Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Link Love (2015-07-26)

Thought-provoking How a Dog Actually “Sees” the World Through Smell – Brain Pickings “I’ve written before about toxic and abusive relationships before, but one of the keys is simply: how do you feel about your partner? Do you feel like you can never do anything right and that they’re always blaming you for things that …

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Link Love (2015-07-18)

Thought-provoking The Shut-In Economy – On Demand – Medium “In theory, more options are better, right? Wrong. Psychology professor Barry Schwartz, famous for his 2004 book The Paradox of Choice, divided us into two types of people: “satisficers” (those who satisfy and then suffice) and “maximizers,” who seek out the best. Thanks to smartphones and …

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Quick Lit July 2015

I missed last month’s Quick Lit, so there are extra many books on today’s list. Every year I set myself a target for number of books I want to read. Since 2007 I have read at least 52 books a year, and that has been my goal for the past several years. Due to my …

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Updates + Newsletter

It’s been a long time since I’ve written any longer / more extensive posts. Regular readers might recall that late last year I shared about my health struggles. While my doctors and I continue to work on these issues, things have not gotten easier – far from it. It has been my plan for a …

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Link Love (2015-07-11)

Thought-provoking “There’s a difference between having an unpopular or opposite opinion and being a dick to other people. If you’ve found that you’re regularly getting excluded from conversations or kicked out of forums for the apparent crime of not agreeing with everyone, then it may be that the problem isn’t what you have to say, …

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Link Love (2015-07-07)

Thought-provoking “Let’s start with resources. Resources are not endless. Rescues exist solely because of their supporters. Decisions must be made on how to spend resources. Should you save 20 dogs with great temperaments with the time and money that you have or should you use that same time and money to save one “misunderstood” dog …

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Link Love (2015-07-04)

Thought-provoking “Dear humans: What would happen if we dropped the storyline that teenaged girls are “the worst” and just let them fucking BE? Love, Janelle” Hey teenage girls: You are not the worst- renegade mothering Manage Conflict, Part 1 – The Gottman Relationship Blog & Part 2 “Six years ago, I wrote a story for Bloomberg …

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