Matthew McConaughey - This Is Why You're Not Happy | One Of The Most Eye Opening Speeches

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    "Always play like an underdog" - Matthew McConaughey
    This is an incredibly powerful speech from Matthew McConaughey giving life advice about being happy. If you feel lost in life this is a must watch.
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  • Absolute Motivation
    Absolute Motivation  Year ago +1114

    Always play like an underdog.

    • Nancy Dotimas
      Nancy Dotimas 3 days ago

      @Steve Adams please elaborate, i dont get it

    • Be a Dreamer
      Be a Dreamer Month ago

      Absolute Motivation - Always have!

    • Pete Johnson
      Pete Johnson 2 months ago

      Matthew Pooh Bear if you're reading this I text me back and I will text you my cell phone puppy

    • Jane Miller
      Jane Miller 2 months ago

      @colostomyJones oh good Lord...really? I'm sure you're well intended but good Lord man - EDIT. You just took PAGES of text to say what Matthew said MUCH BETTER in 9 minutes! way I could plow through that thing - even though I did give it a sincere effort. If you want to be a writer - and you want your thoughts to actually be READ - LEARN TO EDIT!

    • Tobias Sinclair
      Tobias Sinclair 3 months ago

      expect nothing and you won't be disappointed.

  • Richard Crook
    Richard Crook Day ago

    I could listen to his voice all day a great actor and great guy

  • niss63
    niss63 Day ago

    Backwards. Joy is an emotion and directly attributable to a specific event. Happiness is a feeling and is more of a general state of being.
    Emotions are intense and short in duration, while feelings are long term.
    Otherwise, good advice.

  • Jane Black
    Jane Black 2 days ago

    He is my main man.

  • Shane Weïlshësër
    Shane Weïlshësër 2 days ago

    Stop scrolling, and listen to what he is saying

  • William Cook
    William Cook 2 days ago

    Alright, alright, alright, live like an underdog. Words to live by, thank-you Matthew.

  • White Wolf/Black Dog

    Jesus, i don't care about success ! Everyone is talking about success, i just wan't to feel good and that no one fights at home constantly. Hey Jesus, can you make it happen? Thank you

  • D Mann
    D Mann 5 days ago

    Semantics. People feel joy when they get a good outcome. People feel joy when they are surrounded by their achievements, by their children, when they are free to do what they like to do! Joy and happiness are simply not that distinguishable. Gratitude and appreciation are.

  • Angela Robbins
    Angela Robbins 5 days ago

    I love him!!

  • JJJennings007
    JJJennings007 5 days ago

    Alright! Alright!! Alright!!!

  • Dogster
    Dogster 6 days ago

    It's simple... You don't listen to Japanese Citypop from 80s so that's why you are sad

  • Larry Thompson
    Larry Thompson 7 days ago

    He is not a typical Hollywood mindless idiot

  • John Delaney
    John Delaney 8 days ago

    🙏😭💯✌👌🙏thank you

  • jedifrogmstr
    jedifrogmstr 9 days ago

    Fuck happy, my concern is peace of mind!

  • BabyBoomerChannel
    BabyBoomerChannel 9 days ago

    Will buying a Lincoln make me happy?

  • POW Ponder on Weather

    Wow! That was powerful stuff.

  • Stephanie
    Stephanie 10 days ago

    Positive human interaction -

  • Stephanie
    Stephanie 10 days ago

    Be thankful, not greedy, not revengeful or hateful. Simple, positive acts of kindness always makes the world a better place.

  • Danielle Milone
    Danielle Milone 10 days ago

    Wow. ❤️

  • asddf asdqwe
    asddf asdqwe 10 days ago +1

    heard all of this before...

  • Daniel Kramer
    Daniel Kramer 11 days ago

    You're using my photograph of Matthew McConaughey without my permission. The photo is copyright protected and I have filed a complaint with RU-clip. Please remove my photo from your video:

  • bestxXbudXxlayf
    bestxXbudXxlayf 11 days ago

    This some Alan Watts shit right here

  • Francis Mausley
    Francis Mausley 11 days ago +1

    Joy / Happiness... I'll take either... “I want you to be happy … to laugh, smile and rejoice in order that others may be made happy by you.” - ‘Abdu’l-Baha, , Baha'i Faith

  • Abby Jaded
    Abby Jaded 11 days ago +1

    An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life.

    “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.

    “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person, too.”

    The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,

    “Which wolf will win?”

    The old Cherokee simply replied,

    “The one you feed.”

  • Mark Campbell
    Mark Campbell 11 days ago

    pretty cool.....

  • 555 555
    555 555 11 days ago +1

    Why is it always the privileged ones with the "knowledge and platforms." No offense, much respect, but just sick of listening to celebrities on how great life is..As if they were the ONLY ones blessed enough to receive the delivered messages of the Universe...Like the rest of us moronic ants need a celebrities Superior Guidance. It's getting old..

    • Edward Bowen
      Edward Bowen 9 days ago

      @555 555 Perhaps he is rich and/or a celebrity because of his ability to inspire.

    • 555 555
      555 555 9 days ago

      86crud Ok, a rich person..Either way, I’m over it.

    • 86crud
      86crud 9 days ago

      Why celebrity and not rich person? People born into money and comfort, people who have never struggled to buy groceries or repair a broken down car for the third time in a year? Being an actor or a singer has absolutely nothing to do with it.

