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Taking a mere five-day break from Facebook will lower your physiological stress levels, researchers claim

By Christian Jarrett

Does the prospect of taking a “Facebook holiday” fill you with dread as you picture a life of social isolation, or does it sound like an appealing and refreshing chance to change priorities? 836 more words

Mental Health

Thoughts on Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation (2018), Alex Garland’s sophomore effort is every bit as astounding as his freshman one, Ex Machina (2014). In essence, the plot is the following strung together: … 254 more words


There Are More Things in Heaven and Earth: An Impossibly Small Object (2017)

Editor’s note: This piece is part of a series on the 2018 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival.

An Impossibly Small Object (2017), Dutch filmmaker David Verbeek’s second feature set in Taiwan and third feature set in the Far-Eastern Sinosphere, is two stories thinly interconnected: a grade school friendship between a girl and a boy just as it’s ending, and a Dutch photographer (Verbeek) torn between homesickness and wanderlust. 584 more words


Introspection 106

On October first of 2016 I started to share my introspections in my blog (this will be a continuation of my introspections.) If you will like to read the old ones, please feel free to click here  204 more words


miss – a casual, apathetic remark; a comment for the ever-growing pile of shared memories specific to a certain stage of life

see also: nonchalant, complain… 74 more words


Designing a healing response that honors everyone in the room

A ceremony immediately after a sudden death
Designing a healing response that honors everyone in the room. Sarah Kerr

Last blog I talked about reasons you may be keeping someone’s cremated remains in your home.  619 more words


Emotions lying

In wait lying to themselves

And crying to me

Haiku Poetry