What it Means to have a “Good Life.”

Via Rachel Brathen
on Dec 27, 2012
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A good life


is when you assume nothing,

do more, need less,

smile often,

dream big,

laugh a lot,

and realize how blessed you really are.



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Ed: Lynn Hasselberger

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About Rachel Brathen

Rachel is a yogi on a world tour. Born and raised in Sweden, she currently resides in the beautiful island of Aruba where she is busy teaching yoga at a resort in the mornings, coordinating retreats at noon, taking her three somewhat crazy dogs to the beach to keep up with the surf in the afternoon and trying to survive as a vegan (where no vegetables grow!) in the evenings. She firmly believes that life is not black or white – it’s black and white and blue and yellow with rays of pink and sparkle in between. You can teach yoga and still be a party animal. Meditate and ignore your spending problems. Be vegan and eat too much chocolate. Have a Swedish passport and live in the Caribbean. You can do anything, as long as it’s you! You can find Rachel on the beach, probably practicing her Astavakrasana, or on facebook.com/rachelsyoga.


4 Responses to “What it Means to have a “Good Life.””

  1. cloudcalling says:

    …a meaningful life
    a conscious relationship
    everything connected
    you are not living a good life
    you are a good life
    wide awake and moving
    out from the head, out from the heart
    into the world
    in service
    to the good in all life
    and your part in its healing and thriving.

    I enjoyed coming across this. Thank you for doing meaningful life work on the beaches and good luck with finding vegetables.

  2. Michelle says:

    simply.lovely ..thanks 😉

  3. ommarathonlawyer says:

    Thank you so much for this post, it could not be more on point. A perfect reminder for the new year ahead!

  4. Shikoba says:

    This is exactly what a good life is all about. Thanks Rachel. Just a few words, but they said it all 🙂