Good news – talking to yourself is not crazy


Here’s good news for those who talk to themselves (like me).

Science says talking to yourself actually helps you psychologically

Starre Vartan, writing for MNN has the details at the link below.

“In fact, science has now shown that talking to yourself has a number of benefits. It can improve self-image and confidence levels. So as goofy as Stuart Smalley’s messages about being “good enough, and smart enough” were, science says that it’s beneficial to remind yourself of those things. Verbally. Out loud.” – Starre Vartan

Source: Why talking to yourself isn’t the least bit crazy | MNN – Mother Nature Network


These 7 mantras will help you not take things personally


Sometimes I allow minor interactions with people to bring me down.


Because I feel they didn’t treat me the way I should be treated.

But then I remember how other people treat me has absolutely no importance in the long run and I alone control my response.

Check out the post below from for more inspiration.

amazing art: coffee cup doodles

Thanks to Kerby Rosanes for sharing his art!

Health Tips: eating mindfully

Thanks to Eric at Make It Ultra!

Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate Founder of: MakeItUltra™ “Mindful eating means simply eating or drinking while being aware of each bite or sip.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh In our fast paced society and ever present need to multi-task, many of us have forgotten the joys of eating. I personally know what it’s like to be so […]

via Simple Steps for Eating Mindfully — MakeItUltra™

Movie News: Dark Universe, Universal’s Monster-Filled Franchise Launching with ‘The Mummy’

So, Universal Studios is rebooting all of its classic movie monsters under the title “Dark Universe”.

I’m really not sure if this plan is going to work, but it’ll be interesting to see what happens. (See link below.)

“Here’s everything we know about Universal’s newly announced Dark Universe, starting with ‘The Mummy.'” – Peter Hall

Source: Here’s What We Know About Dark Universe, Universal’s Monster-Filled Franchise Launching with ‘The Mummy’ | Fandango