“She thinks we’re too conditioned to see our lives as linear stories of constant progress. From that perspective, any setback or lull or loss in our personal or professional lives is an abject failure and a sign of doom. In reality, she sees our lives as cyclical, seasonal.”
I really want to read this book, it's on my list, but so many are on my list! I've realized in the last few years that I very much live differently in different seasons, but the idea of my life as a whole being cyclical and seasonal is interesting and one I'll be thinking about for a while.