Two Problems People Have

No one ever says, “My faucet is leaking. I need more cups for the extra water.” And yet, this is the precise approach many take with regard to happiness — instead of addressing the problem at its root, they turn their attentions merely to symptoms of the problem.

Notice, too, how I use the the third person in that paragraph — to deflect attention from my own shortcomings, I mean. That’s another problem people have!

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