Kim Jong Il Announces Plan To Bring Moon To North Korea

Posted on 10th March 2009 by Herrin in Funny Videos

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This shocking news flash just in now! :-)

Elizabeth Gilbert: A different way to think about creative genius

Posted on 20th February 2009 by Herrin in Quotes & Inspiration

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eatprayloveBest selling author Elizabeth Gilbert talks about how to step aside and minimize the self-doubt and criticism associated with creativity.

Her perspective is both refreshing and sensible at the same time. Much like her writing her talk here is filled with quirky humor and human insights.

Read more about her and her books right here: http://www.elizabethgilbert.com

Does happiness have a price tag? – Ted Talks – Benjamin Wallace

Posted on 4th January 2009 by Susan in Quotes & Inspiration

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Journalist and writer Benjamin Wallace asks the question: Does happiness have a price tag?

We know from personal experience that advertising tells us what should make us feel good but when one samples the things considered to be “the best” how do they really compare? This short presentation gives us some insight into the answer to this.

Hugging Is Good For You Try It And See!

Posted on 24th August 2008 by Susan in Quotes & Inspiration

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Hugging No1

Did you give or receive a Hug today?  Experts say that “four hugs a day keep the doctor away”.  Let’s see … Life’s essentials are:  air, food, water, Hugging, clothing and shelter. (more…)

Blue Beauty – Slideshow from the Endeavour space shuttle

Posted on 8th August 2008 by Susan in Quotes & Inspiration

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This is astounding….A series of images to show us the wonder of our world from space.

From the Endeavor space shuttle. Thank you to NASA for your endless pursuit of exploration. Oh and happy 50th Birthday!

http://www.ecocover-america.com/media/planet-earth-nasa-slideshow.html

If you haven’t seen it before..enjoy. Susan :-)

Why we need to laugh more

Posted on 6th August 2008 by Susan in About Laughter

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Because it’s a form of self medication.
Because WE CAN … Laughter is a flat out CHOICE.
Because it energises our mind to be creative.
Because it alters the brain neuron chemistry.
Because it increases the hormones that make us feel good – such as ……dopamine and serotonin.
Because it’s convenient.
Because it’s safe.
Because it’s easy to access.
Because there’s no cost.
Because it’s fat free.
Because it burns kilo gules.
Because there’s no cholesterol.
Because you need no elaborate equipment.
Because it can be used anywhere for any reason, almost.
Because there are few, if any, side effects
Because it’s healing to the brain and body.

Dr. Leroy Berk who researches the benefits of laughter…..from California USA……..says…………………..

Laughter is like arobice exercise…….
20 seconds of aerobic laughter gives the body a work-out equivalent to 3 minutes. of hard rowing in terms of giving the heart a work-out”.

LAUGHTER is a bit like changing a babies nappy.

“It may not be permanent, but It sure makes things a whole lot better for a while”