• LIFE
    When Supreme Court has ruled on life & death

    SC has ruled variously on death penalty and commutation. (Express archive) ON TUESDAY last week, the Supreme Court recalled its own 2009 order sentencing six convicts to death, and acquitted them because of glitches in the prosecution case, which involved the murder of five persons. It brought the spotlight on the varying ways in which courts […]

  • MOTIVATION
    When Motivation Fails, Think Of Your ‘Why’

    Motivation is a big deal. There aren’t many things in life that feel better than peak motivation. It feels like riding a wave, sure of your ability to conquer whatever obstacles lie ahead. You start out on your mission with the picture of a triumphant ending already in mind. I go back to my mountaineering days […]

  • MOTIVATION
    12 Fitness Quotes to Inspire You When You’re Feeling Unmotivated

    Jim Rohn “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” Design: Madison Alcedo Gene Tunney “To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.”Design: Madison Alcedo Morihei Ueshiba “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.”Design: Madison Alcedo Joseph Addison […]

  • MOTIVATION
    How do you find motivation when you need it most?

    Sometimes, your sense of motivation eludes you, even when all kinds of external motivating factors are present – here’s what you can do about it. Everyone has found themselves with flagging motivation at an inconvenient time but when an unstoppable pall of apathy meets an immovable deadline, the situation is elevated from inconvenient to borderline […]

  • MOTIVATION
    How to Maintain Motivation When Surrounded by Naysayers

    I’ve had lots of business ideas throughout the years. Some have paid-off, while others never panned out. Thankfully, I have a great support system that is honest without exactly being a naysayer. However, I’ve also encountered my fair share of naysayers. You know. Those people who drain every ounce of motivation out of you. Yeah. […]

  • Rupert Everett: ‘I was living in terror for my life when Aids began’

    In one way, Quacks is a natural place to find Rupert Everett. The keenly British comedy has “something of the Carry On, Stanley Baxter era” about it, he says – a sharp, playful script; a generous, gracious ensemble cast also featuring Rory Kinnear and Mathew Baynton; very accurate historical detail, such as Everett’s thunderous physician trying […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]