In Search of Quality Politicians

Up here in Canada, Senator Patrick Brazeau has just been arrested (again) for sexual assault and domestic violence, on top of an ongoing police investigation into fraudulent spending as a Senator. At least three other Senators are caught up in the expense investigation. How did someone like this get appointed to Canada's Upper House? It was … Continue reading In Search of Quality Politicians

50 Amazing Facts (For People Who Enjoy Amazing Facts)

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Cliff Clavin 101. via Mental Floss

Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israel Defense Forces. Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israel Defense Forces.

1. In 1943, Philip Morris ran an ad acknowledging “smokers’ cough.” They claimed it was caused by smoking brands other than Philip Morris.

2. In the 1970s, Mattel sold a doll called “Growing Up Skipper.” Her breasts grew when her arm was turned.

3. Michael Jackson’s 1988 autobiography Moonwalk was edited by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

4. Kit Kat flavors available in Japan include wine, sweet potato, wasabi, and soy sauce.

5. Only female mosquitoes will bite you.

6. At the 2010 Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift won more Grammys (4) than Elvis did his entire career (3).

7. At Fatburger, you can order a “Hypocrite”—a veggie burger topped with crispy strips of bacon.

8. Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.

9. In 1999, Furbies were banned from the…

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The Fear of the Unknown

on taking risks and reaping rewards…

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In life, every time we make a decision, we are opening one door…and closing another.

As humans, we tend to stick to things, people, habits, occupations, and scenarios that are comfortable and familiar.

If you’re used to misery, you may seek out misery.

If you’re used to abusive men or women, you may continue to seek those people out as partners.

If you’re used to being passive, you may never hear your own voice or make your own decision.

If you’re used to being pampered, you may seek out things and people that will continue this pattern.

Whatever the case may be whether it’s a good or bad habit/behavior/attachment style…

Making any type of change– small or big, can take days, minutes, months, or years, depending on the situation and the person.

Sometimes though, no matter how afraid we are, we must take the chance and make a change no…

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