When you're a cynic, feeling negative can sometimes be easier than thinking happy thoughts. Get a new perspective with these 11 fresh ideas from Karen Salmansohn's book How to Be Happy, Dammit: A Cynic's Guide to Spiritual Happiness.
By Karen Salmansohn
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When you let go of unnecessary attachments, you pick up speed in heading toward your true goals. For this reason, it's always better to have a short bad relationship than a long bad relationship. Or a short unsatisfying career versus a long unsatisfying career.
The sooner the eagle flies the coop, the sooner the high-flying eagle livin' begins. Though you also know it's scary to let go. What if you fall? What if you don't have eagle wings after all—and cannot fly?
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