Tag Archives: Self Improvement

handwriting tips

http://paperpenalia.com/handwriting.html I love SU’s “self-improvement” tag, as though improving your handwriting will reveal you to be a better person, rather than just a better writer. Having expelled my cynicism, however, I can attest to the benefit of many of these tips. A calligraphy class at age 11 changed me from a chickenscrawler to an amateur […]

Posted in Self Improvement | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

Hypnotic | Define Hypnotic at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=hypnotic Word of the Moment: Hypnotic, adj. 1. Of or relating to hypnosis/hypnotism. 2. Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific. [French hypnotique, from Late Latin hypnticus, inducing sleep, from Greek hupntikos, from hupnoun, to put to sleep, from hupnos, sleep.]

Posted in Self Improvement | Also tagged | Leave a comment

stlreb8

http://www.stlreb.com/stlreb8.html Ben Franklin, Founding Father and Dirty Old Man. Wonderful stuff, here.

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged | Leave a comment

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age

http://www.museumofconceptualart.com/accomplished/ From the page: “At age 30: Samuel Morse’s assistant, Alfred Lewis Vail, devised Morse code.” Boy, just goes to show you that a good publicist can undermine patents anytime 😉

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged | Leave a comment