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203/365 Life has meaning when

203/365 Life has meaning when

An experience is meaningful when it is related positively to a person’s goals. Life has meaning when we have a purpose that justifies our strivings, and when experience is ordered. From "Flow: The Psychology of Happiness" by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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202/365 The argument against freedom

202/365 The argument against freedom

Therefore freedom does not necessarily help develop meaning in life—on the contrary. If the rules of a game become too flexible, concentration flags, and it is more difficult to attain a flow experience. Commitment to a goal and to the rules it entails is much easier when the choices are few and clear. From "Flow: The Psychology of Happiness" by …

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201/365 Finding meaning

201/365 Finding meaning

The most important step in emancipating oneself from social controls is the ability to find rewards in the events of each moment. If a person learns to enjoy and find meaning in the ongoing stream of experience, in the process of living itself, the burden of social controls automatically falls from one’s shoulders. Power returns to the person when rewards …

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200/365 Embrace the moment

200/365 Embrace the moment

We can either spend this moment wishing it could be different, or we can embrace this moment. From "A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy" by William B. Irvine

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199/365 At the end of the breath

199/365 At the end of the breath

At the end of a breath, notice that the breath is over. Gone. As a sound fades away, notice when it is over. Gone. At the end of a thought, notice that the thought is over. Gone. At the end of an experience of emotion—joy, anger, sadness, or anything else—notice it is over. Gone. From "Joy on Demand: The Art …

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198/365 Integration / individuality

198/365 Integration / individuality

A self that is only differentiated—not integrated—may attain great individual accomplishments, but risks being mired in self-centered egotism. By the same token, a person whose self is based exclusively on integration will be connected and secure, but lack autonomous individuality. Only when a person invests equal amounts of psychic energy in these two processes and avoids both selfishness and conformity …

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