My 4 Reminders From Mark Manson in 2024

It is Your Problem to Do Something.

Rebecca Scott
CliffView Life

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I have not been living in a complete cave. I have heard of Mark Manson’s book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F@ck before.

I never read it — until now.

Now was the best time for me to read it.

There are five big reminders I need right now in my life in 2024 that I took from it.

This is also the first book I have honestly chosen to be on my annual re-read list. I’ve seen others list off their books before. And assumed those books are the ones I should read every year. The problem is that I am not them. I need to hear my lessons and reminders. My re-read list needs to be a reflection of me not someone else.

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Reminder 1: Be willing to go through the negative to get to the positive.

Every experience has negatives. Even the experiences that you have been working every extra minute for have negatives.

Everyone does this next scenario:
If I [have/achieve/earn/become/accomplish] X
then I will be happy.

No you won’t be. You might be happy for a while but not permanently. Your satisfaction will only last until you find the next…

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Rebecca Scott
CliffView Life

I’m a student of life, Canadian East Coast girl just trying to earn my Crazy Aunt Mug and share my journey to where I am going.