A pet Boomerman project is finding out how to live as happily as possible as the so-called golden years arrive. While there are a myriad of concerns from health to money, each of which certainly require attention, it seems reasonable to approach them all with a larger context in mind – namely living a pleasant, happy life.
This video introduces the ideas of Epicurus. His philosophy forms such a good foundation for understanding happiness that I thought it worth talking about. You will likely be surprised to learn that is not about the pursuit of momentary sensual pleasures like sex and food as is the popular view of the word “epicurean”. It is about the ideas and lifestyle that combined to make life a truly happy one.