Guilt and Logistics

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Guilt and Logistics

Are You Happy? This Infographic Explains the Science of Happiness

Those inspirational quotes that tell you you can “choose” to be happy are bullshit. It’s far more complicated than that. But I’ll keep trying. That’s all I can do.

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing,” Frankl wrote in Man’s Search for Meaning, “the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way."



Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. -Deepak Chopra

Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. -Deepak Chopra

"I was amazed to discover that, according to The Atlantic, women still can’t have it all. Bah! Humbug! Women who have it all should try having nothing: I have no husband, no children, no real estate, no stocks, no bonds, no investments, no 401(k), no CDs, no IRAs, no emergency fund—I don’t even have a savings account. It’s not that I have not planned for the future; I have not planned for the present."



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Elizabeth Wurtzel Confronts Her One Night Stand of a Life - The Cut

This is just a devastating essay and, sadly, one I can relate to. There are a lot of quotable parts here, but this one probably gets at the article’s essence the best.

H/t Rubenfeld