It’s Okay to Take a Mental Health Day

It is very unfortunate that we don't have much patience for our own mental health. We don't like to admit it but sometimes we need a day or two to ourselves. No matter who we are, how important our jobs are, or how much we love our projects, we all need days where we can … Continue reading It’s Okay to Take a Mental Health Day

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Learning New Kinds of Beauty

We value beauty very highly. Something that is "beautiful" is almost synonymous with something that is "good". Conversely, we have little patience for what is "ugly" - which is often "bad". If we are surrounded by "ugly" or even neutral spaces we might feel less able to appreciate the moment. Instead of practicing those moments … Continue reading Learning New Kinds of Beauty

Counting Media-Calories: Entertainment and Dieting

Are movies and video games good for us? A popular opinion is: No.  Many reasons are thrown around: They're too violent or full of negative experiences. They're distracting from real life. They're time-wasters. They're too addictive. In reaction to these opinions, people try to cut back their media intake using a diet mindset. People count … Continue reading Counting Media-Calories: Entertainment and Dieting