by My Underwood Typewriter

1. Money cannot buy happiness, but it’s more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than on a bicycle.         

 2. Forgive your enemy, but remember the asshole’s name.              

  3. If you help someone when they’re in trouble, they will remember you when they’re in trouble again.  
  4. Alcohol does not solve any problems, but then neither does milk.
   5. Bonus: Condoms don’t guarantee safe sex. A friend of mine was wearing one, when he was shot by the woman’s husband.

Torture, Pain and Suffering can be Good

I got this in my email, it’s a post by NIKOtheOrb He posted an article by  Stephen Ames. The title itself got me thinking “how could pain be good?” I have been suffering from back pain for a while and … Continue reading

What Is Your Word?

Free psychology

In the book Eat, Pray Love, the author Elizabeth Gilbert, writes about people and places having a word that defines them and drives them. In the book, she lived in Rome for a time, and Rome was said to have the word SEX. Elizabeth loved Rome, but she knew it wasn’t where she would live forever; it wasn’t her city because she didn’t feel like it belonged to her—SEX was not her word.

She had a think about what her word would be. She thought about the word for her family when she was growing up—FRUGAL, IRRERVANT—and the word for her own city she lived in—ACHIEVE.

I thought this was an interesting concept and think you can apply it to many things: school, friendship groups, workplaces, etc.

I tried to think of my word when I was growing up: INNOCENT? SHELTERED?

I tried to think of my word at school and in my town:…

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