Interesting article which references Randy Paterson’s book How to Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use. This book offers an interesting counterpoint to our national happiness obsession: Focus on the bad.
“If we can accept distressing feelings for what they are — part of the normal flow of human emotion —then, paradoxically, we will be less distressed. Our distress comes not from experiencing those emotions, but from our reaction to them as being unacceptable or abnormal.”
“Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” – Albert Schweitzer
This is a great article: The Key to Luck Is Being a People Connector, by Jocelyn K. Glei
“Every opportunity is attached to a person. Opportunities do not float like clouds in the sky. They’re attached to people. If you’re looking for an opportunity — including one that has a financial payoff — you’re really looking for a person.” – Ben Casnocha
This is a wonderful conversation between Seth Godin and Krista Tipett: The Art of Noticing, and Then Creating.
ON BEING is a great podcast. Check it out if you aren’t familiar with it.
Insightful Ted Talk by clinical psychologist Meg Jay on why 30 is not the new 20. Don’t let your life be defined by what you didn’t know or didn’t do. Awesome.
“The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. We long to return, and we can, […] because the cosmos is within us. We’re made of stardust. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.” What will you leave behind?”
Thank you Carl Sagan