Tag Archives: self help

Not old news: old Billy Graham advice column

I look up Billy Graham’s advice once in a while and I liked the question posed on March 15th, 2012. High time I do a write-up about it. DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: I’ve had a lot of emotional problems, and recently … Continue reading

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Secular Organizations for Sobriety started up in Saskatoon

Also getting called Sober Freethinkers and Save Our Selves, they’ve got a meeting scheduled for this Sunday, 8:30pm at the Avenue Community Centre, 201-320 21st St. W., Saskatoon, SK . More information can be had via email (sos_sask@cficanada.ca) and meetings … Continue reading

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign (of angels?)

I think I wasted twelve dollars and a half hour of my life. All in all, it could be worse; I could have come out of that lecture believing angels really are all around me. This was Saskatoon’s third year … Continue reading

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Yes, failure is the first step on the road to real success

No matter how much people crave success, the best way to improve will be to fail once in a while, and learn from what you did wrong. There’s a short article out of the Telegraph about this. The adult world … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love is generating some funny commentary

I never read the book, and I doubt I’ll bother seeing the film based on this woman’s life, but I certainly enjoy reading what people write about it after they have seen it for themselves. I’ll quote the brief description … Continue reading

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Still wish I’d taken that Nature vs Nurture course in uni…

It was offered as part of my sociology degree, but I think it conflicted with something else I was interested in at the time and couldn’t pick it up another semester. Ah well. It’s easy enough to figure out what … Continue reading

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Wanna know about books I read?

I’ve been doing more reading than blogging lately but I’ve put together some notes about a couple of them. The Authenticity Hoax by Andrew Potter was one I flipped through but didn’t read beginning to end. It mostly focuses on … Continue reading

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Maybe a picture does capture a soul…

If this small study can be believed, photos tell far more about the people in them than just what they look like. 113 people, plus a few close friends of each, filled out forms outlining personality traits. Then the 113 … Continue reading

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