Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Link Love (2013-07-27)

Thought-provoking Irregular Bedtimes Reduce Children’s Cognitive Performance – PsyBlog “Having very broad and abstract goals may maintain and exacerbate depression. Goals that are not specific are more ambiguous and, therefore, harder to visualise. If goals are hard to visualise it may result in reduced expectation of realising them which in turn results in lower motivation …

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Link Love (2013-07-20)

Thought-provoking “The problem is that when you run from discomfort all the time, you are restricted to a small zone of comfort, and so you miss out on most of life. On most of the best things in life, in fact. And you become unhealthy, because if eating healthy food and exercising is uncomfortable, then …

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Link Love (2013-07-16)

Thought-provoking “What’s interesting about both these examples is that people aren’t totally blinding themselves to reality. What they are doing is picking out and emphasising the details that support their own group while subtly discrediting the other group. They did this by explaining away their own group’s failures while attributing their successes to superior skills …

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July 2013 Twitterature

Last month was rather slow as I only finished 3 books, but was on the brink of finishing a few more. This shows in July’s Twitterature roundup as I finished 8 books! As always, this is a part of Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Roundup and consists of short, casual book reviews in less than 140 characters. The …

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Link Love (2013-07-13)

Thought-provoking “People gauge what they should do more by what they see others doing than by what they are told to do. I will also admit, ashamedly, that I myself can vividly remember at least a couple cases of doing things that I deep down knew were wrong, while knowingly using people that I knew …

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Link Love (2013-07-06)

Thought-provoking “The lack of belief in yourself feeds into an insidious self-perpetuating cycle. It’s hard to stand up for yourself when you believe that you have very little of value to offer in the first place – something that is reinforced by the way that people walk over you and take advantage of you. After …

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Jet Set Radio (Band)

Readers of the old blog might remember a time when I used to share music on a weekly basis, but I stopped doing that when I moved the blog to it’s current location. I felt like the music didn’t add much value to the blog, but there are always exceptions. Jet Set Radio is one such …

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Writer’s Wednesday: The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton & Janet Hardy

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy is a fascinating look at different ways of doing relationships. It doesn’t tell you how to live your life one way or another, but it asks thought-provoking questions that helps you to consciously choose what kind of …

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Link Love (2013-07-02)

Thought-provoking “To me, one of the single most valuable things a person can carry into a relationship is the knowledge that it is okay to be alone. I don’t want a partner who believes that she must be with me, out of fear of being alone; to me, the healthiest relationships are those that are …

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