Being alive is easy, truly living is hard to give up. Being alive is doing your part, truly living is having a million.
When you find that which brings you a feeling of passion, embrace it and see the difference it brings to your overall wellbeing. Someone who exists would stay in the same dead-end job for years despite being unsatisfied and unhappy.
Be in Control of Your Life In the end, you need to be the one making the decisions for your life. And, no, a little Mykonos party never killed nobody.
I also know the question of "is this body alive" is a tremendously important question for doctors when dealing with patients that are in a coma.
I would also like to point out that your criteria of practical applicability in medicine is not a fair one. When I helped those strangers I felt alive. Even Steve Jobs battled with it if you consider that he asked himself that morning question every day for 30 years.
They never see the simple joys in the everyday things or create memories that will be recalled generations later. Cort Ammon Cort Ammon