Part 1: Mindfulness/Wellness

Self-Optimization & the Politics of Refusal


A GROUP OF FACTORY WORKERS SUNNING THEMSELVES IN THE STREET. SYDNEY, 1934. SAM HOOD PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION. STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. FREE USE.


“DER DR. SCHNABEL VON ROM.” 17TH CENTURY PLAGUE PHYSICIAN COSTUME. (PUBLIC DOMAIN)


Marc Chagall, 1911. Jewish farming in the Pale, Moshna, Belarus. Public Domain.

IRISH PRESIDENT MICHAEL D. HIGGINS AND WIFE SABINA GREET VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AND MRS. PENCE (AKA “MOTHER”). (PUBLIC DOMAIN)

The Useless Philosopher-President of Ireland


KAREN WANTS TO SPEAK TO THE MANAGER. POPULAR MEME. (PUBLIC DOMAIN)

DIOGENES IN HIS BARREL. JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔME, 1860. FREE USE, WALTERS ART MUSEUM.


OFFICE CUBICLE, SKINNER MEAT PACKING PLANT, OMAHA, NEBRASKA. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, (PUBLIC DOMAIN).


HILLARY CLINTON & TIM KANE, DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (PHOTO CREDIT: LORIE SHAULL) CC BY-SA 4.0


GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS THEMED BREAKFAST COCOA ADVERTISEMENT FROM 1873 (PUBLIC DOMAIN)

In Dark Times

Following the 2016 presidential election, people seemed to be saying these words repetitively — “clearly, we’re living in dark times.” indarktimes.com

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