So many times we get frustrated by the tales of the so-called press as they offer up their propaganda, especially during times of political unrest such as what we experienced in 2016. The current sentiment of most journalists is that it’s all about telling the best story, even when it’s fiction simply disguised as truth. […]
Dusting off some old goals and dreamsTo get a new perspective for 2017.It’s a chore. © 2018 Sandra Cobb, SurvivingTheCircus.com
Having been plagued with allergic skin rashes for over a year now, I can safely say that I have tried just about every home remedy known to man, including the ones listed in the linked article below. All of them work in varying degrees. Since my skin rashes are due to allergies, I have not […]
The Zika virus carried by mosquitoes has become a hot topic and is the basis for many unwarranted fears for most people in the United States. While it is a dangerous virus that can be sexually transmitted (one reported in S.C.), here in the US, it only affects about 1000 people per year. As of […]
This election year has been one of the most interesting, and most controversial election years of my life. The politicians and their supporters are confused, angry, and sometimes downright ignorant. The lies and accusations are tossed around easier than a salad. This political circus has served to inspire many questions for me, not all of […]
Are you a Democrat? An Independent? A Republican? Have you ever changed your party affiliation? More often than not, people become affiliated with a political party based on their heritage (in my experience). It’s a family tradition. Even suggesting that someone vote differently than their parents can start an argument. (Now I was born and […]
How well do you handle angry rants that are directed at you?
Rogers is also known for his philosophy regarding “arguments.” He believed one should not argue a point until they completely understood the other person’s point of view. This polite and civil type of argument is known as a Rogerian Argument.
My visualization calmed me and gave me peace. Focus on the anchor, and the rest will fall into place.
I often react by getting still, taking a few deep breaths, and listening to this John Lennon Imagine video.
As I watch our presidential candidates eagerly campaigning for primary votes, I listen for their words of love as well as their words of wisdom, leadership and strength. I look for signs of love for their fellow country men and women. I keep my eyes open to see which of them actually hugs people with […]
A few months ago, when I was fed up with the ridiculous slurs and insulting memes regarding the Kardashians, I decided to actually watch the show to see what all of this hate drama is about. I am still watching reruns and trying to keep up with current shows when I have time. Obviously, many more […]
As you can see, personal circumstances and satisfaction with life in general will have an effect on all of your experiences, including your time on Facebook. So how can we truly say that Facebook or the lack thereof will make you happier?