Don't Transact Life
It feels like a cliché to say something like “life is for living,” but sometimes things become clichés… because they are true.
You can't LIVE a project, only in the CONTEXT of particular project, at a particular time, LIFE, THE HORIZON, is the only thing that affords LIVING.— Rival Voices (@nosilverv) April 6, 2021
These tweets are near the end of an excellent thread on why ‘optimizing’ your life flattens it and strips its meaning.
Business Metaphors in Life
Some things that get talked about:
The Minimum Viable Good Life (I actually like this article overall, but it does fit the broader trend.)
Sources, resources, links
This is the reason that hustle culture feels so dismal to me, it transforms the entirety of your life into a business pursuit.