Jul 16 2012

Hugs for ALL

In today’s fast-paced world, people often lament the lack of community that once defined small-town America. After moving to a new city, Melinda Schmidt wanted to connect with people in the same way she did with her friends and family back home.

The answer? Hugs. Lots of them. For an entire year, Schmidt made it her goal to hug at least one total strangerevery day -- brightening their day and her own. In this video produced by HooplaHa, she says she loves to hug people who look like they are having a rough day. “All that stress kind of melts away,” she says.

Schmidt even decided to write about her experience, sharing stories of her memorable 365 days of hugs.

Share the love (and this video) and make an ordinary day a little happier! How many people have you hugged today?

Is it OK to hug a co-worker?

Etiquette experts said hugging a co-worker is sometimes acceptable and even welcome.

More than one-third of the nearly 20,000 people who took our poll said they do hug at work, and more than one-third said they occasionally have been known to do so.

Many huggers defended the practice.

“Let's not get so PC that we can't be human beings with feelings,” one reader wrote.  Some said they have health issues and sensitivities that make hugging uncomfortable. Others just said they find it physically awkward.

“No. I'm short and my face usually winds up in your armpit area or I have to stand on tiptoes. It makes me feel like a child - an angry child,” one reader wrote.

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Jul 16 2012

Leaky Shower Head

I received this text from my wife, "Have a leak in the shower." Turns out it actually was not a leak, it was a loose shower head. This cost me $100 because I did not check it out. Am I the only one who has done this? Tell me here or on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jul 16 2012

Holding onto God's Promise

We are talking with an incredible young woman about God's promise for her marriage and the marriage commitment she made with her husband.

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Jul 16 2012

Monday Morning Inspiration

"When you worry about the future, you heap day upon day of troubles onto your flimsy frame. You stagger under this heavy load, which I never intended you to carry."
From Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

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