“The research is pretty clear,” Charlie said. “They have done experiments. They’ve deprive animals of play—they give them love, nurturing, food, shelter, all the things they need to survive— but they deprive them of play, the animal inevitably grows up to be socially and emotionally crippled.”
Racism is a huge problem.
Waking up day after day motivated and positive sounds easy to someone who is happy and at a good state of mind, but it isn’t the easiest task in the world for those who wake up with negativity every single day.
When we like/love someone, our natural inbuilt response is to try and get the attention of that person in order to create a gateway to bring them into our lives. You want the guy’s heart – not his eyes for a few moments.
Writing is the ultimate ‘deep work’ activity — to become a better writer, you need to practice your skills in a state of distraction-free concentration.
Anxiety isn’t always rational, and chances are your partner is hyper-aware of that fact.
What’s really interesting is that while people use bottling and brooding with good intentions, we know from the research that it tends not to work. When people bottle, they are pushing aside their emotions, and their partner can often feel that they aren’t present—that they aren’t being authentic or vulnerable in the relationship.
We drift in and out, but the marks we leave are as real as the air we breathe.
Redemption is a sexy word but is it as promising as its entails?
Give yourself a chance to be happy.