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Brains, Community, and Target: How a normal person tells a Story: START oF STORY D END OF STORY How I tell a story: SEMI- PRE-STORY PROLDGUE FoR "CONTEXT APoLOG12E SIDE STORY Too MANY DETAILS START OF STORY END OF STORY WAIT, OKAY BACK TD THE MAIN STORy REALIZE 'VE BEEN TALKING Too LONG WHAT WAS TALKING A8ouT? WRAP STORY UP AND FINA LLY GET TO THE So METHING JUST NOW REMEMBERED LOSE TRAIN OF THOUGHT POINT secretladyspider: skyfireflight: Totally me. I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, OP, but this is a stolen piece of art with some of the titles changed. It was made by an artist with ADHD for people with ADHD.  This is the original comic: The artist, Dani Donovan, has made several comics like this in relations to ADHD and how our brains work. What was made by someone with ADHD for other people with ADHD has been stolen, and she’s not too happy about it. Neither is the ADHD community, as it seems like people often dismiss our disorder because “everyone’s forgetful sometimes!” Our brains work differently from neurotypical people’s brains. That’s why she made this.  This is her twitter.  Here is her website. Here is her Patreon, where you can support her comics and creations.  This is the tweet she posted that includes the image above, which has the watermark. Please go to her twitter and retweet the original image if you want to support her work. Give her appropriate credit for her work. Support people with ADHD. Thank you.

secretladyspider: skyfireflight: Totally me. I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, OP, but this is a stolen piece of art with some of the ti...

Asian, Celtic, and Fire: Draw a fairy for each day of February PRomat list /5. Queen /6. Dance 3 Pearls/jewellery Music Bubble 2. Shells 3 Pearls . Ribbons Figure skating Celtic 5 Purse (handbag) 9 Heels 20 Arabian Noodles 8 Abyss 9. Snakes Asian 22. Fruits 23 Candies 2. Unicorn 25. Fire 26. Comet 27. Galaxy 28 Firework 10. Spiders . Nightmares 2. Bannished 13. Ghost 4. Angel - Use the prompt list above to help you - Post your creations to social media with the tags and spread fairies love! Challenge &prompt by Pinceau Are-en-Ciel - pinceauarcencieltumblr.com-Enjoy * pinceauarcenciel: 🌈 Fairyary is back! With a brand new prompt!! 
✨ Last year I created this little challenge to help me, as I love fairies but I don’t draw them enough~ 🦄 You’re most welcome if you want to join me on this challenge! Draw as much fairies as you can during February! Try to draw each day! Write if you prefer writing to drawing, whatever! The prompt is only here to help you if needed. ✨ • Tag your works with #Fairyary and #Fairyary2019 so everyone doing the challenge can see them too! 💮 • You’re allowed to repost the prompt on other social medias (except tumblr and deviantart) but, please, DON’T remove the credits. • Pour les francophones, vous pouvez aussi tagger avec #Féevrier et #Féevrier2019 ! 🐸 Liste des thèmes en français ci-après : Keep reading

pinceauarcenciel: 🌈 Fairyary is back! With a brand new prompt!! 
✨ Last year I created this little challenge to help me, as I love fairies...

Alive, Blessed, and Family: Someday, you'll be someone's answered prayer, someone's favorite Someday, someone will take care of you and treat you like a blessing For now, do your self a favor and love yourself. When the time is right, someone will look at you and be blessed because they have you. repost @professorphanor ..... God, Let my self-love be the power that changes the dreams of my life. With this new power in my heart, the power of self-love, let me transform every relationship I have, beginning with the relationship I have with myself. Help me to be free of any conflict with others. Let me be happy to share my time with my loved ones and to forgive them for any injustice I feel in my mind. Help me to love myself so much that I forgive anyone who, I feel, has ever hurt me in my life. Give me the courage to love my family and friends unconditionally, and to change my relationships in the most positive and loving way. Help me to create new channels of communication in my relationships so there is no war of control, there is no winner or loser. Together let us work for love, for joy, for harmony. Let my relationships with my family and friends be based on respect and joy so that I no longer have the need to tell them how to think or how to be. Let my romantic relationship be the most wonderful relationship; let me feel joy every time I share myself with my partner. Help me to accept others just the way they are, without judgment, because when I reject them, I reject myself. When I reject myself, I reject you. Today is a new beginning. Help me to start my life over beginning today with the power of self-love. Help me to enjoy my life, to enjoy my relationships, to explore life, to take risks, to be alive and to no longer live in fear of love. Let me open my heart to the love that is my birthright. Help me to become a Master of Gratitude, Generosity, and Love so that I can enjoy all of your creations forever and ever. I ❤️ you! In Jesus’ name I pray...

repost @professorphanor ..... God, Let my self-love be the power that changes the dreams of my life. With this new power in my heart, the po...

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miscquellanius: sixpenceee: Chimeric creations by Midori Hayashi Ponio

Bailey Jay, Facts, and Food: The Aztecs once fed 200,000 people in inarable swampy land by creating floating gardens that they farmed extensively. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com guayyaba: wildland-hymns: ultrafacts: How on earth would you feed a city of over 200,000 people when the land around you was a swampy lake? Seems like an impossible task, but the Aztec managed it by creating floating gardens known as chinampas, then they farmed them intensively. These ingenious creations were built up from the lake bed by piling layers of mud, decaying vegetation and reeds. This was a great way of recycling waste from the capital city Tenochtitlan. Each garden was framed and held together by wooden poles bound by reeds and then anchored to the lake floor with finely pruned willow trees. The Aztecs also dredged mud from the base of the canals which both kept the waterways clear and rejuvenate the nutrient levels in the gardens. A variety of crops were grown, most commonly maize or corn, beans, chillies, squash, tomatoes, edible greens such as quelite and amaranth. Colourful flowers were also grown, essential produce for religious festivals and ceremonies. Each plot was systematically planned, the effective use of seedbeds allowed continuous planting and harvesting of crops. Between each garden was a canal which enabled canoe transport. Fish and birds populated the water and were an additional source of food. [x] (Fact Source) For more facts, follow Ultrafacts This is literally so cool. Not only does it contribute to spacial efficiency, but the canals would easily keep pests, weeds, and possibly even diseases out of the respective plots. Companion planting and bio-intensive planting would be so much easier. Water-wise systems would be inherently present. Plus it looks so super neat aesthetically. I am just all about this. Indigenous civilizations invented sustainable development way before there was a term for it.

