How to Have Feelings by Louis CK

"You need to build an ability to just be yourself and not be doing something. Cell phones are taking that away - the ability to just sit there. That's being a person."

"Life is tremendously sad. Sometimes it hits you in your car: I'm incredibly alone. And you're driving and that's why we text and drive. Pretty much 100% of people are texting and driving. And they're murdering each other. But people are willing to risk taking a life and ruining their own because they don't want to be alone for a second." 

"I was driving and I heard a Springsteen song and it gave me a fall-back-to-school depression feeling. It made me really sad. Uhh ohhhh I'm getting sad. I gotta grab the phone and write 'Hi' to 50 people. I was reaching for my phone and I said, 'Don't. Just be sad. Stand in the way of sadness and let it hit you like a truck.' I let it come and I pulled over and I just cried. I cried like a bitch. And it was beautiful. Sadness is poetic. You're lucky to live sad moments. and then I had happy feelings because of it. Because when you let yourself feel sad your body has antibodies that come rushing in to meet the sadness. So I was grateful to feel sad and then I met it with true profound happiness. It was such a trip." 

Video starts slow, but is worth watching!