Life as a Paradox - Deepstash
Life as a Paradox

Life as a Paradox

Life is full of paradoxes, and anything and everything that we hope for or desire only leads to more anxiety and stress, creating new problems for us.

We can be content. But it's not simple. To understand why we seem to be constantly dissatisfied with ourselves and the world, we must understand some basic psychological principles.

1.71K

8.03K reads

CURATED FROM

IDEAS CURATED BY

keving

deepstash fan

The idea is part of this collection:

Joining A New Team

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to establish a positive team culture

How to collaborate effectively

How to build trust with a new team

Related collections

Similar ideas to Life as a Paradox

The Authenticity Paradox

A professional moving up the ladder wants to be successful and have the desired impact, but if in doing so has to sacrifice the ingrained values and integrity, one would end up being less sincere and more ‘political’.

The answer to this paradox may be on how we see our job. If we are only ...

Life In 21st Century

Life In 21st Century

The 21st Century is a century where we feel a more peaceful life than several centuries before. Now there are more and more job opportunities. Now our task is to develop ourselves and our environment for the better. Our task is not only to fight, but to develop the world around us. But matters of pe...

Other Tips From Jordan Peterson For a Better Life

  • Consider that any hierarchy creates winners and losers. The winners are more likely to justify the hierarchy and the losers to criticize it.
  • Understand that hierarchy is inescapable. The pursuit of goals lends life meaning and the collective pursuit of goals produces hi...

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates