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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Agree, Disagree? “The Sweetest Things Become the Most Bitter by Excess.”

May 1st, 2016

Episode 259 of 399 episodes

“The sweetest things become the most bitter by excess.” — Democritus Do you agree? Some examples that spring to my mind: sugar, caffeine, the internet, TV, one-click shopping, ambition…and of course, habit. I love and embrace habits, which is why I wrote my book Better Than Before, but I recognize the danger of habits. Their sweetness can become bitter by excess. And I say that even as an Upholder. The post Agree, Disagree? “The Sweetest Things Become the Most Bitter by Excess.” appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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