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Just Curious: How exactly do we all get to sleep at night?

It came to mind. When we really think of it, how exactly do we get to sleep at night, whilst all this shit goes on around us? 696 more words

Philosophy

Illusory Superiority

I’ve been pondering upon the Dunning-Kruger effect among others in the recent days. It is easy to observe Dunning-Kruger in action in other people. In myself it has been much harder to notice this in action despite my best efforts. 70 more words

Mindfulness

Everyone Is Freaking Out Trying To Find The Hidden Snake In This Viral Image

Received this from a fellow HERper this morning. No caption needed, the task was implied: "can you spot the snake?" 🐍 pic.twitter.com/oVkjOm8ufy

— Helen🐍👩🏼‍🔬 (@SssnakeySci) …

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To Dave

I wonder about you sometimes. If you’re any happier, how your sex life is with your girlfriend, having been together for this long now. Is it anything new, or just the same old comfortable energy like putting on your favorite shoes? 516 more words

The Silent Dreams

​In the dead of the night, the dreams awaken.

The quiet ones, not brave enough to withstand the light of day.

Spinning and swirling around my head, the hours flash by. 104 more words

Musings

Drying up and floating away.

While sitting in a cafe I overheard a man talking about his many ‘layoffs.’ It seemed to me that he was interviewing for a volunteer position but my attention did not stay engaged long enough to find out. 512 more words

Introvert

Graying

​You used to be light

Shinning brighter with every thought

Your smile blinding and laughter arousing

These days darkness

I fall again and again in the ditches of broken heart… 63 more words

Life