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U.K. Supermarket to Have ‘Quieter Hour’ for People With Autism
Ceylan Yeginsu. NYTimes. July 19, 2018

LONDON — Dim the lights. Silence the piped-in music. Turn down the checkout beeps. For an hour on Saturdays, a British supermarket chain is introducing a weekly “quieter hour” aimed at helping people with autism have a better shopping experience by easing sensory overload.

The move by the supermarket, Morrisons, which begins on Saturday and runs from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., has been welcomed by the National Autistic Society, which says that even small changes can make a big difference in the lives of people with autism and their families.
autism  quiet  retail 
25 days ago by asfaltics
A Quiet Conversation With A Young Prince - Siddha Performance
Me: Your suffering does not come from conquest. Your suffering comes from the significance that you attach to it.

You: Do you not believe conquest to be significant?

Me: Tell me, young prince. If you do not conquer, will you one day die?

You: Yes.

Me: If you succeed in conquering, will you one day die?

You: Yes.

Me: Then how can there be any significance?

...

Me: My dear prince, the bliss is in the conquering. Suffering is in the “having conquered.”

You: No significance.

Me: Indeed, young prince . . . Indeed.
significant  life  goal  success  failure  living  quiet  conversation  young  price  siddha  performance  kapil  gupta  conquest  adventure  courage  die  death  learn  learning  suffer  suffering  advice  truth 
5 weeks ago by bekishore
Your Quiet Journey To The End Of The Earth - Siddha Performance
as I sit back and look at my life, I realize what a fool I have been. I have accepted my life as a drama of events in which I play the lead role. And I have surrendered my equanimity to the fickle hand of circumstance.

I will do that no longer. For I have finally glimpsed the strings behind the stage. It is all a grand drama. A glorious, life-sized play. It unfolds before my eyes. I can watch it and enjoy. But I no longer need to be a part of it.
walk  quiet  journey  end  earth  siddha  performance  kapil  gupta  fool  stage  string  career  championship  prize  money  joy  sacrifice  wrong  right  success  failure  culture  fabric  drama  lead  role 
6 weeks ago by bekishore
Mementos and Memories
Castiel is a man making his way across the chasm between divinity and humanity. A distance between who he was, and who he is now. Along the way he learns about himself, the family he finds, the memories he makes, and all of the moments he manages to capture in-between.
supernatural  dean/castiel  nc-17  quiet  adorable 
8 weeks ago by ivesia19
Amazon.com: AC Infinity
(@shanselman recommended these folks for quiet fans and such)
via @shanselman: “Maybe explore this specific store. They are great products”
(https://twitter.com/shanselman/status/996910498472804352)

“I read the review pretty deeply, and these seemed like the “Anker” of cooling. Good prices and high quality. So far so good.”
(https://twitter.com/shanselman/status/996912134440214528)
amazon  fans  noise  quiet  recommendations  2018  via:shanselman 
12 weeks ago by handcoding
Vessel – The Quiet Room.
"Is it possible to find refuge from the din of 21st century life? Over the next few months I am building a room to find what “quiet” means today, and how to make time and space for such a place in the everyday. Join me on this expedition: twitter, instagram, periscope, and regular updates right here."



"Vessel.fm is created by architect Nick Sowers. Prior to starting his independent practice in 2013, Nick designed museums, residences, and offices for architects in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Rotterdam. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley where he traveled the world with a recorder looking and listening to bunkers and bases."
nicksowers  architecture  sound  construction  quiet 
april 2018 by robertogreco

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