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What do you like about yourself that you never did when young

That is an insanely long title. But I had to get it all in there. Not what you like about yourself. But what you like about yourself Now that you never did when you were younger. And the answer is *Drum roll* I didn't like being an introvert I thought it was like a malformed… Continue reading What do you like about yourself that you never did when young

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Valentine’s Day

I'm not one for Valentine's Day really. I used to think it was because of all the commercialism in it. But to be honest, I don't think I'm into typical romantic ideals or gifts. And, yes, I am aware I am a woman and that I should be all into romance and... stuff. But not… Continue reading Valentine’s Day

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Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

So I was procrastinating on writing, like I tend to do, and came across an article (that I would quote by it has been sucked into the vortex of Facebook) about how our society praises finding that one job you are passionate about. And not in diversifying interests. So if you have a lot of… Continue reading Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

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Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

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Intelligence and belief

Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief