Archive for 2010

Taking Some Time Off

Howdy compadre. First off, let me thank you so very, very much for investing your time to read my blog. As anyone who has perused any of my articles over the past few months will know, I hover real close to what many health practitioners would call crazy. Now, being crazy ain’t so bad but […]

Canada, Fuck Ya!

We’ve got plenty of reason to be happy here in Canada. Mostly because we’re laying right beside the biggest elephant in the room and when it moves, we better move, too. And it moves everywhere, all the time … Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Hallucinating For Profit

This article was first published in 2004 by hotelonline.com and I will be forever grateful for their support. “Open your bloody eyes – it’s right in front of you!” If you’re similar to 99% of the humans holding a spot on planet earth, that phrase awakens memories of scattered confusion. You quite likely didn’t realize […]

Ezine Article Stats Update November 20, 2010

For my author friends who are developing themselves as writers on ezinearticles, here are my most recent stats: Seems that learning how to get new ideas is just a tad more important than learning about duct tape… Hmmm. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Expectation Theory: Be Careful What You Don’t Hope For Because You Might Get It!

“Well, what did you expect?!” Many folks are caught off guard by the above query on account of they were not expecting ANYTHING. Here they were, just navigating their personal stream of consciousness and then Bam! Their apple cart is tipped over for no apparent reason. And what is puzzling the person whom asks this […]

What Does Your YouTube Channel Tell The World About You?

That’s not me but my guy’s coming up… Here, take a look at my youtube channel. What does it tell you about me? I’ve been a Toober for four years now and in Internet time that’s waay over a century so I would hope that means something, right? 😎 The thousands of videos I have […]

The Young Collection Agent Called Me A Loser. I Am Forced To Agree With Him.

“Anybody who goes bankrupt is a LOSER!” The smart-alecky whippersnapper collection agent yipped at me. “Did you just call me stupid?!” was the brightest thing I could think of to say back to him. Did you just call me stupid…? Criminy, I’m losing my touch if that’s all I can come up with. But you […]

Trouble Brewing? Make Mine a Double!

Could you use a hand? Do the expectations surrounding you seem more suited to a Clone & Kin tag-team than the single round grudge match you signed up for? If so  – take heed – because the pressure you feel is exactly the same as 90% of your fellow humans, whom like you have sooner […]

I Heard This Guy’s Life Slipping Away and I Kinda Saved Him!

Dying In The Gears Of A Combine – NOT GOOD My brother-in-law / good friend Cal was inside the combine. You know, one of those machines used to make bread? Anyway, something was jammed up internally and he left the combine idling and climbed up inside on the straw-walkers. (things a person shouldn’t ought to […]

Why Don’t More People Believe In Themselves & Why Do We Hear Voices?

Julian Jaynes The Bicameral Mind Take a quick look at Julian Jaynes and his work on why humans think they hear voices and what might be causing this phenomenon. His theory explains much about our wacky history. Thank you, friend. Barry out. Bicameralism

There Is No White Knight In Shining Armor Coming To Save Us

Someone is looking out for me – I can feel it. Right now at this very moment they are pondering my incredible value to the universe and plotting how best to lavishly reciprocate my selfless contribution to mankind.  Oh yeah! 😎 And somewhere deep down I’ve got this sneaking suspicion that my gain will be […]

When Family Become Strangers and Strangers Become Family

So, you hate your mother?! Well, familiarity breeds contempt. I see that you keep the new car spotless while the old auto gathers dust in the back yard. That’s familiarity breeding contempt. You say that last year’s wardrobe is garbage because its so “yesterday” but this new outfit you’re wearing today is wonderful? Hmm. Like […]

Stop Talking About What You Don’t Want & Start Thinking About What You Do

When my finger is up like this, I do the talking – You got that?! “EVERY TIME WE COME HERE…” “You want a candy from the vending machines! Now Stop It!” I watched the drama unfold between a young father and his four or five year old son from my sideline vantage point in a […]

Easily Read Twenty Four Books a Year Using This Toilet Training Technique

You still have to pull your pants down Lets say you go to the bathroom. And like most other full of crap folks, you squeeze out two number twos a day. There, you’ve already got the makings of your own poop learning center. Garbage Out & Good Stuff In Statistics about learning / reading for […]

Bill Murney for Pope

There are some people who should just go right past the two hundred dollar thing and straight to Saint Peter’s Parade. Today I present just such a man who is so in love with life that he, himself is introducing just such a man. Bill Murney Thank you, friend. Barry out.

