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The story of me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Trdafp83U I just watched Emily Esfahani Smith's lovely TED Talk on how we can all live more meaningful lives (I cried a little). Emily says there are 'four pillars' on which a life of meaning is built: belonging; purpose; transcendence; and storytelling. Belonging This is kind of self explanatory I think. We gain meaning in our lives… Continue reading The story of me

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More thoughts about introversion

I found another good article on introversion today - 10 Best Activities To Do With Introverts - though it should really be called '10 things for introverts to do mainly on their own'... These are so true for me. Single-player athletic activities? I enjoy yoga, hiking, running, cycling, skiing and geocaching - activities I can happily practice… Continue reading More thoughts about introversion

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I’m not broken – I’m just introverted

You know one of the greatest things about the internet? It taught me the concept of introversion. I learned, for the first time, the glorious fact that I'm not particularly weird or broken - I'm just more likely to feel stressed or emotionally drained by social interaction than other people. Also - most importantly -… Continue reading I’m not broken – I’m just introverted

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Slow Sunday

This is an image from the iGoogle Tea House theme. I've been using this theme for months, perhaps years, and never get bored with it. This is partly because it changes throughout the day but mainly it's because I find it kind of inspirational. I love to watch the little fox living his gentle, peaceful… Continue reading Slow Sunday

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Solitude

I'm an anti-social person. I think most of those who know me are aware of that but it may be a little worse than they suspect. Today I was meant to attend a BBQ at a friend's house. I love my friend. He's sweet and gentle and makes me laugh. I'm sure the other attendees… Continue reading Solitude