Can someone transcribe this into toots please? I want to boost it!

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@trwnh Need a tumblr account to see that, so I can't read it on their site :)


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@Sheinicorn Gifted & Talented classes genuinely fucked up a lot of kids’ lives

@Sheinicorn I needed this rn for so many reasons that have been preventing me from taking care of myself, so thank you.

@Sheinicorn it took me years to realize this and I still need constant reminders.

The pressure to not "squander your potential" and be that amazing person everyone expects you to be becomes a part of your very foundation that reflects in everything you do.

@Sheinicorn Going to a cafe is better than sitting alone at home.

@Sheinicorn this is what i needed to hear before my breakup ;-;


A common example of this is duct tape. If you need something to be less broken but you can't fix it all the way: Tape that shit up.

@Sheinicorn This prevented me from achieving so much.

@Sheinicorn And at the same time, made me so proud of everything I've made. Kind of an addiction.

Its better to add an adblocker if changing the browser change is too much effort now.

@Sheinicorn this exact line shows up in Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett, and honestly? I've never been so thankful for the Disco Granpa :teal_heart:

@Sheinicorn I remember a great little thread on birdsite about this last year:

TL;DR gifted children rarely get support needed to cope with real problems: how to study new material, learning unfamiliar things, etc.

@Sheinicorn "anything worth doing is worth doing poorly", sure, even in emergency life-and-death situations, I guess.
Now is the question: is it worth doing multiple things simultaneously, but poorly, or just one but to the extent of one's abilities?

@Sheinicorn And sometimes a commitment to do it halfway is the difference between doing it 100% and 0%.

When I'm procrastinating doing something, I sometimes change the task from "do the thing" to "spent 5 minutes on the thing". It relieves the pressure to complete the task, and more often than not I spent more than 5 minutes and make some progress, which is better than no progress because of procrastination.

@Sheinicorn Something is generally better than nothing. However, I'd like to also say that anything worth doing is worth doing as well as you can manage. If that means halfway to perfect, that's OK. It's much less OK to deliberately do a half-arsed job when you are capable (considering time constraints, mental state, etc) of better.

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A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.