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End of Life Options - A Profession of Faith

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It’s so different, writing for a research paper for university work and writing a story about the same topic.  979 more words


Happiness is creative juice

Al Capp, the cartoonist who created the strip Li’l Abner, sometimes had Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat brew up some Kickapoo Joy Juice. Apparently the stuff (often containing grizzly bears, anvils and horseshoes) stems from the clandestine hooch concocted by soldiers during World War II, often starting from alcohol intended for torpedo fuel. 616 more words


How Complaining Hurts Our Brain and What We Can Do About It (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 320)

“Acceptance means no complaining, and happiness means no complaining about the things over which you can do nothing.”
— Wayne Dyer

When things don’t go as we plan, we all have the natural tendency to gripe and complain. 780 more words


Lessons From The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture of Dr Randy Pausch is perhaps one of the most influential pieces of media I have ever been ‘given’ by anyone. I won’t implore you straight away to go watch it – I did in the first version of this piece, but by the magic of editing I don’t in this one :) – I’d rather talk to you about it and sell it to you first. 714 more words


The Last Lecture 

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch this video has a lot of advice and guidance for anyone trying to figure out how to get things accomplished. Happy Birthday


The Last Lecture: Book Club

I’m not sure how to define The Last Lecture, except to say that it’s a cross between a nonfiction novel, a memoir, and a self-help book. 340 more words

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