A New Formula for Happiness

I’m a huge fan of Arthur Brook’s content on happiness. Here’s an example of his work. ‘The happiness we seek can require investing earlier than we think—and may help us align our expectations and reality at the end of life’: A New Formula for Happiness

Elton John, Paul McCartney Talk ‘Sacred’ Abbey Road Studios in Documentary Trailer

“It felt natural to explore the wealth of stories, and unearth so many unheard gems that I had not known about,” director Mary McCartney tells Rolling Stone about the new Disney+ film: Elton John, Paul McCartney Talk ‘Sacred’ Abbey Road Studios in Documentary Trailer

Watch 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

In a tumultuous era, 1971 was a year of musical innovation and rebirth fueled by the political and cultural upheaval of the time. Go to the source: Watch 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything | Apple TV+

Apple trailer…
Similar opinion…

Here’s the Spotify playlist:

How Emotionally Immature Parenting Affects Our Adult Lives

Recognizing 4 types of emotionally immature parents and the long-term effects. Source: How Emotionally Immature Parenting Affects Our Adult Lives

Behold the power of art!

Had you heard that Banksy is in Ukraine? NPR reports “Banksy’s work, which the artist posted on Instagram Friday to 11.2 million followers, features a gymnast balancing on a pile of rubble with her hands”. Go to the source: A new Banksy mural adorns a destroyed building in Ukraine

Here are some examples:

Rubble into art
Victory in dance
This one is my favorite. Putin has a black belt in Judo. The message is unmistakable!

10 Basic Needs Men Have In Relationships

Wait…do guys have feelings too?! Source: 10 Basic Needs Men Have In Relationships

The 100 best TV shows of all time

Did the Pandemic Change Your Personality? Possibly.

So I got that going for me which is nice…

7 Ancient Stoic Tenets To Keep In Mind Today And Every Day

Could some ancient and obscure pages—the private diaries of one of Rome’s greatest emperors (Marcus Aurelius), the personal letters of one of Rome’s best playwrights and wisest power brokers (Seneca), the lectures of a former slave and exile, turned influential teacher (Epictetus)—really contain anything relevant to modern life? The answer, it turns out, is yes. Source: 7 Ancient Stoic Tenets To Keep In Mind Today And Every Day

The tenets are:

Memento Mori: Live each day as if it were your last

Amor Fati: Love what is as if you had chosen it

Premeditatio Malorum: Prepare for the worst case scenario

Sympatheia: Think often on the mutual interdependence of all things

Summum Bonum: Think always of the highest good

The impediment to action advances action; what stands in the way becomes the way

Ego is the enemy..

Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough dies, aged 72

The Ulsterman also played with Joe Cocker’s Grease Band, as well as Marianne Faithfull and Donovan. Source: Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough dies, aged 72. You can see Henry at work in this rough recording of the Wings song that was banned in the UK.

Angels Cry: A Tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary School

I don’t understand why this song didn’t go viral…

Top 10 Beatles Riffs Ranked via @rickbeato

Main music man Rick Beato ranks the top 10 Beatles riffs. Do you think he got it right?

Land doesn’t vote. People do.

Most Leaders Don’t Even Know the Game They’re In

Simon says “Trust and cooperation are not standard in our organizations and yet we know they should be. There are two attributes that every single leader has the opportunity to possess that will help them create the types of organizations we would be proud to call our own.”

Includes an interesting perspective on millennials in the workplace starting at around 8 minutes but the whole talk is pure Sinek (meaning excellent).

Where The Streets Have No Name

This is very similar to what I experienced at the ‘save the Yuppies‘ concert in San Francisco!

The 16 Greatest Lessons From 16 Years With Marcus Aurelius

Ryan Holiday writes “I was 19 years old when I purchased my first copy of Meditations. Here are 16 Stoic lessons I learned from over 100 readings of the classic”. Go to the source: The 16 Greatest Lessons From 16 Years With Marcus Aurelius

Matthias Schweighöfer Challenges @FallonTonight to a German Quiz

More fun with German language!


Bonus!

Unraveling Anxiety

Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains the Buddha’s deep analysis of the roots of anxiety and shows how mindfulness can help us ease the suffering of an anxious mind. Source: Unraveling Anxiety

The One Thought That Killed My Crippling Fear of Other People’s Opinions via @TinyBuddha

I spent years worrying about what other people thought, and it controlled my life, until one thought set me free. Source: The One Thought That Killed My Crippling Fear of Other People’s Opinions – Tiny Buddha

VP Debate: Sarah Palin and Joe Biden 

The comedy skit that killed a campaign. Tina Fey was that good. Or bad. :-D

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