Thursday, 31 December 2015

Happy New Year


A new year beckons ... fresh hopes, new aspirations, new goals, new beginnings ... Let's strive to make it our best year yet!

So, here's wishing you and your loved ones A Happy, Healthy New Year and success in all your endeavours. 


Food for Thought


Building a Better World 

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. - Marie Curie

Living

We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive. - Thich Nhat Hanh

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Garlic


What's so great about Garlic?
By Dr.Mercola

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/11/16/benefits-garlic.aspx?x_cid=20151116_nonlead2_benefits-garlic_facebookdoc%3Fx_cid%3Dfacebook-os-ce

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Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Relationship - Quotes


You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose. - Jo Courdert

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree, but still hold hands. - Anonymous Maybe some women aren't meant to be tamed. Maybe they need to run free, until they find someone just as wild to run with. - Carrie Bradshaw

The relationship that counts most in my life is the one I have with myself. I have a great, great, great relationship with myself, and it gets better and better as I get older. - Diane von Furstenberg

Too many girls rush into relationships because of the fear of being single, then start making compromises, and losing their identity. Don't do that. - Katy Perry

SINGLE is not a status. It is a word that describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others! - Abigail Rajkumar

Most relationships fail because we spend too much time pointing out each other’s mistakes and not time enjoying each other’s company. - Unknown

Being single doesn't mean you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship. - Unknown

I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves. - Shirley MacLaine

Being single isn't bad. What is bad is giving up hope on finding that someone special. - Unknown 

Monday, 28 December 2015

Humorous Quotes


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Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore. - Lady Gaga

The plainest man who pays attention to women, will sometimes succeed as well as the handsomest man who does not. - Charles Caleb Colton

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

For misdirected love, the attainment of its object is, indeed, the best cure; but it cures as the guillotine cures headache. - Ivan Panin

No woman marries for money: they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him. - Cesare Pavese

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice. - William James

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. - Oscar Wilde

It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. - Mark Twain

If you can’t learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly. - Ashleigh Brilliant

The man who rolls up his sleeves seldom loses his shirt. - Thomas Cowan

It’s always better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6. - Unknown

Nothing is fool-proof to a sufficiently talented fool. - Unknown

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Life


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Ah! this beautiful world ... Indeed, I know not what to think of it. Sometimes it is all gladness and sunshine, and heaven itself lies not far off. And then it changes suddenly, and is dark and sorrowful, and clouds shut out the sky. In the lives of the saddest of us, there are bright days like this, when we feel as if we could take the great world in our arms. Then come the gloomy hours, when the fire will neither burn on our hearths nor in our hearts; and all without and within is dismal, cold, and dark. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Quote Worthy


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When you completely trust a person, without any doubt, you’ll automatically get one of two results -  a friend for life or a lesson for life. - Unknown

The jewel that we find, we stoop and take it because we see it; but what we do not see we tread upon and never think of it. - William shakespeare

Words and hearts should be handled with care, for words when spoken and hearts when broken are the hardest things to repair. - Unknown

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble. - Washington Irving

One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night. - Margaret Meade

Even if it turns out that time travel is impossible, it is important that we understand why it is impossible. - Stephen Hawking

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. - Mother Teresa

If you suspect a man, don't employ him; and if you employ him, don't suspect him. - Chinese Saying

Sometimes the hardest cages to break out of are the ones we built for ourselves. - Unknown

Not all dreamers are winners, but all winners are dreamers. - Mark Gorman

Everyone pushes a falling fence. - Chinese Saying

Wedlock is a padlock. - Chinese Proverb

Friday, 25 December 2015

You - Quotes


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You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and goddamn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about your business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way. - Marilyn Monroe

When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose: What a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page. - Eileen Caddy

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go. - Dr. Seuss

If you planted hope today in any hopeless heart, if someone’s burden was lighter because you did your part, if you caused a laugh that chased a tear away, then your day was well spent. - Anonymous

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Merry Christmas


A Merry and Joyous Christmas to all celebrating the occasion, and for those who are not, Happy Holidays to you!



