The Invisible Habit that Makes Happy People Miserable

Alan Trapulionis
7 min readMay 17, 2022

Let’s play a game.

I’ll tell you about the life of someone named John. John constantly feels like something is missing from his life, but he does not know what it is. If you can identify the tiny little habit that keeps him miserable, you win.

Every morning, John wakes up to the following view:

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