Top Reasons Why Group Movements in Politics Are So Important

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Politics / News 2 Comments

Group movements in politics are truly important. Politics deal mostly with making decisions at a group level. So you can’t talk about politics unless you also talk about group movements. Group movements are important in politics because of the following reasons: #1: Group movements may turn the situation violent. When the power of the group is unleashed, governments can do …

I Will Never Accept Defeat. I Will Never Quit: Love and War

Michael Anthony Best Of, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 4 Comments

Thinking of the Army code, “I will never accept defeat.  I will never quit.” brings to mind the famous story of the Battle of the Bulge, fought in World War Two.  American forces were defending the town of Bastogne, Belgium, and found themselves suddenly surrounded by a vastly superior force of Germans. The Americans were cut off from food, ammunition …

How To Successfully Market An Unforgettable War Memoir

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 2 Comments

Due to the notoriety of the two most recent and controversial wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the consumer market has become a fertile ground for war memoirs. Readers have a strong interest in the military and an effective marketing campaign is a guaranteed way to generate sympathy and curiosity about heroic veterans. Marketing, advertising and publicity are essential to building …

American Soldier – Poem + Video

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness 1 Comment

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIcbqrpfn7Q[/tube]   American Soldier Poem When I say… I am an American Soldier I’m not shouting I’m better than you, I’m whispering, I was a boy, and now find myself a man.   When I say… I am an American Soldier I speak not only of this with pride I’m also confessing that I stumble, make mistakes, And need competent …

Target VS Mission: Smaller Goals VS Larger Goals

Michael Anthony Best Of, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 5 Comments

In the military we’re trained to accomplish missions, and in order to accomplish mission—large scale ones—often, the military will set up smaller targets to accomplish that will eventually lead to the accomplishment of the primary mission. This can be useful as a way of looking at goals.  If a person has a larger goal, in order to reach that goal, …

PTSD: How to Prevent PTSD

Michael Anthony Best Of, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 4 Comments

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a dangerous and debilitating mental condition caused by one’s exposure to traumatizing near-death experiences or seeing someone else’s. Aside from living a monastic or hermit lifestyle to avoid traumatizing experiences, there are other ways to prevent PTSD. Resilience – One way to prevent PTSD is to develop one’s resilience preferably early from childhood. Some …

PTSD: What to do when Your Child has PTSD

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 4 Comments

Adults can have immense problems dealing with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) whether the adult his/herself is experiencing it or those around him/her. You could only imagine how children with PTSD are dealing with it. Post traumatic stress disorder can be very hard on both parents and children. It’s not enough that children go through a traumatizing event or events …

The Best Charlie Sheen Quotes

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness 3 Comments

“But you can’t focus on things that matter if all you’ve been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep, you know?” “I have a disease? Bullshit. I cured it with my brain.” “I am on a drug. It’s called Charlie Sheen. It’s not available because if you try it once your face will melt off and …