What is happiness? It’s hard to say. According to Aristotle, it’s the primary goal of human life, but it certainly looks different for each and every person.
Everyone goes through tough times in their lives. Thus, most people have probably been told that it gets better. Is that really true? Personally, I’ve had times in my life when I’ve vehemently rejected the sentiment. Sadness can cloud your vision and convince you that you’re stuck where you are.
When did life become so full of unnecessary clutter? How did we lose sight of the big picture in order to pursue tiny and meaningless goals? Where did the idea of living simply go, and how can we find it again?
“Let no one when young delay to study philosophy, nor when he is old grow weary of his study. For no one can come too early or too late to secure the health of his soul.”
Have you ever looked up at the stars at night and been hit with the sudden realization that you are an indescribably tiny part of an vast, expansive universe? I have. Realizing that so much exists beyond your world can be scary, but it can also be inspiring.