Ideas on what it means to live the good life.

Hi there, and welcome to Glad Lab! This is where we chew on ideas about what it means to live the good life. We want to connect with as many people and ideas as possible, so we hope you'll join us as we open the hatch and make discoveries.

At Glad Lab, you'll find a treasure trove of ideas, with a specific focus on happiness, relationships, creativity, mindfulness and meaning. We believe that this is a magical mixture that holds the key to the ambitious question, What does it mean to live well?

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White Privilege

Events over the past several months have put me in a particularly reflective mood and we’ve all been a little quiet on this site. We designed this site with the idea that we were going ...


The Problem with Work

“The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.” C.G. Jung I spoke with someone recently who I deeply respect. We talked about family, ...