Tom and Barbara may have made it fashionable back in the 1970s, but ‘The Good Life’ has been an ongoing human preoccupation for thousands of years. What does a good life look like, and how do we get to live one?
Influential philosophers like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Nietzche and others all had something to say about what it means to live ‘The Good Life’. Religions too have had their say, exalting particular ways of living as the key aspects of a good life.
Through August 2020 my daily emails will focus on what these ‘OG influencers’ had to say about ‘The Good Life’. As usual these are written to be easy to understand and digest, and give us all something to think about as we continue our personal quests for a life well lived.
Socrates said that “the unexamined life is not worth living” – use this simple practise to help you examine your own mind.
A key aspect of The Good Life is about learning to be grateful for the good things in your life. Use this easy to follow guide to help make gratitude a way of life.
Meditation is a key cornerstone of every major spiritual tradition, it’s the simplest thing in the world to do, and it’s also one of the most difficult. Make it part of your daily routine using a straightforward technique from this guide.
Music is definitely part of The Good Life for me, enjoy a relaxing 40 minutes with me by clicking play below.