Being Human: Living Life (As Opposed to Avoiding Death)

Hopefully, you read my last post, which means you now have a deeper understanding of what it means to live life as a human being. I posed several questions to you at the end of that piece.

  • What, specifically, should you spend time thinking about, and why?
  • What particular goals should…

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Being Human: Think, Produce, Succeed

In several of my previous posts, I’ve used phrases like “to live properly as a human being” and “according to your nature.” What exactly have I meant by this, and why is it important to understand your own nature as a human being in order to live well?

It…

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The Sovereignty of Your Own Mind: Being First-Handed

In many ways, life in 2018 is incredible – better than it’s ever been at any point in human history. At the same time, we find ourselves facing unique challenges in the digital age. Some of these problems can be deceptively damaging to your eudaimonia and require deep introspection and integrity to overcome.

For today, I’d…

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Finance is Fun: 9 Easy Strategies for Budgetary Wellness

We’re already up to five posts! I hope you found my series on productivity useful. Since money is one result of productive work, and since budgeting is a huge source of stress for millions of people, I thought I would do my best to share the most effective money management strategies I’ve discovered. In…

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Productivity as Your Central Purpose: Part 3

Good Monday, dear readers, and welcome to the exciting conclusion of my miniseries on productivity! In Part 1, we primarily discussed what a career is, isn’t, and should be. In Part 2, we got a bit more psychological and philosophical, discussing fundamental human needs and how productive work…

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Productivity as Your Central Purpose: Part 2

In Part 1 of this miniseries, I challenged you to rethink your definition of a career. I also pointed out that a huge number of people are dissatisfied with their work; in my view, that’s because (in most cases) there is a more fundamental disconnect between one’s view of productive work…

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Productivity as Your Central Purpose: Part 1

Not counting sleep, where do you spend most of your time? Unless you’re lazing comfortably on an extraordinary inheritance or lottery winnings, I’m going to guess that you either work for a living, or you mind the kids and the homestead while your spouse or partner generates the income (more on stay at home…

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First Post – Living Well on Earth

What a title, right? It’s 2018; it seems like half of the internet is dedicated to self-help, happiness, or some other variation on the same broad idea. Why would I choose to write about something so ubiquitous – and just who am I, anyway? What makes me both interested in writing about living well…

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