Life & Living
A collection of 28 posts
Thieves of Joy
Comparison, upward or downward, steals joy. It makes us envious, jealous, prideful, or arrogant. Hurry bulldozes joy. Think of the best moments in your life. Were you rushing? Joy doesn't sprint; it walks. Distraction, though it relieves discomfort temporarily, thwarts joy. It's hard to see the goodness in front of
Cost of de-acquisition
When you buy something, its overt cost is stated on the price tag, but there’s another potential hidden cost: that of de-acquisition. > De-acquisition cost: The mental, physical, and monetary strain it takes to get rid of something you realize you didn’t need in the first place. It has
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey | 14 Lessons on Livin'
I ordered Greenlights because of the rave reviews I saw it getting (which isn’t always a great indicator of a book’s quality, but it was in this case). Through riveting storytelling, McConaughey takes the reader on a journey through life’s mysteries and truths, and with refreshing candor,