Well, its been a while and we have a war in Ukraine, continuing Covid problems and an economy that is still threatening to collapse at any minute. Sound familiar?
The world is going to hell?
Or is it?
Well it might help to disconnect form the continual brain washing media and realise how good most of us have it. We have food in our bellies, a car in the garage and money in the bank.
If all we ever think about is bad news then that is all we willl end up believeing exists. If we spend at least some time away from the TV, the radio and the internet then we might allow a little “sunshine” to enter our lives in the form of gratitude for all the stuff that is OK in the world. And as the Stoic philosophers say – look at what we can change and not at what we can’t.
Take time out to smell the flowers, feel the breeze (or the rain or the wind), touch someone you love and tell them that you love them.
Look for the positive and not the negative.
As Abraham Lincoln said “Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
Es sind Szenen wie aus einem Actionfilm: Ein außer Kontrolle geratenes Windrad rotiert erst zu schnell, fängt dann Feuer und explodiert schließlich fulminant.
Source: Dramatischer Systemfehler: Mann filmt explodierendes Windrad
This article explains how to use Decision Matrix Analysis – a useful technique for making a choice when many factors must be balanced
Source: Decision Matrix Analysis – Decision-Making Skills from MindTools.com
David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his representative confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Source: Legendary Artist David Bowie Dies at 69
I have just been transferring those albums of his that I like the most (Space Oddity, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and the Man who sold the world to MP3 files on my smartphone. I remember seeing him in Norwich, Norfolk (where I am from) – way back when – in his outrageous costumes (or so we all thought).
Say goodbye to 2015 by taking our special news quiz. You can fill in the blanks with your own guesses, or choose from a scrambled list of words that were removed.
Source: Farewell, 2015 | A Year-End Special News Quiz
Publish Date: February 2014 Watch this video to see why English proficiency matters to businesses all over the world.
Source: Why English Matters: Documentary Series
An ad by German supermarket chain Edeka makes an emotional plea to viewers to remember what’s most important during the holidays: family. But did it make the message just a touch too dark?
Source: Supermarket Christmas ad is surprise downer