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"However, if she flinches, makes an outcry, a loud stentorian outcry, mind you, and starts to scratch your face, then start to worry or start to get yourself out of a bad situation. Such girls are not to be trifled with … or kissed." from How to Make Love dated 1936!!
"Although we live in a modern age, we seem unable to throw off the yoke of Puritanism." “Part of the modern ideology of love is to assu
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If you're over the falsely positive thinking goal setters in your life always over ready to give advice...read and share this!
"Uncertainty is where things happen. It is where the opportunities -- for success, for happiness, for really living -- are waiting." “T
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"as she comes to realize that bravery is not about being unafraid but about having the confidence to withstand the fear" from I am Cow, Hear Me Moo.
What a delightful way to illustrate courage and confidence. Every kid (big and small) needs to know it's OK to feel fear
Why true heroism feeds on humility. Courage, Seth Godin reminded us in his spectacular conversation with Debbie Millman about vulnerabili
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My favourite scientist and mind Richard Feynman argued  the chief responsibility of a great scientist is to remain uncertain. 
"Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible… We have to cure ourselves of the itch for absolute knowledge and power
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Who doesn't love a good love story especially one involving a young but strong woman?
"I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And she would continue to be, up to the moment she
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'We need not be afraid to touch, to feel, to show emotion. The easiest thing in the world to be is what you are, what you feel. The hardest thing to be is what other people want you to be, but that’s the scene we are living in. Are you really you or are you what people have told you you are? And are you interested in really knowing who you are because if you are, it is the happiest trip of your life.' Yes!
"Labels are distancing phenomena. They push us away from each other." In the winter of 1969, shortly after a young woman he considered on
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I've seen it in action, I've read about it in Mindset - admiration for invested effort is important. 
Why instilling admiration for hard work rather than raw talent is the key to fostering a well-adjusted mind. Despite ample evidence and c
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Healthy debate is intensely productive and critical to growth. Here are some great words on how to argue intelligently
"Just how charitable are you supposed to be when criticizing the views of an opponent?" "In disputes upon moral or scientific points," Ar
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"The Seducer’s Cookbook similarly oscillates between the delightfully outlandish and the surprisingly insightful, and remains an absolute treat?
"You can learn a lot about a person from the way he or she eats." The shared meal, Michael Pollan noted in his altogether fascinating exp
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Speaker, Trainer, MC, Stand up Comic,... evil genius
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High energy presenter with infectious enthusiasm, persuasive power and a wealth of experience in leadership, management, business and life
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Changing the world one smile at a time!
Introduction
Comic masquerading as a normal girl...speaker, author,MC...evil genius...

In 2012, after beginning life as a biomedical scientist milking bullants, - doing water research, selling my soul managing QA in pharmaceuticals, selling all my worldly goods, travelling, fruit picking, cleaning, selling advertising, caring, massaging, meditating, general managing, and owning my own business online marketing - I changed direction to stand up comedy, balloon bending, children's book author and illustrator.
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Published my first children's book - Bruce and the Bumble Bug - the first of three Adventures of Lucie, Won Quest for the Best Heat at Comedy on the Rox (March 27th, 2013), had a spot in a RAW Comedy heat (2013)
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Sydney, NSW - Ulverstone, TAS - Hamilton Island, QLD - Yellow Rock, NSW
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How to Make Love: A 1936 Guide to the Art of Wooing
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"Although we live in a modern age, we seem unable to throw off the yoke of Puritanism." “Part of the modern ideology of love is to assu

How Diego Rivera Met the Fierce Teenage Frida Kahlo and Fell in Love wit...
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"I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And she would continue to be, up to the moment she

I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo: A Charming Illustrated Ode to Courage and Confidence
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Why true heroism feeds on humility. Courage, Seth Godin reminded us in his spectacular conversation with Debbie Millman about vulnerabili

Presence, Not Praise: How To Cultivate a Healthy Relationship with Achie...
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Why instilling admiration for hard work rather than raw talent is the key to fostering a well-adjusted mind. Despite ample evidence and c

How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four S...
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"Just how charitable are you supposed to be when criticizing the views of an opponent?" "In disputes upon moral or scientific points," Ar

Bedroom via Kitchen: What Food Preferences Reveal about You and Your Rom...
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"You can learn a lot about a person from the way he or she eats." The shared meal, Michael Pollan noted in his altogether fascinating exp

How to Apologize for Standing Someone Up: A Lesson from Lewis Carroll’s ...
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"I am obliged to use an umbrella to keep the tears from running down on to the paper." From Richard Feynman's sketches to Marilyn Monroe'

The Perils of Plans: Why Creativity Requires Leaping into the Unknown
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"The job -- as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy -- of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it." "

Show Your Work: Austin Kleon on the Art of Getting Noticed
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How to balance the contagiousness of raw enthusiasm with the humility of knowing we're all in this together. In 2012, artist Austin Kleon

33 Graphs That Reveal Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life
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Danish writer/artist duo Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler create comedy cartoons and graphs depicting the everyday struggles, irritation

The Science of “Intuition”
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"There is no such thing as an intuitive person tout court. Intuition is a domain-specific ability." The power and fruitfulness of intuiti

George Bernard Shaw on Marriage, the Oppression of Women, and the Hypocr...
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"Promiscuity is a product of slavery and not of liberty." For Charles Darwin, matrimony was the victor of a careful and comical weighing

If This Isn’t Nice, What Is? Kurt Vonnegut’s Advice to the Young on Kind...
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"Teaching, may I say, is the noblest profession of all in a democracy." Kurt Vonnegut was a man of discipline, a champion of literary sty

WaterWheel to ease burden on women
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Round 50-litre container enables water collectors to roll liquid from wells rather than carry it on their heads

The Science of Humor and the Humor of Science: A Brilliant 1969 Reflecti...
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"Our life has become so mechanized and electronified that one needs some kind of an elixir to make it bearable at all. And what is this elix

The Hidden Brain: How Ocean Currents Explain Our Unconscious Social Biases
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"Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are be

How to Cultivate Practical Wisdom in Our Everyday Lives and Why It Matte...
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The psychology of how we use frames, categories, and storytelling to make sense of the world. "It’s insulting to imply that only a syst

Sometimes I Have Good Ideas -- Others, I Have Two Ex-Husbands | Erika Na...
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How are you handling your little green fear trolls (those Wheetabix eating bastards)? Some tips on unpopular business and unpopular living f

What’s a Dog For?
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"If you resist too much the power of the big primary-color emotions that surround the dog, you're missing the experience." It must be the

Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, a...
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"It's insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being." Isaac Asimov was an extraordin