John works between 60 and 70 hours a week at the naval ship yard. His family has a large house, eat out often, and they have three cars. Despite being one of the most wealth people in his neighborhood, John is miserable. Epicurus, a money and philosophical advisor, has sat down with him to make a plan to elevate his misery. Outline Epicurus's plan for John, and why he thinks it would make him happier.

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Epicurus would first tell John that he had to listen seriously to what his body and senses were telling him. As John talked about how miserable he was, Epicurus would suggest to him that these emotions are meaningful, for the goal of life is to avoid pain and find happiness.

Happiness, Epicurus would note, comes from spending time with friends and family, living in tranquility and peace and enjoying life's pleasures...

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