At One Time I Had Everything…

Yeah, a while back I was proud as pickles to act as a servant runner-up for the great Barney of The World Famous Barney’s Motel. Oy, those were the days… No doubt about it, this sign got us some attention Then we got burned out… Yep, The Old Barnster Had A Weird Sense Of Humor […]

Something Stinks About The Law of Attraction – This is How To UnStink It

Inspector Gadget Yes, there is a force called attraction and another called un-attraction. This is how it works: Do you prefer some foods, people or places more and prefer others less? That’s it. That’s the force we’re talking about. Most of  the gobbly-gook that is being written about the law of attraction is actually enticing […]

Wrongaholic Twelve Steps – Step 4: Who The Hell Are You?

What in the world were you thinking?! If you’ve ever heard this apprehensive question and at least somewhat understood the reason it was asked, you will easily be able to grasp today’s intriguing subject as we investigate the perplexing human condition of multiple personalities. But even if you have never considered how a person can […]

A Thousand Word Post About Life Condensed to Fifteen Words

Learn From Mistakes Think About Others Try Everything Once You Effect Outcomes Stuff Adds Up ************* Thank you, friend. Barry out.

The Self Actualization Blues – Few Humans Find The Prize in their Popcorn. Why?

Life is like a barrel of monkeys. You’ve got your barrel, your monkeys and everything else. Some of the keener folks among us have figured out that the trick to living a full life is to spend less time watching the monkeys or their barrel and more effort attempting to decipher everything else. And “everything […]

Geometric Progression – Bam! Bam! Bam! One Friggin Thing Right After Another!

Our universe can be described mathematically. Orbits, eclipses and planetary wobble can all be predicted and so it is with geometric progression – a sequence of numbers in which terms are multiplied by a constant value. In the human based geometric progression we will discuss today, the constant value which multiplies all others is YOU […]

Wrongaholic Twelve Step Program – Step 3: Grab The Cosmic Bull by the Horns

Our ability to sense causality is an awesome human capacity. You and I possesses the same incredible talent of inference that reveals itself when expert wildlife trackers confidently decipher footprints in the Savannah or in the deft manner which a craftsman furniture maker engages the wood grain in a prized slab of timber. Every truth […]

As Long As I Can Pee I Will Never Suffer From Writer’s Block

You are about to be immunized from writer’s block. Now uh, the first thing I need to do is put my hands in your pockets… I’ve seen other writers writing about writer’s block and I remember thinking even then, FOR GOD SAKES, THESE PEOPLE ARE WRITING! That’s four “writers” in one sentence and the phrase […]

Wrongaholic Twelve Step Program: Step 2 – Everyone Makes Mistakes So Get Over It

Some folks dislike everybody. They consider their boss to be a moron, coworkers as turds and the remaining useful idiots around them as prime candidates for the Nincompoop Party. What these folks are unconsciously displaying is the desperate need for a dough see dough through Step Two of the Wrongaholic Program. Sandbar Dead Ahead Wrongaholics […]

The Emotional Grid – What Is Up With The Number Three?

Words describe our reality and we have more words now than ever. So, I’m guessing that we likely have more reality, too. The neat thing about words is although they have individual definitions the message they convey when strung together linearly can provide a context of reality which is entirely separate from their literal content. […]

The Emotional Grid – Puzzling, Powerful Forces That Constantly Influence Us

“Psychic Resources” is very interesting term. Physicians employ the phrase to describe the fight or flight response capacitytriggered in patientswhen serious health concerns must be unceremoniously conveyed to them. Their comrades, the medical support staff who carry most of the stretchers, recognize this “YOU’RE GOING TO BE OKAY” self healing faculty and engage it as […]

Wrongaholic Twelve Step Program – Step 1

  Send Yourself a Signal Hello, my name is Barry Williams and I am a Wrongaholic. Never heard of us? Well, a Wrongaholic is a person, animal or thing which is resistant to admitting it / they make mistakes. This inability to assume credit for misdeeds allows bad ideas to start and wrong concepts to […]

The Emotional Grid – Luck Experiment September 13 to December 13, 2010

Part of my understanding of the Emotional Grid is that we can influence our luck. By using the scientific findings of Professor Richard Wiseman regarding our ability to generate our own luck , I intend to show that I can stop bad luck and begin experiencing only good luck, simply by will. (Sept 13/2010: this […]

Synchronicity – The Emotional Grid at Work

Carl Jung called it synchronicity. I call it The Emotional Grid because I believe that human intent plays a role. Similar in structure to magnetic fields, I believe these mobile invisible grids create intersections upon which all physical events unfold. The “grid” I am imagining is made up of human intention and its physical manifestation […]

Amusement Parks & Greeting Cards Are Emotional Vampires

When was the last time you were really afraid? And by afraid I mean OOGA-BOOGA afraid, not just your run of the mill high anxiety, heart attacking fear of death, taxes, and regular terror afraid. For many folks, I bet their answer would be the dread they recall experiencing at a recent horror movie or […]