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Bandit Habit.


“I don’t know,” Tom replied. “It’s just something I did.”

Tom Justice, as quoted by Steven Leckart in The Bicycle Thief (Chicago Magazine, 2019-01-29)

Warburg to Marburg.

Cycling in the sun is a hell of a drug.


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)

For both sides.

It's dangerous to get addicted to helping people.

Make Love Not LEDs.

Remember that even on night mode, a phone is shooting light into your brain. Have sex with someone instead. Or, sometimes preferable, read something on paper.

James Hamblin: How to Sleep


You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness

Gotye: Somebody That I Used To Know


Consider that the ability to concentrate without distraction on hard tasks is becoming increasingly valuable in an increasingly complicated economy. Social media weakens this skill because it’s engineered to be addictive. The more you use social media in the way it’s designed to be used — persistently throughout your waking hours — the more your brain learns to crave a quick hit of stimulus at the slightest hint of boredom.

Cal Newport: Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.

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