did you know... ... that today is First Chiropractic Adjustment Day? If you've ever had a chiropractic adjustment, you owe it to not only your chiropractor, but to Daniel David Palmer. He gave the first chiropractic adjustment to Harvey Lillard in Davenport, Iowa (now the home of Palmer Chiropractic College) on this day 1895. ~~~ … Continue reading this week
Did you know... ... that today is Constitution Day? On this day in 1787, the Constitution of the United States of America was signed by delegates from twelve states at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Trivia fans: The Constitution was "penned" by Jacob Shallus, a Pennsylvania General Assembly clerk, for $30 ($789 today). It … Continue reading This week
Did you know... ... that today is American Legion Day? The American Legion was granted its federal charter by Congress on this day in 1919. It was established to support and assist veterans returning from World War I. Since then it has grown and supported all veterans and currently has nearly 2 million members and … Continue reading This week
Did you know... ... that today is Green Acres Day? On this day in 1965, Oliver Douglas and his socialite wife, Lisa, showed up at "Green Acres" on CBS-TV. Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor headed a memorable cast in this, the first of six seasons on the network. Celebrate by watching an old-time classic with … Continue reading This week
No One Can Trigger You There are things that just set you off. There are things that happened to you that you prefer not to think about. There are the things you asked repeatedly for someone to stop. There are the things that decent people are not supposed to do and say. And yet they … Continue reading No One Can Trigger You
Heyo, Nik here with your free summary of the day. If you enjoy these, check out our reading guide. It'll help you learn and remember more from everything you read. Happy reading! Want to get just one weekly summary roundup? Switch to weekly. 1-Sentence-Summary: Everybody Matters identifies the best way to become successful in business, help your team members trust … Continue reading nik’s book summaries
WORD OF THE DAY ChambraySHAM-breyPart of speech: nounOrigin: American English, early 19th century 1A linen-finished gingham cloth with a white weft and a colored warp, producing a mottled appearance. Examples of Chambray in a sentence "He wore a blue chambray shirt with pearl snap buttons." "Chambray will be making a comeback in stores this fall."
Getting the joke “But why is this important?” When we encounter a fashion, a film or some other cultural artifact that the critical establishment has celebrated, it’s easy to not understand it. Taste, after all, is unevenly distributed. But you don’t have to like something to understand why someone else thought it was important. To … Continue reading seth godin’s newsletter
The Caffeine-Free ReichIn its early years, decaf found a particularly appreciative and supportive audience: the Third Reich. As the Nazi Party assumed power, its leaders recommended decaf as a way to avoid caffeine, a poison in their eyes. More than a health campaign, decaf was part of a state policy intended to preserve a healthy … Continue reading Why the Nazi party loved decaf coffee
HARVARD FELLOW: NEXT PANDEMIC COULD BE ENGINEERED BY TERRORISTS "WE MUST TREAT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AS A FULL DRESS REHEARSAL OF WHAT IS TO COME."Harvard Fellow: Next Pandemic Could Be Engineered by Terrorists
THE SEVEN REALITIES The only real Existence is that of the one and the only God, who is the Self in every one.The only real Love is the love for God.The only real Sacrifice is that which knows no reservations.The only real Renunciation is the giving up of all selfish thoughts and desires even in … Continue reading seven realities
Be the “red” that Agrippinus talked aboutPeople Can’t Change, but You Can https://dailystoic.com/people-cant-change-but-you-can/ लोग बदल नहीं सकते, लेकिन आप इतिहास का एक निर्विवाद तथ्य हो सकते हैं: लोग हमेशा से लोग रहे हैं। वे परिवर्तन नहीं करते। वे स्वार्थी, अज्ञानी, बेईमान और कमजोर बने रहते हैं। यह रोम में सही था और यह इन सभी … Continue reading People Can’t Change, but You Can
A Gentle Reminder to be kind every day Listen. Don’t interrupt
To get success you have to get started. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. (Mark Twain) Nobody is born with wisdom, but only those who seek it will find it. We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. (Benjamin Franklin)
Excuses Make For Bad Friends. A Crown Does Not Make A King. A Cracked Road Leads To Injury. Every Journey Starts With A Single Step. Bargain Of The Devil.
Waiting and watching. It was all she had done for the past weeks. When you’re locked in a room with nothing but food and drink, that’s about all you can do anyway. She watched as birds flew past the window bolted shut. She couldn’t reach it if she wanted too, with that hole in the … Continue reading Random Paragraph
WORD OF THE DAY ApiaryAY-ee-er-eePart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, 17th century 1A place where bees are kept.2A collection of beehives. Examples of Apiary in a sentence "The apiary was less than a mile away from a rose garden, which gave the honey a floral aroma." "It takes a full day to inspect and maintain my apiary."
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1. Create a fun holiday to celebrate a special person or date, such as John Appreciation Day.2. Cut out extra coupons and share with people who have those items.3. Donate your old clothes to the Salvation Army4. Leave a few scratch off lottery tickets tucked in the aisles of the grocery store.5. On Memorial Day … Continue reading Random acts of kindness
A Stoic Response to Beauty “To see the world in a grain of sand, and heaven in a wild flower; hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.” — William Blake, ‘Auguries of Innocence’ The Stoics aren’t exactly famous for their ideas about beauty, and it is easy to understand … Continue reading A Stoic Response to Beauty
10. International Equal Pay Day – 18 September This day is observed to ensure that men and women receive equal pay for equal work. The theme for this year is ‘Building back a better future of work by ensuring pay equity’. Content marketing opportunities: Listicle idea: Careers where women earn more than menInfographic idea: X countries that … Continue reading 10. International Equal Pay Day – 18 September