Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Link Love (2015-09-26)

Thought-provoking An Economist’s Guide to Tidying Your Apartment – The Atlantic “There are no easy solutions: this is the world we live in, and he needs to learn to live in it. We’re walking the line between trying to shield him appropriately, as we can, without being overprotective. We’re teaching and enforcing personal boundaries. We’re …

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Link Love (2015-09-19)

Thought-provoking 5 Things Men Do that Make Them Less Attractive – Dr NerdLove “Teachers who aim to control students’ behavior—rather than helping them control it themselves—undermine the very elements that are essential for motivation: autonomy, a sense of competence, and a capacity to relate to others.” What if Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was …

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September 2015 – Quick Reviews

The past month has – for once – been a good month for fiction. I’ve made it a priority to add a bit more fiction to my life, and I’ve really enjoyed getting lost in some good novels. Reviews The White Queen (The Cousins’ War) by Philippa Gregory (currently $2.93 on Kindle): The story of Elizabeth …

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Link Love (2015-09-12)

Thought-provoking FAQ on How to Become an Idea Machine – James Altucher “Because the truth was, despite it all, I loved him – and that love was not enough. We need to let go of this notion that it’s harrowingly romantic to work through a relationship that doesn’t feel good, that we should stick with …

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Link Love (2015-09-05)

Thought-provoking Tea Tuesday: Cold Weather, Gogol and the Rise of the Russian Samovar – NPR “They reported feeling a loss of identity,” he says. “When objects become possessions, when we use them a lot, they’re potentially capable of becoming an extension of ourselves.” When digital natives born today grow up to be toddlers who are …

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