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Apr 17Liked by Nix ๐Ÿ•Š

i've been having trouble with my relationship with work for such a long time and i finally decided to really put an effort into making it better these past few days. so this entry really did come in a great time for me. thank you for writing this beautiful piece. your kind approach to work really inspired me a lot. have a nice week ๐ŸŒฟ

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My god this is so so good; youโ€™ve put into words a sentiment that Iโ€™ve been trying to put my finger on for a while โ€” thank you!

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โ€œIn truth, Iโ€™m struggling to align my professional work with who I am.โ€

Uh, what do you do again? ๐Ÿ˜‚ I canโ€™t remember you ever telling us

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I love this so much. This is something Iโ€™ve been thinking about as my hobby slowly became my work. Now itโ€™s both what I do for work and what I do for pleasure and I wonder if thereโ€™s even a difference between the two. I wrote a few thoughts about that here if youโ€™re interested:

https://www.thepost.org/p/is-it-for-work-or-for-pleasure

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Apr 17Liked by Nix ๐Ÿ•Š

love this piece as always!! the quote at the start leads me the question, who ingrained that need to worship something in us? why have humans always been looking for a greater purpose? idk if this is too deep for this post but Iโ€™ve thought that thatโ€™s a sign of God, because this feeling doesnโ€™t really have an evolutionary purpose. i think it ultimately comes down to filling the void with what we perceive as happiness, whether it be constructed or genuine. really enjoyed your thoughts on this topic!

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Great piece. Also reminded me of this classic: http://www.paulgraham.com/work.html.

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Apr 17Liked by Nix ๐Ÿ•Š

This is such a great read ! Especially the 'spiritual quest' part

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Time, attention to fill the hearts void l

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Man I loved the last quote from Martha Graham - thank you for another great piece Nix!!

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