Compassion in Companions

The Dalai Lama believes the purpose of life is to seek happiness; meaning, the liberation from suffering. What's the polar opposite of suffering? Pleasure. However, people get confused between pleasure [external events creating gratification] and happiness [internal peace of mind creating contentment].  Some context: [1] was in Jacksonville/Savannah this past week. [2] was reading The Art of Happiness (A Handbook for … Continue reading Compassion in Companions


Euphoria, Elation, Exhilaration

"Act my age? What the fuck is that, 'act my age'? What do I care how old I am? The Ocean is old as fuck. It will still drown your ass with vigor." What does it mean to 'have your shit together'? Per definition, it's to get one's thoughts and/or possessions organized. But how do … Continue reading Euphoria, Elation, Exhilaration