Beauty Is In The Eyes Of The Beholder

A magnificent sunset, blazing hues of crimson, scarlet and yellow painting the horizon and reflecting upon still waters. Something all of us would agree — is beautiful! Yet when it comes to people, our definition of beautiful is not the same. We have our own opinions of who we think is good-looking, sexy or attractive and who may be to you, may not be to someone else! Making beauty, truly in the eyes of the beholder! Continue reading “Beauty Is In The Eyes Of The Beholder”

Emotional Scars: The Price of being Human

Our lives may be unique, in experience and environment, but one thing we all have in common are Life-scars. We all carry personal scars, emotional wounds from life’s up and down roller-coaster ride. For many of us, these scars still fester, having never completely healed. And perhaps, never will? Because emotional scars are sometimes well hidden — even to the ones that bear them. Continue reading “Emotional Scars: The Price of being Human”

Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure

We’re all users of feel-good stimuli. Whether it be the more obvious choice of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or drugs — or the less thought about feel-good kick we get from sugar, chocolate or caffeine. Either way, when we indulge, our brain rewards us with a dose of feel-good chemicals that keeps us coming back for more.

Many suffer from addiction, but we’re all addicts when it comes to our pleasure reward system. Just pleasure-seeking junkies — Constantly in pursuit of our next feel-good High! Continue reading “Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure”

A Sucker Born Every Minute

2020 has become the year of the Sucker! It’s the year social media opened up our eyes to how utterly persuadable we can be. The line between fact and fiction so easily blurred, through propaganda, opinions and misinformation. Being duped on social media is one thing, but when it happens to you in the real world face to face… Somehow it becomes more personal. Nobody likes to be played for a fool. But it does happen! And happens all the time! In fact, one might go as far to say — There’s a Sucker born every minute! Continue reading “A Sucker Born Every Minute”

Critical Thinking: Gone the way of the Dodo

We are, for the most part, an intelligent species. Evolved with the ability to think, reason, to contemplate and evaluate ourselves and the world around us. Yet today, one has only to watch the news to see that a large growing number of us have lost this ability to think and reason for ourselves. With social media playing a significant role — Critical Thinking it seems — is about to go the way of the Dodo! Continue reading “Critical Thinking: Gone the way of the Dodo”