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Being aware of the distinction between desire and enjoyment can be empowering. Next time you feel the urge to check your phone or eat a meal rich in sugar and fat, you may remember that you might not enjoy it as much as you predict.
Desire needs to be understood as a not-useful guide to an enjoyable life.
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