We’re not completely independent beings. While we strive to cultivate as much internal happiness as possible, the truth is we still depend on external things for some level of comfort, pleasure, and life satisfaction. These external things can be our relationships, our work, our hobbies, or personal interests such as books, movies, or music. The [...]
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One day cannot dictate the whole course of your life. Even if you feel it is the worst day of your entire existence, it is a small blip in the grand scheme of things. What happened has happened – and it is over and done with. But that is all infinitesimal compared to the billions [...]
Excerpt from existential psychologist Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” Marianne Williamson Ever stood on top of a cliff or tall building and had a dizzying impulse to throw yourself over (even though you’re not suicidal)? You’re not the only one. I’ve felt it too. And [...]
It’s difficult to have to work in an environment that often stresses us out and drains us of our energy. Many of us probably spend between 30-50 hours a week dedicated to our job or career. It makes up a huge part of our lives. Yet we seem to accept the mantra that “work sucks,” [...]