It isn’t what happens that matters, but how you respond to it.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. (Lou Holtz)
Life happens wherever you are, whether you live it or not.
Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not. (Uncle Iroh in The Last Avatar)
The starting point of all achievement is desire. (Napoleon Hill)
It takes a fool to do the same thing again and again with the hopes for a different result.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)
“One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” – Helen Keller
Govt slams UN secy gen’s comments on J&K, says region integral part of India
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UN is overrated defunct, bankrupt physically, literally
What Am I, Chopped Liver?Meaning: A rhetorical question used by a person who feels they are being given less consideration than someone else.
Greased LightningMeaning: Very fast or quick.
A Dime a DozenMeaning: Something that is extremely common.
On Cloud NineMeaning: Having strong feelings of happiness or satisfaction.
Up In ArmsMeaning: Angry; being roused to the point that you are ready to fight.
Someone looking lost? Help them with directions
Forgive someone who has wronged you
Send a thank you note to someone you appreciate
Share something interesting you’ve learnt today
Bring in your neighbor’s trash cans
World Nutella Day – 5 February
World Human Spirit Day – 17 February
International Tug-of-War Day – 19 February
Content marketing ideas
Listicle idea: Delicious desserts you can create with Nutella
Infographic idea: Strategies to win your next tug-of-war match
Video idea: Interesting dishes you did not realize you could use Nutella in
Podcast idea: How has the power of the human spirit managed to save natur
Coffee or Tea
A dialog about the merits of coffee versus tea.
|WORD OF THE DAY|
|Examples of Apéritif in a sentence
“The hostess greeted her guests at the door with an apéritif.”
“The menu included a light apéritif served before dinner.”
Did you know…
… that today is Ventriloquism Day? This day celebrates the 1903 birthday of Edgar Bergen, one of the most famous ventriloquists (someone who can throw their voice). His famous characters included Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He was also the father of actress Candice Bergen.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”
— Desmond Tutu