Michael S. A. Graziano: What is consciousness? | TED Talk


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Random Acts of Kindness


1. Donate diapers, wipes and formula to your local DYFS office or women’s shelter.
2. Give friends and family kindness coupons they can redeem for kind favors.
3. Leave kind post-it notes in random public bathrooms.
4. Take paints and paper to share at the local playground
5. Tell your children why you love them. While you’re at it tell your parents and siblings as well.

Random Acts of Kindness


  1. Help an elderly person cross the road or up the stairs
  2. Offer to help your neighbours/friends with chores
  3. Who will be making dinner for your family today? Tag, you’re it!
  4. Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice
  5. Bake something for your family/friends

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Gustatory
GUS-tə-tor-ee
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 17th century
1

Relating to the quality of the taste of something

2

Relating to the sense of taste

Examples of Gustatory in a sentence

“His gustatory abilities were so refined that he decided to become a wine-competition judge.”

“She had a cold and couldn’t appreciate the gustatory qualities of the home-cooked meal.”

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Gustatory
GUS-tə-tor-ee
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 17th century
1

Relating to the quality of the taste of something

2

Relating to the sense of taste

Examples of Gustatory in a sentence

“His gustatory abilities were so refined that he decided to become a wine-competition judge.”

“She had a cold and couldn’t appreciate the gustatory qualities of the home-cooked meal.”

Wisdom Quotes


Find light within the darkness and it’ll outshine even the darkest of shades.

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. (Joseph Campbell)

Trust in all your senses to avoid being blinded by one.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes. (Herodotus)

Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is the birthday of Eli Whitney (1765)? Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin and a pioneer in the mass production of cotton. Trivia fans: In 1798, Eli Whitney invented a way to manufacture muskets by machine so that the parts were interchangeable. Ironically, it was as a manufacturer of muskets that Whitney finally became rich.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”

— George Bernard Shaw

Wisdom Quotes


The mistakes of your past form the roots of the wisdom of your future.

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The wise can gain more from a simple question than the simple can learn from a wise answer.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. (Bruce Lee)

Wisdom Quotes


Failing while trying to do the right thing is better than succeeding to do nothing.

I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. (Robert H. Schuller)

Even the path of ten thousand miles begins with a single step.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. (Lao Tzu)

Wisdom Quotes


Be the light through your actions and darkness will disappear around you.

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. (Desiderius Erasmus)

Don’t wait for the perfect moment to strike, strike in the current moment and make it perfect.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. (William Butler Yeats)

Wisdom Quotes


It’s not the words you speak, but the way you say them that matters.

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude. (John C. Maxwell)

It is impossible to reach perfection, but if we try hard enough we can at least reach excellence.
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. (Vince Lombardi)

Quotes of the Week


Robert Half

“When one teaches, two learn.”

via Today’s Quote https://ift.tt/2rai1mN December 03, 2019 at 11:42AM
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Mother Teresa

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

via Today’s Quote https://ift.tt/35Z2EfH December 04, 2019 at 11:37AM
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Ralph Waldo Emerson


Robert Baden-Powell

“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.”

via Today’s Quote https://ift.tt/2DQPB42 December 07, 2019 at 12:03PM
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Jackie Kennedy

“I want to live my life, not record it.”

via Today’s Quote https://ift.tt/2ZkrGqI December 08, 2019 at 11:33AM
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