A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

Medium: The American Life is Killing You

“The reason you don’t feel alive is because you aren’t alive. You’re merely going through the motions in a fast-paced, consumer-centered culture that has transformed our once beautiful land into an asphalt wasteland strewed with digital billboards, fast food joints, soulless malls, and complete carnage.”

Quartz: The Strongest Predictor of Men’s Well-Being Isn’t Family or Health (The answer is actually not all that surprising, but…also….see above).

Ideas.Ted.Com: 3 ways to help you be your best self in your relationship

Marc and Angel Hack Life: 10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People

“Some people build lots of walls in their lives and not enough bridges. Don’t be one of them. Open yourself up. Take small chances on people. Let them shift your perspective. We all take different roads seeking fulfillment, joy, and peace. Just because someone is traveling a different road, doesn’t mean they’re lost or going the wrong way.”