On the importance of simple pleasure, and how we need to do more than optimize for maximum health: We Need Pleasure to Survive – The New York Times.
A reminder, if you needed one, that happiness is a complex thing: Finland ranks high on the national happiness scale ..#1 in fact. But the Finns would be first to admit they don’t go around in a state of bliss.
Hey, are you still optimistic? If you are filled with optimism (or if you are not), it is all about the stories you tell yourself over and and over again. Read that, but more importantly, learn to tell yourself better stories.