My Kind of Monday

Quotes of the Week:

Laughs of the Week:

 

Feel Good Stories of the Week:

Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7

The owner of this gas stations allows poor and homeless people to sleep, rest, and clean up in the building.

“I said to him, ‘You seem to have a heart for the homeless,’ and he told me his son was in the military and that it is such a problem in America when homeless people and veterans with mental illness are overlooked.”

read full article at Good News Network

In a ‘World First’, Scientists Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

“Eden Carlson’s parents were told that their beloved 2-year-old daughter would most likely be a vegetable for the rest of her life – but, then, an experimental therapy reversed her brain damage.”

Read full article Good News Network

Teenager Who Lost Everything in a Fire Spends his Last $40 on Firefighters

15-year-old son Kenneth had been saving up money to take his girlfriend out for their anniversary. But one unfortunate night he arrived home to his home on fire. He quickly went to the store and spent his saved $40 to buy the firefighters cases of water.

Read full article MSN

 

Conversation Starters/ Interesting Facts of the Week:

Cherophobia is a fear of having fun

Movie trailers were originally showed after the movie, which is why they were called, ‘trailers’.

You can not snore and dream at the same time.

here’s why

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up at the sky 

 

Kindness Act of the Week:

Really listen. In 2015, the average adult attention span dropped from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds and it is believed that it will continue to decline. Focusing on one task is becoming increasingly more difficult for the average person. Due to this, communication skills and relationships are suffering. This week, try to really focus and pay attention when engaging with others. This act of kindness will not only help you to build a stronger relationship with that person, it will also help you to remember the importance of showing true interest in others.

 

Weekly Round Up

Horoscope.com & Astrology.com 

July 24- This Day in History

Huffington Post’s Funniest Tweet of the Week

NPR’s Week Recap

 

 

Happy Monday Friends!

 

 

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7 Responses

  1. OMG those funny ones are so funny! LOL I love the quote about taking action too…so true!

  2. Have a happy Monday. Funny story is when I was a member of 24 hour fitness it was right next to a McDonald’s. How evil is that? Lol Thank you for the laughs to get through this Manic Monday!

  3. These are hilarious & great! Such a fun thing to read on a Monday!

  4. What a great way to start your Monday. It’s Tuesday here in New Zealand but I’m feeling inspired and full of laughter after these awesome stories

  5. HAHAHA loved that Planet Fitness one. Good job on this.

  6. I love such a humorous posts. I like your quotes and those stories 🙂 it wasn;t such a bad Monday after all 🙂

  7. The third quote is everything I needed today. Sometimes I questions if worth to work so hard for my dreams and I get discouraged. Action is everything!
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