14 Rules for Living a Good Life

Every year, I spend a few weeks after New Year’s reflecting on the past year and how things went: what did I accomplish? How did I feel? Did I help my family, friends, and associates with the goals they wanted to achieve? Did I leave my part of the world a better place than I […]

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If you want to be happy for life, plant a (metaphorical) garden

Most of us have heard the old Chinese proverb about happiness and gardening; one variant goes like this:               Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine;               Pleasure for one year, a marriage;               But pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. On the face of it, this seems pretty simple: get out that garden […]

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