Cynicism is the Soul’s Deadliest Poison, Faith is the Soul’s Richest Medicine

Whatever becomes of the temperature of this planet and the social climate of its people, whatever misfortune comes your way, financial or physical, let not a drop of cynicism reach your soul. There is nothing more corrosive to your soul than cynicism. The cynical attitude is a noxious gas that, when inhaled, teaches us why … Continue reading Cynicism is the Soul’s Deadliest Poison, Faith is the Soul’s Richest Medicine

I Don’t Want Your Damn High Self-Esteem

He's got high self-esteem. 3 TIPS FOR HIGHER SELF-ESTEEM Admit that you suckPracticeRepeat step 2 forever I don't feel good about my writing because I don't consider myself a good writer. I start way too many sentences with 'but.' I cycle through the same 4 subjects. I add conditionals like probably and way, way too … Continue reading I Don’t Want Your Damn High Self-Esteem

Marco Camilo — From Language Mastery to The Afterlife: A Conversation on Biological Systems, Purpose, & Happiness (#39)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube The best professors are the ones that know how to play with your mind.Marco Camilo This conversation is riveting, informative, practical, and profound. Approach with an open mind. Today I'm joined by Marco Camilo (@_marcocamilo). Marco Camilo is a polyglot and professor of languages … Continue reading Marco Camilo — From Language Mastery to The Afterlife: A Conversation on Biological Systems, Purpose, & Happiness (#39)

I have no idea how to answer this question on my psychology midterm (Part 1)

Have you ever played Binky's Facts and Opinions? It's a game that teaches players the difference between what's true and what's not. Here, let's play together. Look at at this question from my Positive Psychology™ midterm, and tell me if it's a fact, or opinion, that one of these things decreases happiness.* Yeah, I could … Continue reading I have no idea how to answer this question on my psychology midterm (Part 1)

Little blue postcards: 1 million random acts of kindness

It's good to feel good. It's even better when other people feel good with you. All the happiest moments of my life share one thing in common: somebody else was smiling with me. Goodnote is a newsletter, a movement, really, started by my buddy Jamie Russo. When I listened to Jamie talk to me about … Continue reading Little blue postcards: 1 million random acts of kindness

The Penguin Latte Podcast #15 – John Daub on Hard Work, Happiness, and The Spirit of Fun

https://youtu.be/EK00hX8phec Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube I've never watched Fight Club. But I have seen so many episodes of Only In Japan with John Daub that it's worrying my family. John Daub (@OnlyinJAPANtv) is the producer, writer, designer, marketer, director, set designer, orchestrator and mastermind behind my all-time favorite … Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #15 – John Daub on Hard Work, Happiness, and The Spirit of Fun

The Penguin Latte Podcast #11: Deepu Asok on Meditation, Yoga, Drawing, and Happiness

Meditation is that state where you are no more. Your sense of Self is gone.If you ask an artist where his work comes from, if he's a generous artist, he'll say, 'I don't know where it comes.' Listen on Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Watch on YouTube Deepu Asok is the author and illustrator of … Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #11: Deepu Asok on Meditation, Yoga, Drawing, and Happiness