1. Overwhelmed by Life? Gift Yourself an Abundance of Rest. “We have a right to rest simply because it’s a human need and we matter, not only as a means to an end goal! If you feel overwhelmed by life, one of the kindest and wisest things you can do is to gift yourself an abundance of rest.”
3. Acceptance Speech after Setting the World Record in Goosebumps, a poem from Andrea Gibson.
4. David Sedaris Knows What You’ll Laugh at When No One Is Judging on The New York Times Magazine.
6. 1,200 Calories a Day Is a Starvation Diet, Actually. “We’ve spent 100 years trying (and failing) to lose weight on 1,200 calories a day. It’s time to stop.”
7. Why Many Police Traffic Stops Turn Deadly on The New York Times. “An investigation into traffic stops across America and the deaths of hundreds of motorists at the hands of police.“
8. Don’t Let Consumerism Co-opt the Zero-Waste Concept. “The movement began as anti-consumerist. Yet now there are marketing ploys, feelings of inadequacy, and misplaced responsibility.”
9. About a Marriage, from A to Zed. The way this post is structured, formatted is super interesting, makes me want to write one like it.
11. At The ‘Museum Of Black Joy,’ It’s The Everyday Moments That Go On Display. “Helping to flood the cultural conversation with Black joy, she says, is an artists’ approach to reverse engineer anti-Black racism.”
12. 11 Artists Share the Bedtime Rituals That Keep Them Creative. “We asked eleven artists from around the world to tell us about one of the most important parts of their daily routine: bedtime. Read on to learn the unusual ways they cap off a hard day’s work, get ready for sleep, and prepare for the day ahead.”
15. Native American History Timeline. “As explorers sought to colonize their land, Native Americans responded in various stages, from cooperation to indignation to revolt.”
16. Subway Scenes: Halloween Returns With a Vengeance on The New York Times. “Lanternflies, mushrooms and container ships: Costumed riders came back to haunt New York City’s underground during one of the city’s most celebrated holidays.”