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Hi, I’m Ingrid Fetell Lee. A designer and author, I founded the Aesthetics of Joy to help you create more joy in life and work through design.

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The enemy of joy

Hollywood loves it. Society reveres it. But it kills joy faster than just about anything else. Read on to learn about the enemy of joy, and how you can overcome it.

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“This book has the power to change everything! Writing with depth, wit, and insight, Ingrid Fetell Lee shares all you need to know in order to create external environments that give rise to inner joy.”

- Susan Cain, Author of Quiet and Founder of Quiet Revolution

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