Happiness Requires Aim and Action

I define the ultimate success as becoming the ideal or best version of yourself. I use the word best rather than perfect because there is no perfection. The idea of a perfect version of oneself implies that there is a point at which further progress or improvement is impossible, the destination has been reached. PerfectionContinue reading “Happiness Requires Aim and Action”

Happiness Thought for the Day – October 11, 2021: Love what you do

Love what you do. Read that again. It doesn’t say to do what you love. It says do what you love. In the perfect world, we could earn a living doing exactly what we love, or better yet, we could live in a world where we didn’t have to earn a living at all andContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day – October 11, 2021: Love what you do”

Happiness Thought for the Day – September 27, 2021: you define your own happiness

“Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or qualification.” – JK Rowling JK Rowling spoke these words to a group of presumably extremely motivated and driven young men and women at the Harvard University commencement speech in 2008. Whether you are a bright young mind graduating from one ofContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day – September 27, 2021: you define your own happiness”

Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices

“If your choices are beautiful, so too will you be.” – Epictetus When a person takes care of their physical health by eating nutritious food, drinking water, exercising, and abstaining from junk, the result is a visibly attractive and healthy body (not to mention a presumably healthy and joyous mind as the two are inextricablyContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices”

Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success

This post is inspired by a quote by the stoic philosopher Epictetus, which I shared on my Instagram, twitter, and blog page earlier this morning, but felt like there was more to say. The quote was: “you are what you repeatedly give your mind to.” When I first read this quote it immediately invoked thoughtsContinue reading “Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success”