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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits

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“How Does One Find One’s Identity?” What’s Your Answer?

November 8th, 2015

Episode 162 of 401 episodes

“How does one find one’s identity? My answer would be through work and through love, and both imply giving rather than getting. Each requires discipline, self-mastery, and a kind of selflessness, and they are each lifetime challenges.” –May Sarton, Recovering: A Journal 1978-1979 Yes, another quotation from May Sarton. I’m slowly working my way through all her journals. Do you agree? That we find our identity through work and love?

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