links for 2009-01-04

4 Jan
  • eigne Schriftarten erstellen
  • Slow meals = life. From Daniel Gilbert of Harvard to Martin Seligman of Princeton, the “happiness” (self-reported well-being) researchers seem to agree on one thing: meal time with friends and loved ones is a direct predictor of happiness. Have at least one 2-3-hour dinner and/or drinks per week — yes, 2-3 hours — with those who make you smile and feel good. I find the afterglow effect to be greatest and longest with groups of 5 or more. Two times that are conducive to this: Thursday dinners or after-dinner drinks and Sunday brunches.
    (tags: lifehacks 4hww)
  • Die Geschichte von Florence Chadwick und der Überquerung des Kanals von Catalina – warum es die Sicht des Ziels braucht:

    Alongside Florence in one of the boats, her mother and her trainer offered encouragement. They told her it wasn’t much further. But all she could see was fog. They urged her not to quit. She never had… until then. With only a half mile to go, she asked to be pulled out. Still thawing her chilled body several hours later, she told a reporter, “Look, I’m not excusing myself, but if I could have seen land I might have made it.” It was not fatigue or even the cold water that defeated her. It was the fog. She was unable to see her goal.

    (tags: vision)
  • online-Version des Bibelleseplans. Die Bibel in einem Jahr lesen. Von anderen ihre Gedanken und Bilder mitbekommen.
  • Hintergründe aus Disney-Flimen. Sehr schön.

    > via tautoko

    (tags: video art)
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