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The Good Life - 01/01/2023 - New years resolve *

My resolve for the new year is to be more attentive to the discipline of my thoughts, to lay out an agenda and quota for my day’s work, which, when met, may then be put aside in favor of more pleasant and edifying pursuits, such as light exercise, reading, and the pleasant moments of being at home with my wife and our dogs. I will also be more attentive to the control of my thoughts, reigning these in from reckless abandon, tasking them with worthwhile aims, and mitigating better the consequence of failed self-control. I will also lift my eyes more often from necessity, to gaze at what is beautiful about being alive, in order to celebrate days past, present and to come. And finally to live more in earnest towards the better man I do daily strive to be and become, whose character, objectives and principles are outlined within The Good Life creed.

The Good Life Meditation is my daily recitation and reminder of personal objectives and principles used in pursuit of a purposeful life in spite of a universe of seeming indifference. Learn more about The Good Life at my website or by reading my book Going Alone. And visit our Discord at:

OBJECTIVES: 1. Be Always Ready to Die 2. Make Good Use of Time and Resources 3. Develop Good and Sound Life Principles 4. Cultivate Good Emotional Reactions 5. Perform Good Actions 6. Recognize True Limits and Opportunity 7. One Thing Slowly

PRINCIPLES: 1. Principle of War 2. Principle of Reason 3. Homunculus 4. Anchorhold 5. Home of Good and Evil 6. Principle of Purpose 7. Atomic Principle 8. Principle of Nature 9. The Pirate Ride 10. Principle of Maturity 11. Social Principle 12. Public Speaking 13. Temperance 14. Life Will Not Go Well 15. The Horror Show 16. That Which Must Be Borne 17. The Feast of Offal 18. Distraction 19. Agency and The Great Indifference 20. The Best Seat in the House 21. The Restless Man 22. The Path of Wildness 23. The Great Life Adventure 24. The Risk of Avoiding Risk 25. Sin and Damnation 26. Complete Oblivion 27. The Season of Philosophy 28. Bullseye Aim 29. The Uphill Climb 30. Arena and Utility 31. Nothing IS enough 32. The Principle of Fun


My name is Kurt Bell.

You can learn more about The Good Life in my book Going Alone.

Be safe... But not too safe.


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