Watch “What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger” on YouTube

The empericist in me celebrates the conclusions.

The intuitive part of me bears witness that we already knew this; either innately or by the collective awareness of unambiguous testimony throughout centuries of recorded history.

Things to ponder:

Why did this TED talk resemble a funeral eulogy of a life well lived, or life lessons backed up by scripture so often repeated by the pastor on Sunday mornings?

Because it’s true!

And it’s true regardless of how we know it; whether it be within the spark of creation or the instantaneous awareness of collective knowledge.

Now, will we act as if we believe the truth we acknowledge?