Should You Live For Your Resume ... Or Your Eulogy?
“Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?”

How To Be A Stoic
In his heavily shared New York Times debut article, Massimo Pigliucci discusses Stoicism. As a professor of Philosophy, he has found Stoicism to have many powerful elements relevant for what it means to live a good life.

Who Are You?
Have you ever considered who you were before the world told you who to be?

Opening To Our Lives
Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. Listen to him being interviewed via On Being with Krista Tippett.

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This article is part of our series on the theme of Welcome.


Our Themes

Distilled from our Manifesto, positive psychology, the science of mindfulness, and ancient philosophic studies we have identified twelve themes core to living both fully and mindfully. We mapped these twelve themes to each of the twelve months in a year. Together with our community we explore one each month.