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Albert Camus on Happiness and Love, Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton
Albert Camus on Happiness and Love, Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton

“If those whom we begin to love could know us as we were before meeting them … they could perceive what they have made of us.”

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Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love
Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love

Reflections on the cornerstone of our flourishing.

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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology
A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

You’ll need pen, paper, and a silencer for cynicism.

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What It Takes to Design a Good Life
What It Takes to Design a Good Life

“Busy is a decision… You don’t find the time to do things — you make the time to do things.”

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Trying Not to Try: How to Cultivate the Paradoxical Art of Spontaneity Through the Chinese Concept of Wu-Wei
Trying Not to Try: How to Cultivate the Paradoxical Art of Spontaneity Through the Chinese Concept of Wu-Wei

“Our modern conception of human excellence is too often impoverished, cold, and bloodless. Success does not always come from thinking more rigorously or striving harder.”

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Stop Overplanning: The Psychology of Why Excessive Goal-Setting Limits Our Happiness and Success
Stop Overplanning: The Psychology of Why Excessive Goal-Setting Limits Our Happiness and Success

“Uncertainty is where things happen. It is where the opportunities — for success, for happiness, for really living — are waiting.”

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