"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive." - Joseph Campbell

Life Is More Than Survival

Life isn’t about surviving or extending the number of years we can live. No matter how long our lives or how resilient we are, death is still our fate. But it doesn’t make sense for life to be about suffering either. Experiencing and working through suffering, sure, but not merely for suffering’s sake. There’s gotta …

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"It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser." - Zora Neale Hurston

Ignoring Isn’t Igrnorant

A lot of people value combat. Even in daily disputes. But combat consumes a lot of energy and doesn’t guarantee desirable outcomes. And just like judging or gossiping, anytime we combat others, we’re representing ourselves – not necessarily the situation or another person. When we yell, curse, throw, punch, or smite, we show the world …

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"You aren't your work, your accomplishments, your possessions, your home, your family... your anything. You're a creation of your Source, dressed in a physical human body intended to experience and enjoy life on Earth." - Wayne Dyer

Might as Well Enjoy

We’re going to get to the end no matter what thoughts we think, words we say, or decisions we make. We’re going to face the end of the chores, the projects, the tough times, the good times. We’re going to face the end of our lives. So, why go through it all frazzled and stressed? …

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"Those who have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness." - Edward Stanley

Eat Something Green

Green foods are loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients – all of which help your brain and body function optimally. Sure, you can live a long, fulfilling life without green foods. But when you know the benefits, and when they’re readily available, why pass them up? There are plenty of green goodies to choose …

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"I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God." - Tim Tebow

Most of the Time

The purpose of our lives is not to achieve perfection. And it’s arguable that life is inherently perfect or that everything about our lives is already part of a perfect whole. Regardless, it’s just not necessary to strive for perfection all of the time. Maybe some pivotal moments require a flawless performance. Maybe some critical opportunities …

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“Be curious, not judgemental.” - Walt Whitman

You Are What You Judge

Do you know that your judgment of others is a reflection of you? And how you feel about yourself? It rarely has anything to do with the people you’re judging. See, judgment is a defense mechanism that helps us justify our lives and maintain a sense of control. But control is something we seek when …

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"I choose to live, not just exist." - James Hetfield

Pursue or Pivot?

Sometimes it’s hard to know whether to stay on a path or get off and reroute. Whether the road ahead is dreary, bright, promising, or unclear – the choice to move forward can be paralyzing. So, how do you decide? How you do know which path is the right choice? Well, you don’t. All you can …

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"The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements." - Bryant H. McGill

What Is Forgiveness?

Forgiveness is not about making someone say “I’m sorry.” It’s not about hanging our heads in shame or lamenting our wrongdoings. It’s not about who’s right or wrong, who’s better or worse. Most day-to-day experiences do not require such a strong emotional emphasis. In fact, they require the opposite. They require us to let go …

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"I know it sounds corny, but I think the meaning of life is to do what you love and be happy." - John 5

Align Your Thoughts

What do you think about most of the time? Are your thoughts aligned with what’s important to you? Our minds tend to wander and get distracted by all the noise of the day – advertisements, judgments, gossip, other people’s priorities. Sometimes, we get sidetracked and need to reel our brains back in so we can …

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“Doing less is not being lazy. Don't give in to a culture that values personal sacrifice over personal productivity.” - Timothy Ferriss

Balance Doing and Being

There’s no sense in rushing through life. We’re all headed to the same destination. It’s like speeding around cars only to stop at a red light alongside everyone you just passed. However, an unproductive, lazy sort of life is a lot less fulfilling than one with ambitions and dreams. No matter how big or small …

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