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Artist Aaron Caycedo-Kimura created a series of cartoons that communicate what it's like to be an introvert. We like them because they also capture what it's like to work in a quiet workspace like theOffice!
This quote from Brene Brown was taken from when she was a guest on Elizabeth Gilbert's Magic Lessons podcast (highly recommended): "I used to believe, before I did the research for The Gifts of Imperfection... that there were creative people and there were non-creative people. And now I absolutely understand personally (and professionally from the data) … Continue reading Brene Brown on Creativity
by Ellen Bass Bad things are going to happen Your tomatoes will grow a fungus and your cat will get run over. Someone will leave the bag with the ice cream melting in the car and throw your blue cashmere sweater in the drier. Your husband will sleep with a girl your daughter’s age, her … Continue reading Relax
by Jay Hopler It’s not the lost lover that brings us to ruin, or the barroom brawl, or the con game gone bad, or the beating Taken in the alleyway. But the lost car keys, The broken shoelace, The overcharge at the gas pump Which we broach without comment — these are the things that eat … Continue reading Meditation on Ruin
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Artist Andreas Lie's wild animal/landscape double exposures. From Daily Poetics: A blog that regularly posts comforting little snippets of poetry. A collection of illustrated gifs by Rebecca Mock depicting modern life. From zen habits: A short, inspiring piece reminding you that, "You're Not Doing Life Wrong". Empathy cards for cancer patients designed by a cancer survivor.
This is an awfully good lesson that a lot of writers need to hear. "The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on … Continue reading QOTD