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The Monkey Mind and You

Let me paint a picture for you. It’s morning time and you have just woken up. You are poised to start the day brilliantly. You wake up and the first thing you do is grab your trusty phone. You begin to go through facebook, Instagram, snapchat and twitter. It’s now an hour later and you are still in bed, taking in all the social media and letting it rub off on you (whether or not you like to admit it, it happens all the time) You look at the clock and it is an hour later and you decide all this reading has made you tired, so you snooze again for another 30 minutes. You wake up thinking you are refreshed and grab your phone again to “see whats going on”. You get sucked in for another 30 minutes between the texts, emails and social media. You drag yourself out of bed. Maybe you grab some coffee or tea, jump in the shower, replaying an article in your head that you read that really has you “miffed”. You finish your shower, eat and start your day 2 hours later than you really wanted to. “Oh …

A Letter From Hunter S. Thompson

* For those of you that still read, please read this.  It is a fantastic letter on life purpose & goals.  It was written by Hunter S. Thompson in 1958 and I will be damned if it doesn't hold true today.  I found this on facebook and am sharing it on my blog. I am not the author and do not claim to be, I share it on my blog as an informative.

Your goal, your reason, your purpose, is unique and may be similar to others but not the same.  Economies have changed, and the world we view and work in is entirely different than in 1958, however this message is true for all seeking their place in the world.  Don't do something you don't want to, find what makes you centered and go from there. We have to stop being sheep

April 22, 1958
57 Perry Street
New York City Dear Hume, You ask advice: ah, what a very human and very dangerous thing to do! For to give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. To presume to point a man to the right …

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Movie Review: Suicide Squad

Synopsis:  A secret government agency is tasked with putting together really bad guys, with the intent of making them do good things.  In exchange for their service the government is willing to give some leniency on their sentencing. The subtitle is pretty "on point" : Worst Heroes Ever!

Review: I have read 50 reviews of this movie and of the 50, 10% showed some love, the other 90% call this movie crap.  I disagree.  I think the director did a great job. David Ayer, director of Fury and End of Watch, to name a few, are both movies that I enjoyed. I appreciate character development and descriptions and I think this movie did a decent job of delving into the characters. Sure they could have spent more time on each, but it would have run over its 2 hour and 3 minute timeline.  I have not read a comic book in my life, so movies are not a way of comparing the comic books to the screen portrayal, rather I go to movies for entertainment value.
The characters seemed to gel and each h…