Thoughts and Notes of Dave Bennett

What I've learned about Fulfillment, Happiness and Success

I'm deeply perplexed by the ideas of success, fulfillment, and happiness. All my life, I was told that I should desire to be successful. Then, I was sold to the idea that life is actually about 'finding happiness'. And lately, I've been on my personal journey to find fulfillment. How can I be fulfilled in life? After months of reading, listening and therapy, I feel like I can finally form a coherent thought on the matter.

Why I Left YouTube for a Year

I want to explain why I left YouTube for over a year. There were a lot of internal questions that I had to figure out and YouTube was causing additional stress. I learned that giving yourself permission to quit is one of the hardest things you can do in life. I also learned that fulfillment and pleasure are not always interchangeable.

People Who Are Obsessed With Success and Prestige

What does it look like to be obsessed with success and prestige? Imagine a guy who starts many endeavors and side projects just because he wants to be known as the creator of something. Or someone who builds another social app, not because he has an unique problem that's unaddressed, but because he wants to be the cool tech entrepreneur who everyone admires and envies