Frankly, I Don't Give a Damn

Nope

Gemma Evans (CC0)

May 7, 2017

Have you ever wished you cared less or been told to develop a thicker skin? For the polite and anxious among us, suddenly being immune to criticism and embarrassment might seem to be a superpower. In this hour, we’re exploring what that power might allow you to do: become a fabulously successful stand-up comedian, discern what really matters in your life, and resist the attempts of self-help books to make you feel bad about living your life as you see fit.

  1. Breaking Out of The "Feedback Loop from Hell"

    Blogger Mark Manson on embracing our negativity as a means of consciously choosing what we really care about.

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  2. Menefreghismo

    It means “a couldn’t-care-less attitude,” and it’s a personal mantra for comedian Norm MacDonald.

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  3. Resisting the Self-Improvement Craze

    Are we ever good enough, or are we doomed to self-optimization for our entire lives?

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  4. The Impossibility of Actually ‘Having It All’

    Journalist Ariel Levy recounts how quickly everything—your career, marriage, family plans—can come unraveled. 

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