Renowned psychologist Jordan B Peterson’s answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Peterson is currently working on a new book called 12 Rules for Life, and listed 42 rules in this Quora answer.

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