Schlagwort-Archiv: Körper

Bett, Fahrrad, Zahnbürste.

Was mensch mit wem teilt ist nichtlinear.

Ich ende, also bin ich.

We spend our lives trying to discern where we end and the rest of the world begins.

Maria Popova: Figuring


Once our bodies were used to make things – to build dams and stone walls, plough fields, paint frescoes, scrub clothes, gather the needs of daily life. Now those who work with their bodies many hours a day are a class apart. Millions of us work only with our fingers on keyboards. We admire the sportsperson or team for their physical skills; we may garden, walk, dance and swim for pleasure and health, but we are exceptional if we do not have to make an effort to ‘use’ our bodies.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2019)


Ironically, the way that stress is relieved in someone with high cortisol levels is by increased stress rather than less. With heightened stress, the body’s own soothing opiates kick in. Cruelly, tightly coiled individuals can’t get relief until they become really uptight.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2009)


The body is turning from being the means of production to the production itself.


The fact that we can transform the body makes it a site of dissatisfaction which can be overcome.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2009)

Assembly, Usage and Maintenance.

Wish my body came with a manual. All I got was a super awkward conversation with my mom when I was ten.

Faye in Questionable Content #4177

Basic Hygiene.

Brush your teeth,
wash your hands,
delete your cookies!

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