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How to Enjoy Tranquility Through All of Life’s Trials

Lately, whenever I’m in between novels and psychology books, I end up in Ecclesiastes. I never stop being amazed (and comforted) that humans have been wrestling with the same exact questions for THOUSANDS OF YEARS. 

Here’s today’s passage:


Watch This Woman Progress From Infancy to Old Age — In Just 5 Minutes

I’ve never understood why everyone is so averse to aging. From what I can tell, most people get calmer and more centered with time. 

So I love this video, by Anthony Cerniello, of a woman progressing from infancy to old age — in just five minutes. It’s humane and beautiful and well worth your time:

Quiet: The Book

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1. There’s a word for “people who are in their heads too much”: thinkers.

2. Our culture rightly admires risk-takers, but we need our “heed-takers” more than ever.

3. Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.

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