This Week's Top Ten

Jessica Hagy
Documenting the wins you didn't even realize you'd gotten.
Created 14 Sep 2021
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  • The Compounds of Surprise
    24 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Surprise is a highly reactive element. It has the potential to form bonds with many other elements in our lives, and this compounding has the potential to produce both toxic and nontoxic results. Here...
  • Santa is a monster.
    17 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 3 1
    Santa is a demonic creature, a force of destructive evil. I mean, look: For one thing, he’s a total classist. He revels in denying treats to poor kids, and then gaslights them into thinking it’s their...
  • 10 Interesting Things Lurking Inside Tedious Meetings
    10 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    A business meeting is said to be a party without any fun. I beg to differ. There can always be fun because fun is a personally created and perpetually renewable resource. Fun is, in fact, a reactive, ...
  • Extras can go far.
    03 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    A little extra what? A little extra ANYTHING. How to trade 10 currencies for a boost in your human capacity. Spare change in your pocket? MAKE LUNCHES Okay, let’s math this out: say you end up with ab...
  • Ten recipes for the day after Thanksgiving
    26 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    You have more ingredients on hand than you think. May feasts and treats await you. 1 If you’ve recently spent time with difficult people and have a badly bitten tongue: 2 If you ruined a meal or a per...
  • 10 Healthy Reasons to Procrastinate
    19 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Procrastination! It’s a very bad word, especially in the context of endless work and mandatory striving, which is to say—the context of the economy we live inside. And yet, procrastination has many lo...
  • THIS is what peak performance looks like.
    12 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    If, after surviving many years of intense upheaval, you no longer feel good and bright and optimistic—well, that makes complete sense. If you WERE a ball of pure, joyous light and relentlessly positiv...
  • This is where Gen X is.
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    This post is for my GenX friends (the YOU in these diagrams). Here are ten ways to perceive our past, present, and future tenses—because time waits for nothing except light. Triangulate yourselves acc...
  • 100 happiness starters
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Mutating the format a bit this week: instead of 10 things, here’s a list of 100. In rough order from from the utterly ubiquitous to the preposterously rare: 1. Pictures of non-predatory baby animals 2...
  • 10 Fun Thoughtcrimes to Commit this Week
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Thoughtcrime! Wheee! Letting your brain explore forbidden ideas sure feels illegal, but thankfully, it’s not (as of this moment, but I’m sure somebody’s working on that). Nobody else REALLY knows what...
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