Archive for September, 2003

The Commute: Living in a Metal Box

Tuesday, September 30th, 2003

Austin is growing up (or out, depending on perspective). As written in the Austin American Statesman: …the “travel time index,” indicates what percentage of extra time travel takes in each city during peak travel times… In Austin, the travel time index in 2001 was 1.31, meaning peak trips take 31 percent longer than free-flow trips. […]

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Words to Ponder #21

Tuesday, September 30th, 2003

I write emotional algebra. –Anais Nin

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How to Be Your Own Best Friend

Tuesday, September 30th, 2003

The psychotherapy community and self-help industry toss around all sorts of phrases, such as “self-esteem,” “the inner child,” and “being your own best friend.” These are worthy concepts but are often difficult to actualize. I mean really, if you don’t like yourself, and it’s your thinking you need to change to become your own friend, […]

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