The School of Taoism Says: To Be the Best, You Must Be Still

In stillness comes the clarity to act.

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The fight was over. I had lost. Which is good — it was my fault in the first place. I was caught up in ideals. Of what constitutes a good relationship, a good marriage. I was measuring myself against the stereotypes of sitcom couples. Of fairy tale ever-afters. And I was struggling to compete.

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Corey Fradin

Corey Fradin

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