Can we add a feature where you can add multiple [Title/Description/Tags]? I have a couple of categories I stream with and it's really annoying to have to manually switch the tags

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This is a fact.

This is also not necessarily a bad thing: minor trauma aka stress can boost memory, heighten our senses due to the fight/flight response, and eventually reduce fear of future challenging experiences (kinda like inoculation) . This kind of stress, eustress, is defined as moderate or normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer[1]. In the right dose, under the right circumstances, eustress allows us to explore, grow, and become better versions of ourselves. …

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Preface: I’m writing this from a place of privilege and I recognize not everyone can act on this right now. But I do think it’s important to do what we can.

Where you spend your money matters. In the free market, capital is allocated by how profitable an endeavor is: how many people want this, at what price, and how much does it cost to produce? You, as the consumer, can affect the first and second part of of this equation, which in turn affects the third (through economies of scale).

This has always been true.

And now, more than…

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Burnout is defined as exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.

I’ve struggled with it[1] most of my life.

My gauge is usually somewhere from 60–90%[2] of the way to a full blown burnout meltdown, which is not that great for my mental health by most measures.

The other day I was complaining to my therapist that I was feeling burned out AGAIN and how frustrating it was to have to consistently deal with my inability to slow down and keep a manageable pace.

We discussed the causes: aggressive work…

There are a lot of unfortunate stories online about being the only female/POC/queer/minority member of a technical team. I’ve also personally heard a number of stories from friends who have had some really subpar experiences, and it seriously sucks that this seems to be the standard minority experience.

I wanted to share my story to show that this is not the only possible experience, and definitely not an inevitable one.

Yes the default sucks, but that is NOT an excuse for a toxic environment. If you value diversity and inclusion, there is a lot your team can do to foster…

Andee Liao

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