Humans 101

Happiness Comes From Learning to Play the Inner Game

Lessons for a life well-lived

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I stared out the window as we passed the train station: Commuters, all men, with their overcoats, suits, and briefcases, like a herd of clones, stood on the platform, waiting for the train to New York. I thought, “Not for me. There’s got to be more to life than this. I’ll be blazing…