What is a good life? Essay

1107 Words Dec 27th, 2013 5 Pages
What is a good life?
In today’s world, humans are often misled on what really is a good life. We are constantly shown through the television and magazines that being rich and famous is the way to go when it comes to a good life, when in truth many of them are miserable by problems that usually wouldn’t affect the common person. In truth there are only a few that are rich and famous and do achieve what can probably considered one of the greatest achievement’s by a man which is having a good life. In my opinion, the decision if someone has a good life or not is up to them and their will to strive for something better than average during the high school years of their life. The reason I feel like it begins at that age in their life is
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I see family as another aspect to achieving happiness because my family is the main reason I am the person I am today, and I believe that it is the same for most people. The people in anyone’s family should always be there to support them in any way they can and vice versa, the reason I feel so strong on family being a key point to a good life is because for most people when things in life get complicated family should always be there for that person, and when you really think about it a person’s family are the people who have been through it all with that person and in most cases will always be there for that person. Ultimately, it is up to the people what they do with their lives and how the live. In my case I know that I have started off my future with a very bad beginning and I will end up paying for it due to my laziness. But in order for me to achieve a good life I need to set my laziness aside from any of my goals and anything that can potentially harm the future I want for myself. Setting goals for one’s self is supposed to be harmful to the idea of a good life but it is what drives me to do better for myself, my future, and potentially my future wife and kids. I thank god for putting me in the family I’m in because they have always been there for me and I feel like they have prepared me in the best way they can for me to ensure my future and deal with

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