1. A link to the essay
Stress Yields a Sweeter Life
–4. One sentence of what the belief is
I believe that an atmosphere of stress and chaos — within reason — brings out my best qualities.
5. 2 examples from the story that showed their belief
Any right-minded consultant would have advised against the exhausting, under-capitalized and dysfunctional venture my garden expanded into. But the work brought rewards.
I believe in managed stress. It sweetens the tomatoes. I like to think it sweetens me, too.