world. ↬ Heavy Quarter-life crisis: What you should know about life and money by the time you’re 25 | The Advertiser Be happy. Source: Getty Images A COUPLE of months after I turned 25, I had a slight quarter-life crisis. Twenty-five is a funny age. Optimistically, if I am to live to be 100 years old, I have already lived one quarter of my life. This isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a sobering realisation. Life sure is interesting. Although I’ve learned hundreds and possibly thousands of lessons over the last quarter century, I’ve narrowed it down to the 25 most important ones here: I went through the majority of my early twenties feeling unhappy because I wasn’t exactly where I wanted to be in life. If you want to be successful at what you do, you must be passionate about it. Your dreams are some of your greatest possessions. When I came to the realisation that it’s impossible to please everyone, my life became much easier. Out of all the assets that I possess, my health is by far the most valuable. Travel often. Socrates said, “No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training.

9 Common Traits Of Happy People (That They Don’t Talk About) Happiness. It’s the term thrown around more often than any other when people are asked what they aspire to most in life. A loving partner, a fun high-paying job, and endless world travel are also among some of the most common answers, however, all of these are preference-based means to the one ultimate end, which is happiness. Being so sought-after, I thought I’d put together a list of traits that seem to be common to happy people – and I’m talking about the genuinely happy people, not just those who appear to be so on the surface. In compiling this list I’m not suggesting that these are the only keys to happiness, I simply hope to shed light on some common characteristics I’ve noticed. For those that prefer to watch a video than read the list, here it is for you to check out and share: 1. On the surface this may sound incredibly egotistical, but by it I simply mean that they are truly comfortable in their own shoes. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Free Happiness Training!

I was considering Grad School…and then I saw this. HILARIOUS! | JOANNA RENTERIA A new gift idea for your loved ones: Graduate School Barbie (TM). Graduate School Barbie comes in two forms: Delusional Master’s Barbie (TM) and Ph.D. Masochist Barbie (TM). Every Graduate School Barbie comes with these fun-filled features guaranteed to delight and entertain for hours: Grad School Barbie comes out of the box with a big grin on her face that turns into a frown after 2 weeks or her first advisor meeting (whichever comes first). She also has adorable black circles under her delightfully bloodshot eyes. Comes with two outfits: a grubby pair of blue jeans and 5-year-old gap T-shirt, and a floppy pair of gray sweatpants with a matching “I hate my life” T-shirt. Grad School Barbie is anatomically correct to teach kids about the exciting changes that come with pursuing a higher education. Other accessories include: Grad School Barbie’s Fun Fridge (TM) Well stocked with microwave popcorn, Coca-Cola, Healthy Choice Bologna (99% fat free!) Grad School Barbie’s Computer Workstation.

Why Are Gen Y Singaporeans Saving So Little Despite Not Having to Pay Rent? |... Sure, a house costs a ton of money in Singapore—but so does a Ferrari. Neither affects you at this point if you’re still living with mum and dad. And that’s what most unmarried Singaporeans continue to do. Unmarried people in the 18-30 age group are overwhelmingly likely to still be living at home, and that means the enormous financial burden of having to pay rent is lifted from their shoulders. But still, many surveys have revealed that Gen Y-ers in Singapore have dismally low levels of savings. 1. If you don’t have to pay rent, other than groceries, utilities and your cellphone bill, most of your other spending is discretionary spending—you spend on things you don’t really need, but which you can afford, so why not? And based on the high levels of discretionary spending many Gen Y Singaporeans engage in, they’d better be having a whole lot of fun. People are going to protest and say that the money is never enough in Singapore, blah blah. What do you get? What to do? 2. What to do? 3.

Are You Pushing Yourself Too Hard? 5 Signs of Self-Induced Stress | Christine Arylo It's the American way to set goals. We find something important to us, and we say yes to doing whatever it takes to achieve said goal, because ultimately we believe that reaching our goal will make us feel more happy, satisfied or supported. And so like good achievers and doers, we go for it, work our way to making the goal a reality, and for a while we feel good about our progress. And so we push ourselves. The challenge is that most of us don't know we are pushing ourselves too hard until we have already gotten to the "bad place" -- the land of the crabby, the self-critical and the unhappy version of ourselves. Five Signs You Are Pushing Yourself Too Hard You feel crabby. Your operating system for life should NOT be pushing yourself hard. What most of us don't know is that pushing isn't our only choice. There will always be more to do, achieve and take care of. Then instead of feeling guilty, feel good that we've made a choice for our own self-sustainability. Step #2. Step #3.

Coloring Books | Ted Cruz to the Future - Comic Coloring Activity Book Really Big Coloring Books ®, Inc. of Saint Louis, Mo. releases educational comic coloring and activity book for youth, parents and teachers which details Ted Cruz’s life, principles, values and mission. In a continuation of the company's popular series "Tell the Truth - Tell it Often - Tell the Children" designed for all ages to promote positive healthy discussion and understanding, Really Big Coloring Books®, Inc. (RBCB) turns complex challenges or issues into a relevant format with an emphasis for youth. The Cruz to the Future™ book is a non-partisan, fact-driven view of how Texas Sen. "The Cruz to the Future™ coloring book is suitable for any student desk in America, as millions of people across the country admire, respect and portray Mr. RBCB created this comic coloring and activity book not as an endorsement of Sen. “I think it's an enormous blessing to be the child of an immigrant who fled oppression. CNN Sen. Sen. Availability: Usually ships within 3-5 days.

What Happened To All My Friends? I have no friends. A statement thought by almost everyone after they graduate from college at least once… or, let’s be serious, at least once a week. In college, the world revolved around our social lives. We were forced into being around people at all times. Now things are different. But we do. It sucks when you can’t just pack your cutest outfits and head out on a road trip to visit your best college friends for the weekend. With all these factors it’s no wonder you constantly feel like you have no friends. You’re not competing with friends to see who can take the most shots and not get a hangover anymore (or are you?). Life is busy. This post originally appeared at Forever Twenty Somethings.