You can use the logic of neuroscience to heal from a breakup – Big Think


via You can use the logic of neuroscience to heal from a breakup – Big Think

wisdom quotes


It takes strength and restraint to be gentle.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. (Leo Buscaglia)
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Those who love you will come back to you even if you let them go.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were. (Richard Bach)

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Juggernaut
JUG-ər-not
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Hindi, early 17th century
1

An overwhelming force that destroys anything in its path

2

An institution that inspires blind devotion and sacrifice

Examples of Juggernaut in a sentence

“The youngest candidate is a juggernaut, impressing voters and blowing away competitors in every debate.”

“Harry Potter has turned into a global juggernaut, with the books having inspired movies, plays, theme parks, and any kind of merchandise you can think of.”

Did you know…


… that today is Lopsided Basketball Game Day? In 1964, one Louisiana high school basketball team beat another 211 to 29, the most lopsided high school basketball game ever played. The teams shall remain nameless to protect the honor of the losing team. 😉

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“If the grass looks greener on the other side… Stop staring. Stop comparing. Stop complaining. Start watering the grass you’re standing on.”

— Angel Chernoff

Word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
Nirvana
nir-VAH-nə
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Sanskrit, 1830s
1

Colloquially, a state of perfect bliss and peace

2

In Buddhism, the end of the cycle of reincarnation, attained by reaching a state of complete enlightenment

Examples of Nirvana in a sentence

“After a stressful year at work, the week at the spa was nirvana for her.”

“When he started studying Buddhism, he was fascinated by the idea of achieving Nirvana.”

Seasoned Nuts Quotable


JANUARY 28, 2020

“Success comes from keeping the ears open and the mouth closed” and “A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.”

“Hamilton’s besetting fear was that American democracy would be spoiled by demagogues who would mouth populist shibboleths to conceal their despotism.”

– Ron Chernow

Random Acts of Kindness


1. Donate your old clothes to the Salvation Army
2. Give blood.
3. Give your unwanted newspaper coupons to the lady behind you who’s buying three papers. Chances are, she clips coupons.
4. Help elderly neighbors and relatives maintain their homes
5. Save change throughout the year and bless another family with some extra cash during the holidays.

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Foreign intervention: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. – Big Think


via Foreign intervention: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. – Big Think

  • Methods used in foreign intervention often resurface domestically, whether that’s in the form of skills or technology.
  • University of Tampa professor Abigail Blanco calls this the boomerang effect. It’s a consequence not often thought about when we discuss foreign intervention.
  • The three channels to consider when examining the boomerang effect include human capital in the form of skills, administrative dynamics, and physical capital in the form of tools and technology.

Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is Mad Tea Party Day? On the birthday of Lewis Carroll, author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, we celebrate life with a mad tea party! Carroll, whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, was born on January 27, 1832, in Cheshire, England.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”

— Ann Landers

Sun Tzu Quotes


  1. “Using order to deal with the disorderly, using calm to deal with the clamorous, is mastering the heart.”― Sun Tzu

  2. “Move not unless you see an advantage; use not your troops unless there is something to be gained; fight not unless the position is critical.”― Sun Tzu

  3. “The victorious army is victorious first and seeks battle later; the defeated army seeks battle first and seeks victory later.”― Sun Tzu

  4. “If words of command are not clear and distinct, if orders are not thoroughly understood, the general is to blame. But if his orders are clear, and the soldiers nevertheless disobey, then it is the fault of their officers.”― Sun Tzu

  5. “He wins his battles by making no mistakes.”― Sun Tzu