While this is frankly a bit self-serving, I implore you to start reading books.
This post took me a long time to write. It never felt as powerful as it needed to be, and with so many people talking and writing about the same topic, I felt that it really needed to stand out. I admit I felt extremely frustrated, both by the topic itself and the real-world affects… Continue reading I Don’t Know How To Tell You That You Should Care About Other People
"The mere presence of other people, [Koch] notes, obliges us to coordinate our experience with theirs, thereby diminishing the scope of our actions. As one’s experience of viewing a painting in a museum changes when another
person walks up, our subjective experience is influenced by the slightest interaction with another person. We become conscious not only of the object we are
viewing, but also of ourselves as viewers." - Solitude: An Exploration of Benefits of Being Alone
It's okay to take a break.
Don't just let the world bring you down, bring the world down with you.