We don’t always win and we don’t always get what we win. This post is about learning to be happy not merely in-spite of our losses but even because of them. True joy is not about outcomes but processes and attitudes.
This post examines one of the internets most popular and controversial figures: the Liver King.
Though the character is obviously and intentionally absurd, his core 9 core tenants when followed would likely lead to greater health and happiness to those who would follow.
“Happiness is not the belief that we need to change but the realization that we can.” Don’t change because you MUST, choose to change because you CAN.
“Happiness is not the belief that we need to change but the realization that we can.”
Change does not merely happen with the passage of time but requires deliberate energy and action. Just as an object at rest will remain at rest, so too will your life remain unchanged unless you harness the energy behind the desire for growth, mastery, happiness and change in order to transform yourself from where you are to where you want to be.
Start with Why and What. What do you want to become (or rather who do you want to become) and why. When you have your what and why, build your how. Pursuing the best version of you is the best and most honorable way to serve humanity and to improve the world.