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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #35.

We’ve already touched on the life-affirming benefits of travel so perhaps it’s time to discuss the place you return to when your travels come to their inevitable end? #35: Home. Now before you get all worked up, my friends, I … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #36.

You know how they say some people are never happy unless they’re unhappy? And yes, they actually say it. I know this because they’ve said it about me in the past. To be fair though, everyone at work laughs their … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #37.

 A horse walks into a bar, and the bartender asks, “Why the long face?” You may be laughing right now or, and this is the more likely scenario, you may be groaning and saying, “Seriously, Hook?”, but either way, I’ve … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #38.

This one is a no-brainer, especially when you consider what I do for a living. Well, truth be told, the line should be, “What I do for barely-a-living”, but you get the point, right? #38: Travel. Personally, I feel travel … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #39.

A caterpillar struggling to emerge from a cocoon as a newly-minted butterfly. Your first time seeing Star Wars. Walking the Camino de Santiago, or any spiritual path or retreat. Seeing where I’m going with this? This one comes to us … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #40.

I’ve been doing my best (mostly) to dissuade you, my fellow humans, from taking your own lives but let’s assume for a moment that my skills don’t really extend beyond packing a luggage cart like a boss while extracting a … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #41.

We’re told pretty much from the nanosecond we complete our violent escape from the womb to do unto others as we’d want done to us and all that jazz, which is all well and good, but sometimes we need to … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #42.

When Douglas Adams wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in 1978 he not only created an innovative and endlessly-entertaining-but-dry-as-the-Sahara science-fiction story that would be adapted to a variety of formats, he gave us everything we need to survive and … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #43.

As my legion of longtime readers can attest, I am a hardcore Murdochian. This declaration, of course, inspires two questions for some of you: Do I really have the nerve to claim I have a “legion” of followers? What in … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #44.

When the incomparable B.B. King sang “The Thrill Is Gone” he was lamenting the loss of a love, not a life, but the latter certainly applies. Remove the thrill from anything, whether it be an affair, a career, certainly a  … Continue reading

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