Pause or Rewind?

You know what would be cool? If your life had  either a pause or rewind button! For all those times you wished you had done something different from what you ended up doing, fun memories you wish you could relive again, or for revisiting the past, there would be the rewind button in your life. Or how about those times you are having such a good day, you wish it would never end? Well, there’s the pause button! If you could have either a pause or rewind button for your life, which would you choose?

I would definitely choose the rewind button. After all, it could act as both, right? The rewind button would be so cool to have in life; you could undo some of the bad choices you made, go back to all the good times you spent with your friends and family, or relive a great day over again. I think it would be interesting to try out a rewind button, but then again, how would it have affected my life today? Would I be a different person if I had rewound my life every time I made a mistake? Yeah, probably.  For better or for worse, I would never know.

I’m sure there is a perfectly good reason our lives don’t have the same controls as a video does. Yeah, it would be cool to try, but if it changed my life from how it is now, I don’t think I’d want these buttons.

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Day 7: Something Funny

 Laughter is considered to be a “good medicine”, and there are even claims that laughter makes you live longer. Here are some funny pictures of Jasper, a very crazy pit bull.

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 Also, here is an interesting article about laughter from Counseling College’s blog:

Some facts on laughter

1. Laughter is universal. It occurs in every culture across the world.2. Laughter is an unconscious behavior. When we try to make ourselves laugh it sounds unnatural and fake. We just can’t force ourselves to laugh on command.3. We may smile or giggle briefly on our own but, as a general principle, laughing is something we do with others. In fact, research indicates that we laugh 30 times more with others than alone.4. Laughter is contagious. As soon as babies can smile and laugh, they copy the smiling and laughter of others. That trait continues throughout our lives.

5. Laughter is not actually about humor. It has more to do with social bonding. It is estimated that only 20% of laughter is due to hearing something funny.

6. We typically laugh at the end of a sentence rather than part way through.

7. Humans are not the only animals to laugh. There are even videos of rats laughing in response to being tickled.

8. In groups, the person who is speaking typically laughs twice as often those who are listening.

9. Women laugh twice as often as men.

10. Laughter is related to social status. The higher your position in a group, the less often you laugh.