not a bad thing

love

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Most of you know that I am a sucker for Justin Timberlake and honestly, who isn’t? Yesterday, JT premiered his new video “Not a Bad Thing” on Ellen. The video also doubles as a documentary about the search for a couple who got engaged on the Long Island Railroad to “Not a Bad Thing”.

Throughout the video documentarians search New York City for this mystery couple.  The video also includes heartwarming interviews with couples about their own proposals, as well as the struggles and rewards of finding love, or letting love find you. The search is still on for this missing couple, you can follow the breaking action one twitter with the hashtag, #haveyouseenthiscouple. Let’s find this couple so Timberlake can finally meet them.

At least for now, it seems, the search for a true love continues.

honesty

it’s the best policy

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An idiom that everyone has heard is “honesty is the best policy.” FreeDictionary.com explains what this idiom actually entails:

Honesty is the best policy. Prov. You should always tell the truth, even when it seems as if it would be useful to tell a lie. Jill: I borrowed Jane’s white blouse without asking her, and then I spilled tomato sauce on it. Should I tell her what happened, or should I just put the blouse back in her closet and hope she won’t notice? Jane: Honesty is the best policy.

Since a young age, I have been taught that it is always best to be honest in everything that you do and the truth will set you free.

To play a little devil’s advocate, the reality is, we don’t need weapons to mortally wound those closest to us. Words (honesty) cut like knives and they make it easy to bury your relationship because of the verbal cuts of a “truthful” tongue.

“Honesty is the best policy” was given to me as a blog post suggestion, and after a little research on debate.org, it appears that honesty might not be the best policy. This little idiom is getting a lot of heat, but in return many people are sticking up for honesty. For me, I look at it like this lately, we see things around us which are not honest. Dishonesty is something we are in a constant battle with. Sure, dishonesty will help some shine, but the luster can only last for a short time. Honesty is courageous and bold while dishonesty is a cowardly and bleak. How can a honest person not come out as shining star? A dishonest person will always lose the battle in the end, and a honest person will win a place in the hearts of people. With all of this said, isn’t honesty is the best policy?

Just be honest and everything else will come in place. Do you agree that honesty is the best policy? If you don’t I would love to hear your thoughts on what the best policy is.

how you define yourself

a true inspiration

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A brief introduction is all that is needed for this video. At a TEDX talk in Austin last month, Lizzie Velasquez told viewers how she resolved to take charge of her life by killing the negativity with ambition, and by defining herself on her own terms.

magic

will happen

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If you read one thing today, I hope it is this. I hope the following picture really hits you hard. I hope this photo grabs you at the shoulder and shakes you. I hope this is your wake up call.

comfortzone1

We are given the opportunity at one life, make it magical. Remember, life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

a happy heart

it’s all you can ask for

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This morning I woke up to an email from the one and only, Ann Marie (that’s my mom!). She wrote email that was simple, sweet and to the point. She sent it to Joel, Lauren and me (that’s my fam). The e-mail read: This really makes your heart happy! Enjoy your day everyone and know you are loved!

After reading this email I was very intrigued by what was in the link. Watch this video and you will understand. Life is filled with simple joys. They are joys that we cannot explain and that’s okay. You will encounter these simplicities and all you can do is smile, so smile. Stop what you are doing and just take it all in. We need a slow-down in our daily lives. We get so caught up in life, that we don’t see that the little things are what is most important. Like Ann Marie said, know you are loved and enjoy your day.

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