In light of Valentine’s Day, first, an intriguing article dissecting love: Fredrickson, a leading researcher of positive emotions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents scientific evidence to argue that love is not what we think it is. It is not a long-lasting, continually present emotion that sustains a marriage; it is … Continue reading

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哭过的眼 看岁月 更清楚 想一个人 闪着泪光 是一种幸福 Very poignant – and fitting, I (like to) think – lines. Google Translate just absolutely butchered the Mandarin, so here goes an offhand prose rendition: eyes that remember crying see the passage of time more clearly. to be able to think of a person while blinking back tears, that … Continue reading