As Peter Drucker indicates, happiness, like money, comes when the system is working. You don’t aim for the money and you don’t aim for happiness, you aim to make the system work.
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When it comes to your health, winning seems the imperative, and it seems one must win at all costs. This is rarely true; it is rarely the case that your fate is sealed and you must play the game set before you.
All our lives we’re told to develop discernment, exercise judgement, and find the importance in things, but I found scarce few who were doing it. Around 2000 I decided to retrace my steps, and ask those people who were living a committed life what they were doing, and why.
Many of the consequences of insufficient sleep are highlighted in Matthew Walker's 2017 book is titled, Why We Sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. The extracts I'm quoting come from his penultimate chapter, "Sleep and Society."