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The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter

The Comfort Crisis

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The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter
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May 11, 2021 | ISBN 9780593138762

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“An entertaining and thought-provoking adventure that weaves together findings from anthropology, physiology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Easter makes a convincing case that happiness is more than the absence of cold, hunger, and boredom—in fact, a little discomfort may be exactly what we need.”—Alex Hutchinson, New York Times bestselling author of Endure

“This revelatory, illuminating book is packed with big ideas on how our overly comfortable lives and routines have chipped away at our physical, mental, and emotional health.”—Liz Plosser, Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health

“An unconventional clarion call to swim upstream against the currents of comfort and ease that we seek and have grown unquestioningly used to. Not for the soft, or faint of heart, this appeals to the tough, or those who seek to be. A good read that challenges conventional wisdom about living life.”—James Clapper, former US Director of National Intelligence

“This book will change the way we think about the modern world and how everyday conveniences are eroding our understanding of what it means to be human. Delving head-first into physical discomfort, Easter weaves scientific and sociologic research into his own story of finding deeper meaning. A must-read for anyone wanting to go outside their comfort zone to find real connection to our world and beyond.”—Richard Dorment, Editor-in-Chief of Men’s Health 

“Shows why human greatness seldom rises from a perch of comfort and ease—and what you can do to maximize growth and fulfillment.”—Brian L. Losey, (ret) Commander of US Navy Special Warfare Command

“Easter didn’t quite make me want to spend a month off the grid hunting caribou in subzero temperatures, but it was close. He sure made me look differently at adversity, at challenges, at discomfort.”—Tamar Haspel, columnist, Washington Post

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