Swimming Dog

The Swimming Dog, the Geese, and the Ducks

There is a big and beautiful park, not far from where I live, with large meadows of green grass, trees, and a big artificial small lake in the middle, with plenty of ducks, geese and other various water birds. Yesterday, I went with my wife to the park to have a walk. As we were walking on the promenade along the …

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Black Friday

Black Friday History and Origin

Black Friday is the Friday after thanksgiving in the United States, and is the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day, many U.S. retailers open very early, and offer promotional sales to start the shopping season. Many stores offer highly promoted sales on Black Friday and open very early, even at midnight. Some, start their sales at some …

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The Social Network

The Social Network – The Movie About Facebook

Yesterday, I went to the cinema with my wife and kids to watch the movie, ‘The Social Network’. It is a story about the creation of the social networking website Facebook, about the founders of Facebook, and about the lawsuits against its founder Mark Zuckerberg. One night in 2003, Harvard student and computer programming Mark Zuckerberg, played by Jesse Eisenberg, …

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Finding Me Time

Finding ‘Me Time’ – Time for Yourself

Why a little selfishness is good for you – and for everyone else? Have you invested any time on your own wellbeing lately?   Well, while I guess some will be able to say yes to that question, many others will be shaking their heads in disbelief. There always seems so much to do: work, partners, family and friends, and …

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Pasta Sauce

Pasta Sauce Is Stronger than Steel

A few days ago, I prepared my own recipe of pasta sauce, and when I finished cooking it, I removed it from the electric cooker. I covered the pan with a lid, to keep it warm, since I had to go and bring my wife from the train station. I changed my clothes, and then, just before leaving home to …

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Happiness and Pleasure

What Is the Difference between Pleasure and Happiness

Do you think that pleasure and happiness are the same thing? Though they seem similar, they are different. What is the difference between pleasure and happiness? Let’s first define pleasure, and then talk about happiness. What Is Pleasure What does pleasure mean? How to define pleasure in a few simple words? Pleasure is a state, in which you feel good …

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