Replacing the grinding & gnashing of teeth that technology can induce with some chortles

If you’ve ever found yourself grinding your teeth during a conference call then prepare to chortle while relating to this short video below. I teach a course on using social media for learning & development purposes & one thing that most of my participants have in common is frustration with technology.  It’s an inclusive club. […]

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Hilarious Golden Retriever Really Wants To Race But.. First Things First

Fail fast.  FailFests. Failure is in. Check out this exuberant, embraceable, enthusiastic fail (especially next time you fall on your face & are looking for the ‘fest in failing).

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Perspective changing wish from a fairy godmother

Love love love this perspective enhancing cartoon from Mighty Girl. Enuf’ said. ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~

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It’s not about the nail (it’s about the process)

You simply won’t be able to watch this without laughing. Truly. This short video is not only laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a poignant reminder of the difference between Journey Life Lenses™ & Destination Life Lenses™. Journey Life Lenses™ are all about the process, how things unfold, the journey (e.g. let me talk & don’t try to […]

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Enjoy these amazingly creative ads.

Enjoy these amazingly creative ads.  Think about their use of humour, turning ordinary objects inside out, grabbing your attention … Think about how they turn the ordinary into something unusual (french fries as wifi anyone?). Think about their use of humour & anticipation (what would happen if the hedgehog moved forward or back?). Think about […]

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Smoking helps you relax – a new perspective

A big picture, Mountain Life Lens™ perspective. Fresh.  Or maybe not so much 🙂 ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~

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Dementia Quiz – test yourself with these 4 funny questions

Here are 4 questions to test for dementia (with tongue planted firmly in cheek).  (Answers appear below.) 1. You are a participant in a race.  You overtake the second person.  What position are you in?  2.    If you overtake the last person, then you are in what place?  3.    Very tricky arithmetic!  Note: this must […]

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Why parents age faster than people without kids

The boss wondered why one of his most valued employees was absent but had not phoned in sick. So he dialed the employee’s home phone number and was greeted with a child’s whisper. ‘Hello?’  ‘Is your daddy home?’ ‘Yes, he’s out in the garden,’ whispered the small voice. ‘May I talk with him?’ The child […]

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Breaking news: Chocolate counts as salad

On the dawn of a new year, perhaps this will come as a nice surprise & an interesting perspective …. Chocolate counts as salad. Happy day- may it be chocolate salad filled. ‘nuf said.

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Rock is dead, long live paper & other funny perspectives on a classic game

I found the cartoon above when I was looking for credit for the image below.  I couldn’t find the latter but I’m happy that it led to the discovery of the former. Always thought provoking & perspective enhancing.  Step out of your frame & enjoy the view. Thanks to my colleague Jean du Plessis who […]

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