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Your Brain’s One Main Job Isn’t “Thinking”

Tragic optimism in the face of a troubled future

Woman on a beach thinks with her eyes closed, looks sad.
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Our brains are sophisticated crystal balls.

Hidden away inside our skulls, they spend a ridiculous amount of time trying to predict the future.

They are constantly trying to figure out what we can expect around the corner. Can we relax and enjoy a month of…

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Kelly Eden

Kelly Eden

New Zealand-based essayist | Personal Essay Workshops | @ Insider, Mamamia, Thought Catalog, ScaryMommy and more https://inspired-nonfiction.thinkific.com/