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When Your Hometown is the Last Place to Accept Who You Are. 6 Things To Consider When Creating A Fantasy World. Susan Cain: The power of introverts. Defense Against The Dark Arts with Eckhart Tolle. If I had a dollar for every cliché that legit applies to life I’d…hold on a sec.

Defense Against The Dark Arts with Eckhart Tolle

I think I just earned another dollar. But seriously, in these pretty dark times (both macro scale and micro scale for me, if I’m honest) we need some guidance to push us to be better, to do better, to live better. Enter: books. So many books. All the books. Shyness: A (Quiet) Cultural History. The Heimlich maneuver, in the nearly 50 years since Dr.

Shyness: A (Quiet) Cultural History

Henry Heimlich established its protocol, has been credited with saving many lives. Le Brexit vu par une Française expatriée en Angleterre. Tom Vanderbilt's 'You May Also Like' and the Complex Psychology of Taste. On Reconciling with the Literature You Used to Love. This is a guest post from Ines Bellina.

On Reconciling with the Literature You Used to Love

Ines is a writer, translator, and storyteller who is based in Chicago after many years in Lima, New York, Buenos Aires, Montreal, and other places that have slipped her mind. How To Turn A Job Rejection Into An Opportunity  - Career Girl Daily. Photo: Ms Natika You perfected your CV, boosted your online profiles, stalked your interviewer and studied every potential question that could be thrown your way.

How To Turn A Job Rejection Into An Opportunity  - Career Girl Daily

You’re picturing your new career, you’re drinking lattes, tapping away at your desk merrily and laughing with your new best bud boss. Then, by a twist of fate, your rejection letter lands in your inbox – and it hurts. Before you give up and slip into the woe-me-make-mine-a-triple downward spiral, try these tips to keep the door open… Thank your interviewer Although the natural reaction is to hit delete, it can be worth closing with a thank-you. Litsy: If Instagram and Goodreads Had a Perfect Baby. Have you been hearing the buzz about Litsy?

Litsy: If Instagram and Goodreads Had a Perfect Baby

21 Devastating London Problems. Women Aren't Aliens (and Other Thoughts on the Andrew Smith Controversy) The bookish internet blew up this week over the issue of sexism, female characters, and YA.

Women Aren't Aliens (and Other Thoughts on the Andrew Smith Controversy)

And it all started when author Andrew Smith talked to Vice. Smith is an acclaimed and hugely popular author of books that depict complex, interesting teenage boys. How secular family values stack up. More children are “growing up godless” than at any other time in our nation's history.

How secular family values stack up

They are the offspring of an expanding secular population that includes a relatively new and burgeoning category of Americans called the “Nones,” so nicknamed because they identified themselves as believing in “nothing in particular” in a 2012 study by the Pew Research Center. The number of American children raised without religion has grown significantly since the 1950s, when fewer than 4% of Americans reported growing up in a nonreligious household, according to several recent national studies. That figure entered the double digits when a 2012 study showed that 11% of people born after 1970 said they had been raised in secular homes. Library Files Bizarre Questions Asked By People Before The Internet. "What did people do before Google?

Library Files Bizarre Questions Asked By People Before The Internet

" is one of the most FAQs of the modern age. Staff at New York's Public Library have found the answer after stumbling upon a box labelled "Interesting Reference Questions", containing customer queries from the 1940s to the 1980s. It seems in a time before the internet, people phoned the library for reference, and if their question couldn't be answered, the librarian would type it up on a card and file it away for someone else to deal with. Here are some of the best examples... (Images via New York Public Library) ISFJ Personality – Conclusion. Few personality types are as practical and dedicated as ISFJs.

ISFJ Personality – Conclusion

Known for their reliability and altruism, ISFJs are good at creating and maintaining a secure and stable environment for themselves and their loved ones. ISFJs' dedication is invaluable in many areas, including their own personal growth. 25 Courageous LGBT Celebrities Who Came Out of the Closet in 2014. Coming out never looked so good.

25 Courageous LGBT Celebrities Who Came Out of the Closet in 2014

From movie stars to country music artists, people came out of the closet in droves in 2014. Before Google ... Who Knew? : The Protojournalist. The New York Public Library reading room. Istockphoto hide caption toggle caption istockphoto The New York Public Library reading room. 30 portes magiques et créatives qui semblent conduire vers d'autres mondes. La plupart des portes sont désespérément banales, mais il existe autour du globe des portes d'entrée merveilleuses et créatives, de véritables portails qui semblent nous conduire vers d'autres mondes. Ces oeuvres sont magnifiques, décorées, artistiques, elles fouettent l’imagination et nous questionnent sur ce que l’on va bien trouver derrière. En voyageant, vous pourriez bien tomber sur l'une d'entre elles, donc n'hésitez pas à toquer, mais je ne suis pas sûr que vous reveniez.

C'est à vous de voir (on n'est pas responsable) : Cliquez sur les images pour ouvrir le diaporama : Meaghan Ramsey: Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you. It's TED, the Musical ! This Is Why Feminism Isn't Called 'Humanism' Candy Chang » Confessions. 10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World.