Tags archives: happiness

Tim Minchin's Nine Life Lessons

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Happiness is like an orgasm; if you think too much about it, it goes away. The source of this truism is cited below: Tim Minchin, University of Western Australia, 2013. I remember watching clips of Tim Minchin singing the role of Judas from Jesus Christ Superstar on Youtube.  And isn’t he the guy who wrote the Tony-award-winning musical, Matilda?  Ac[...]

Ten Inspirational Films

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  10. Patch Adams (1998) Director: Tom Shadyac. The film is based on Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams' book "Good Health is a Laughing Matter" starring Robin Williams as Patch Adams. The film's powerful message about laughter being a great part of the healing process resonates mightily throughout the film, especially at the beginning of the film when Ada[...]

What do you want to be when you grow up?

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All children get asked it. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” A vet. A lawyer. A dancer. A mechanic. Some ballsy kids will answer “a tree” or “a cat”. You go, kids. What do I want to be want to be when I grow up? Try happy. Fulfilled. Give this answer and the asker will retort, “no, no, what do you want to be? What job do you want?” OK, so that’s a[...]

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