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10 Movies to Remind us that Life is Good this Thanksgiving.

It’s Thanksgiving. It’s cold, and only getting colder, at least where I am.

I can’t think of a situation where I’ve ever had to be forced to watch a movie, but this is a particularly fun time of year to take to the couch (ideally in good-ish posture), wrap myself up in a blanket, sip ginger tea and watch movie (after movie) to my heart’s content. 814 more words

Writing

Let's start with one of my favourites...

If you were a flavor, what flavor would you be and why?

Answers can be submitted in comments, or via email to s@thelifeeccentric.com

20 Questions

What is the purpose of art?

This question from SoulPancake seemed pretty straightforward when I read it the first time. Then I started really thinking about it and the answer became more complicated. 525 more words

Wednesday

Abstract Tragedies

There’s a reason the death of a million is just a statistic: it becomes abstract, a number of bodies. I don’t pretent that it’s any different for a smaller number either though. 873 more words

What can a genuine smile do?

Original Post and Source: http://www.medicaldaily.com/genuine-smile-can-convince-people-you-are-trustworthy-and-ensures-their-cooperation-309840

Smiling is considered a fundamental component of communication in humans as well as animals. For example, among apes, the socially inferior animals will draw back their lips and bare their teeth as a sign of submission to more dominant members of the group.

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Therapist Discourse

Zebra-crossing Namaste.

I was driving along today – in a bit of a hurry to make it on time to a meeting – and I arrived at a zebra-crossing about a heartbeat before a pedestrian. 388 more words

Musings

The Human Nature of Connection

Every choice we make
And every road we take
Every interaction
Starts a chain reaction
We’re both affected
When we least expect it
And then when we touched…

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Inspiration