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How honest are you with yourself? I like to think I live a life of integrity. That probably means different things to different people, so let me explain. To me, living with integrity means that you always try to do the right thing, and never intentionally hurt anyone.
Lisa Madras: That was yesterday — but what will you do NOW?
What is the best advice you have ever received? Advice is everywhere. Some of it good, and some of it not so good. Some of it sought out, and some of it unsolicited. But it's there, everywhere you go, from well-meaning friends and family members, on Internet memes and in fortune cookies, and even flying down the road on the side of a bus.
Lisa Madras: I’m not quite living ‘the life’ yet, but I’m happy to try
What stands between you and happiness? In order to answer this question, I think you first have to define what, exactly, happiness means to you. It's not usually a simple answer, once you really thinking about it.
Lisa Madras: Happiness is a warm blankie up my nose — gotta problem with that?
What is your most beloved childhood memory? I know that the really cool and super-enlightened answer to this would be something deep and meaningful, like "time spent with my family" or "the scar I got on my forehead the day I saved a family of baby raccoons from drowning in a sewage grate."
Lisa Madras: Have you hit the love wall? Maybe it’s time to walk away
When is love a weakness? I’ve avoided this question in my blog for a very long time. But like all things, there comes a time when you can no longer avoid something, no matter how tempting it is to smoosh it down inside of you and pretend it isn't there.
Lisa Madras: To be honest, sometimes it’s OK to lie
When was the last time you lied? What did you lie about? I had to post this question this week because my friend and I had a discussion about this very same subject just yesterday.
Lisa Madras: Yep, you’re gonna miss me ‘When I’m Gone’ — at least I hope so
What’s the one thing you’d like others to remember about you at the end of your life? I've had my funeral song picked out for as long as I can remember. Well, I guess I should say my wake song, since that's what I want instead of a funeral.
Lisa Madras: Want to learn more about yourself? Use some common scents
What is your favorite smell? I could easily list a hundred smells that would top my favorites list: freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, newly fallen leaves, bonfires, apple pie, lilac blooms, the top of a newborn baby's head.
Lisa Madras: Without technology, what’s a kid to do? Plenty!
What’s one downside of the modern day world? Isn't it always the case that the things we love the most are the worst for us? Life is so much more fun and interesting and varied now that we have things like Facebook and smartphones and Words With Friends.
Lisa Madras: You might not remember, but you HAVE made a difference
How would the world be different if you were never born? The first time I read this question, it made me sort of sad. I haven't made any kind of impact on the world at all. How did I, who had such grandiose plans for my life, manage to get this far without accomplishing a single significant thing?
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