Speaking of words. Keeping a diary has been found to be “a valuable therapeutic means for relieving emotional distress and promoting well-being.” The study asked adolescents to write a blog: “The field experiment included randomly assigned adolescents, preassessed as having social–emotional difficulties, to 6 groups (26–28 participants in each): Four groups were assigned to blogging […]
Words. They say a lot about you. From your social status to your heart health to how your relationship will fare. What do your words say about you or your personality? If you have a Twitter account you can find out here.
“you say that people who can’t express themselves, who feel as if they can’t tell the world who they are, those people are driven to terrible sadness and can do terrible things to themselves and others… “Something else you know, something else you learned from running: That solitary, hard life you spent so much time […]
“Even at the person-to-person level, to be universally liked is to be relatively ignored. To be disliked by some is to be loved all the more by others. And, specifically, a woman’s overall sex appeal is enhanced when some men find her ugly.” ~Christian Rudder, Dataclysm
This will help explain how easily our brains can be tricked: Crazy, right? But this makes me think of a time in the future where we go without our current bodies and how we’re already built to accommodate that. And that’s not crazy – that’s genius.
Although, I can’t help thinking of that 80s movie Brainstorm with Christopher Walken whenever I think of the new virtual reality (VR) goggles, I am pretty excited about VR’s ability to change human behavior. It will do this through two main avenues: 1. Use of Avatars 2. Use of virtual reality settings Check out this […]
“If your friend makes a severe remark, either leave it unnoticed, or make your reply distinctly less severe, … and if he makes a friendly remark, tending towards ‘making up’ the little difference that has arisen between you, let your reply be distinctly more friendly.” ~Lewis Carroll