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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The Toilet Of The Future Corrects The Mistake We’re All Making In The Bathroom (via HuffPost)

Talk about turning a toilet on its head.  Take a seat & take a peek.  The squatty potty will revolutionize how you think about pooping.  And that’s a perspective changing game. (The excerpt below is from the Huffington Post; read the entire article here, including more pictures.) It wasn’t until our random introduction to the […]

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Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

This is classic Go Life Lens™.  Jump in.  Take a risk.  Push the boundaries.  Go for it.  What have you got to loose? (Inspired by my colleague & friend Jean du Plessis, the image is from Sweet Surrender.) ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about […]

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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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The benefits of seeing clearly- a funny video from Living Social

I  spoke at the Social Media Strategies Summit in London, where Philip Briffett from Living Social showed this video as part of his presentation. I laughed & then I quickly searched for it on the web so I could share it with you. I completely relate, having reading glasses scattered throughout my home, office & […]

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Can friendship be reduced to an algorithm? Yes! Says Sheldon of the Big Bang Theory

One of my kids got me into watching the tv show ‘The Big Bang Theory.’  If you’ve not seen it it’s a bunch of uber, over the top, academically smart students trying to make it in a world of confusingly, erratic, unscientific, unpredictable, human behaviour. The Heart Life Lens™ world of subtle emotions & intuitive […]

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Success is not always what you see (from one carrot to another)

This cartoon from Emotionz via my colleague Jules Andre-Brown, had me laughing out loud. It’s such a great illustration of the difference between a Carrot Life Lens™ & a Mountain Life Lens™. Mountains may miss the depth of Carrot systems, while Carrots may miss the view from above that Mountains have. Which view are you […]

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Robotic hand beats you at your own game, every time

“A robotic hand designed by scientists at the University of Tokyo, Japan, will beat a person at rock-paper-scissors every single time, says The Daily Telegraph. “Rather than any magic or mathematical algorithm, the robotic hand in fact cheats its way to victory by ‘seeing’ which of the three hand-shapes its human rival is about to […]

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How can you get your hands dirty from the ground, without touching said ground?

Here’s a brain teaser for you.   Why, other than from an environmental perspective, would you need to be concerned about spitting or dropping garbage on the ground? How would it be possible for you to get your hands dirty from things on the ground, without ever having your hands touch the ground? Your answer depends […]

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The scale of the universe by Cary Huang (a practice playground for Mountains & Carrots)

A fun, interactive site, this website allows you to see, in multiple perspectives, the scale of the universe. Don’t forget to scroll in & out to change your perspective & click to find out more about an object. Scrolling out is like getting an automatic Mountain Life Lens™ perspective (the view from above), while zooming […]

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