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Are You Swimming or Treading Water?
If you’re swimming, then you’re going someplace. If you’re treading water, then you’re just waiting to drown. Call me crazy, but I don’t think that waiting to die is a good way to live. If your life is going to … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Psychology Tagged Constructive attitude, Goals, Life, Meaning of life, Positive attitude, Positive thinking, Viktor Frankl, Worthy goals 2 Comments
What If You Have No Answer?
In my previous blog post, I said you should always have an answer to the question, “What am I doing here?” But what if you don’t have an answer? The glory and the misery of being human is that we … Continue reading
Posted in Life Tagged Angst, Bipolar, Commitment, Courage, Depression, Ennui, Existential choice, Goals, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Purpose Leave a comment
Always Have A Purpose
What’s “the most dangerous poison of life” — the greatest source of unhappiness? You might think it’s hatred, and that would be a sensible choice. But according to American Founder Thomas Jefferson, it’s boredom. For an intelligent person, being alive … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Psychology Tagged Goals, Happiness, Meaning of life, Purpose, Purpose in life, Thomas Jefferson, Wisdom, Worthwhile goals, Worthy goals Leave a comment
Find Your Life’s Meaning
Does your life have meaning? If so, how? The answer helps you appreciate your blessings and seize your opportunities. Having a clear idea of the answer is in itself a blessing. Most people have no idea. They trudge through life, … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Philosophy, Psychology Tagged Being part of something bigger, Community, Connection, Goals, Happiness, Limited time, Meaning, Meaning of life, Mortality, Worthwhile goals Leave a comment
Don’t Be A Quitter
“Quitters never win, and winners never quit. But those who never win and never quit are idiots.” — Despair.com Don’t be a quitter. But don’t be an idiot, either. The problem in many situations is to know which is which. … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Psychology Tagged Aristotle, Buddhism, Courage, Daniel Robinson, Determination, Goals, Golden Mean, Middle Way, Perseverance, Persistence, Virtue, Winston Churchill Leave a comment