"Stay with the feeling, with interested curiosity, not trying to change it, or to force it to communicate: just being with it gently and curiously. Try to understand it from it's point of view. Notice any words, images, or metaphors that come to mind. Acknowledge everything that comes up, e.g., further feelings or lack of … Continue reading Staying With Feelings — Meg-John Barker & Focusing — Eugene T. Gendlin
"Over the past year, data journalists on the BBC Visual and Data Journalism team have fundamentally changed how they produce graphics for publication on the BBC News website. In this post, we explain how and why we have used R’s ggplot2 package to create production-ready charts, document our process and code and share what we … Continue reading How the BBC Visual and Data Journalism Team Works With Graphics in R
"Be yourself or someone else will." —http://lordess.io/ Enjoying Lordess Foudre's art. Figured it warrants an add to my bookmarks.
"Touch is the most basic way of connecting with another human being. Taking your partner's hand when she is nervous or touching his shoulder in the middle of an argument can instantly defuse anxiety and anger. The world of therapy has been obsessed with maintaining boundaries in recent years. I say our problem is just … Continue reading The Attachment Theory of Relationships
"Originally called Journey Around My Skull [and now called 50 Watts], the site started as an old-fashioned book blog, what Schofield calls an 'I like this book and you should read it' blog. From the beginning he included the book covers, so it had a visual component. 'Sometime in 2008 I trash-picked Biology Today, an … Continue reading 50 Watts
"What do you say to someone you’ve been on one or two casual dates with but no longer want to see? As anyone who has been in that situation knows, it’s hard to find the words. It’s too early to really call it a “breakup”; yet no matter how kindly you frame it, it’s likely … Continue reading Dump Bad Date Bot — Quartzy
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