Cheryl Strayed - Tiny Beautiful Things Bookmark
Don't surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn't true anymore
"I’ve come to understand that joy isn’t this days-long condition in which I’m laughing and doing cartwheels for hours on end. Joy, to me, is often a fleeter, quieter thing. The beauty of the sunshine streaming through your window. The feeling you have of contentment on your daily walk. The smile you exchange with a loved one or stranger. Those are the more common experiences of joy in my life.”
-- Cheryl Strayed
Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild, the New York Times bestsellers Tiny Beautiful Things and Brave Enough, and the novel Torch. Wild was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 and adapted into an Oscar-nominated film starring Reese Witherspoon. Tiny Beautiful Things was adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos in a play directed by Thomas Kail that has been produced in theaters around the nation. Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, and elsewhere. She’s the host of the New York Times hit podcast Sugar Calling and was the co-host of the Dear Sugars podcast with Steve Almond. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her family.
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