Tag: life meaning

"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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Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Let Go of the Need to Suffer

We don’t need to suffer to give our lives meaning. Sounds weird, but we sometimes use suffering as a metric for how well we live and how much we love. But we don’t need to suffer to prove our love or justify our joy. It’s always okay to be happy no matter what happens – …

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