This weekend, we saw a tremendous run by Marshawn Lynch to lift the lowly Seahawks above the defending Super Bowl champion Saints. The run reminded me of one of my all-time favorite NFL plays—and one of the greatest runs of all-time.
Professor Srikumar S. Rao discusses why you already have what you need to be happy. You just have to ditch the “if..then” mental construct of happiness and focus your attention on the process itself.
I think he’s on to something, though his explanation of how to re-configure this mental challenge is a bit inadequate.
You can watch some similar videos over at the TED Talks archive.
Worth the ten minute investment.
Hat tip to Derek Neighbors.
This is definitely my first instinct whenever I encounter a problem—whether it’s something I need to fix or not.
We need meaningful reform, NOW.