I am almost positive I just got checked out in the library!
This beard is working wonders!
Naki’o lost all four of his feet to frostbite when he was abandoned as a puppy in a foreclosed home. Now has 4 prosthetic legs and is able to run around happily at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Man this is the coolest thing I’ve seen all day.
“They gave tongue to interesting thoughts of my own soul, which had frequently flashed through my mind, and died away for want of utterance.”
Cyber-psychologist Berni Goode talking about Flow on Charlie Brooker’s How Videogames Changed the World.
Flow is extremely important. So, so important.
It’s what keeps some people sane. It’s what drives the world’s most skilled and accomplished athletes, the most intense gamers, the hardcore hobbyists, even many of the most talented artists, musicians and actors - flow is what you get when unstoppable drive meets an unflinching will and unlimited dedication.
Flow is being utterly, truly “in the zone”. And it’s one of the most amazing feelings there is.
This is why finding a sport, or a hobby, or a martial art, or a handicraft, or a new video game, or any skill-based activity that uses focus and requires practice and repetition is so beneficial for things like depression and anxiety and overall mental/physical well-being.
…this is something I’ve been cultivating within my life without understanding what it is or how it works.
And this explains why so many people with depression are gamers.
This is almost everything about life.
In retrospect, four cups of coffee WAS PROBABLY PUSHING IT
Apparently there was a box of bananas outside the chemistry building yesterday and my roommate ate one. Let’s all take a minute to reflect on why that’s a bad idea.
Because everyone loves Malala… (except the Pakistani Taliban).
On the first anniversary of the day she was shot by the Taliban, Malala said she hasn’t done anything to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize.
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah how did i miss this