“Consistency is the playground of dull minds.” I’ve been really feeling this line from Sapiens: A brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. My entire foray into Insta is one big leap toward shaking things up to keep my mind sharp. I notice I keep craving structure and familiarity in my life, but too much of it makes me feel like an out-of-date robot. How do you balance those competing urges? One small thing I’m doing today is posting here (consistency) and trying a new-to-me font inspired by @thegraytergood (shaking things up).⁣

"Consistency is the playground of dull minds.”

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. She crafts helpful, science-backed pieces that come straight from the heart. Her writing about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood has appeared in The New York Times, Elemental, Forge, and more.

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