Toward A Science of Well-Being

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I recently finished a book by Brené Brown titled The Gifts of Imperfection and I wanted to relate her work on wholehearted living to what I write about on this blog; namely well-being. I found the book intriguing as we … Continue reading

Aligning Values with Needs Leads to Well-Being

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It is often said that the goal of life is to be happy.  Whether that is true or not however, depends on how you define happiness.  Several centuries ago Aristotle noted that there are two distinct types of happiness, which … Continue reading

Why do People Believe in Government?

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I have had many debates with intelligent, rational and well-educated people about the virtues of a free society. A society based on free market principles without the need for a government that has a monopoly on force. The folks I’ve … Continue reading