“if you treat people badly, it’s a reflection on yourself.” ~ Radical Humaneness of Norway’s Prison
I really like this formula for conquering fear appropriate to today, Passover and Good Friday: 1. awaken desire “Before this desire was kindled, language had lost its power because the people were rendered stone-deaf by fear. But, in this aroused, anticipatory state, their ears open up. Their mouths become looser. From a state of being […]
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.