How giving less of a shit made me a happier person
Published on Medium 7th November 2017
I used to care deeply about what people thought of me.
I smiled sweetly at folks I met, even if I didn’t feel much like smiling. I said “no problem” if a client asked me to reconfigure a piece of work, even if it really was a problem. I tried to honour commitments I made to colleagues, even if doing so put me under a lot of stress.