“What does it mean to you to live a good life?” is a question that Jonathan Fields has been asking each of his guests in the course of his Good Life Project TV interviews.
Good Life Project™ TV is a weekly web-show hosted by award-winning author, serial-entrepreneur and lifestyle-innovator, Jonathan Fields.
Our guests include acclaimed entrepreneurs, artists, authors and thought leaders. The common theme is – people building deeply-meaningful businesses, bodies of work, movements and careers, as well as world-class experts.
In the short clip below, Fields and his team have compiled the various definitions of a good life that were shared with him in the course of twenty-nine interviews and the result is a four minute shot of inspiration. Below are some of my favorite answers, but what I would really love to know is how you define a good life. For my part, my definition echoes some of the responses below–I think it’s about gratitude, presence, a sense of meaning and owning your voice, choices and desires. I think it’s also very much about constantly questioning how one defines a good life, challenging that definition, making it real. Let me know what you think …*
reflect & rethink …*
“The most important thing is, it means you get to decide what “good” is. And if you’re living somebody else’s good life, you are making a huge mistake. -Seth Godin
“Wake up in the morning, do something that I find meaningful, something that I inherently enjoy, something that I think, in a tiny way, makes a little bit of a contribution to the world.” – Dan Pink
“Being happy with what you have, knowing that it’s enough. Knowing that you’re enough. Feeling that sense of connection to source and self.” -Kris Carr
“A good life happens when you stop and are grateful for the ordinary moments that so many of us just steamroll over to try to find those extraordinary moments.” Brené Brown
The Meaning of Life: How Brene Brown, Seth Godin and 27 Other Change-Makers Define the Good Life via The Good Life Project, published February 5, 2014.