How To Forgive

Don’t Take Life too Seriously

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Jim Carrey: I Need color

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It’s Still Summer!

I am off to the Swiss Alps today! Posts might be lighter than usual during the next two weeks. But don’t you worry, I’ll be back refreshed early September! Dig into my archives to find some old gems by clicking on “Show Category Filters” above. Happy Summer everyone!

Christine and The Queens



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Virtues Visibly Embodied

“When you need encouragement, think of the qualities the people around you have: this one’s energy, that one’s modesty, another’s generosity, and so on. Nothing is as encouraging as when virtues are visibly embodied in the people around us, when we’re practically showered with them. It’s good to keep this in mind.”
— Marcus Aurelius

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Algorithmic Engagement

I have daily conversations with friends and peers about how much we all dislike the algorithms on Twitter and Facebook. I have yet to find someone who argues that these changes improved the experience. As someone who creates digital products myself, I am heartbroken how Algorithmic Engagement is now ruling our online experience. Call me idealistic, but I don’t think every decision should be driven by the bottom line. Here’s an idea: Respect User > Profits.

This article on the topic is quite sobering: This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit, by Tobias Rose-Stockwell

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Art By Sakir Gökçebag

We always say you shouldn’t play with food but these art installations by Sakir Gökçebag are stunning.

Wine Myths, Debunked

(via Mental Floss)

Humorous Church Signs

This collection of humorous church signs made me laugh.

What’s That Crawling on Your Shirt?

I couldn’t help but laugh seeing this robotic jewelry. Definitely a conversation starter.

Chilled Cucumber Noodles

These chilled cucumber noodles make my mouth water. Video recipe over on thekitchn.

Manual Collection

Agata Bieleń’s Manual Collection made me look.

This Commercial!

What the what? Absolutely mesmerizing commercial.

A Certain Silence

The artwork by Jim Verburg made me look.

Sardine Feeding Frenzy

Nature is remarkable.

How To Stay Inspired

I enjoyed hearing Robin Sharma’s take on how to stay inspired.

#HeyTwitter

Shahak Shapira reported about 300 hate tweets. Twitter didn’t delete them, so he sprayed them in front of their office.

Hey @Jack, hate Tweets are a real problem.

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To Be Yourself

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

OXO Box Grater

This OXO Box Grater with its matching storage container is simple and practical! Why have I never seen a design like this?

Woodblock Prints


Click through to see the beautiful Block Shop Woodblock Prints! I want them all!

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Cloud Nine Area Rug

My slight obsession with all still clouds continues: Cloud Nine Area Rug.

Ice Cubes

I love this limited edition Ice Cubes Silkscreen Print by Christoph Niemann. I also recommend his archive of Sunday Sketches.

Friday Link Pack

Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression

– For parents: Bowing to inherent goodness. Tara Brach’s guided meditations have carried me through a really difficult 2016. I appreciate her and her mind so much.

– These are beautiful serving utensils.

– I love how Joanna Goddard’s home feels.

– My favorite office mug.

9 Terms You See on Sunscreen Bottles, Defined

An underwater treadmill.

– WOW! VSCO launches its first video editing tool

Reclaiming my time.

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone (via)

– Did you know that you can use a pasta maker as a printing press?

We the people necklace.

– Did you know that in in Alabama, it is illegal to have an ice-cream cone in your back pocket? This photo project documents unusual laws across all 50 US states.

– Imagine a thousand eyes staring at you in your home.

The Pessimist’s Umbrella

– My heart! Penguin Swims Thousands of Miles Every Year to Return to the Man Who Rescued Him

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study. But what about the hipster fiddle-leaf fig tree?

– Japanese designer creates a pair of pigeon shoes to make friends with the local birds

– Love this geometric print.

Tattly’s new Tin Can Packs are a huge hit.