Your happiness must come from within you. Nowhere (or from no one) else. (& The Philosophy of: Ben Lee – Happiness creates happiness.)

If you wanna fix a problem, then you gotta be happy. Being happy is the only way out of a mess. If you wanna fix a problem, then you gotta be happy, ’cause happiness creates happiness. – From Ben Lee’s Happiness There’s not a single person on planet earth that can …

Everything is actually going to be alright (and is) – The philosophy of: No Woman No Cry

If you’re having a day where you’re worried, anxious or uncertain (is that a bad thing?), listen to this – it’s impossible to keep feeling the same way. You can always go to your Kokomo, anytime, and anywhere you are. And the same goes for this: Because if you’re alive, you are …

A Deep Dive into: Happiness [pt.1] – Is it a real goal, a real thing, a linguistic label or nothing at all? (inspired by one of the students I teach)

I asked my class today ‘What are Humanity’s greatest accomplishments/achievements?’ And one of the answers that came back back was: Happiness. Whether we have achieved/accomplished this as a species (or any of us…. All of us?) is less important, but it brings up an idea: Is ‘Happiness’ just something that Humans …

Is everything that’s subjective, everything that varies across humanity, just bullshit? And is everything that is objectively true all that matters? [On Eudaimonia)

How are you? Are you alive? And do you have enough food to survive in the near future, enough warmth, water and shelter (and an ability to rest)? Then you’re good. Happiness (at least in its contemporary context) is not important. What’s Eudaimonia? The ancient Greeks valued ‘eudaimonia, which was …

This could be how to test if you’re doing something that’s truly best for YOU. 30 years ago, would so many people have sent trash cans to Jadaveon Clowney? [+ The Philosophy of: Mr Bean pt.2 – YOU are all you need to have a fucking great time]

How many things do people do just to share online, impress people they know/sort of know/don’t know/hate, or to get likes, views, retweets etc.? A whole bunch of Jacksonville Jaguars fans bought and sent trash cans to the Houston Texans’ Jadaveon Clowney after he called their quarterback Blake Bortles exactly …

Everything in billions of years of evolution, and everyone and everything you care about is the size of that (sort of) dot on my hand. You’re welcome.

Step 1 – Get a pen: Step 2 – Make a dot: Step 3 – Use your eyeball sockets and specifically your eyeball balls to look at the dot: That’s the size of Earth when you look at it from 900 miles away.  Everything ever than anyone ever did, or …