Perhaps because I've been disappointed so many times during my life, I can now usually discern situations in which something is being over-hyped or when someone will not make good on their promises.
One thing that most people in our culture seem to lack is the skill of critical thinking. All too often, they just accept spoken or written material at face value without properly analyzing what is being said or written.
No one can ruin your day in quite the way that your doctor can.
My brother doesn't understand how I can drink vegetable juice. He's says it's gross. However, if I thought something was going help me live longer and/or healthier, I would drink it, even if it tasted like urine!
Despite what a certain popular match-making website seems to imply in its TV advertisements, long, healthy, and loving relationships are based on a lot more than just compatibility.
Have you ever noticed the optical illusion that makes a room that is full of furniture look larger than a room of the same size that is empty?
A few years ago, one of the leading cat food producing companies was sponsoring a contest to find the world's cutest cat. The grand prize was $1 million and anyone could enter their cat. I didn't have a cat then (and don't have one now), but if I did, for that kind of money, I would have thrown my cat into the ring!
Never throw away old towels, as they make excellent cleaning rags. Around my house, cleaning rags are put into use almost on a daily basis.