Peleus and Talamon on the Argo

The crew of the Argo

The crew of the Argonauts varies depending on which version of the ancient myth you are reading. That sounds confusing, but the ancient storytellers were always adding to and embellishing the story, much like the modern superhero sagas.

A colorful yet stormy sea Bahamas with a tiny sailboat on the horizon.

My quest for happiness

An introduction to my adventure in depression. A series about how to find/create more joy in life. Everyone can benefit from these life lessons and activities.

Two contradicting memes side-by-side. Batman slapping Robin telling him, "Happiness is a choice." And a sad dog thinking people don't understand that depression is not a choice. ."

Happiness is a choice, or is it?

Welcome to part 3 in my series on depression. Today, we will discuss whether happiness is a choice or not. And I will give you two more simple solutions to feeling better right now.

Do cats get depressed

Is depression bad?

Is depression bad or good, abnormal or normal? Is depression a bodily sensation or an emotional feeling? The answer will surprise you and help you feel better.

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Atalanta

Have you ever wondered who is the fastest human in the world? Perhaps, you are thinking of the superhero, Flash or Superman. In reality…

The Hero's Journey

What is an adventure?

Words like adventure, hero and epic have become cliches that have lost their meaning. So unfortunately we can’t say: “I’m a a hero going on an epic adventure,” and be meaningful. So, what exactly is an adventure? And how do we make every day an adventure?

An animation of 4 aerial photographs of school kids standing in interesting shapes: bicycle, worm, cupcake and butterfly.

Make-A-Book Project

An artist-in-residence program Nominate your organization or elementary school to co-create and illustrate a children’s chapter book with Scott and friends. Together, we can make a book about any subject that inspires your community; for example, environmental issues, inspiration & motivation, social change, or any of the stories below. I’m not exaggerating when I say

A close up of the artistic cover of the Hero With A Thousand Faces. Hundreds of real people, like a mosaic, paint the picture of a hero.

What is a hero?

Is it true that the only people who achieve great things are the ones who take risks and reach for the impossible. Is that what it means to be a hero?

The Embarkation of the Argonauts. A faded renaissance painting by Lorenzo Costa. The ship, the Argo, appears to be floating on a cloud.

What is an Argonaut?

The word “argonaut” comes from an ancient tale of the bravest heroes in Greek Mythology — Jason and the Argonauts (literally meaning sailors of the Argo).

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Falling Uphill Anniversary Edition: Scott's (the founder of this website) quest for happiness around the world on a bicycle. By Scott Stoll.

Falling Uphill. The true story about Scott's (the founder of this website) quest for happiness around the world on a bicycle.

Photos, videos and stories about the journey.