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At the moment, some very good things and some very bad things.

Certainly no doubt that I'm alive though.

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Mrsbrown was chatting about comfort yesterday. how we have rules and dieas about what's comfortable. And being an engineer she knows them: between 22 and 24 degrees, that sort of thing
But also how our idea of holiday is to go to places where we aren't comfortable - to the snow, to the tropics, that sort of thing.

Because inertia is not necessarily relaxing.

Selye wrote that an unstressed organism is a dead one, and divided stress into distress and eustress, the latter being positive stress. I've often thought we'd do well if we took this concept into regular usage.

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dragonsally
Nov. 15th, 2009 02:49 am (UTC)
Because inertia is not necessarily relaxing

So very true. Hope the bad things recede soon.
pondhopper
Nov. 15th, 2009 09:17 am (UTC)
Inertia makes me anxious. Enough said.

Begone, Bad Things!
escarpe
Nov. 15th, 2009 10:53 am (UTC)
Great post...If I wasn't hungover and very, very tired...I'm sure it would not only provoke thoughts but also response...maybe tomorrow.
montjoye
Nov. 15th, 2009 11:05 am (UTC)
I join the chorus to defy the bad and emphasise the good. I hope you had a pleasant Saturday- and any other day really.

We need variety and not just comfort. I'd be sad to live in 22deg and never feel a winter's day, or get too hot in front of a fire or...
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