Raves, rants and reviews
Raves, Rants & Reviews

Something beautiful for today

26/02/2014. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: , .

Spend just a moment a day to stand still and have a good look around you. There are so many amazing things in life. Anything from great gadgets and stunning architecture to ever-intriguing animals.

Spend a moment whatever the weather. Snowing right now? No two snowflakes are alike (due to the estimated 10 quintillion water molecules which make up a snowflake). Even so, as they say, if you’re looking for it, you’ll find it. Look for something nice today. Something beautiful.

You can even google for something beautiful. Think about anything – just add the word “beautiful.” Such as beautiful car, beautiful house or beautiful animal.  Read more…

The wonderful thing about smiling

07/07/2010. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: .

Smile and the whole world smiles with you! Smiling is a raving wonderful thing. And very healthy. Various studies indicate that smiling is a fun way to live longer. Smiling lowers your blood pressure, boosts your immune system, relieves stress… and makes you seem successful. Thus, not only is a smile an inexpensive way to change your looks, a smile is free therapy. And there’s more: scientists revealed that a smile gives the same level of stimulation as eating 2 000 chocolate bars or receiving $24,000 in cash.

Smiling is a universal language – it is the same in every language. It is one of the first things that babies learn to do. And it’s very, very contagious. Try it now, look up, smile at someone and you’ll notice their first instinct is to smile back. You’ll love it! After all, people who smile more are liked more. Read more…

Do animals always smile?

25/03/2010. Category: Raves & Rants. Topic: , .

Dolphins look like they always smile. So do some frogs. Or ask any pet owners and they’ll confirm that their pets smile. Isn’t it true that you sometimes look at a dog or cat and it gives you the impression that it smiles? Whatever the weather!

Pet owners spend as much on pets as they do on home entertainment, some $40 billion a year in the USA alone. And most would agree that it is worth every penny. Because pets really do not ask much in return. True friends for life. Read more…