The Secret of Life isn’t a simple issue. The actual ‘secret’ is maintaining a sense of happiness, and taking that next step, even in the face of the greatest adversity. That’s the secret. The reason to do good and manage your life according to success principles is so that when things go south and life seems bleak and everything is going wrong, you know that you have a handle on what to do. That’s all. Living a life by a set of standards will not necessarily bring you success but may help you through the tough times. Read more.