Don't Worry, Be Happy When the Dalai Lama was asked what the purpose of life is, he replied without hesitation, “To be happy.”
That seems like as good a pursuit as any.
Most people, however, seem anything but; negativity, stress, conflict, anger, and hatred being the predominant emotions and states of mind that we encounter daily, whether it is someone complaining about their work or the president bashing a political rival (or even an ally!).
It seems like being happy
On Optimizing Your Environment: 1+1 = 3 I was lifting back the other day and getting ready to move from the chin up bar to the lat machine. There was a guy already doing lat pull downs, so I asked him if I could join. I had noticed he was lifting around 80 lbs., set after set. For my first set, I put it on 120 lbs. Rather than putting it back down to 80 lbs., he kept it at 120. Had I not been there, he would have certainly done his next set at 80. Environment matters. Suicide
Emerging Into New Year At Your Best Another year end is soon upon us, and what a year 2020 has been. With gyms often closed and normal routines altered, it has been challenging enough to maintain health and fitness habits. Providing further potential difficulties, this is a time of year where people often get ‘off track’ in terms of their well-being. Between travel, holiday parties, and endless family meals, it can be difficult to maintain the discipline to keep up that healt