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Category Archives: Good Things vs Bad Things

Alchemizing your life

by Pete on June 17, 2013

In various ancient texts, they speak of the study of alchemy. Most of us have heard of alchemy as a magical process of turning lead into gold. On the surface, that’s all that alchemists do. We see it as impossible so we dismiss it as nonsense. It may be true that lead can’t magically turn […]

Friday Fortune: You are the creation of yourself.

by Pete on June 14, 2013

Today’s Friday Fortune may seem less cryptic and more “highway motivation.” On the surface it may seem like something a hippie might tell you while handing you a flower in the park. Let’s start with a little abstraction. “I think, therefore, I am.” ~Rene Descartes Descartes’ famous saying acknowledged that the only reality we can […]

Start from Good

by Pete on May 20, 2013

“The squeaky wheel get’s the grease” may be one of the worst sayings in the English cliche box. It’s created a society based on complaining to get things. We learn from childhood that those with problems get special attention from teachers and parents. As we mature into adulthood we find that we can get our […]

How to Read People

by Pete on March 20, 2013

One of the best Christmas presents I got this year was a Groupon for a Body Language class with the NonVerbal Group. It was a three hour freestyle lecture on topics citing research done by various institutions and by the NonVerbal Group itself. The instructor, Blake Eastman, said reading people is all about one thing: […]

Things that are only good once

by Pete on February 8, 2013

There are some things that are great to do over and over, like hugs, and naps, and snacks. Some things are only good to do once. Puns. Everyone can appreciate clever organization of words. When they start to repeat, no good. Heavily-frosted cup cakes. If you like sweets, sure have a thick cup cake. More than one […]

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