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Quotes are epidemic nowadays.

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Like ads, I’ll never miss a day without seeing one. Quotes are presented in every platform of social networking, in movies, or in occasional text messages. They may appear as simple as a text, sometimes in fancy colored fonts or planted in a photo; and there are people who spend time in spreading them.

Don’t necessarily believe them just because somebody shared a statement. Among the most famous quotations was from the poet William Wordsworth, “The good die first”. Many good guys have to die before the demise of a villain is true in stories; but if that’s true in reality, I’ll have a long life ahead! But everybody can share a quote that is not containing any value or is not applicable in the context of our personal lives.

What I like about certain quotations is that I look at the authors and they know success in their lives – Aristotle, Mahatma Gandhi, The Bible, Albert Einstein and John Lennon (..and Brad Pitt). I follow them because I wanted to be successful too. I wanted my mind to be fed with encouragement from these people. Isn’t it magical that people from thousands and hundreds of years can still influence us? That’s immortality.

Whenever I see a great quotation, I copy them. I have a note in my computer that stores all these life quotes that matter in my existence. Hopefully, I’ll learn enough and experience enough so people would replicate whatever insightful sentence I would say.

Among my favorite authors was Dr. Seuss. I feel happy that he is successful and people, especially the young, admire his bright words. My favorite is this:

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

Share your favorite quote!

Seek the same world in different corners of perspectives

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Expand the depth of your love to the intricate culture and nature around. Let it change you, improve you, evolve you; just always to the better of you.

Explore & Dare. Meet & Stumble. Move Away, Do it.

Travelling is maximizing what is around your life. Go, do it! And participate, take photos, talk to locals. Get lost and see the real details of the place. Drop your job, your worries, your judgment. Start with zero feeling, and fill it with novelty, pleasure, and all-new experiences.

Complete the chapter, and with excitement, tell the story to friends, family, whoever. Incite their spirits. And then do it again, do more, go more to where you haven’t traveled before.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

Where would you travel next?

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Video Gaming is like watching an action-packed, story-driven, ornate-animation blockbuster movie, but with a challenge.

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You are the main character, you control him, you do the nonsense and awkward jumping and jogging around. It’s interactive, you choose the way you want the story to fulfill.

Parents say it promotes violence. There’s a reason why certain games are age-restricted. There are video games for kids – Mario and his unending quest to save a princes or Hannah Montana dream show. The hardcore ones are for the emerging adults to adults. And like Hannah Montana, we know it’s a dream world. What we do in the games doesn’t necessarily reflect how we function in society.

People say it’s a waste of time. Nothing is a waste of time if you enjoy every second of wasting it. But I understand where this is coming from; there are professionals who risk their jobs by shutting down his life for video games. It shouldn’t get in the way of responsibilities, be it work, school, and relationships. Like in any areas of life, moderation is key. Too much of anything could bad for you, so it’s all about managing time.

In playing video games, there are numerous instances where a person’s decision making is tested. That’s where one’ll get to know that certain decisions have hefty consequences, so next time you will decide better. And of course, the slower you are, the lamer you are in the game. Video gaming improves your reflexes, making it quicker and faster.

It also works your problem solving skills, creativity, self-confidence and in recent years, fitness. On top of all, it incomparably improves mood. It is among the best stress reliever out there!

Researches as proofs, Nintendo Wii can help improve motor functioning for recovering stoke patients; kids “soar” with their grades; and quite contrary to beliefs, video gaming aren’t so geeky. It improves social skills rather than keep you on your own. There are many more benefits, but this is not a psychological report so I’ll stop there.

And by the way, if it helps the gaming industry, I will continue buying $60 games – it’s well worth my money and time. $0.99 speaks for itself, you get $0.99 value of pleasure – repetitive, quite boring.

Why do you play video games?

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There are movies and TV series remakes, but it cannot replicate the same gratifying experience of reading a novel.

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There are fast-reading gifted people, and there are those who consciously reads fast to keep the upbeat pace of finishing books. I’m neither of them, because I take my time in the feast of a read.

Quality novels are ingenious. It’s one my best chosen creative work of all. It’s meticulous, containing both reason and emotion while nobility uncompromising. I like it more when I invest emotions with the characters, and I appreciate the intricate characters buildup and story conflicts and surprises.

From writer’s hardwork of first drafts, then to editing phase, only to be critiqued and reduced by agents, more by editors, until it was in its prestige for publishing. This game is a damn miraculous progress. I appreciate the hard work and persistence of authors.

I devour Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Michael Crichton’s Next, Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, Dan Brown’s Angels & Demons, even Homer’s The Iliad. But I always go back to my home genre, Young Adult.

J.K. Rowling, thanks for your share of story.

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Hundreds are movies coming out each year, but the best ones are those that left you a good feeling.

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The film industry is lucrative, artful and entertaining; and always has been since the advent of the first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, in 1906. Back then, limited colours are seen, but nonetheless entertaining. It lures £25,000 from a £1,125 budget; but now, films are generating millions to billions, with the promise of 3D viewing and Dolby Digital sound technology.

I’m sure you’ve seen varied genre. Some people fancied classical films, those films in black and white and others preferred the well-produced effects.  There’s so much offered – horror, action, comedy, romance, and more. But what made your favorite, a favorite movie?

I think the answer is movies that we love are those movies that somehow, elated us. We like it because it made us feel good, by having a connection to the character and by appreciating the story.

I like inspirational movies the most. Inspiration itself is a positive feeling, and those movies may leave a better mindset or outlook in life. And these movies are truly brilliant – Dead Poets Society, Forrest Gump, A Beautiful Mind, 3 Idiots, The pursuit of Happyness, and Good Will Hunting.

I also dig Comedies; and I watch them repeatedly. These movies cracked me – Date Night, Eurotrip, Roadtrip, and American Pie series. The series that I’ve grown up will always leave a good nostalgic feeling. I age as Harry or Andy ages- Harry Potter and Toy Story series.

Feel good movies could be subjective, so what’s on your list?

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