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These cases identify the problem in definition of a good life because people often confuse temporary happiness and material things with the meaning of a good life. I hereby offer a perception of how to live a good life.
The term good refers to anything that is desirable or can be qualified under specific standards, or a moral occurrence, definitions that are general and relative. I however define the term from a psychological perspective that takes care of the relativism and diversity. An act that yields more benefits that harm offers a net good while one with less benefit as compared to adverse effects would not be a good act. Living a good life therefore means engaging in activities that generate net good to a person’s life. This type of life however emanates from social ties that not only minimizes a person’s bad experiences, but also overlooks such experiences and supports the person towards a positive state. Such ties are found from a person’s family, loved ones, and are more valuable than money (Takingcharge 1).
Having social ties that are based on love such as special moments with family members or a lover is the best way to live a good life. The ties may be manifested through social trips, shared meals, joint discussions, or even quiet moments but they still form a person’s unforgettable experiences in life. While the ties have no adverse effects on a person’s life, they offer a number of benefits that defines a good life (Takingcharge 1).
Social ties lead to a person’s longer lifespan because of their effects that ensures an individual’s high quality of life. Reduced level of stress and ability to manage stress due to social support can be a factor. People with strong social ties also have lower chances of contracting cardio vascular diseases such as heart failure and high blood pressure. Similarly, strong social relationships boosts functionality of a
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"What is my philosophy? How do I live my life?"
Life is a misery to all even if some people may not agree this argument. Nobody knows from where we come and where we go after death. It is a fact that we are driven by energy (Life) and as per the scientific laws energy can neither be created nor be destroyed.
I barely use my hands these days except to type away on my laptop or swipe away on my tablet PC. Other than those activities, I think my fingers would begin to suffer from rigor mortis. After reading the chapter “This is How we Live” in Ellen Degeneres' book “The Funny Thing Is”, I found myself contemplating her thoughts on the matter of how our life has become so easy that it has produced a generation of dumbed down and lazy people.
How Does a Person Live a Meaningful Life? Many lives are wasted everyday because of a lack of meaning and a lack of direction. Oftentimes, the person does not know what he wants in life, or keeps changing his decisions, perhaps because the conscious and unconscious do not seem to agree with each other.
We Don’t Choose a Life, We Live It.
We all agree on the fact that we cannot take the life we live, or at least I intend to demonstrate that. But how we live the life that we find ourselves in is what differs greatly among us humans. If we all were to choose where we want to be born, which family will raise us up, the mistakes we will commit along the way, then life will be boring and lose the excitement we experience around us.
This concept is not actually as complex as it may sound but only meant that everything on this planet is interconnected or an “interbeing” as he would like to call. This is reflective of Bhavat Gita’s concept of karma that everything is just a cycle and interrelated including life and death. So everything in this world is in a continuum and nothing exists by itself because all is subjected to the law of karma which is cyclical and interrelated.
With this kind of life, the citizens end up forgetting the sphere of necessity and join the sphere of freewill. On the other hand, good life according to Aristotle is the idea of citizens in a particular state sharing deliberately what they own through their language,
Well, to be completely honest, there are some ways I will be an extremely easy person to live with, and some ways I might be a bit more difficult to put up with. One of the reasons that I will be easy to
self to a society which is well aware of his weakness and exploits it to maintain his adherence to the codes it sets, the dismissal of which ensures a loss of some of the elements that are attributed to a worldly perception of a ‘good life’.
Thus we as members of a society
In addition, when one sense to be there, or that they have already reach that point, or a place enough for the poem to start resonating, the far that one has come turns out to merit the high price value paid to