this week

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

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

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

No One Can Trigger You

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

nik’s book summaries

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

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."

seth godin’s newsletter

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

Why the Nazi party loved decaf coffee

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

seven realities

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

People Can’t Change, but You Can

Be the “red” that Agrippinus talked aboutPeople Can’t 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


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."

Random acts of kindness

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

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

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