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Yoren  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: How do I increase my attention span?

I've been following news websites and blog-ish type places (like reddit) for about 2 years now. I feel invested in political subjects, but I only ever read headlines or watched videos. A few months ago I decided that just reading sensationalist headlines wasn't giving me a proper view of things, so I vowed to start reading entire articles. My main issue is that I'm just so bored doing so. The articles are usually summed up nicely by the title anyways.

Yoren  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: How do I increase my attention span?

    Can you read an entire article on something you enjoy learning about? If so, you have the attention span -- you just need to work on translating it to subjects that don't immediately grab you.

That brings up a good point, I can read entire books and I often listen to music for hours on end.

I want to be informed on politics and world news, but I guess that I don't like reading about them haha.

Yoren  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: My embarrassing picture went viral

Good on you for not sharing it.

I used to make fun of people in middle school; looking back on it just fills me with regret though. It took someone I mocked to start crying before I even realized how mean I was being. I do try to be a better person on the outside, but I can't help but having cruel thoughts every now and again.