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101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking

101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking
post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Since its inception eighteen months ago, our sister site Makes Me Think (MMT) has truly evolved into a remarkable online community. Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared. Some are happy, some are sad, and others twist your emotions, pulling them in several directions at once. As stated on the MMT About page, sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds. I believe the 101 stories listed below perfectly fulfill that description. What do you think?

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Thoughtful and inspirational stories Back to home page click here 59 thoughtful stories, motivational tales, and pieces of wisdom from around the world Some of the most memorable lessons in life come from stories - whether these be nursery rhymes or children's fables read to us by our parents, parables from the Bible or Jewish wisdom tales, or motivational booklets like "Who Moved My Cheese?" [click here]. I thought that it would be fun and helpful to collect some of the stories that I've found meaningful and share them with you. Each new story is added at the top of the page, so visit as often as you like and feel free to e-mail me your story.

100 Simple Ways to Change Your Life for the Better May 7th, 2008 100 Simple Ways to Change Your Life for the Better No matter how perfect you may think you are, the fact this there’s always some small way you can improve for yourself and others. Whether it’s broadening your knowledge or reducing your impact on the earth, there are seemingly endless little things you can do to make a change for the better and make yourself more attractive to others at the same time. Daughters & mothers: making it work - Dorothy Firman, Julie Firman The mother/daughter relationship is one of the most intense relationships a woman will ever experience-it is strong and primary. This first and essential relationship has a powerful, though often subtle, effect on an adult woman's interactions with her mate, children, friends-and herself. Often, this crucial bond, which was initially based in love, turns into one of anger, guilt and resentment, the effects of which can permeate a woman's life; a burden from the past that is haunting, limiting and debilitating. In this profound book, coauthors Julie Firman and her daughter Dorothy Firman, both psychotherapists who specialize in mother/daughter workshops, help readers sift through old behavior patterns, feelings and thoughts to transform their relationships and, ultimately, themselves.

12 Items a Lady Should Keep in Her Purse- MotorCity Moxie Several years ago, I enjoyed purse shopping. I stayed with the fashionable handbags, purses, pocket-books or whatever you like to call it. As of late, purses have become burdensome. Why do radiologists miss dancing gorillas? 15 February 2013Last updated at 21:10 ET By Lorna Stewart Health Check, BBC World Service There is something odd about this scan of a patient's lung. Have you spotted it yet? How about the dancing gorilla on the right? stories, analogies and fables for business, training and public speaking, wedding speeches, best man speeches Some of these stories might be offensive to certain people in certain situations. If you are a strong advocate of political correctness or are easily offended please don't read this page, or the rest of this website, and for goodness sake don't go near the acronyms page. If you are a publisher, editor, teacher, trainer, writer, or speaker of any sort, then please be mindful that disability, discrimination and equality are highly sensitive issues, and that when seen from these angles, some of these stories will be objectionable or offensive to some people. Many of these stories refer to different forms of the human condition, and to people from different parts of the world.

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive 10 Life Lessons Learned From Yoga « Stay Active and Live Life Fully Just a generation ago, devoted yogis had to travel to India or help organize the occasional visit of their master teacher. Today, yoga classes can be found virtually anywhere people can meet and throw down a mat: in yoga studios, health clubs, recreation centers, churches, schools, and parks. One of yoga’s enduring strengths is its ability to repackage itself for the contemporary world.

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