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Get Off The Web – Pleasure the Baker


Whats up, pals!

I used to be all set to show in my Sunday hyperlinks to Pleasure a full day early as a result of I lastly had my act collectively. However then the bloodbath at Robb Elementary faculty occurred and I, like all of you, felt gutted. The world is chaotic and exhibits no signal of slowing down. I really feel unhappiness and anger and, on the identical time, gratitude. There’s nonetheless a lot love on the market. 

So, in at present’s providing, I put collectively some motion gadgets in response to current occasions in addition to content material to provide you some house to handle yourselves. I’ve at all times considered popular culture as self-care (it’s why I learn a lot) as a substitute of merely a distraction. Take what you’ll. Then put down your telephones, get off the Web, and do one thing that makes you’re feeling grateful.




• This essay on daydreaming by Leslie Jamison is one of the best piece of writing I’ve learn in a protracted whereas. Make your self snug and dig in (you have to to register without cost entry to learn the article). (Astra)

• You don’t should be a dad or mum to understand this completely relatable submit on managing your expectations relating to touring. Whether or not it’s coping with airport stress or pandemic drama, don’t all of us trip that curler coaster of moods on trip? (What’s Up Mothers)

• My buddy Kelly shared this hopping penguin video final week and I’ve watched it with glee day by day since. (Twitter)

• Motion merchandise: Final Day is an award-winning podcast from creator Stephanie Wittels Wachs that’s addressing weapons in America. If you end up getting into an argument with somebody from the opposing facet of this problem, it’s useful to go in with an informed stance on the historical past of gun violence and the way concern drives each side of the talk. (Apple Podcasts)

• OK, this one’s kinda woo-woo, however my finest buddy gave me these Love Playing cards for my birthday and I’ve been, nicely, loving them. Every day, I pull one from the field and textual content it to her, giving us a enjoyable contact level for our friendship. (Inside Compass)

• Persevering with my journey of typing ‘straightforward’ into Pleasure’s search bar, I landed on this scrumptious recipe for Watermelon Feta and Cucumber Salad. It virtually screams ‘Completely happy Memorial Day’ with a spherical of cheerleader sprinkles, proper? (Pleasure the Baker)

• Motion merchandise: Joanna did a beautiful job rounding up methods to donate and be taught extra in her submit on Pondering in regards to the Uvalde Faculty Taking pictures, and What to Do Now. (Cup of Jo)

• These Gen X ASMR TikToks are fascinating. And, sure, they’re produced by the AARP, however we’ll ignore that piece of knowledge. (TikTok)

• I normally take heed to conversation-based podcasts, so it’s been a refreshing change of tempo to coach my consideration to longform packages. My newest obsession is Heidi World, a extremely produced collection on the Heidi Fleiss scandal. It has a sprawling forged and dives into the ethics of intercourse work and 90’s media. I’m completely hooked. (Apple)

• Motion merchandise: This sensible 2018 essay from creator Tom McAllister resurfaced this week and ought to be revisited in the identical method that he writes, “Hold going again, maintain displaying them my physique.” (The Rumpus)

• Anybody else watching Heartstopper? I’ve such a crush on this present about crushes. My solely word is that I want Olivia Colman had extra scenes. Hacks can be making me chortle tougher than the rest proper now. (Netflix + HBO Max)

• As a girl who has determined to not do something to her face, I admire the weekly e-newsletter, How To not F*ck Up Your Face. Valerie Monroe was the sweetness director at O Journal and has now turned her consideration to serving to girls strategy growing old with self-reflection as a substitute of self-criticism. (Substack)

• I’ve been doing this collection of 5-minute exercises to get my blood flowing, since I can tolerate just about something for 5 minutes at a time. I even do two a day if I’m feeling able-bodied. (Every day OM)

• Motion merchandise: this Amazon books want listing was created by the mom of one of many taking pictures victims in Buffalo to create conversations on racism and Black historical past inside the group. Lastly, Amazon is getting used for one thing worthwhile. (Amazon)

• In honor of High Gun: Maverick’s launch this weekend, I’d wish to direct you to my favourite article by Tom Cruise scholar, Amy Nicholson. It’s from 2014 and is a strong historical past lesson in stardom and sofa leaping. (LA Weekly)

Deal with yourselves one of the best you may, pals. Sending you like.




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