Do you want to "be inspired to new lows," or
"dare to be average?" The Demotivators
help "increase success by lowering expectations." Be warned, Despair.com
is brimming with belly laughs. Celebrate "the art of
idiocy." Check out the "underperformance awards." A real mood-changer worth the side trip!
gazing at this magnificent and tranquil image will soothe what ails
you. Check the artist's web site for additional offerings
that uplift the world-weary...a worthwhile adventure.
Take your mind to a lovely
place -- choose a virtual
meditation slide show to lush landscapes, wonderful
waterfalls, mighty mountains or serene snow scenes. You can view
digital oil paintings, read relaxing poetry or try breathing exercises,
or pause to check out the stress stoppers.
Change the pace at the exploratorium,
where you can stare at the fading dot, check out the bird in a cage, and
look into the other exhibits.
Take a quiet virtual
stroll through a museum in London, or Victoria, Canada, or the
National Aquarium in Baltimore or a botanical garden in Missouri.
Need a time out at a mental playground? Spend a few
carefree minutes creating a digital sand art
Sure it's kidsplay, but it's also refreshingly soothing.
Doodle away your worries -- literally. Doodle-Matic lets you
doodle around endlessly, creating millions of possible combinations of
your own cartoon character drawing.
Get mellow and play with color to relax. All it takes is
moving a mouse to create your own intuitive
painting with an interactive painter...a soothing diversion with
a colorful, lava-like feel.
If all else fails, this pick-me-up
boosts any sagging psyche! You'll be prompted to enter
your name, then sit back and smile.
a quick psychological pick-me-up at Creative Quotations -- they
specialize in quotes that get folks re-energized.
Get some inspiration and motivation
from Cyber Quotations -- over 24,000 quotations so there's bound to be
some quotes to float your boat.
of Cliches includes phrases to say in times of trouble,
during life's painful situations, when you're looking for truth, can't
make a decision, when you're afraid or lonely, plus cliches on cliches.
In these trying times, here's a multi-faith community where you
can seek inspiration, gain spiritual strength, understand your
neighbors' religions, and connect in a peaceful environment. All
religions are welcome at Beliefnet, from Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, to Hinduism, Judaism,
From one of the most life-affirming voices in the media today, why not send
someone an "O to Go" e-card -- an online greeting
featuring Oprah Winfrey's favorite quotes, spoken in her own voice to
help encourage those you care about.
Let someone know how important they are
to you -- acknowledge a milestone with a pat on the
back, inspire someone,
or offer a gracious "thank you."
A lovely selection of free e-cards awaits you at Hallmark,
and the sentiments are nicely done to help you mend fences, remember an
anniversary, or just keep in touch.
When you want to send a sentiment and words detract from your message, try the "cool effects"
section of GoGoCards as a
Or, design your own free e-greeting card, with special
effects, right here at RudeBusters! Send an un-birthday,
don't sweat the small stuff, hang in there, well done, follow your dreams, or other
Send a missing you, cheer up, or even an excuse card at Webshots
who offer both e-cards and e-postcards.
Don't take it personally, but if you're in a rut be sure to take a chill
break at How to keep an idiot
Don't get mad -- get Shakespearean! When you're using Shakespearean
insults, it's a safe bet that it's a better way to vent than
using common expletives. There are numerous modifiers and verbs
from which thou may chooseth.
The De Anza College Health Office, which like RudeBusters! is committed
to stress reduction, turns the tables and offers 20 suggestions on "How To
It's funny and allows us to chuckle at ourselves.
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