Video Pick: "This is Water" by David Foster Wallace
It's something most of us experience every day, but rarely talk about: the day-in and day-out of our adult lives. Our days are full of tedious tasks (Do I really have to go to the grocery store after work?), little annoyances (Must this woman blab on her cell phone in the checkout line?), and things that are in our way (There is so much traffic!).
We've all been there, but as this video reminds us, we also have the power to choose how we think about these situations. This short film, based on author David Foster Wallace's now-famous 2005 commencement speech to the graduates of Kenyon College, has a message valuable to anyone—by actively choosing how we see our day-to-day, we have the power to make it better.
Video courtesy of The Glossary.
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