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A Collection Of Advice To Help You On Your Travels Through Life

October 12, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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17 Harsh Life Lessons That Everyone In Their 20’s Will Eventually Learn

October 5, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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1. I think it’s in your twenties when you finally realize that life is finite. As a kid life is just this thing that goes on forever. Consequences don’t matter as much because the future in unfathomably far away. It’s a good time for making bad decisions but as you progress through your twenties you start realizing that the future is coming up fast and how it looks actually does depend on what you do now.

You learn that relationships aren’t like in the movies, that they take work and thought and that everyone is flawed and damaged and that they’ll probably kick you in the gut at least a dozen or so times.

You learn that the friendships you took for granted as a kid actually fall away pretty quickly if you neglect them and that even if you don’t, time has a habit of changing people and your best friend from school is different since he got married or that guy you did a bunch of blow with at university never really got the hang of stopping that and isn’t as much fun anymore.

You learn that being healthy isn’t an autopilot thing anymore. That if you eat shitty food and sit on your couch too much, shit will start to hurt and you’ll feel more tired and grouchy. There’s a similar lesson with booze and drugs.

You’ll have known more people who are now dead, or hear of more deaths than you used to, even if they’re not someone you knew particularly well and, as you get to the end of your twenties you’ll realize that there’s a good possibility you’re a third of the way in and that’ll freak you out a bit but it’s a good thing.

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

October 5, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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A Few Videos Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

October 5, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

This woman rescued a cat when she was in college – and had no idea her future daughters would love him this much

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17 Beautiful Book Passages That Will Inspire You To Turn Off The TV And Read Some More

October 4, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

“Billy looked at the clock on the gas stove. He had an hour to kill before the saucer came. He went into the living room, swinging the bottle like a dinner bell, turned on the television. He came slightly unstuck in time, saw the late movie backwards, then forwards again. It was a movie about American bombers in the Second World War and the gallant men who flew them. Seen backwards by Billy, the story went like this: American planes, full of holes and wounded men and corpses took off backwards from an airfield in England. Over France a few German fighter planes flew at them backwards, sucked bullets and shell fragments from some of the planes and crewmen. They did the same for wrecked American bombers on the ground, and those planes flew up backwards to join the formation.
The formation flew backwards over a German city that was in flames. The bombers opened their bomb bay doors, exerted a miraculous magnetism which shrunk the fires, gathered them into cylindrical steel containers, and lifted the containers into the bellies of the planes. The containers were stored neatly in racks. The Germans below had miraculous devices of their own, which were long steel tubes. They used them to suck more fragments from the crewmen and planes. But there were still a few wounded Americans, though, and some of the bombers were in bad repair. Over France, though, German fighters came up again, made everything and everybody as good as new.
When the bombers got back to their base, the steel cylinders were taken from the racks and shipped back to the United States of America, where factories were operating night and day, dismantling the cylinders, separating the dangerous contents into minerals. Touchingly, it was mainly women who did this work. The minerals were then shipped to specialists in remote areas. It was their business to put them into the ground., to hide them cleverly, so they would never hurt anybody ever again."

― Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

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YouTuber Daniel ‘PeeWeeToms’ Thomas, Who Vlogged His Battle With Cancer, Has Passed Away

October 1, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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YouTube vlogger Daniel ‘PeeWeeToms’ Thomas passed away Friday afternoon. His parents, brothers, and wife took to his channel to thank his audience for their support, and to announce that they will be posting videos on the channel in the future — including some “surprises” Thomas prepared, his mother said.

For those of you who hadn’t been following, Dan had been sharing his cancer journey with his followers online since his diagnosis of a rare type of cancer called a sarcomatoid carcinoma back in 2015.

Offering hope to hundreds of followers, he shared his own personal experiences with the illness while posting information in blogs and Q&A sessions in a bid to help others, raise awareness about various forms of cancer and also urge viewers to be persistent at the doctors if they were suffering from symptoms.

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

September 28, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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A Few Videos Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

September 28, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

Every day for months, this woman hiked by two dogs chained up in the mountains and asked their owners if she could take them. Her persistence finally paid off 

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

September 21, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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A Few Videos Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

September 21, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

Ruby is 1 of 12 people in the world diagnosed with Stromme syndrome. She hopes that those who get to meet her take a moment to say “hi.”

 

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