Category: Writing

20 Crucial Pieces Of Life Advice, As Told By People Over 60

life advice by 60 year olds

1. “Don’t look at the calendar. Just keep celebrating every day.”

2. Years go by in the blink of an eye. Don’t marry young. Live your life. Go places. Do things. If you have the means or not. Pack a bag and go wherever you can afford to go. While you have no dependents, don’t buy stuff. Any stuff. See the world. Look through travel magazines and pick a spot. GO!

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These 36 Questions Are Designed To Make Anyone Fall In Love With You

36 questions that lead to love

In a 1997 study published by Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, the psychologist Dr. Arthur Aron guided pairs of strangers in tasks specifically designed to generate closeness. Part of the experiment involved answering a series of 36 questions and then staring into your designated partner’s eyes for four straight minutes. Dr. Aron’s methodology famously resulted in an official marriage. According to his findings, reciprocal self-disclosure plays a critical part in relationship building, perhaps more so than common interests, expectations, or pheromones.

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This Story Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

faith in humanity story

Just about every time I see someone I stop. I kind of got out of the habit in the last couple of years, moved to a big city and all that, my girlfriend wasn’t too stoked on the practice. Then some shit happened to me that changed me and I am back to offering rides habitually. If you would indulge me, it is long story and has almost nothing to do with hitch hiking other than happening on a road.

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Romantic Love Explained To A 13 Year Old

what is love

Son, love is… strange. The very first time you ever feel it, it’s like a whole new world has been opened. Your head starts spinning like a propellor on a plane, your heart soaring just like that aircraft. You can construct beautiful sentences in your head, but the second you start talking to this girl, they get jumbled up and you end up stammering out a combination of mixed up words. Those words start winding around your brain and pulling a knot, making it impossible to think, and you eventually end up walking away, your cheeks as red as the blood that your heart is pumping through your body at a million beats per second. And it’s beautiful.

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45 Simple Pleasures That Money Cannot Buy

simple pleasures in life

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Accidentally overhearing someone say nice things about you.

Laughing soo hard you don’t even make any noise.

Songs that bring you back to great moments in your life.

Those random good-hair days when you just feel beautiful or handsome.

Realizing you were smiling the entire time you were talking to someone, right after you hang up the phone.

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13 Relationship Hacks That Every Couple Needs To Know

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1. Here’s one, tested and approved. Keep a small notebook, well hidden from her, and from time to time, write down a note about something she liked, wanted to buy, a place she wanted to go or something she wanted to do. Keep the dates as well. Then, on a special occasion or when you can afford it (timewise as well as moneywise), get her that little something she wanted to buy or take her out to that restaurant she fancied etc. The key is NOT to do this immediately after she asks for it but rather to wait long enough for “it” to leave her immediate thoughts. With this, she knows you care but more importantly, she knows you LISTEN.

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A Day Before She Died, 27-Year-Old Holly Butcher Wrote A Letter We All Need To Read

holly butcher

In the early hours of Thursday morning, Holly Butcher quietly passed away surrounded by her loved ones.

The 27-year-old from Grafton in NSW had Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer which mostly affects young people.

In the weeks leading up to her death, Holly began to face her own mortality. She grieved for all the milestones she’d never get to experience, the kids she’d never get to have, and the future she’d never get to build with the love of her life.

She also spent hours reflecting on her life so far and thinking about what really matters in the grand scheme of things.

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