The Most Important Question of Your Life
Wednesday Wisdom #176
Happy Wednesday, wisdom lovers!
Last week, we wrote about Epictetus’ Favourite Metaphor
This week: The Most Important Question of Your Life
Now, let's get to it 👇
For this week’s Wednesday Wisdom, I’d like to share a YouTube video which made me look at my goals in a different way. The video comes to us from my favourite educational channel, After Skool. I’m writing that without any paid promotion whatsoever. With the help of animation, they create powerful videos telling stories and teaching lessons from the worlds greatest thinkers, both past and present.
They recently made a new video, inspired by Mark Manson’s best-selling book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. It’s not your typical self-help book and offers a counterintuitive approach, but is definitely worth reading if you haven’t already. The video breaks down a chapter from his book, regarding the most important question we aren’t asking ourselves.
Everyone wants to live a happy, successful and carefree life. Saying you want a great family, a job you like, or lots of money, is so ubiquitous that it doesn’t even mean anything. A more important question, perhaps one that you haven’t considered before, is what pain do you want in your life? I suggest watching the full video below.
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