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Carnival of Life, Happiness, and Meaning - 24th Edition

This is the 24th edition of the Carnival of Life, Happiness, and Meaning. I hope you enjoy it.

The Best Article of the Week

FitBuff presents What Is Healthy? posted at's Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, "What is healthy? At first, this may seem like an easy question to answer. However, when you actually stop and think about it, it's not easy at all..."


Warren Wong presents How To Calm Down posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, "How To Calm Down teaches you various tips and tricks for calming yourself down."

Matthew Spears presents Knowing Self and knowing others. posted at Loving Awareness, saying, "There is paradox in everything about the human experience. For instance, it is through giving we receive, and through receiving we give. It is the “unimportant” in our lives, such as stopping to breath under an unfolding oak tree, that gives importance to other activities. It is the “meaningless” connections in daily living, such as a hello at a checkout at the supermarket, that provides framework and meaning for the more intimate connections we have. These apparent paradoxes are not part of any cosmic game played on us, but rather a daily reminder of the wholeness and perfection of life. Each moment offers glimpses into this, often via these connections with others."


Meredith Mathews presents Anonyfriends can be kindred spirits. « Lemonade Stand posted at Lemonade Stand, saying, "One can find solace in revealing everything about themselves, yet never exposing who they really are."

Mike Remer presents Is STRESS Real? | My Path To Fitness Blog posted at My Path To Fitness Blog.

Chris presents Snack Idea: Apples and Cinnamon posted at The Healthy Snacks Blog.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Are You Ready To Be A Parent? Know The Cost Of Having Kids posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "This post explores the financial costs of being a parent, while realizing that the experience of being a parent is priceless."


The Baglady presents How Asian Parents Influence Their Children’s Success posted at xynny.

Tupelo Kenyon presents Inspire Yourself on Purpose – Inspiration from Inside Out posted at Tupelo Kenyon, saying, "Here are twelve common sense reminders on how to inspire yourself. The word “inspire” derives from root words that mean “in spirit” or “spirit within.” Although there’s always another step to take, these points are a natural result of recognizing and identifying with this realization of who we really are. (Enjoy soothing instrumental music as you read plus songs with lyrics related to each article – all free.)"

The Baglady presents Veterans Deserve Our Respect — Reflections on Veterans’ Day posted at xynny, saying, "my reflections on Veteran's day."

David B. Bohl presents Being Who You Are and Who You Want to Be posted at Slow Down Fast Today!, saying, "You can do both!"


Tina presents Take this challenge: bring good karma into your life with these 20 acts of kindness posted at Life Balanced, saying, "This post is about bringing good karma into your life with these 20 acts of kindness that are easy to do."

Stanimir Sotirov presents Best ways to suppress your appetite posted at All About Your Body And Spirit, saying, "A couple of the best appetite suppressants that will help you reach your goal-weight loss!From motivation to supplements find the way that best suits you and use it!"

Alfa King presents Information Sheet on Diabetes posted at Alfa King Memories, saying, "On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, I’m reproducing an information sheet on diabetes from the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in Mauritius. It gives an insight of the types of diabetes, the situation in the world and at the local level, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and management and prevention of diabetes. I hope you find it useful as it’s becoming one of the most common ailments of the century."

Stanimir Sotirov presents 50 first date ideas posted at All About Your Body And Spirit, saying, "Ever struggled to think of an exciting place for a first date?Yes? Than read this post!"

That concludes this edition.

by Phil for Humanity
on 20071119

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