Sunday, March 29, 2009

How spiritual are you?

Faith is a belief -- a confidance and trust that there is something out there bigger than you and me -- a higher power. I was raised Catholic, but consider myself Christian. Although when asked my religion, I reply, "I am an extremely spiritual person." Read more and take the quiz...

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Freaky Math Trick

Ah, here I am again -- back to math. No matter how far I roam, it haunts me, calls me. I’m just kidding. I love stuff like this. Anything that can excite a classroom full of my teenage students has got to be cool.
Check out this Freaky Math Trick -- it's blow your mind. Read more and try the trick...

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Are you Compassionate?

Compassion is a deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve it.
Albert Einstein once said, "A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Read More & Take The QUIZ...

Monday, March 2, 2009

Fast Food Showdown

Is our obsession with fast food causing obesity? Like a vampire avoids a crucifix, Superman avoids kryptonite, a rocker avoid disco -- I avoid my bathroom scale. What I should be ignoring is a whopper junior with cheese, 3 piece extra crispy or an old fashioned vanilla frosty. I keep telling myself that age is just a number -- so is weight. But if muscle weighs more than fat, I must be built like the Incredible Hulk. (Only if the Hulk hasn’t exercised in months and avoids mirrors like the plague.) Read More & Take the Fast Food Quiz...