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Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day.
Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day.
What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course!
Each of us has such a bank. It’s name is TIME.
Every morning, it credits you with 86,400 seconds.
Every night it writes off as lost, whatever of this you have failed to invest to a good purpose.
It carries over no balance. It allows no over draft. Each day it opens a new account for you. Each night it burns the remains of the day.
If you fail to use the day’s deposits, the loss is yours. There is no drawing against “tomorrow.”
You must live in the present on today’s deposits. Invest it so as to get from it the utmost in health, happiness and success!
The clock is running!! Make the most of today.

US medal-winning athletes at the Olympics will have to pay tax on their prize money

To understand the value of one year, ask a student who failed a grade.
To understand the value of one month, ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To understand the value of one week, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
To understand the value of one hour, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
To understand the value of one minute, ask a person who just missed a train.
To understand the value of one second, ask someone who just avoided an accident.
To understand the value of one millisecond, ask the person who won a silver medal at the Olympics.

Treasure every moment that you have! And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with. And remember time waits for no one.
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why its called the present.

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It is well known that everybody hates Mondays, but a new research suggests Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are equally loathed.

US researchers who looked at a poll of 340,000 people found moods were no worse on Mondays than other working days, bar Friday.

People were happier as they approached the weekend, lending support for the concept of “that Friday feeling”.

The report authors told the Journal of Positive Psychology that the concept of miserable Mondays should be ditched.

US researchers who looked at a poll of 340,000 people found moods were no worse on Mondays than other working days, bar Friday

US researchers who looked at a poll of 340,000 people found moods were no worse on Mondays than other working days, bar Friday

Prof. Arthur Stone of Stony Brook University said: “Despite our global beliefs about lousy Mondays, we conclude that this belief should be abandoned.

“Cultural myths may vastly over-emphasize actual day of the week mood patterns.”

Similarly, claims that the Monday of the last full week of January – dubbed “blue Monday” – is the most depressing of the whole year have been debunked by others.

Prof. Arthur Stone’s team analyzed data collected by Gallup from telephone interviews.

People reported more enjoyment and happiness and less stress or worry on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays compared with the rest of the week.

Prof. Arthur Stone says it is the contrast in mood from Sunday to Monday that has led to Mondays being unfairly singled out.