Even If You’re Not Feeling Bubbly

One needn’t be cheerful in order to adopt a mature and self-determined stance in the face of creative challenges. Succeeding isn’t always accompanied by smiling. And there’s much more to the creation of a flourishing life than the fleeting, fluctuating experience of having fun. Sometimes we feel enthusiastic. Sometimes we don’t. Thích Nhất Hạnh wrote, “Feelings come and… Continue reading Even If You’re Not Feeling Bubbly

You’re free whether you like it or not

The ability to say “I hate my life” does not make one a victim. Not liking reality isn’t the same thing as being devoid of power. Personal freedom is not a mood. It’s an ontological fact. Its existence does not depend on the absence of unwanted conditions. Its presence is not always confirmed by an abundance of… Continue reading You’re free whether you like it or not