This episode is about a somewhat illusive concept called “happiness”. Many times, our pursuit of this is an adventure in missing the point. So, we’ll bring a bit of a counterculture (roguish!) perspective to cultivating a happy life. And, as always, our conversation will be roguish, as we weave in our core values and, as always, we’ll share a mystic MacNugget. Let’s strap in…
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Manifesto points to consider:
THE SETUP-Happiness. Basis for this discussion comes from an article in The Atlantic by Arthur C. Brooks, entitled, “True success is more than checking boxes.”
Beatles vs Rolling Stones: Wanting to hold your hand vs getting satisfaction. Ha! Should it even be about our happiness? My story about the “no”.
THE SOLUTION-WHAT DOES BRING HAPPINESS?
WHO HAS INTRINSIC CHARACTERISTICS THAT I ADMIRE AND WANT TO EMULATE?
WHAT DO PEOPLE MOST NEED FROM ME, AND HOW CAN I PROVIDE IT?
WHAT IS MY LIFE’S PURPOSE?
Happiness comes from the illumination of your greatest virtues, thus showing the way for other people, and making visible to yourself your true purpose.
"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action." —William James