There are almost always things to do around the home, errands to run and an ever-growing never fully completed “To do” list. The thing about these “To do” lists is once something makes it on this list it usually comes attached with these words: “I have to do.” The moment something becomes a “have to” instead of a “want to” or “get to” it comes with some moans, groans and a dose of resentment. Most of us don’t like to do the things we “have to” do as much as the things we “wan
“Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is an important public holiday, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, after a proclamation by George Washington. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our benefi
Pleasure It is hard to be against pleasure. You could probably run for office on the “More pleasure less pain” platform and pick up some votes. Sigmund Freud called it the Pleasure Principle. We all want to maximize pleasure and minimize pain. Of course, some of the things we do for pleasure are not always that good for us and may cause us some pain later on. But, while most people are wary of future pain that usually doesn’t stop them from the pursuit of momentary pleasures.