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The final 4 of Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Thursday, March 22, 2012      3 comments

10. “Cleanliness. Tolerate no Uncleanness in Body, Cloaths, or Habitation.” 11. “Tranquility. Be not disturbed at Trifles, or at Accidents common or unavoidable.” 12. “Chastity. Rarely use Venery but for Health or Offspring; Never to D... Read more

5 more of Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Wednesday, March 21, 2012      2 comments

5. “Frugality. Make no Expense but to do good to others or yourself: i.e., Waste nothing.” 6. “Industry. Lose no time. Be always employ’d in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary Actions.” 7. “Sincerity. Use no hurtful Deceit. Thin... Read more

Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      4 comments

As he records in his autobiography, Benjamin Franklin “conceiv’d the bold and arduous Project of arriving at moral Perfection.” He wrote a catalog of 13 moral virtues, and he drew a graph on which he scored his successes and failures each day. H... Read more

3/19/2012

Monday, March 19, 2012      4 comments

It's impossible to learn to swim without jumping in the water. emoticon... Read more

Resolutions to consider:

Sunday, March 18, 2012      5 comments

Take time to be silly. emoticon ...Read more

Laugh at Yourself

Friday, March 16, 2012      4 comments

When you take yourself too seriously, you end up being hard on yourself when you screw up. Instead, try to remember that even though there may be many eyes on you, it's best just to get out there and have a good time.... Read more

3/15/2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012      5 comments

“Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” —HENRY JAMES What do you call a hippopotamus who’s always sick? A hippochondriac... Read more

Wednesday's Witticism

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      5 comments

The snake dreamed of becoming a history teacher. He was a hiss-story buff.... Read more

3 ways to keep the mornings calm and cheerful

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      3 comments

If you start the morning in a harried, angry, or frustrated mood, it’s hard to recover your happiness—so it’s very helpful to try to keep the first hour of your day happy and serene. 1. Get enough sleep! It can be tempting to stay up late, ... Read more

3/12/12

Monday, March 12, 2012      4 comments

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” —CARL JUNG... Read more

Saturday Silly

Saturday, March 10, 2012      5 comments

Daryl the Duck found his calling as a spy. Turns out he's really good at quacking codes. Read more

LOWER THE BAR

Friday, March 09, 2012      3 comments

If you find yourself backing away from a resolution that you really want to keep, try lowering the bar. If you find it hard to get to the gym, try going for a ten-minute walk. If you want to entertain more but can’t face the thought of cooking, ... Read more

Need a quick jolt of happiness, right now? Try this:

Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

Rid yourself of a nagging task. Answer a difficult e-mail, purchase something you need, or call to make that dentist’s appointment. Crossing an irksome chore off your to-do list will give you a rush of energy and cheer.... Read more

Questions to ask yourself

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

• What’s the most helpful advice you’ve ever received? • What’s your happiest time of day? • What were the last three books you read? ... Read more

3/6/2012

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      6 comments

I hope everyone is having a great day. The sun is shining here & the temperature will be going up to nearly 60 degrees! I wish I could be outside in it instead of inside working, but at least I can look out the window and see the Read more


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