Food for Thought


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In civilized life, where the happiness, and indeed almost the existence, of man depends so much upon the opinion of his fellow-men, he is constantly acting a studied part. The bold and peculiar traits of native character are refined away or softened down by the levelling influence of what is termed good-breeding, and he practises so many petty deceptions and affects so many generous sentiments for the purposes of popularity that it is difficult to distinguish his real from his artificial character. - Washington Irving 

Monday, 21 December 2015

Humorous Quotes


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No man with any sense assumes that a woman's words mean to her exactly what they mean to him. - Rex Stout

If you stop advertising to save money . . . you might as well stop your clock to save time!! - Echo Germanica

No matter how busy a man is, he is never too busy to stop and talk about how busy he is. - Unknown

The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life! - Oscar Wild

Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. - Robert Orben

That’s the problem with being alive ... You’ve got to keep thinking of what to do. - Glen Duncan

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time. - Tallulah Bankhead

Do not be sweet lest you be eaten, do not be sour, lest you be shunned. - Sicillian Proverb

Old age is – a lot of crossed off names in an address book. - Ronald Blythe

It's okay to let a fool kiss you, but don't let a kiss fool you. - Unknown

What is sanity, after all, except the control of madness? - Unknown

Everyone hates me because I’m paranoid. - Unknown

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Success


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Success in life could be defined as the continued expansion of happiness and the progressive realization of worthy goals. Success is the ability to fulfil your desires with effortless ease. And yet success, including the creation of wealth, has always been considered to be a process that requires hard work, and it is often considered to be at the expense of others. We need a more spiritual approach to success and to affluence, which is the abundant flow of all good things to you. With knowledge and practice of spiritual law, we put ourselves in harmony with nature and create with carefreeness, joy, and love. - Deepak Chopra

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Quote Worthy


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The past is our cradle, not our present; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition. - Israel Zwangwill

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person. - Albert Einstein

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Wealth can be wonderful, but you know success can test one’s mettle as surely as the strongest adversary. - Unknown

You are never so easily fooled as when you are trying to fool someone else. - Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

The present is the necessary product of all the past, the necessary cause of all the future. - Robert G. Ingersoll

There is happiness for those who accept their fate. There is glory for those who defy their fate. - Edel

Loss makes artists of us all as we weave new patterns in the fabric of our lives. - Greta W. Crosby

Sometimes, it feels better not to talk. At all. About anything.  To anyone. - Unknown

The body heals with play, the mind heals with laughter and the spirit heals with joy. - Proverb

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. - Winston Churchill

We sink to rise. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Food for Thought


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It’s easy to feel uncared for when people aren’t able to communicate and connect with you in the way you need. And it’s so hard not to internalize that silence as a reflection on your worth. But the truth is that the way other people operate is not about you. Most people are so caught up in their own responsibilities, struggles, and anxiety that the thought of asking someone else how they’re doing doesn’t even cross their mind. They aren’t inherently bad or uncaring – they’re just busy and self-focused. And that’s okay. It’s not evidence of some fundamental failing on your part. It doesn’t make you unlovable or invisible. It just means that those people aren’t very good at looking beyond their own world. But the fact that you are – that despite the darkness you feel, you have the ability to share your love and light with others – is a strength. Your work isn’t to change who you are; it’s to find people who are able to give you the connection you need. Because despite what you feel, you are not too much. You are not too sensitive or too needy. You are thoughtful and empathetic. You are compassionate and kind. And with or without anyone’s acknowledgement or affection, you are enough. - Daniell Koepke

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Alcohol


What alcohol does to your brain and how to boost your brain health


http://themindunleashed.org/2015/07/this-is-what-alcohol-reallydoes-to-your-brain.html

Monday, 14 December 2015

Humorous Quotes


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There comes a time when living becomes something like a competition, when one shamelessly rejoices over the death of one's neighbour, as if he were a rival who has been eliminated. - Pierre Magnan

There is usually only a limited amount of damage that can be done by dull or stupid people. For creating a truly monumental disaster, you need people with high IQs. - Thomas Sowell

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. - Rogers Hornsby

I get more cleaning done in the ten minutes before someone comes over than I do in a week. - Unknown

No man was ever taken to hell by a woman unless he already had a ticket in his pocket. - Rex Stout

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony

The height of embarrassment is when two sets of eyes meet through a keyhole. - Unknown

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. - Margaret Atwood

In just two days from now, tomorrow will be yesterday. - Unknown

Most women are not so young as they are painted. - Max Beerbohm

I think I am, therefore, I am. I think. - George Carlin

It is better to lose a lover than love a loser. - Unknown

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Happiness


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Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. - Groucho Marx

If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a month – get married. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help others. - Chinese Saying

Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities. - Aristotle

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Quote Worthy


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You will never know true happiness until you have truly loved, and you will never understand what pain really is until you have lost it. - Unknown

Sometimes you just need to distance yourself from people. If they care, they’ll notice. If they don’t, you know where you stand. - Unknown

Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before. - William Wycherley

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. - Noel Coward

Only the man who is not hungry says the coconut has a hard shell. - Ethiopian Proverb

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is. - Irvin Himmel

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. - Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld

If you are standing upright, don't worry if your shadow is crooked. - Chinese Proverb

