The Choice Of Hercules: What is the Secret to Happiness?

The secret to long-lasting contentment might be different from what you think it is.

Peter Burns
Mar 23, 2020 · 7 min read

“Happiness then is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world.” — Aristotle

Hercules Chose Virtue Over Vice

Don’t Choose the Easy Road

“It is self-discipline, above all things, that causes pleasure.“ — Socrates

If you think about mountain climbing as an example, it suggests all kinds of things,” says Ariely.

On Making Things With Your Hands

How to Find True Happiness

“Man conquers the world by conquering himself.” — Zeno of Citium

Mind Cafe in Your Inbox

Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body

Get motivated to overcome life’s challenges!

Peter Burns

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Peter is extremely curious and wants to know how everything works. He blogs at Renaissance Man Journal (http://gainweightjournal.com/).

Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body

Get motivated to overcome life’s challenges!

Peter Burns

Written by

Peter is extremely curious and wants to know how everything works. He blogs at Renaissance Man Journal (http://gainweightjournal.com/).

Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body

Get motivated to overcome life’s challenges!

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