Articles on good living from The Objective Standard.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Independence and Adulthood
As a child, and even as a teenager, I was keen to remedy my anxieties about growing up and find guidance to help me on the path to maturity. It may surprise you to learn where I found these things and what they’ve taught me.
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life: Five Lessons from Miyamoto Musashi’s “Way of the Warrior”
Miyamoto Musashi is on my “top ten” list of people whose ideas have dramatically improved my life. I think that if you read his works and reflect carefully on their myriad implications and applications, you’ll enjoy similar results.
How to Savor Gratitude and Disarm “Gratitude Traps”
Gratitude, properly understood and practiced, has the power to greatly enhance our relationships and our lives. Tragically, though, widespread misconceptions about its nature keep many people from fully enjoying it.
Twenty More Soul-Fueling Works of Art to Get You Through the Lockdown
Although economic and social restrictions are easing in some parts of the world, most of us aren’t yet seeing the light at the end of the lockdown tunnel. Here are twenty more uplifting, inspiring, and/or philosophically valuable works of art to keep you going for the next month or two.
Twenty Soul-Fueling Works of Art to Check Out While You’re Stuck at Home
Here are twenty books, movies, TV shows, and video games with notably positive and/or philosophically valuable messages to help you pass the time, keep your mind active, and keep your spiritual fuel tank full.