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Carlos Casteneda on following your path

June 12, 2007

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A man of knowledge chooses a path with heart and follows it; and then he looks and rejoices and laughs; and then he sees and knows. He knows that his life will be over altogether too soon; he knows that he, as well as everybody else, is not going anywhere; he knows, because he sees, […]

tips: the end of rational thought?

June 11, 2007

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If you’re here it’s probably because you don’t mind and even sometimes like reading tips that are designed to help you improve your life in some way. Well this interesting article (in a blog dedicated to tips) has a very interesting point to make about how limiting tips are in the first place. Here’s a […]

are you a fattist?

June 8, 2007

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This, my friends, is the most fascinating site on the entire Interwebs; at least, it is if you’re as self-centred as I am! It is a site from Harvard absolutely bursting with psych test goodness. These tests, all built along more or less similar lines, are cleverly designed to suss out the prejudices you never […]

when to be a quitter

June 6, 2007

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The PositiveSharing blog has an interesting post on knowing when to quit your job. Actually, this has a much wider applicability; you can use these principles to decide when it’s high time to quit just about any situation that you find yourself in at least partly voluntarily, even unemployment. The ultimate question is: how is […]

quote: the six mistakes of man

June 4, 2007

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The delusion that personal gain is made by crushing others. The tendency to worry about things that cannot be changed or corrected. Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it. Refusing to set aside trivial preferences. Neglecting development and refinement of the mind, and not acquiring the habit of reading and studying. […]

Diane Ackerman on beginnings, endings, and the part in between

May 31, 2007

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  It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. Diane Ackerman inspirational quotes wikipage :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

interview: the happiness myth

May 28, 2007

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This is a very enlightening interview with Dr. Jennifer Michael Hecht, author of The Happiness Myth: Why What We Think Is Right Is Wrong, from Psychjourney Podcasts (and welcome to the blogroll; it’s a very helpful site, especially for those who like to listen rather than read). There are a lot of good points in […]

maslow’s hierarchy of needs: a benchmark

May 17, 2007

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Found via a loopy stagger around and off sulz‘s blog. Cross-posted from raincoaster. As always with our Benchmarks, we suggest that you copy the results of your test and post them in your blog for self-knowledge and future comparison. We’re all evolving, and it’s a huge boost to recognize just how far you may have come since […]

balance: a quote

May 16, 2007

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  Less drama, more laundry Dave Savage inspirational quote wikipage: go ahead and add your own! :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

depression screening test

May 15, 2007

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Online tests are no replacement for a consultation with a good specialist, but they can act as benchmarks so we can go back and take the test at a later point and compare the two results. They can also shock you into making an appointment with a specialist in the first place, if that’s appropriate […]

the fragile

May 14, 2007

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Here’s another song from Nine Inch Nails (I know, I know, we’re all about the NIN, but what can we say: we’re all about the NIN and besides, you’d be hard-pressed to find a band that writes about these issues quite so well). This particular song has some points that are positive and some that […]