The Well-Lived Life

Aaron Nichols
Anti pessimism, pro healing. Let's build a better world.
Created 12 Jan 2021
  • Sorry for the delay
    08 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 2
    Hello everyone! Just wanted to take a second to check in. Sorry I haven't sent anything out in the last week, from Saturday through Tuesday I was in bed with what a doctor in my hostel thinks is dengu...
  • Friday Fun Flier XXXVIII
    03 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Quote of The Week: “To be alive is the biggest fear humans have. Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive- the risk to be alive and express what we really...
  • Let's Stop Reading Western Philosophy
    28 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Photo created by the author using Canva I’ve written before about my beef with western philosophy. I’m not a fan, for one simple reason: I’ve yet to find one that offers a path to, or decent explanati...
  • Friday Fun Flier XXXVII
    26 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    The author and a new friend at an acroyoga jam Quote of the week: “There’s nothing more rebellious than loving each other right now. Because the status quo is division. So to be rebellious, to be revo...
  • A Profile of a Life Well-Lived: The Peace Pilgrim
    14 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    What’s the first thing you think of when I say “1950s”? Is it mad-men suits and sexism? The beginnings of suburbia? The Korean war? McCarthyism? A room full of suit-and-cocktail-dress-clad humans who ...
  • Friday Fun Flier XXXVI
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 3 2
    Quotes of the week (I can't stop thinking about fear): "Laziness is just another word for fear" -Julia Cameron "Fear can often be interpreted as 'don't do something.' Very cut and dry. But I think fea...
  • Conversation Thread 8: Flow
    09 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    **I apologize if you’ve received this twice, I only sent it out to subscribers the first time… Growth is a process? I’ve been thinking a lot about flow. That’s not entirely accurate. I’ve been experie...
  • Willpower is Nonsense. You Need Passion
    07 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 10
    Author photo Three days ago, I logged a three-and-a-half-hour surf session. As is often the case, I was the first in the water, last out. I’d only stood up four, maybe five times on my new fish board ...
  • Friday Fun Flier XXXV
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Quote of the week: “We may not be responsible for the world that created our minds, but we can take responsibility for the mind with which we create our world.” -Gabor Mate Hello everybody! I just mad...
  • The Unfamiliar Movement Project: Yoga Week 3
    02 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 4
    “You can move energy throughout the body and hold it wherever you want to” said our teacher. “Using what are called ‘Bhandas,’ you can draw energy up through the earth, hold it by flexing different pa...
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