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. - John Muir

Average is the best of the worst and the worst of the best. - Unknown

Positive anything is better than negative nothing. - Elbert Hubbard

Don't throw the baby out with the bath water. - English Idiom

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Food for Thought


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Your intention sets the universe in motion. The universe flows in the direction of your intention, and so it is important to be clear on your exact intention in any situation. If you are absolutely clear as to your intent, your subconscious success mechanism will support you in getting there. Most people encounter problems in creating the kind of life they want because they have not clearly determined where they want to go, or visualized what it is going to look like when they get there. Those who lead purposeful, successful lives do so because they have set up in their mind a clear picture of what they want to create in their lives. - Robert Anthony

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

The Power of Positivity


Interesting 

Scientific Proof: The Power of Positivity Alters Our Physical World



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Monday, 7 December 2015

Humorous Quotes


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I've noticed that one thing about parents is that no matter what stage your child is in, the parents who have older children always tell you the next stage is worse. - Dave Barry

Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you. - Fred Allen

Love differs from all the other contagious diseases: the last time a man is exposed to it, he takes it most readily, and has it the worst! - Bret Harte

Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. - Ogden Nash

Being God isn't easy. If you do too much, people get dependent on you. And if you do nothing, they lose hope. - Unknown

The easiest way to teach children the value of money is to borrow some from them. - Unknown

Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. - Pope John XXIII

You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. - Lou Holtz

Modern women ... they don't sew your pockets ... forget that. - Charles Bukowski

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. - Timothy Leary

The future will soon be a thing of the past. - George Carlin

Big girls need big diamonds. - Elizabeth Taylor

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Life


Life and the world, or whatever we call that which we are and feel, is an astonishing thing. The mist of familiarity obscures from us the wonder of our being. We are struck with admiration at some of its transient modifications, but it is itself the great miracle. What are changes of empires, the wreck of dynasties, with the opinions which supported them; what is the birth and the extinction of religious and of political systems to life? What are the revolutions of the globe which we inhabit, and the operations of the elements of which it is composed, compared with life? What is the universe of stars, and suns, of which this inhabited earth is one, and their motions, and their destiny, compared with life? Life, the great miracle, we admire not, because it is so miraculous. It is well that we are thus shielded by the familiarity of what is at once so certain and so unfathomable, from an astonishment which would otherwise absorb and overawe the functions of that which is its object. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Quote Worthy


Any culture which, in the interests of efficiency or in the name of some political or religious dogma, seeks to standardize the human individual, commits an outrage against man’s biological nature. - Aldous Huxley

Sometimes you just have to erase the messages, delete the numbers and move on. You don’t have to forget who that person was to you; only accept that they aren’t that person anymore. - Unknown

To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be wise, rich, or beautiful. You just have to be there when they need you. - Steven Aitchison

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Herman Cain

Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three. - Ziad K. Abdelnour

It is the view which the mind takes of a thing which creates the sorrow that arises from it. - Anthony Trollope

Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James

If you spend your life trying to be good at everything, you will never be great at anything. - Tom Rath

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

He who cannot lie does not know what the truth is. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't cut off your nose to spite your face. - English Idiom

A setback is a setup for a comeback. - Willie Jolley

Friday, 4 December 2015

You


Don’t be so hard on yourself. Yeah, you’ve messed up and made mistakes. You’re not perfect, but who is? Learn from it. Don’t keep punishing yourself. Be kind to YOU, even when you mess up. Eventually, you’ll bounce back. Never lose hope., believe in yourself and treat your mistakes as lessons learned. - April Grisham

It is time to stop looking outside yourself for the answers to why you haven’t created the life and results you want, for it is you who creates the quality of life you lead and the results you produce. You – no one else! To achieve major success in life – to achieve those things that are most important to you – you must assume one hundred percent responsibility for your life. Nothing less will do. - Jack Canfield

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Food for Thought


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This view that women are somehow inferior to men is not restricted to one religion or belief. Women are prevented from playing a full and equal role in many faiths. Nor, tragically, does its influence stop at the walls of the church, mosque, synagogue or temple. This discrimination, unjustifiably attributed to a Higher Authority, has provided a reason or excuse for the deprivation of women's equal rights across the world for centuries. At its most repugnant, the belief that women must be subjugated to the wishes of men excuses slavery, violence, forced prostitution, genital mutilation and national laws that omit rape as a crime. But it also costs many millions of girls and women control over their own bodies and lives, and continues to deny them fair access to education, health, employment and influence within their own communities ... The truth is that male religious leaders have had – and still have – an option to interpret holy teachings either to exalt or subjugate women. They have, for their own selfish ends, overwhelmingly chosen the latter. - Jimmy Carter

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Cancer


Why Medicine Won't Allow Cancer to Be Cured

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