Monthly Archives: January 2015

Seeking Consentient Happiness

Last week I circled peace. It is not the first time I have sought composure and tranquility within the folds of my consentient insignificance and relevance. In some circumstance it feels that I do indeed instinctively synthesize this conflicting push … Continue reading

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What To Do for Happiness

Life is serious, and should be taken seriously. I frequently make the mistake of confusing ‘Life’ with ‘my life’ which leads to the mistake of taking myself too seriously. (And though it does help to explain), this should not be … Continue reading

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Lessons in Happiness

able-bodied happiness Gustavo and Dmitry had been good friends for more than 40 years. They first met on a job when they were both in their 30’s. Both had previously married (in their 20’s), and both were still married to … Continue reading

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Self-Governing Happiness

The following is in response to a comment I might have received this week if anyone actually read my blog: I am not arguing against religion – I am arguing for an autonomous skepticism and I am encouraging a functional … Continue reading

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Eudaimoniaphobia

Imagine ‘Fear’ as a living, breathing, corporeal entity. Many days, many of us are able to avert our eyes, or turn and go in a different direction, thus ignoring Fear; pushing it to the back of the mind as if … Continue reading

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