What does “good” look like to you?

In the Hidden Brain episode "Did That Really Happen?", Shankar Vidantan and his guest, psychologist Dr. Ayanna Thomas, talk about how unreliable our memories are, specifically regarding visual memory. We are remarkably susceptible to the power of suggestion. If someone tells us we wore a blue shirt on Christmas when we were 12, we are…

In-between thoughts: just breathe

Thoughts between sets at the gym. Oh my good gravy. I am spent. I have been running on a low thrum of high-stress for months now and I am just kind of... Done? Like, my body is exhausted. My brain is exhausted. But this coming Wednesday I'll be able to turn in my papers to…