Things People Believe That Just Aren’t True!

Things People Believe That Just Aren’t True!

Congratulations you are probably living a lie. Well, not a complete lie but there are still plenty of things people believe that just aren’t true. We’re not talking about really big or important things. In fact, most of the myths we’re debunking in this episode don’t rise to the level of conspiracy or political outrage. Still, you may have to revise some of the ways in which you view your world as we unveil twenty-one things people believe that just aren’t true.

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Why a Zombie Outbreak Will Disappoint

Why a Zombie Outbreak Will Disappoint

There is just something exciting about the thought of a zombie outbreak. Maybe it’s getting back to basics and the opportunity to sweep away the stresses and responsibilities of the modern world. Maybe, as humans, we just like the sport of killing things. Either way, in this modern and zombie educated world, a zombie outbreak will probably disappoint and here’s why.

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DNA Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

DNA Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Those commercial DNA tests are all the rage with more than 12 million people taking on last year alone. In this age of self-help, self-understanding, and introspection, unveiling the mysteries of our genealogy is exciting and interesting. But there is a darker side too.

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Are Editors Really as Mean as They Look?

Are Editors Really as Mean as They Look?

The one thing I can tell you for certain is that most editors are NOT mean to their clients. I know I’m not, and I know a fair number of editors who take great pains to say what they need to in a way that won’t offend or upset their writers, even when hard truths need to be addressed.

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Mind Your Manners

Mind Your Manners

If you’re going to stuff over seven billion people on the planet, then you need some rules for behavior. Call it etiquette, manners, or just common courtesy, but all these practices simply mean being considerate of those around you. It’s pretty simple. When you’re around others mind your manners.

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Doctor Jekyll and Mister Semicolon: The Strange Case of Literary Classics

Doctor Jekyll and Mister Semicolon: The Strange Case of Literary Classics

When reading the classics one must be prepared for not only a different style and intent in writing, not just thoughts and views of different eras but also how that is reflected in the grammar of the time. That was the case and the reminder when I ventured into The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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Finding Solutions Through Creative Thinking

Finding Solutions Through Creative Thinking

Successful and happy people tend to be those who apply the powers of creative thinking to find solutions. It might seem counter-intuitive. You might think that a problem calls for a more logical or analytical process. Get out the spreadsheet, fire up the pros and cons list, or google “best ways to.”

History shows that most of our most significant advances follow from the same starting point as the best in the arts—creative thinking.

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Your Limiting Beliefs Are Holding You Back

Your Limiting Beliefs Are Holding You Back

It's nice to think that we think the best of ourselves. But most of us live our lives with a set of limiting beliefs. Those personal myths about who we are and what we are capable of achieving. Often these limiting beliefs keep us from realizing our best selves. In this episode we discuss the most common limiting beliefs and how to overcome them.

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