Dealing with People

What to do when your friends are all successful: Fast Company, Oprah-level successful!

Last week, I opened up Facebook and saw a photo that not many people get to see on their Facebook feed:

Yes, that’s right. My friend, author and fellow Portlander Cheryl Strayed, has just caused Oprah to reopen her book club. (Her book, Wild, is amazing. Obviously. Reese Witherspoon bought the rights a while ago.)

Last week, the big news on my Facebook feed was that Gideon Lewis-Kraus was reviewed in The New Yorker.


A few weeks ago, when I opened up Facebook, I saw my friend Claire Diaz-Ortiz with an announcement of her own:

Ready to get lucky?

Joan Didion

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves—there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.

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Can You Learn to be Lucky: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr

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