Accountable Relationships

Roughly two years ago, after shoving down tacos and tequila, I got into a philosophical bout with a friend regarding obligations. Not entirely sure how the conversation started but at the time, we were both YES people. She questioned herself (note: I obvs don't remember word for word but here's the gist of the statement): … Continue reading Accountable Relationships

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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