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mon posted: Mon 2017-10-23 08:13:41 tags: healing, music
a story about a mom who stood up for her kid I don't particularly trust a domain called "beauty things dot info" to host real stories, but attacking the veracity of the story ignores the point that bullying and sexual harrassment happen all the freakin time in schools. When I was in high school there was a kid who thought it was hilarious to sneak up behind other kids and pull their pants down. "Pantsing". Humiliating but not devastating to a boy chatting with his girlfriend, which is what I was doin... (...more)
thu posted: Thu 2017-10-19 14:37:47 tags: healing
The Living Course FB page is usually fluffy, but they had a post today about leveraging the Reticular Activating System (RAS) by creating a strong visualization of personal purpose achieved or fulfilled. This demands we identify our personal purpose, which is an exercise in itself.

thu - day 2 posted: Thu 2017-10-05 08:39:28 tags: healing
Dawn's blog: Coping with Anger Brain is still on Pacific time; don't remember Miss Cupcake getting up, and then suddenly it was after 9am. Had to swing by Publix to retrieve my fon. Was late anyway so I picked up some yogurt, protein drinks, seltzer and rolls for work en route too. AdvCap replay event: "Cashella". Bought the 20 gold, 3x profit boost and it makes the event pace tolerable without giving it all away in an evening. Haven't seen a new TEC "Thursdays at 2" video since March, I assume th... (...more)
wed- 1st day home posted: Wed 2017-10-04 07:34:57 tags: healing, books
The rule of thumb for sign legibility is 1" character height = 40' visibility, i.e. 3" high lettering is legible up to 120'. Sans-serif fonts are more legible and most popular street / facility signage fonts are Helvetica, Frutiger, and Clearview. source: Mental Floss We got in around midnight last night (as evidenced by the "your Lyft driver is here" text at 11:45) and didn't wind down to sleep until after 1. Slept in til after 9. Unpacked, updated accounts registers and here I am. I finished 2 ... (...more)
thu pt. 2 posted: Thu 2017-08-10 10:57:36 tags: healing
2011 Liz Mullinar TEDxNewy: Childhood trauma... - is highly correlated (70-90%) with adult bipolar disorder, depression, suicide, et al - happens overwhelmingly in the family - only 1% "stranger danger" or religious abuse - responds to therapy - 45% reduction in mental-health crises, 5 years after a short program 2015 Benjamin Perks TEDxPodgorica: Prevalence and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) I'm not sure I can line up behind the claim that ANY exposure to sexually explicit mater... (...more)