Simply Good Life — Definition of Happiness | How to Live Longer | Communicate Better
Greetings from the Netherlands friends!
Here are some of my favorite learnings and articles from this week:
Definition of Long-Term Happiness
I try not to focus on things that create short-term happiness (pleasure) but rather on things that create the real long-term happiness. There seem to be four elements that sustain long-term happiness and are universal across all cultures:
1) optimism — believing that our behavior will eventually matter
2) social connection — the breadth and depth of our relationships
3) how we perceive stress — as challenges instead of threats
4) meaning — the connection between our actions and our values
Want to Live Longer?
There’s just one proven way to live longer. You need to lengthen your telomeres. How? Focus on the right food, the right mindset, the two important supplements, and the right stress reduction methods:
want to live longer? Lengthen your telomeres.
Live a No Regrets Life
Find below 575 bucket list ideas to live a no regrets life. Don’t wait too long to begin your journey. Make plans using some of these great ideas:
Become a Better Communicator
One of the most important aspects of a meaningful conversation is listening. If you’re asking a question and aren’t listening, you’re not having a conversation at all. So one of the easiest ways that we can practice active listening and avoid a conversation dead-end is to make sure that we are “turning” the conversation in the right way. Find out how:
Success is a Drug
Success is no different to any other drug. It’s enticing. It’s addictive. It provides an escape. It causes withdrawal symptoms. This must be understood — without condemnation or judging — for one to be free. From one futile pursuit or another. @janusfaustus
One of my favorite people on Twitter is Janus. He keeps sending thought-provoking tweets every day. And I especially love the one above. What is the first thought that comes to your mind after reading it?
Have a great weekend, all!