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" We now know that 24 hours without sleep, or a week of sleeping four or five hours a night induces an impairment equivalent to a blood alcohol level of .1 percent. We would never say, ‘This person is a great worker! He’s drunk all the time!’ yet we continue to celebrate people who sacrifice sleep for work. "

Insights from the doctor who coaches athletes on sleep. Pair with the science of what actually happens while you sleep and how it affects your every waking hour.

More on sleep here.

(via explore-blog)

Get that rest, folks! Science says so.

(via jtotheizzoe)

(via honkifyoureabigbootybitch)

" You know, it’s quite a job starting to love somebody. You have to have energy, generosity, blindness. There is even a moment, in the very beginning, when you have to jump across a precipice: if you think about it, you don’t do it. "

— Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea. (via soispreux)
" I am alone in the midst of these happy, reasonable voices. All these creatures spend their time explaining, realizing happily that they agree with each other. In Heaven’s name, why is it so important to think the same things all together? "

— Jean-Paul Sartre (via beingsadhu)
" But I must finally realize that I am subject to these sudden transformations. The thing is that I rarely think; a crowd of small metamorphoses accumulate in me without my noticing it, and then, one fine day, a veritable revolution takes place. "

— Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea (via thespitfirephilosophy)
" This is odd: I have just filled up ten pages and I haven’t told the truth—at least, not the whole truth. I was writing “Nothing new” with a bad conscience: as a matter of fact I boggled at bringing out a quite harmless little incident. “Nothing new.” I admire the way we can lie, putting reason on our side. Evidently, nothing new has happened, if you care to put it that way.. "

— Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea (via wellareyou)
" I am sad and have a passion for unknown, distant places. I want to see the world. And I would love it, if I just had the chance to get away for a little while. But sadly, things aren’t that easy; desire won’t change a thing. "

— Abraham M. Alghanem, A Dying Flower (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: wordsthat-speak, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

" This has all happened before
but nothing here is obsolete.
Everything here is possible.

— Anne Sexton, from It Is A Spring Afternoon (via violentwavesofemotion)
self-knowledge is cannibalistic. what do you think?
- beljaars


too much self-consciousness is

My “methods” of self-preservation always fail me, I don’t know why I persist with them. I wish I could “hard disk reset” myself.