Tag Archive: Philosophy

One Hundred Thousand Dollars

I don’t think there is anyone reading this that doesn’t think that 100G’s isn’t a lot of money. (If you do think so, can I have $100,000, please? I swear I will put it to good use!) Think of everything $100,000 could buy you. A Tesla Model X. A 44’ Jeanneau SunMagic sailboat and enough money to sail the …

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You Will Not Find Lasting Happiness By Seeking More, But By Wanting Less

Recently, I wrote about how happiness is a lack of want. I even came up with a really good quote for myself “You will not find lasting happiness by having more and more, but by wanting less and less.” This is something that I feel warrants further discussion. I have researched and found that peak happiness …

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If You Do This, Ordinary Actions Will Result In Extraordinary Success

Aristotle is quoted as saying “We are what we repeatedly do.” I agree with this quote. The thing about the people in this world is that they repeatedly do things that do not bring them closer to what they really want in life. They get up, go to work (or not), buy something, eat, watch TV, …

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Forget About The Trash

Chores And Keeping Score Is A Recipe For Resentment Thursday is the day the truck comes around and picks up the trash and recycling. Well, two trucks as one does the trash and one picks up the recycling. If I can, I like to get it out and to the curb on Wednesday evening. As …

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My Inner Stoic: Being Content

Being Content is to Love Your Life I live in the richest country that mankind has ever known. The United States has just under 5% of the world’s population but uses 30% of the world’s resources. It seems to me that if more was better than pretty much everybody here should be the most satisfied …

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Why You Need To Stop Consuming The News

I remember one thing that the economic collapse of 2008-09 did to me. No, I didn’t lose my job or house or anything like that. It caused me to seek answers. I started to dig into the whole system. Why are they giving billions of dollars to the same people whose actions caused them to …

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How To Succeed When You Aren’t The Best At Anything

What if you are just average at things, can you still succeed? YES! The hidden key to success is why the secret sauce tastes so good. Have you ever heard that only the best people are able to succeed, leaving the rest of us to pick up their scraps if we are lucky? That since …

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Ancient Wisdom That Stands The Test Of Time – Volume 2

    Powerful words of ancient wisdom from long dead philosophers that are just as meaningful today as they were thousands of years ago – and will still be just as relevant thousands of years from now. These incredible words from our ancient past are brimming with solid ways to live your life. While many …

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Ancient Wisdom That Stands The Test Of Time – Part 1

 Powerful words of ancient wisdom from philosophers that are just as meaningful today as they were thousands of years ago – and will still be just as relevant thousands of years from now. These old gems of ancient wisdom can guide you in your life in our modern world just as well as they have …

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