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The melancholic exercise compromise

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I’ve always hated the idea of exercise for its own sake.  The thought of running somewhere, turning around, and running back just for the sake of burning some calories and increasing fitness seemed pointless, unsustainable, and ultimately futile – not to mention extremely tiring. 484 more words


Reading a much loved writer is like talking to an old friend.

So many of the great writers are now dead yet reading one of their books is like meeting up with an old friend; it feels warm and cosy. 14 more words


Suffering versus Living

The Myers Briggs Test; A fun little look into our psyche that companies will often give once we begin a work relationship with them. The company I work with gave me my first test when I was 23. 1,031 more words