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I’ve been collecting links for a while, since before the blog move, but kept putting off the post. But I said I would have links at the new blog, so here we go. 1,895 more words



This winter that has just gone by (or hasn’t – one can never tell these days), I owned only one pair of closed shoes. It is a pair of black leather ballerinas with a flower on each. 1,219 more words

Quarterlife Crisis, a Conflict of Choice

Earlier today my personal essay about what quarterlife crisis feels like went live on The Bold Italic. I actually have some additional thoughts on the topic that didn’t fit in story so I thought I would share them here. 803 more words

Big Thinks

Think Twice before Making Choices

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Autonomy and Freedom of choice are critical to our well being, and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy.

Except that this is vastly complicated by what’s known as…

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Spoilt for Choice

I was in enough trouble yesterday when I drafted this post. Then I went to the library. I didn’t need any more books, I wasn’t going to get any more books … but I thought I might as well have a little look, just in case. 234 more words


Avoiding indecision

“Analysis paralysis” happens when we are faced with so many options we can’t make a decision.  Even when we finally do make a decision, research repeatedly shows that those faced with more choices (which should be a good thing) face more regret than those who chose from less. 47 more words