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Overheard Conversations #03

I was walking through the park the other day and there was this girl laid out on the ground before me (one of many – it was a nice, sunny day) and she was twirling her curly hair around her fingers. 84 more words


How to feel Happy, instantly and always

“If we would just slow down, happiness would catch up to us.”
Richard Carlson

Our Happiness has a million of obstacles. We get irritated, upset, tense, and anxious, worrisome for various reasons during the day.

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(directed by Jack Arnold, 1953)

**** (out of 5)


> This campy sci-fi is definitely in that class of B-films that have something so iconic to their times, that they transcend this obvious limitation and achieve a popular consensus as classics. 286 more words

Kevin Keelan

Personal growth: Moods, perceptions, and problem-solving

By Dennis Mellersh

Most of us have been in the paradoxical situation in which a nagging problem that has been causing us misery and anxiety yesterday, or for a number of yesterdays, does not seem so worrisome today. 397 more words

Personal Development

Valentino (1951, Lewis Allen)

Valentino opens with lead Anthony Dexter (whose resemblance to Valentino got him the job, not his acting abilities) doing the tango. It’s the trope’s rehearsal and it’s fine. 795 more words


Don't sweat the small stuff.

Do sweat the big stuff. Sweat the big stuff big time.

Stop Thinking. Start Living

Stop Thinking Start Living is the title of one of my favourite books, and one that I re-read from time to time. Along with other books by Richard Carlson (who sadly died in 2006 aged just 45) these are powerful life-changers and inspired me to write this blog article about the importance of ‘switching off’. 845 more words