Link Blog, January 2021
Daramus also links gaming activity to her specific treatment goals. She gives the example of playing Animal Crossing and reflecting with clients on how befriending villagers honed their social skills, or waiting to hook a rare fish built their distress tolerance. While spending hours upon days waiting for that final drop is indeed distressing, there are even benefits when it pushes to the point of frustration.
As we confronted the Delta variant — and were then introduced Omicron — some of the early 2020 panic reemerged. Today it seems we’re back at square one. Like the past year didn’t happen.
To escape poverty, they say it takes as long as 20 years with nothing going wrong. So naturally it was everything in the world going wrong that gave me a chance.
This, along with protecting his endurance and vitality, is what Shaq was trying to prevent when he went to visit a doctor for the first time in his life about two years ago. When he says this, I ask him to repeat it to make sure I heard him correctly. Shaq had never been to a doctor before? Ever?
So here’s one last thing to miss about John Madden: that he started with the excitement of what the game was, and explained every moment in a way that suggested he thought that those moments were not just valuable, but meaningful in their own right.
Occasional introductory notes about essential albums; something I loved about Rdio and is completely missing from Spotify.
Little is more powerful than writing. Look, it’s working! You’re getting to know me, and that’s a powerful thing.
This is really good, and we think it’s reason to be optimistic. We might be closer than we think to cures for depression, hypertension, and yes, even obesity.