Last week, the NFL: Bad Lip Reading video took the majority vote. Would love to hear which of these is your favorite. Vote below in the comments!
I don’t know how science could have missed it all these years, but there has been a miracle drug under it’s nose. My research indicates a surprisingly well-known drug called aplacebo has been showing very consistent results on any number of ailments.
Sadly, aplacebo has not shown dramatic results in one category, compared to drugs using more complex names, but the magic lies in it’s ability to make small increases in literally thousands of categories.
While Advil may have a 47% success rate helping people suffering from a headache, aplacebo has only 27%. Sounds dim, right? Not exactly. Because advil does nothing for acne, while aplacebo has a 15% positive affect. Aplacebo has also…
Last year I moved out of my really nice condo into a really nice apartment. But it was too nice. It had a view of Mt. Hood, access to the river, and all the stuff you’d find in a Bed Bath & Beyond catalog. I noticed something, though. None of it made me happy. I thought I’d downsized my life but I hadn’t really downsized enough. The rent was still uncomfortably high and stuff was just too nice.
When it came time to do some work across the country, I decided to really go for it.
I moved everything I owned into a…
There is a funny cartoon of a group of people mingling at a party. Above each of their heads is a thought bubble that reads, “I wonder what they are thinking of me?”
This silly cartoon sheds light on the fact that, for the most part, people aren’t thinking about you. They are thinking about themselves.
This is frustrating, but it should also be liberating.
We all know humans can be quite…
Every time we have an inauguration here in the States, I remember that book by Douglas Coupland called Life After God. It’s a wonderful little book of loosely connected short stories about life in our current, western, spiritual vacuum.
In one of the latter stories, Coupland’s character is in New York on business (down from Vancouver, BC) and hears about the inauguration gearing up in DC. He visits, marveling at the crowd and the pomp and circumstance. If you’ve ever attended an inauguration, it’s truly a remarkable scene. Perhaps the closest we can come to feeling a remnant of Rome. Or ancient Greece.
Coupland’s character gives plenty of thought to…
We’re changing the way we approach our Sunday Morning Music posts. For the next several months, these posts will be authored by artists so you can get a glimpse into what inspires them. We hope you enjoy today’s post from our friend, Katie Herzig.
Good morning! Last week, the boy and the puddle took the majority vote.
Would love to hear which of these is your favorite….
Finding Your Keystone Habit: The First Step to Sustainable Change
Lost in the Low Lands? Here’s Some Motivation to Look at Life Differently
What is the Real Problem in the World? Is it You or Them?
How My Faith Has Changed Since “Blue Like Jazz”