Philosophize This! Podcast, by Stephen West

Modified: August 22, 2019 at 4:08 pm

Great listen!

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Wednesday’s Happy Humpday Giphy Gif

Modified: August 21, 2019 at 7:26 am

I only learned part of the adulting world refers to Wednesdays as “humpdays” around the second or third time I saw the airing of this commercial. This is a snippet of it in GIPHY gif. If you can help identify the source advertisement, please, drop a comment below.

Happy Humpday! 🐪




Modified: August 19, 2019 at 9:11 pm

Tiësto and Dance Classics Club Hits From the 90s and 00s

Modified: July 28, 2019 at 4:53 pm

Looking for something catchy, upbeat, with a positive message that turns things up? Try the song “Just Be,” (opens in a new tab) by Tiësto and Kirsty Hawkshaw on Spotify.

Here’s a playlist that includes that song, which has in it other things that were groove tunes I used to have set to repeat on my music playlists. “Dance Classics (club hits from the 90s and 00s) playlist,” (opens in a new tab), by Spotify.


The song “Never Be the Same,” by Camila Cabello, Kane Brown

Modified: July 28, 2019 at 10:22 am

I had heard “Never Be the Same” by Camila Cabello on the radio and liked it. Then, I heard this version of it which includes Kane Brown, and I liked this version better. So, if you’d like to give this a listen, here’s “Never Be the Same (feat. Kane Brown)” (opens in a new tab), by Camila Cabello and Kane Brown on Spotify.


Groovy, Dance, Up-tempo, Feel-good Tracks

Modified: July 26, 2019 at 12:51 pm

Were you looking for some fast, up-tempo, feel-good tunes? Try some of the groovy, dance sounds of the musical artist Calvin Harris (opens in a new tab), whose tracks are on Spotify.

Oftentimes when I put on Calvin Harris, artists I’ve listened to in the same genre come up in my head. One such track has been that way since I first heard it: “Titanium (feat. Sia)” (opens in a new tab through Spotify), by David Guetta and Sia.

Can’t wait for tomorrow to get here? Is it about to be the weekend and you need to groove? Maybe it’s not the weekend but you still want to just groove? Well, here’s “Tomorrow Can Wait,” (opens in a new tab), by David Guetta, Chris Willis, and El Tocadisco.

How about the track “Love Don’t Let Me Go,” (opens in a new tab) by David Guetta?

Or, “Love Is Gone,” (opens in a new tab) by David Guetta?

Looking for something similar but slightly different? Have some fun with the dance sounds of the musical artist David Guetta (opens in a new tab), whose tracks are on Spotify, also.


The playlist “This Is the Chainsmokers,” by Spotify

Modified: July 25, 2019 at 9:12 pm

Looking for a catchy song that was just on the radio or your friend’s playlist? Perhaps, just perhaps, it is The Chainsmokers? They seem to put together great pick-me-up and feel good, up-beat tunes which take over the radio’s airwaves. Who am I kidding? Like I really need to introduce The Chainsmokers? Ha-ha! Here’s a playlist of some of their musical work put together by Spotify. The playlist is titled “This Is the Chainsmokers,” by Spotify (opens in a new tab), on Spotify (opens in a new tab).


Practicing Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Spiritual Principles Throughout the Calendar Year

Modified: July 25, 2019 at 9:13 pm

Have you ever heard of Narcotics Anonymous (NA)? It is a program for people (who come to self-identify as addicts) that have either in the past or that currently abuse or misuse alcohol and drugs, and the end-goal of working a recovery program in NA is to become drug-free and clean, and remain substance-free and practice abstinence from any and all mind or mood-altering substances.  For many, simple abstinence is not enough for an extended period of time. Abstinence should ideally be combined with working the Twelve Steps of the NA program. NA is a twelve-step support fellowship for doing just that! In NA, we learn to practice spiritual principles daily, in all our affairs. There is a spiritual principle that can correlate to each numbered month of the calendar year if you practice at least the basic twelve spiritual principles in life. Here is a short breakdown.

Let’s take the month of July for our example. Do you notice how July is the seventh month? This means that during the seventh month, we should aim to practice the corresponding numbered spiritual principle that correlates to that numbered month. There are twelve months which go hand-in-hand with the twelve spiritual principles. The corresponding month number can be used to focus on practicing the corresponding step number’s spiritual principle during that month. That gives our recovery some direction. In January, we aim for spiritual principle one; in February, we aim for spiritual principle two; in March, we aim for spiritual principle three; in April, we aim for spiritual principle four, and so forth, and so on, etc. all the way through the calendar to where in December, we aim for spiritual principle twelve.

Step Spiritual Principle
Step One
Step Two
Step Three
Step Four
Step Five
Step Six
Step Seven Humility
Step Eight
Step Nine
Step Ten
Step Eleven
Step Twelve

More on NA can be found at Narcotics Anonymous World Services, which can be found at (opens in a new tab).