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How Much of a Loss is the Loss of Self?

How Much of a Loss is the Loss of Self?

A great paper on the performativity and “how to be in the world, in stead of in your head”. <a href=”http://www.eastsideinstitute.org/bibliography_assets/HowMuchofaLossistheLossofSelf.pdf” target=”_blank”>Read it here</a>. <em>”The poverty of this “sense of having” is what I believe therapists need to deal with. Despite the fact that people…

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Can larp teach us about war?

Can larp teach us about war?

Eirik Fatland is a larpwright and interaction designer from Norway and has has since 1994 been involved in the design of around 10-15 larps. Here he performs a beuatifull talk about different ways of designing and experiencing larp. More Nordic Larp Talks Here.

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The art of misdirection

The art of misdirection

Sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins steals things for a living. In this captivating TED video, he explains how treating people’s attention as a limited resource keeps him employed.

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A day at the park

A day at the park

An amazingly profound comic on questions and answers. Read it here.

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Theo Jansen’s Strandbeasts

Theo Jansen’s Strandbeasts

Theo Jansen’s Strandbeasts are driven by the wind and almost have a life of their own. Amazing arts.

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The power of vulnerability

The power of vulnerability

Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

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39 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist

39 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist

The proper function of man is to live — not to exist. -Jack London Good advice on how to enjoy life. Read it here.

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Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.

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leadership lessons from dancing guy

leadership lessons from dancing guy

Leadership is over-glorified. It is the first follower that transformed a lone nut into a leader. There is no movement without the first follower. The best way to make a movement, if you really care, is to courageously follow and show others how to follow.

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