I’ve had a busy and stressful few weeks so I have been pretty slack at keeping up the blog, but I have been doing lots of reading. Here is the best of what I have been reading this week.
Brain Pickings looks at how microbes and bacteria change what it means to be me in Our Microbes, Ourselves: How trillions of Tiny Organisms Living Inside Us are Redefining What It Means To Be Human
Sometimes eating is not about actually eating, but how we feel. 5 Ways to Combat Emotional Eating
Chuck Palahniuk and “Thought” Verbs. This would make such an exciting, yet difficult, experiment. May try this during semester break.
More Chuck Palahniuk. These tips are a few years old, but still relevant and useful today. 13 Writing Tips from Chuck Palahniuk.
Sometimes I let stress get the better of me. This list is a great reminder that stress can be controlled and doesn’t have to overwhelme. 13 Stress-Inducing Habits and How to Avoid Them
As somebody who enjoys old films both at home and at the cinema, I also do wonder if modern films have ‘conquered our imagination.’ Stop Laughing at Old Movies, You $@%&ing Hipsters
Have you read anything interesting this week?