When we were at Borders in San Fran the other day we came across a book called The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less by Barry Schwartz.

We’re both interested in reading it as the author goes into explaining how more choice actually erodes one’s psychological well-being.

It made me think about why NYC can be so stressful – because living there is about constantly making choices and about having limitless options. Even dining out can be a chore – what neighborhood, what type of cuisine, what subway line you will take. It’s both the blessing and curse of living there…


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