Despite my normal seclusionist ways, some friends recently invited me to a Halloween party and I decided to suck it up and go.  Even though I feel a bit out of sorts during any sort of drinking-centric event, I do very much enjoy costumes.  Also, if I never go out I'll never meet anyone new. … Continue reading Halloween


Mental fatigue

Should you avoid mentally challenging hobbies if you have a mentally challenging job?  There is a concept known as decision fatigue, that human brains really only have the capacity to make so many decisions in the course of a day.  That's why so many people in thinking-intensive jobs try to minimize other decisions during their … Continue reading Mental fatigue