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user92  ·  2247 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself


    It might seem logical to think that people with a negative self-image would be just the ones who would want to overcompensate. Yet as psychologists working with William Swann of the University of Texas at Austin discovered, many individuals racked with self-doubt seek confirmation of their distorted self-perception. Swann described this phenomenon in a study on contentment in marriage. He asked couples about their own strengths and weaknesses, the ways they felt supported and valued by their partner, and how content they were in the marriage. As expected, those who had a more positive attitude toward themselves found greater satisfaction in their relationship the more they received praise and recognition from their other half. But those who habitually picked at themselves felt safer in their marriage when their partner reflected their negative image back to them. They did not ask for respect or appreciation. On the contrary, they wanted to hear exactly their own view of themselves: “You’re incompetent.”
user92  ·  2251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.

These shaky business models have to be a function of too much easily accessible investment money. And how that's not indicative of a bubble is beyond me.

user92  ·  2251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.

I've been wondering about this for a while. As an outsider I've always assumed there must be something to these business models that I just don't have knowledge about, but it's still seemed like something is off.

user92  ·  2253 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Help finding a story

That's right! Well, it's a great story. It kinda stuck with me ever since I read it.

user92  ·  2770 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your goals for 2017?

- Hit my goal weight (I know it's something everyone says, but I'm well on my way and it's definitely doable.)

- Stop being such a hermit and get out more and do new things and meet new people.

It's easy sometimes to slip into a mindset that we've made so much progress. And then something like this comes aling and sobers me up and reminds me how far we really have to go.

user92  ·  3479 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, how do you feel about drugs?

I have anxiety disorder and pot does the same to me. I know how to handle it now but I really don't find much pleasure in it so I'll do it maybe a couple times a year if it's being passed around. I do drink but I have to be careful not to fall into self medicating.

user92  ·  3481 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 104th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately" Thread

Hail Mary Mallon

Porter Robinson

user92  ·  3481 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The price of BTC is dropping precipitously.

So it's going on sale? Sweet!

user92  ·  3481 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: People of Hubski, what companies or famous individuals have you boycotted and why?

McDonald's - Diarrhea