Its 5am and Khalid and I are in the hotel room in New York, somewhere on 34th street. We’re on our way to Virginia for our first thanksgiving in the USA. Khalid’s brother, wife and the two little ones Oscar … Continue reading The day my dad died.
Do you know that the book, “The Secret” has to date sold more than 19 million copies and been translated into 49 languages? And these are people I must assume can at least read… I dare say there’s more chance … Continue reading Its no secret!
I always wondered why Red Riding Hood wandered off the path. I mean, how stupid. The instructions clearly said, “DO NOT GO OFF THE PATH!” It’s like those teenagers who hear a sound in the basement and go into the … Continue reading Into the Woods!
There’s a famous saying that you can’t polish a turd. Don’t despair – because you can always roll it in glitter! Some days I am up to my elbows in glitter. Continue reading #lifetips34
If only my whining was like the internet and could be capped when it reached 3GB. Instead, its unlimited bandwidth has enabled terabytes of complaining this month. Perhaps if Net Nanny was a real person, she’d know what to do … Continue reading whining.net
Someone was talking about the net not always being what it seems – sometimes the men are men, and the women are men, and children are often the FBI. Continue reading The interweb
All these self-help books keep sharing how to “find yourself”. Having achieved this by simply looking behind the couch (where I was snugly hidden) I am now reaching the conclusion that I was perhaps better off “lost”. Of course the reversing of this option is a bit like trying to turn toast back into bread. Continue reading beyond #selfhelp
I’m convinced my ‘voice of reason’ is either mumbling or has a stutter – it would explain so many of the same bad choices I have made with such blinding conviction. Then again, it might be that my voice of reason might be foreign, like Spanish or Mongolian, in which case I can hardly be blamed for misunderstanding the project entirely. Continue reading ke?
Fantastic new research from University of Rochester shows that extrinsic rewards (money, cars, stuff) basically makes us more depressed – it’s called “hedonic adaption”. The research quotes that those focused on the “American dream” are basically the most miserable of all. Happiness = hard, meaningful work on self and social bonds. Either that or poor people are sponsoring the research. Continue reading Think on the happiness of this.
All this talk about muscle memory, but you think your fat forgets? Continue reading Fat!