Did the Universe Step in to Change this Incredible True Story of Someone You Probably Know?

I felt compelled to share this fascinating story I learned this from MrBallen on YouTube.  All the research and credit are his.  While I’ve shortened it a bit for reading purposes, I’ve done my best to maintain its integrity and quality: Just after the Korean War started, an 18-year old high school dropout, nicknamed Samson … Continue reading Did the Universe Step in to Change this Incredible True Story of Someone You Probably Know?

If You Drop Twelve Donuts in a Forest and No One Hears About it, Do They Add Up to a Dozen?

You stop for a coffee in the morning, grab some lunch, download a ring-tone, and maybe rent a movie later … that all adds up.  Five dollars here, twelve there, another couple bucks … It adds up. But … then I heard Gary Gulman say this once in one of his standup shows and while … Continue reading If You Drop Twelve Donuts in a Forest and No One Hears About it, Do They Add Up to a Dozen?

What Rodney Dangerfield Taught Me About Cynicism and Enjoying the Dance of Life

“Cynicism isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  It means it hurts to care.  Apathy is a real problem, because it means they’ve stopped caring altogether.” – Stan Slap, Company Culture Consultant People don’t become cynical or apathetic on their own.  Circumstances, outcomes, and an overall gray-sky/can’t-win atmosphere over time causes the effects, symptoms, and malady.  Stan … Continue reading What Rodney Dangerfield Taught Me About Cynicism and Enjoying the Dance of Life

While Science Can Help Us to Stay Alive Longer, it’s Feelings and Emotions that Inspire Us to Want To

Real quick before we get into this: I always write the article and then look for a photo to match.  I picked this one and then, out of curiosity, I counted up the score and it happens to equal eight and the number 8 is associated with compassion, freedom, and self-reliance. Weird how that worked out. … Continue reading While Science Can Help Us to Stay Alive Longer, it’s Feelings and Emotions that Inspire Us to Want To

How to Look Ten Years Younger and Get More Out of Life

A few weeks ago, I was watching an episode of Killing Eve where the assassin, Villanelle was sitting at an outside table with her trainer, Dasha.  While Dasha is probably in her 70’s, she’s still highly capable and works in a very dangerous profession where death can come at anytime from anywhere.  As Dasha lit … Continue reading How to Look Ten Years Younger and Get More Out of Life