Here is this week’s list of blog posts, poems, gifs, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
A Metronome for Breathing. Isn’t this cool? I think it would be a great breathing rhythm for meditation.
In the Day After the World Stopped Being. I really hope the author writes a sequel to this soon. It needs one.
I Weigh 200 Pounds, and I’ve Never Been Happier via LorenKleinman. This made me so glad that I grew up in a family that never shamed anyone for how much they weighed. As an adult, I’m horrified by this behaviour.
Continually feeding our need for positive self-evaluation is a bit like stuffing ourselves with candy. We get a brief sugar high, then a crash. And right after the crash comes a pendulum swing to despair as we realize that—however much we’d like to—we can’t always blame our problems on someone else. We can’t always feel special and above average.
What have you been reading?