You can’t solve your problems by simply buying things. Materialism offers a temporary sop of happiness.
Alcoholism is also a crude method for escaping life’s woes. Pursuing short-term satisfaction only paints the surface.
The quick hit — whether a shot of dopamine or a numbing of anxiety — bends to the rhythm of a rollercoaster only for stress and discomfort to volley right back.
Long-term joy comes from the satisfaction of knowing that your health and emotions are in check.
Man is a strange and contradictory animal. He chases immediacy in the hunt for glory.
In feeling invigorated, he lets slip the most beautiful way to live: coming clean in the challenge and opportunity to get the balance right.