Growing Generational Divisions are a Worrying Millenial Shift – The Globe and Mail
Economists say that those who stumble when they’re young have a steep scramble to catch up, decreasing the social mobility that keeps economies and countries healthy. When class lines calcify, experts contend, society suffers.
Why Asking for Advice Makes People Seem Smart – The Atlantic
Asking for advice only made the participants seem smarter when they asked about something the mentor was a self-identified expert in. When the mentors were asked to weigh in on topics they had no knowledge of, the advice seeker was seen as less competent.
The Shame Game – From the Corners of the Curve
It matters because health isn’t always physical, mental health is just as important and the years of dieting and punishment on myself caused my damage than good.
A commute is a trip where you’re trying to get somewhere, but you don’t really enjoy the journey. You’re not really present for the journey — the journey is kind of garbage time to get you to something that’s meaningful.
Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other – The Atlantic
Chances are how you look when you are slightly frustrated isn’t all that different from how you look when you are a little concerned, confused, disappointed, or nervous. Your ‘I’m kind of hurt by what you just said’ face probably looks an awful lot like your ‘I’m not at all hurt by what you just said’ face. And the majority of times that you’ve said to yourself, ‘I made my intentions clear,’ or ‘He knows what I meant,’ you didn’t and he doesn’t.