The permission to stop trying for a while

Stop trying. In one area of your life where you’re anxious to achieve success or love or happiness, try simply giving it up for a while.

This will likely terrify you at first. It will feel like a betrayal—as though you are somehow giving up on yourself. But it’s often giving up on our deepest desires for love, success, or happiness that makes them more available to us than ever before.

Mark Manson

Well isn’t that just a breath of fresh air.

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