Posts tagged "self help"

"Whatever Happened to Personality?" or "Steven, You're Nuts!"

"Whatever Happened to Personality?" or "Steven, You're Nuts!"
“There is a fine line between genius and madness because they share the same genes, scientists have found. Psychologists have discovered that creative people have a gene in common which is also linked to psychosis and depression.” – Richard Alleyne, The Telegraph “Steven, you’re nuts!” – A co-worker In this age of bland political correctness... Read more »

When Harry Didn't Meet Sally: The 5 Steps of Dealing with Disappointment

When Harry Didn't Meet Sally: The 5 Steps of Dealing with Disappointment
We’ve all been there, folks. You’ve planned, sweated, prayed, and done your darndest to turn glass into gold, but your best efforts have been thwarted. You get excited about a party, only to have it cancelled at the last minute because of an axe-wielding clown. Hell, even politics are filled with could’ve and should’ve beens! (Well,... Read more »

"Why be common when you can be divine?": Remaining fabulous in a crowd of vanilla pudding

"Why be common when you can be divine?": Remaining fabulous in a crowd of vanilla pudding
As we devolve into an age where appearance is everything and to stay with the herd is marshall law, we’ve frankly lost the not only the plot but the entire storyboard concept.  Personalities are being traded for iPads and antibiotic-free chicken and a sleek outward appearance often masks an underinformed sense of self. You need... Read more »
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"The line between the past and the present": What I DON'T want to know then what I know now, and why it matters (Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXII)

"The line between the past and the present": What I DON'T want to know then what I know now, and why it matters (Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXII)
A man saunters into the booth next to me in a restaurant, sliding a piece of soiled white paper across the table to my trembling hands. All month I’ve known this was coming, like the fabled menstrual cycles of old. The man’s hands were rough, coated with sawdust, and his beard was, well, let’s say a... Read more »

Cheating is The New Normal: Don Juan Meets Steve Jobs

Cheating is The New Normal: Don Juan Meets Steve Jobs
The advent of technology has done a lot of positive things for our culture. Families are able to connect more efficiently, businesses save money by cutting time costs and research is literally at your fingertips (the greatest thing for a bookworm like me.) But this technical renaissance also has some adverse side effects, though nothing... Read more »