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For a Happier Life, Satisfice

A reformed perfectionist’s journey toward ‘good enough’

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A few weeks ago, I happened to catch a Freakonomics podcast entitled “Are You a Maximizer or Satisficer?” The podcast, which originally aired in 2020, consists of a conversation between host Steven J. Dubner and psychologist Angela Duckworth about how they allocate time and resources in their lives to achieve their…

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Brianna Conrey

Brianna Conrey

Family, relationships, and life after divorce with a twist of humor. Exploring happiness, creativity, and how to be a good person in a complicated world.

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