Redefining the Goodlife™
Ideas That Help Us Thrive
Believe it or not, the goal of life is not just emotional happiness. If we don’t get this down we’ll never find lasting happiness, or well-being.
Let’s overachieve and talk about how we try to meet our needs with strategies, or actions, that we consciously and unconsciously, use to satisfy needs.
All human needs are universal consisting of both physical, and psychological, requirements. Redefining the good life starts here.
Anyone else see the deluge of headlines proclaiming the demise of the human race? I know it’s hard to look away from the dystopian future scenarios but odds are we figure it out. We usually do.
Let’s take a closer look at morality and see why attempts to solve the moral puzzle have come up short.
Habits are a great tool that can lead to increased well-being if we choose them wisely. If our habits have chosen us, however, they can lead to sorrow.
The journey to well-being begins by using willpower to implement effective strategies. Apply these tips to increase your willpower and arrive at happyville.
When I have paralysis from over-analysis there is only one thing to do. Stop philosophizing and start doing. I pick one need and start making progress.
Are myths necessary to keep a society together? Of course not. Which is why Yuval Harari’s book “Sapiens,” had me at hello, but quickly left me broken-hearted.
By remembering that emotion is just a translation of our main goals of surviving and thriving we can make sure we don’t get lost in that translation.
Replacing old strategies isn’t as easy as it sounds. That’s because strategies are infused with emotion and we are attached to the strategy not the outcome.
Believe it or not, you can buy well-being up to $75k. If you want even more well-being, well, after $75k it’s all just a crap shoot.