Is This the Secret to a Satisfying Life?

Jeff Valdivia
6 min readFeb 21

It could be simpler than you think.

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There was once a young man whose life was not going smoothly. He was beset by numerous physical and psychological ailments. He was a failed painter. He had dropped out of Harvard Medical School. He was left behind by an anthropological expedition in the Amazon rain forest when he contracted smallpox — he nearly died.

Jeff Valdivia

Following my curiosity and hoping it will lead me to wisdom. I write about psychology, meditation, self-development, and spirituality.