Aug 12, 2018 • 24M

TDL160 Does It Make You Happy?

 
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Read today's article here; larrygmaguire.com/does-it-make-you-happy/ Support the show here; patreon.com/larrygmaguire Does it make you happy? Work I mean. Are you content with your lot? Our western industrialised culture says that you shouldn’t be. To be content, to be happy where you are equals lack of ambition and stagnation. “Become a better version of you!” The 30-something internet self-development man says. To be ambitious in the modern sense is to believe in a future where life is better somewhere other than here and now. Therefore life is not adequate where we are. For many of us, this idea is the perpetuation of discontent and unhappiness with life. Short-term stimulation and materialistic gain is the measure of success, and you can have it all. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message