Self-care means being gentle with ourselves, rather than having an attitude of violence, disdain, or dismissiveness toward our feelings and needs. The more we cultivate non-judgmental self-care in this way — that is, the more that we bring a gentle presence to ourselves — the more we can bring a sense of presence to our […]
Despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you, as deeply as they’ve met themselves. This is the heart of clarity. Matt Kahn
Real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. Alan Watts
Much of what ruins the present is sheer anxiety. The present always contains an enormous number of possibilities, some hugely gruesome, which we are constantly aware of in the background. Anything could theoretically happen, an earthquake, an aneurysm, a rejection – which gives rise to the non-specific anxiety that trails most of us around all the time; […]
Humans are built to be kind, to be sympathetic, to be generous.
What is workism? It is the belief that work is not only necessary to economic production, but also the centerpiece of one’s identity and life’s purpose; and the belief that any policy to promote human welfare must always encourage more work. Workism Is Making Americans Miserable See also, On Burnout.
Millennials are a nice punching bag for the Boomers, and even Gen Xers, blaming us for low home ownership rates, blaming us for ruining X industry because we don’t own can openers, telling us how to spend our money by buying less avocado toast. But we’re living in a world that Boomers created, one that […]
Star Trek: Enterprise – 3/5 so far. Still watching this. Still skipping the intro. Nailed It! – 4/5. This was hilarious. We binged the entire series while my sister and her family were visiting. National Treasure – 5/5. Of course we had to re-watch this after showing my sister and her family around town (we […]
Look after yourself. 1, Celebrate small things2, Celebrate big things3, Don't compare4, Make time for exercise5, Eat well6, Look for the good7, Stop being so hard on yourself8, Have some rest. And don't feel guilty about it9, Give yourself a pat on the back10, Bed early — Do Lectures (@DoLectures) June 24, 2018 Slow down.