Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Link Love (2014-12-27)

Thought-provoking What does “love” mean to you? – Kimchi Cuddles “But here’s the reason why: you’re sabotaging yourself. You may not realize it, but more often than not, you are your own worst enemy. You are Edward Norton punching the ever-loving shit out of himself over and over again as your brain disrupts every single …

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Link Love (2014-12-20)

Thought-provoking Michael Green: What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country – TED “Let’s be blunt. In Bali, I contributed financially and symbolically to structures of oppression which I purport to resist at home. Of course I cannot help but contribute at home too – and it takes and will continue to take …

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Quick Lit December 2014

Changing the name from Twitterature to Quick Lit – as always linking up with Modern Mrs Darcy. I’ll probably still keep the reviews fairly short and sweet! The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards) by Scott Lynch: Enjoyable fantasy with intriguing + thought-provoking plot lines. I would’ve liked to have seen more female main characters, but …

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Link Love (2014-12-13)

Thought-provoking “Public Service Announcement: If your friend abuses someone, and you know it, proclaiming to the victim that you ‘don’t want to choose a side’ IS choosing sides. You are choosing the abuser’s side.” #643: The stinking pile of wordpoop that is: “I’m not going to choose a side” – Captain Awkward 5 Lessons from …

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When Your Body Speaks Very, Very Loudly

I feel like I’ve forgotten how to write. I haven’t written a proper post in months. Not because I haven’t had things to talk about, and not even because I haven’t had time. I’ve had the time, but I haven’t been able to find the words (hello brain fog) or the energy. (As an example …

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Link Love (2014-12-09)

Thought-provoking “The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare. But if you want to minimise animal suffering and promote more sustainable agriculture, adopting a vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing you could do.” Ordering the vegetarian meal? There’s more …

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Link Love (2014-12-06)

Thought-provoking “Most of us come across aggressive, intimidating, or controlling personalities at some points in our lives. These individuals may exist in our personal sphere or professional environment. On the surface, they may come across as domineering, confrontational, demanding, hostile, or even abusive. However, with astute approach and intelligent communication, you may turn aggression intocooperation, …

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Link Love (2014-12-02)

Religion “This is wrong, and it’s incredibly unhealthy.  At bottom, it is really a kind of abuse.  Rather than building us up and affirming those parts of ourselves which are generous, productive, resourceful, and good, this discipline of self-loathing tears us down, reduces us, and teaches us to see ourselves in the worst possible light.  …

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