What Makes A Good Life? Essay

1024 Words Jan 30th, 2016 null Page
A good life is defined by several characteristics that I believe in. Most importantly the aspect to having a good life is fundamentally being and believing in who you are as an individual, and being comfortable in your own skin. While this seems like such an easy task,it can be one of the most difficult things for anyone to manage. Mounting stress and pressure on an individual may compel them to feel a need to change who they are or conform to fit another person’s standard or idea of what is admired or accepted. As long as a person is playing within the rules and regulations of our society and abiding by all laws, then there is nothing wrong with being yourself and enjoying the simple pleasures while working hard to obtain your goals and ambitions. In my Kinesiology class I learned that having a good life can be defined by having great overall health in various facets of life. Good physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health can contribute to feeling great and having a wonderful outlook on life. People routinely take these aspects of health for granted. For example social health is important, having a group of friends to talk with and support each other makes for a strong foundation. Since moving out here in 2013 and not knowing a lot of people my wife and I have found it increasingly difficult to engage in a healthy social life, plus with having a toddler and keeping busy with our class work has proven to be quite the hurdle in juggling a social life.…

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