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If I Had a Smoke, I'd Die

30 July 2014

Chuck was bundled in his raincoat with his hood pulled over his cap. He had to keep readjusting his hood so it wouldn’t slip over his eyes. 489 more words

Prose

Time

The Timekeeper by Mitch Albom

A truly excellent read.

Psychology

The Virtue of Patience

We hear it all the time: “Just be patient”

When we’re in lines at the grocery store.

When that friend is ignoring us, and making us feel like shit., 179 more words

Psychology

"I worked the weekend, can I take two days off?"

How would you respond to a request for compensatory holidays for weekends spent in the office? The question is unthinkable in the advertising industry; long hours and weekends spent fretting over silly client demands are par for the course. 210 more words

Life

My New Social Experiment

After my previous post, I decided to go ahead and resurrect my old Facebook account. It makes some things easier, like catching up with extended family and promoting my podcasts, for example. 306 more words

Society

Maslow's Triangle On the Commune

I was about 25 when I started to realize
FUCK THIS LIFE I WANT ANOTHER
and researched communes of the 60s
and 70s, hoping I could do something… 311 more words

Poetry

The Best Intervention Is the One You'll Use: Lessons for Health Behavior Change from Psychotherapy

In 1995, Martin Seligman asked an interesting question: How do we find out whether psychotherapy works? To investigate the answer, he looked at a Consumer Reports… 727 more words

Psychology