We all have problems, some of them very serious. Rejection, failure, mortality. They create anxiety. And an entire industry of climbers and has-beens gets paid richly to give us advice. That’s why I found this tidbit from Craig Newmark (of Craigslist) so refreshing:

Q: What methods have you found effective to reduce stress in your work environment?

Newmark: Aside from taking a deep breath, haven’t found any.

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