One Tip to Become More Attractive and Successful

It is safe to say most people want to become more attractive and successful. Most marketing aims to play on this desire for sales, but I'll give you this little wisdom nugget for free. Let's say you work with another individual. You find yourself wanting to speak negatively about this person's appearance when you see…

When Art Imitates Life

I read an article today hypothesizing a dark and morbid sense of humor was a sign of higher intelligence citing an experiment led by Ulrike Willinger at the Medical University of Vienna. Participants were shown twelve cartoons depicting dark humor relating to suicide, violence, and other topics considered morbid. Participants reporting they appreciated the humor…

Symbiosis

When I was a little, I remember my grandmother’s plant stash filling the rear of her home, and my mother had a Pothos on top of the refrigerator that reached to the floor. My mother always had a range of philodendrons propagated in glasses of water, and we grew miniature bushes from sweet potato scraps…

When I think of the moments of elation I have experienced over some of my successes, I am astounded at the number of times they have been accompanied by elation's hellish opposite. -Steve Martin