Path To Simple

Live simpler. Live happier.

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I’ve had lots of different dreams in my 28 years on this planet. When I was:

Now I’m at the start of my latest, grandest, and, hopefully final, goal: learning how to be happy.

There are two nice things about this goal:

  1. It has no fixed duration. I’ll be trying to get better at this until I die.
  2. There’s no way to lose. Regardless of how yesterday went, today I get to try again.

Philosophers, psychologists, and poets have spent thousands of years and millions of gallons of ink on the topic of happiness so I won’t write much here except some questions I’ve been wrestling with:

Suffice it to say, I’m very much a beginner. This blog is an exploration about what it means to be human and how to make the most of our limited time. In short, how to live “better.”

I put better within quotes because better implies that something else is worse. But life isn’t a competition. Better is highly personal and relative. It goes without saying that these are only my opinions, rooted in my experiences, biases, and beliefs, and that I’ll often be wrong.

Along these lines, here are some of the thoughts currently living rent-free in my head:

If you’ve stuck around this far, here are some of the places you can go from here: