Who we call our friends and why is a good place to start learning how to refine our sense of discernment. It can be a great help moderating the emotional roller-coaster of balancing a life writing novels with the challenge of regularly searching for another day job. This posts explores these themes using La La Land as a cinematic example.
Discernment and resilience can be cultivated by exploring the niche in which you live your life. This includes the nature of your friendships – what you do with your friends, where and with whom. True friends are important to almost anyone who wants to live a good life that is authentic. To Ancient Philosophers like Aristotle and the Roman writer Seneca, true friends were friends and people we enjoy friendship with — a distinction worth pondering.[Read more…] about Friends and an authentic life