Wishing You A Contented 2013!

At this time of year, happiness seems to be the buzz-word. Happy Christmas, Happy New Year…

I bid you those wishes, of course, but personally I strive for my own nirvana — level contentment.

To err on the edge of euphoria can be too closely connected to sadness and hardship.

So, if I may, I’d rather wish all my Followers a contented 2013.  To my mind, it’ll be much better that way — happiness and bliss can be such demanding emotions.

This fine video clip* of polar explorer Aleksander Gamme illustrates my point pretty succinctly as he unearths his pre-stashed supplies…

* Referenced by Radiolab in their latest podcast about bliss.

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