A side effect. A usually undesirable effect. Are all side effects bad? Maybe not, but they do increase your risk of exposure. Side effects can happen at any time, without warning. One minute you're making up your mind to judiciously follow your diet, the next minute you're eating leftover cake with a fine glass of … Continue reading Coping With The Side Effects
Any idiot can run, it takes a special kind of idiot to run a marathon. Philosophers say that life is like a race, you keep running. I like to think of those guys as armchair experts. What is life? A race or a marathon? I think that a good laugh and a good run, are … Continue reading Why Are You Running?
Oh Shit! As humans, no matter how much you try, you almost always, at a certain point, find yourself in an 'Oh shit!' moment. To be in deep shit is to be in a bad situation because of something you have done(or not done). Deep shit also best describes your life when you're pushing 40 … Continue reading Deep Shit
I have a lot of hidden talents. The problem is I can't find them. On some days I like to think that it takes real skill to choke on air, miss-step while climbing stairs and trip over absolutely nothing. Not everyone is able to pull this off. It's worse when you're with a group of … Continue reading Discovering Your Talents
My first encounter with Mr. Money happened several years ago. Do you know the first thing about being a kid? You have needs! I wanted, needed a bicycle! So I knelt by my bedside and offered a prayer to the Big Man up there. It was purely a business meeting. After a few minutes of … Continue reading Mr. Money
Apologies are never genuine. You were well aware of what you were doing when you did it. So why apologize? Yeah, I said it. You're apologizing only as a formality. And people try to play it off like they had no idea how it happened. I did it without thinking I don't know what came … Continue reading How To Be Sorry
A well-spent day brings happy sleep. No denying, sleep in itself is important. A decent night's rest can make a positive impact on your entire day, so it's no surprise really that you're more productive after a healthy dose. It's a bit surprising to me though, that those who get a full hours night rest, … Continue reading Beauty Sleep
After engaging in several internal battles with myself, I have decided to lead the life of a Pessimistic Optimist. For context, a pessimistic optimist(me) is a pessimistic person and at the same time hopeful. If you lead this lifestyle, bad outcomes will be expected, but if it's good, you'll be pleasantly surprised and enjoy them. … Continue reading The Pessimistic Optimist
Storytelling is a dying art. For many many years, parents thrilled children with tales by the moonlight. Tales ranging from the evolution of man to his fall, as well as, little snippets about the ancient gods of fire, air, water, and earth. These days, not so much. Can you imagine that there are parents that … Continue reading How To Tell A Story
Once viewed as the only creatures with emotions, morality, and culture; Humans are living off past glories. Apes, Orangutans amongst others are making greater strides than we ever imagined. Human "smartness" is just a particular survival strategy among many others. It's not the top of a long ladder. We've not really been kicking it, it's … Continue reading Are We Really Higher Animals?