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How to overthink 101

1. Pick a situation.

2. Find the negative side of it. If a negative side doesn’t exist, create one.

3. Convince yourself that the negative outweighs the positive. 31 more words

Other Things

Hope Overcomes Pessimism and Enmity.

  Hope Overcomes Pessimism and Enmity.

Quote of the day

‘Hope changes the trough of your predicament and shifts it to the climax of your success. 492 more words

The Armenian Inshallah

On my reading list is award winning travel writer Philip Marsden:

 I have cultivated in myself a sixth sense, an ‘Ararat’ sense: the sense of attraction to a mountain.

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Life In General

Wandering back and forth across the line…

“Starry-eyed dreaming isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.”  (Gabriele Oettimgen), as seen on the Jack’s Winning Words blog. Jack went on to write – … 690 more words


Friends, Finances, Ambitions, and Other Temporary Things.

If you consult anyone born before Vietnam, the reason that our generation is constantly complaining about being broke, substance-dependent, aimless, and alone, is that we are an overindulged and overprotected little bunch with no legitimate problems who do not possess the inherent strength of will and honour that they do.   1,526 more words


Technology Is Not A Panacea For Apocalypse

Pick your apocalypse. There are many to choose from. There’s the pessimism. Optimism tends to show up with either a global common consciousness or technological marvels. 64 more words


Pessimistic Optimist or Optimistic Pessimist?

I frequently find myself balancing hope and cynicism.  I want to believe in optimisim, I really do. I think most people would describe me as a “do-gooder,” striving to make things better for others both personally and professionally.   431 more words