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Models for Happiness

Our usual modes for happiness- the hedonist who only lives for pleasure in the moment and the rat racer who postpones gratification for the purpose of attaining some future goal- do not work for most people, because they ignore our … Continue reading

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Just Do It

In his 1980 book, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Millman writes: To change the course of your life, choose one of two basic methods: 1- You can direct your energy and attention toward trying to fix your mind, find … Continue reading

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Following the Difficult Path

“It is far more likely that a given individual has just decided to reject the path upward, because of its difficulty. Perhaps that should even be your default assumption, when faced with such a situation. That’s too harsh, you think. … Continue reading

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Purpose

“He whose life has a why can bear almost any how.” -Nietzsche

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Order and Chaos

More to follow but I have begun to see how everything in our “Being” can be ordered into Order and Chaos. Order is the know, Chaos is the unknown. The following is an excerpt from Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for … Continue reading

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The Right Reasons

If you’re doing the right thing for the right reasons, you will win in the end.

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Good Enough

You’ll be great. Don’t try to be perfect parents; psych research says you only have to be ‘good enough.’

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Ecclesiastes and The Song

I haven’t spent much time studying the Bible but just like any book, I look for knowledge wherever I can find it. “The Song” started off with these scriptures and continued the theme throughout. I found them powerful because they … Continue reading

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Possessions

There are some things really worth having in life… A sense of humor. A sense of adventure. An open mind. A loving heart. 

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More happiness 

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love … Continue reading

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