Switching back and forth from email to twitter to Facebook to TV to phone increases levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, along with adrenaline, which is present in the fight-or-flight response.
What we forget when looking through magazines is that the images of these models are exotic, digitized renderings of bodies taken apart and put back together again to look a certain way, a way that is, by and large, unreal for the human species—transcending reality.
I just entered “binge watching” into Google and there is actually a Wikipedia page dedicated to the phenomenon.
2. Barista #RealTalk
You are literally stuffing plastic into your pores and gums. I can feel plastic growing out of my toenails.
“Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.”
No. But that isn’t stopping AA critics from seizing on a tragedy to state their case.
For someone like me who recognizes, in a general way, the futility of living, it was no surprise that I met school with boredom and disinterest.