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Alive, Animals, and Apparently: flamethrowing-hurdy-gurdy: flamethrowing-hurdy-gurdy I have had this on my mind for days, someone please help: I mean, how do we see a pug and then a husky and understand that both are dogs? I'm pretty sure I've never seen a picture of a breed of dog I hadn't seen before and wondered what animal it Do you want the Big Answer or the Small Answers cos I have a feeling this is about to get intense Oooh okay are YOU gonna answer this, hang on I need to get some snacks and make sure the phone is off The short answer is "because they're statistically unlikely to be anything else The long question is "given the extreme diversity of morphology in dogs, with many subsets of dogs' bearing no visual resemblance to each other, how am 1 able to intuit that they belong to the 'dog set just by The reason that this is a Good Big Question is because we are broadly used to categorising Things as related based on resemblances. Then everyoneI have Fun Facts like "elephants are ACTUALLY closely related to rock hyraxes!! Even though they look nothing alike!!" e realized abou t genes and evolution and so on, and so now we These Fun Facts are appealing because they're not intuitive. So why is dog-sorting intuitive? Well, because if you eliminate all the other possibilities, most dogs are dogs. To process Things- whether animals, words, situations or experiences our brains categorise the most important things about them, and then compare these to our memory banks. If we've experienced the same thing before- whether first-hand or through a story then we know what's happening, and we proceed accordingly If the New Thing is completely New, then t question marks, shunts into a different track, counts up all the Similar Traits, and assigns it a provisional category based on its similarity to other Things. We then experience the Thing, exploring it further, and he brain pings up a Our brain t categorises the New based on the knowledge and traits. That is how humans experience the universe. We do our best, and we generally do it well. This is the basis of stereotyping. It behaviours (racism), some of our most challenging problems (trauma), helps us survive (stories) and sharing the ability with things that dont have it leads to some of our most whimsical creations (artificial In fact, one reason that humans are so wonderfully successful is that we can effectively gain knowledge from experiences without having experienced them personally! You dont have to eat all the berries to find the poisonous ones. You can just remember stories and descriptions of berries, and compare those to the ones you've just discovered. You can benefit from memorics that aren't your own! On the other hand, if you had a terribly traumatic experience involving say, an eagle, then your brain will try to protect you in every way possible from a similar experience. If you collect too many traumatic experiences with eagles, then your brain will not enjoy eagle-shapecd New Things. In fact, if New Things match up to too many cagle-like noise!! 。The hot Glare of the Yellow Eye CLAWS VERY BAD VERY BAD Then the brain may shunt the train of thought back into trauma, and the person will actually experience the New Thing as trauma. Even if the New Thing was something apparently unrelated, like being generally pointy, or having a hot glare. (This is an overly simplistic explanation of how triggers work, but it's the one most accessible to people.) So the answer rests in how we categorise dogs, and what "dog" means to humans. Human brains associate dogs with universal categories, such efour legs Mcat Eater e Soft friend An BORK BORK Anything we have previously experienced and learned as A Dog gets added to the memory bank. Sometimes it brings new categories along with it. So a lifetime's experience results in excellent dog-intuition And anything we experience with, say, a 90% match is officially a Dog. Brains are super good at eliminating things, too. So while the concept of physical doggo-ness is pretty nebulous, and has to include greyhounds and Pekingese and mastiffs, we know that even if an animal LOOKS like a bear, if the other categories don't match up in context (bears are not usually soft friends, they don't Bork Bork, they don't have long tails to wag) then it is statistically more likely to be a Doggo. If it occupies a dog-shaped space then it is usually a dog. So if you see someone dragging a fluffy whatnot along on a string, you will go, Mop? (Unlikely-seems to be self propelled.) ° Alien? (Unlikely-no real alien ever experienced.) Threat? (Vastly unlikely in context.) Rabbit? (No. Rabbits hop, and this appears to scurry.) (Brains are very keen on categorising movement patterns. This is why lurching zombies and bad CGl are so uncomfortable to experience, brains just go INCORRECT!! That is WRONG!" Without consciously knowing why. Anyway, very few animals move like domestic dogs!) Very fluffy cat? (Maybe-but not quite. Shares many characteristics, though!) Eldritch horror? (No, it is obviously a soft friend of unknown type) Robotic toy? (Unlikely too complex and convincing.) animal detected!!! Thi s is a good animal!! This is pleasing!! It may be appropriate to laugh at this animal, because we have just realized that it is probably a DOG!! Soft friend, alive, walks on leash. It had a low doggo-ness quotient! and a confusing Snout, but it is NOT those other Known Things, and it occupies a dog-shaped space! Hahahaha!!! It is extra funny and appealing, because it made us guess!! We love playing that game * PING! NEW CATEGORIES ADDED TO "Doggo set mopness, floof. Snout. And that's why most dogs are dogs. You're so good at identifying dog shaped spaces that they can't be anything else! The science of identifying Good Boys

The science of identifying Good Boys