Most people dream of great success. But what if the key to long-term happiness is learning to embrace mediocrity? That’s the idea behind Paul Douard’s book, “How to Cultivate Anti-Ambition”. In our achievement-obsessed age, resisting the cult of ambition may be challenging, but it can make life more meaningful, positive and fulfilling.
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