Watching cars pass on a highway captures one of the most important, if also the most damaging, mental shortcuts our minds make.
Integrity is acting consistently with one's moral values. But when are we just trying, and failing, to have integrity?
Look at anything from a narrow enough perspective, and it can be whatever your mind wants.
As a coder and a writer, I've often felt inadequate with what I'm giving back to the world. But there are ways I can give back, however small they are.
Discovering ourselves means finding activities to fuel our productivity, empathy, and sense of empathy.
Is uniqueness something natural for us, or does it take work?
People 'just trying to start a conversation' are never worth listening to.
It's amazing how many worries vanish by thinking 'I have the benefit of not caring what they think.'