I loved this video from Layla Martin on some unexpected tips for flirting. If you’ve learned to flirt in order to make other people feel better, stop doing that, and watch this video.
And PS – I love crushes. They’re my favorite.
An interesting article about language differences between English and Chinese, specifically, the role of phrases like “thank you,” “please,” or “excuse me.” Now I’m wondering what it would look like to shorten the distance in my relationships.
The Chinese way of being polite to each other with words is to shorten the social distance between you. And saying please serves to insert a kind of buffer or space that says, in effect, that we need some formality between us here.
The many faces of shame. A helpful primer.
This was really sweet: a boy left his stuffed tiger (Hobbes!) at the airport, and the tiger had quite an adventure while the boy was away.
It’s not a new song, but it always resonated with me.
Do I love you?
Oh I do
And I’m going to ’til I’m gone
But if you think that I can stay in this
Same old, same old
Well, I don’t