It is common for men to question their existence. Mostly this inner contemplation occurs when the realization sets in that their life has stagnated. The realization that their life has lost its hope and promise.
This must be an awful realization.
A realization that I cannot relate to because I have designed my life, my entire existence, around something opposite: the cultivation of hope.
I am always doing something that promises a better future for myself. I have a deeply ingrained desire to continuously become better and most importantly, I almost never happy with the results that I have.
It seems like there can be lots of problems living this way. People will say things like obsession, depression, and burnout. [Read more…]