  • mr bottlespuller
    mr bottlespuller 12 days ago +1

    happiness is a feeling that comes from knowledge of yourself, from self conscience,

  • Sarah Duignan
    Sarah Duignan 12 days ago

    This is amazing

  • Debbie Rogers
    Debbie Rogers 12 days ago

    One of the only ppl. I could believe. 👍

  • caroline0566
    caroline0566 12 days ago

    What a load of fuckin bollox ,These "preachers" need putting on a island ,away ,far away from us all . YOU ,you silly man haven't got the answers BUT you'll take the money from people "seeking" enlightenment OR to "stop the suffering "..... Here!! , I'll tell you what will stop your suffering ,,,,"Be here NOW " ,whatever is happening ,just be with it ,no conflict JUST BE WITH IT !! ,don't deny it' Radical self acceptance IS all we need , "THIS IS IT .... THIS , This THIS .

  • Margaret Donelli
    Margaret Donelli 12 days ago +1

    My goodness...
    This left me speechless...truer words have never been spoken....🥰 I finally found “Peace”
    Thank you 😊

  • Sarah Berry
    Sarah Berry 13 days ago +1

    Freaking, Amen. That's all.

  • PJ
    PJ 13 days ago +1

    God fulfills true happiness! Without him I am nothing! Trust. Through the darkest times. There will always be trouble time but with God there can be Joy, in midst of it.

  • Annie Conway
    Annie Conway 13 days ago +1

    I have a body condition that causes my body to make next to no happy hormones. It has made my life a living hell. This stuff does not come to me readily.

  • Annie Conway
    Annie Conway 13 days ago

    Fabulous truth 🥰

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  • fridaythe13thpartx
    fridaythe13thpartx 14 days ago +4

    And that is why(except for RU-clip) I completely went cold turkey from all forms of social media.Tired of all the hatred and negativity.It’s just a vexation on the spirit.I also started eating healthier,getting rid of the sugar,caffeine,alcohol and processed food.It’s a lifestyle change.
    The best revenge you can have in life is being happy and healthy.

  • Sara B
    Sara B 14 days ago

    I don't wanna be anything and I don't know what's important to me so...

    • shane hamilton
      shane hamilton 11 days ago

      that's because you are uncovering it.. that's ok.. no hurry and no worry. You are perfectly where you are supposed to be. Be open to it but don't force it.. then it comes. Love and Rockets Sara:-)

  • Pet Goose George & CraZBob1

    Well said my friend...Love you too !!!

  • Sabah Amal
    Sabah Amal 15 days ago

    Gratitude gives me contentment. Jesus is my inspiration & joy! 🇦🇺

  • John West
    John West 15 days ago

    I'm not happy anymore because the left ruins everything that is morally based and factual.

  • SlackerStudios
    SlackerStudios 15 days ago

    Eliminate who you are not.

  • Zombie 777stream
    Zombie 777stream 15 days ago +2

    "Immortal finish lines" ...... Wow...... Breaking the way of teaching from how everyone talks everyday!!!!

  • Joseph Koontz
    Joseph Koontz 16 days ago

    Damn I love this.

  • Steve Hammel
    Steve Hammel 17 days ago +11

    Matthew McConaughey is an exceptional human being. He is true to himself

    • Michael Turner
      Michael Turner 14 days ago

      Steve Hammel I'll let you know in a S'ECREC

  • cindy forshaw
    cindy forshaw 18 days ago

    That was fabulous. He's not just a pretty face.

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    PAUL BENSON 18 days ago

    Believe in yourself not needing a god.

    PAUL BENSON 18 days ago

    Leave electricity, fake food, fake friends, fake happiness.......
    .....alone for one week. some books.
    See how fake your reflection looks like in the mirror.
    ...Ok......make it a month.

  • Cynthia Cashin
    Cynthia Cashin 18 days ago

    Matthew McConaughey is a disgusting human being. He owns a canned hunt ranch where other disgusting human beings terrorize and murder trapped innocent sentient beings to get their rocks off. Sickening.

  • luke19935
    luke19935 19 days ago +1

    As if I didn’t already love you for your acting, now I will always have a ultimate respect for you. You’re an amazing guy

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  • Jo Anne Foster
    Jo Anne Foster 21 day ago

    Happiness, comes from within. If you are not happy in within your being, you will never find it anywhere. My mission was always to marry, love my man, have children and to raise up my children to be honest, hard working, loving people. I feel I have achieved that and am sure of it when I see how my children are raising up their own children.

  • pablpfanque
    pablpfanque 21 day ago +6

    If you can't have the life you'd love, love the life you have.
    I don't know if it's been said. I took it from CSN "Love the One You're With"

  • Patti Kelly
    Patti Kelly 21 day ago

    well All right, all right, all right Matthew !!

  • melanie corr
    melanie corr 21 day ago +1

    This reminds me of what a 12 step program teaches people. It truly is divine intervention.

  • FergU
    FergU 21 day ago

    Hopefully this inspires you to live a better life

  • Allan Dill
    Allan Dill 22 days ago

    1st world problem bullshit.

  • Carolina
    Carolina 22 days ago

    Does anyone know where I can find all the written speech?

    HARRY B 23 days ago

    Easy to say for Matthew