A Few Simple Principles & Goals (what could be more important?)

What if we focused our entire lives on cultivating these qualities of character? 1. Do our very best whatever we do  2. Be honest to ourselves & others  3. Be kind to ourselves & others What if we lived every day of our lives in pursuit of these principles? What would our life look like? … Continue reading A Few Simple Principles & Goals (what could be more important?)

Character & Heroism

“Character is built in the course of your inner confrontation. Character is a set of dispositions, desires, and habits that are slowly engraved during the struggle against your own weakness. You become more disciplined, considerate, and loving through a thousand small acts of self-control, sharing, service, friendship, and refined enjoyment. If you make disciplined, caring … Continue reading Character & Heroism

Post #103. Emily Esfahani Smith on Living a Meaningful Life

Just saw a TED talk by the author & researcher Emily Esfahani Smith about meaning vs. happiness. This is a summary.  We are pursuing happiness which makes us unhappy... Many feel hopeless... depressed & isolated... Can the constant feed of news, the constant comparison on social media and the addiction to technology have anything to do … Continue reading Post #103. Emily Esfahani Smith on Living a Meaningful Life