Category Archives: Self giving

Depression is a disease of the affluent

Professor Martin Seligman, one of America’s top psychologists, speaking about the epidemic of depression in our society, says it’s clearly not ecological because the Amish people, who live just outside his hometown of Philadelphia, drink the same water, breathe the … Continue reading

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Do it yourself beliefs

Doctor Rosemary Aird of the University of Queensland, a few years ago, conducted a survey of numerous young adults, and found that “Young people with do it yourself new-age beliefs were twice as likely to be more anxious and depressed … Continue reading

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The eternal harmony

Sir Michael Costa, the celebrated conductor, during a rehearsal, stopped the music and said, ‘Where is the piccolo?’ It turned out that the piccolo player, thinking that his contribution would not be missed amid so much sound from dozens of … Continue reading

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Charity that doesn’t lift your public image

According to the Boston Globe, Tom White’s life goal is to give away his entire fortune. When people ask him why he says: ‘I’m motivated a lot by what Jesus wants me to do – and I think he wants … Continue reading

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Involuntary whooping

Tourette’s Syndrome is a mental disorder whose victims exhibit strange symptoms like twitches, beeps, whoops and even uncontrolled swearing. Neurologist Oliver Sachs described one sufferer who would constantly bow to the ground, shout and readjust his glasses. The strangest thing … Continue reading

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