#sothere #quitweighingendlessly #oeinoweighing
yeah-youtubers:

This sign is in my doctors office above the scale and I really love it. It actually made me feel a lot better after reading it

#sothere #quitweighingendlessly #oeinoweighing

yeah-youtubers:

This sign is in my doctors office above the scale and I really love it. It actually made me feel a lot better after reading it

(via sociophilia)

"The work on social pain [shows] that some of the same neural regions that are involved in physical pain are involved in social pain, [which] can be very validating for people. For anyone who’s felt the pain of losing somebody or who’s felt the hurt feelings that come from being ostracized or bullied, there’s something very validating in seeing this scientific work that shows it’s not just in our head. It is in our head because it’s in our brain. It’s not just in our head, there is something biological going on that’s interpreting the pain of social rejection as something that really is a painful experience."
- Fascinating Edge conversation with UCLA social psychologist Naomi Eisenberger. For a poetic testament to this idea, see Shane Koyczan’ s spoken-word masterpiece “To This Day.”  (via explore-blog)

(via booklover)

"Theorizing the city is a necessary part of understanding the changing postindustrial, advanced capitalist, postmodern moment in which we live. The city as a site of everyday practice provides valuable insights into the linkages of macroprocesses with the texture and fabric of human experience."
- Setha LowThe Anthropology of Cities: Imagining and Theorizing the City (1996)

(Source: sociology-of-space, via socio-logic)

Keigo: Honorific/Polite Speech

nihononthego:

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In Japanese, there is a polite speech style called 敬語 (けいご、keigo). Essentially, it’s Japanese with a bowtie. Keigo has a special set of words you use to talk with people you respect or people that are higher than you; by using them, you bestow honor on that person. So you…