Tommy Chong is a grammy award-winning comedian and is legendary for his invaluable contribution to American counter-culture as part of the iconic comedy duo Cheech & Chong. During their reign, the twosome recorded six gold comedy albums.
In 2003 a fully armed SWAT team raided the comedian’s home, culminating with Tommy being sentenced to 9 months in federal prison.
On this episode, my focus is on finding peace of mind amidst persistent uncertainty. So many things that are directly affecting our lives are out of our direct control – and it can be maddening.
Massimo Pigliucci is the author or editor of 14 books, including the bestselling “How to Be A Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.” The key to much of our neurosis is not understanding what’s in our control and what’s not. Crazy making is treating outcomes as objects.
Unfortunately in the coming year some of you will be fired, divorced, passed over for promotion, out of business, kicked out by a board, you name it, because you never knew what you were getting wrong – or how you were perceived in the marketplace, at work or at home.