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.
I’ve watched this a few times, when I’ve needed to de-stress.
We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now affect the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined. Edward Burtynsky As we start to see the effects of Climate Change, and we most definitely already are, we need to accept that we are culpable in creating it.
These are all the things that I consumed media wise in July. The World Cup – 5/5. There were so many great games. So many upsets. Star Trek: Voyager – 4/5. We started in April and finally finished. I haven’t connected with the characters as well as I did in TNG and DS9 but it’s still […]
Want to improve your quality of life in 5 seconds? 1. Go to System Preferences2. Keyboard3. App Shortcuts4. All Applications –> add "Paste and Match Style" ⌘V Done. — Ally MacDonald (@allymacdonald) August 1, 2018 On macOS, the default paste command copies the original formatting. If you do a lot of copy and pasting, this […]
Co-ed social sports leagues aren’t really co-ed. They’re men’s leagues, where women are required to be present for the game to happen. From Why Co-Ed Sports Leagues Are Never Really Co-Ed I play in two sports leagues–one kickball league and one softball league. They both have gender ratios that you need to maintain on field […]