Archive of June 2016
Jun 24, 2016
These days, thanks largely to technology, we’re more aware than ever of all the exciting things other people are up to, in other places. The result is an edgy, distracted state of worry that undermines the pleasure of whatever we’re doing: what if we could be doing something better?
Jun 21, 2016
The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.
— Steve Furtick
Jun 19, 2016
I like to tell people that if you wait until you’re completely qualified for something, maybe it’s too late.
— Bernard Kleina (via Orange Crate Art: Good advice)
Jun 14, 2016
The more adversity we suffer in life, the more we savour the periods of complete happiness.
— Juliana Buhring (via Juliana Buhring: ‘How cycling round the world saved me’ | Sport | The Guardian)
Jun 9, 2016
Imagine millions of people getting interrupted like this throughout their day, running around like chickens with their heads cut off, reciprocating each other — all designed by companies who profit from it.
Welcome to social media.
— (via How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist — The Startup — Medium)