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Essay: On Compassion

Dave Hood “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a world lacking in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the vast majority … Continue reading

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“Short Essay On Street Photography”

By Dave Hood “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud Street photography is taking unplanned, unposed photographs of people on the street. The street can be any public place, a park, beach, mall, … Continue reading

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Essay: On Hope

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.”—Langston Hughes, poet What is hope? Desmond Tutu said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.” It whispers, … Continue reading

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Improving Well-Being: Finding Flow in Life

Dave Hood “Happiness is a condition that must be prepared for, cultivated, and defended privately by each person.” —Psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of Flow Wealth, power, sex, material comforts don’t ensure happiness or well-being. Many people who possess these trappings … Continue reading

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Conquering Boredom

By Dave Hood “Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?” ― Friedrich Nietzsche What is boredom? It is an emotion, often experienced when we have nothing to do or lose interest in the person, … Continue reading

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Improving Your Memory

By Dave Hood “Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it. You can exercise daily and eat healthily and live a long life, while experiencing a short one. If you spend your life sitting in a cubicle and passing papers, one day … Continue reading

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Disengaging from Negativity

By Dave Hood “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” —Winston Churchill Every day of our lives, we are bombarded with negativity. Reading the newspaper, we learn about the most recent murder, … Continue reading

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