Five INteresting Idioms

An Experience Lasts Longer Than A Picture.
Like Rain On A Summer Morning.
Turning Leaves Into Money.
Like A New Camp.
The Twinkle Of My Star.

Five Interesting Phrases

  1. Cut The Mustard Meaning: To cut the mustard is to meet a required standard, or to meet expectations.

  2. I Smell a Rat Meaning: A feeling that something is not quite right, or awry.

  3. A Cut Below Meaning: Something that’s inferior to the surrounding others.

  4. A Chip on Your Shoulder Meaning: Being angry about something that happened in the past.

  5. Poke Fun At Meaning: Making fun of something or someone; ridicule.


  1. “Everything happens for a reason and, something better will come along for me!”
    – Selena Gomez
  2. “I’m unpredictable, I never know where I’m going until I get there, I’m so random, I’m always growing, learning, changing, I’m never the same person twice. But one thing you can be sure of about me; is I will always do exactly what I want to do.”
    – C. JoyBell C.

Identity and Ideas – Seth Godin

Identity and ideas [ ]

We rarely do or say something intentionally that surprises us. That’s because we are in intimate contact with the noise in our heads–we spend our days looking in the mirror, listening to our inner voice and defining our point of view. “That’s not the sort of thing I would say or do…”

We call this internal familiarity our ‘identity.’ If it gets lost (when someone joins a cult, for example), it’s noteworthy and can be tragic.

If our ideas are equated to our identity, then talking about ideas is very much the act of talking about yourself.

And thus the tension is created. Our culture and our economy are built on ideas. Many of our society’s ideas get better over time (you don’t go to the barber for bloodletting any longer–it’s what probably killed George Washington) and yet some of them get stuck. Often, we need a generation to step away before an entrenched idea begins to fade, because the people who have been embracing that toxic or outlived idea see it as part of their identity.

As the media realizes that they can improve profits by narrowcasting ideas to people who embrace them as part of who they are, it gets increasingly difficult to have a constructive conversation about many ideas–because while people are able and sometimes eager to change some of their less personal ideas, we rarely seek to change our identity.

It doesn’t have to be this way.

If you’re doing a jigsaw puzzle and a piece you thought fit in a spot where it doesn’t actually fit, that missed fit is viewed as useful information. Go ahead and try the piece in a different spot–that’s not a threat to your identity as a puzzle solver. In fact, your identity as a puzzle solver is tied up in the idea that if the evidence shows a piece didn’t fit, you simply try a new spot, you don’t feel threatened or disrespected.

The most successful problem solvers are people who have embraced this simple method–your current idea isn’t your identity, it’s simply a step closer to a solution to the problem in front of you.

One way to define our identity is to fall in love with an idea (often one that was handed to us by a chosen authority). Another is to refuse to believe our identity is embodied in an idea, and instead embrace a method for continually finding and improving our ideas.

Did you know…

Did you know…

… that today is Niagara Falls Tightrope Day? In 1859, Frenchman Charles Blondin aka Jean Francois Gravelet crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope! It took him five minutes while 25,000 spectators stood and stared as he made his way across the Falls – one he had made several times before on stilts, carrying another man on his back, pushing a wheelbarrow, and, even once, blindfolded!


Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“You are responsible for how you feel no matter what someone does to you. Remember, you are always in control of your thoughts so choose to feel confident and adequate rather than angry and insecure.”

— Robert Tew

Good morning

🙏Good morning friendsJai Meher Baba🙏
💛” When the tongue is silent, the mind speaks;
When the mind is silent, the heart sings;
When the heart stops singing,
the Soul begins to experience its original Self,
In deep sleep, tongue, mind and heart are silent and one is unconscious. The difficulty is to keep mind silent in full consciousness. If one can go into deep sleep and remain awake, one has it! One becomes what one originally was and eternally is—-God.” Meher Baba🙏💛
Source: Lord Meher, pg no;4597💛
🙏Beloved Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai🙏💛

31 May 2021

World No Tobacco Day –
31 May

No tobacco day

This day aims to raise awareness of the deadly use of tobacco and exposure to second-hand smoke.

Content marketing ideas:   

  • Listicle idea: X Health problems that smokers are more prone to
  • Infographic idea: X Ways smoking can affect your skin
  • Video idea: How have smoking ads changed over the decades?
  • Podcast idea: Is going ‘cold turkey’ a good way to kick the smoking habit?