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:
Always play like an underdog.
I showed this speech to my cat, now he’s a lion
Lejon Brames
Lejon Brames:
Matthew McConaughey: Have you done anything to make your life better?
Me: No.
Matthew McConaughey: Be a whole lot cooler if you did.
Pet Goose George
Pet Goose George:
Well said my friend...Love you too !!!
Alfredo Zavala
Alfredo Zavala:
This is how I imagine a President to speak.
Luke Timbrell
Luke Timbrell:
Why dont they teach this stuff in schools ? U leave school knowing nothing about life. I wish school was about life lessons and not so much useless shit we never remember...
“To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.”

― Bill Wilson
CT Greer
CT Greer:
"Don't spend time with anything that jeopardizes your soul!"
Kathy Phillips
Kathy Phillips:
I consider myself successful because I had 3 daughters, who gave me 6 grand children, and 7 great carry on my values. I do not have much money but I have lots of love.
All you have to do in life is just ride your motorcycle.
Paul Gray
Paul Gray:
Old knowledge just in a new voice that people are willing to listen to and believe. The power of fame used responsibly..
Josh Ambush
Josh Ambush:
When you’re having an inspirational moment and that 16 second ad pops up 😂
L V:
When I found God. I found happiness.
Taylor Hall
Taylor Hall:
“Don’t spend time with anything that antagonizes your character.” WOW.
Gary Snodgrass
Gary Snodgrass:
"An honest man's pillow is his peace of mind." Quoting John Mellencamp. One more reason to like Matthew McConaughey
Slim Pickering
Slim Pickering:
He is a very smart and wise man. I had no idea he was this enlightened and perceptive.
Sam Brandner
Sam Brandner:
In late 2018, early 2019 I fought through some of the worst depression I’ve ever experienced. I got put on medication but struggled with suicidal thoughts... I used to sleep to escape the life I hated. And when the medication took away my ability to sleep I had to use sleeping pills.

Slowly life turned around but I still needed sleeping pills to get rest. When I realized that I was spending my time so uselessly, I started picking things I had always wanted to do but never felt like I had the energy to do. Turns out the energy was there, that leftover energy was why I still couldn’t sleep at night. I wasn’t doing everything I needed to in order to feel satisfied.

If something’s keeping you up or if you look forward to sleep it’s because you haven’t found what it is that calls you. What is it that gets you excited to live. Don’t feel bad if you don’t know what it is! Just start experimenting! Volunteer, exercise, join a club! I promise depression, worry, anxiety and doubt is only there because you don’t know what you need in order to feel fulfilled. You’ll never find that answer without searching. And searching is going to make you tired, but you’ll rest easy knowing you’re chasing it!
I didn't know there was this much echo in a Lincoln.
Cameron Gray
Cameron Gray:
3:56 watch this over and over
"Prioritise who you are, who you want to be and don't spend time with anything that antagonises your character
Michelle Morales
Michelle Morales:
After this, I can see why UT is taking him on as a "professor of practice" - he is a great speaker...alright alright alright!
Mike McHenry
Mike McHenry:
Had a very rough 24 hours. My daughter sat on my couch with me and we watched and listened to this together. She initiated it. She lent me her heart, she shared her compassion, she reminded me of her unconditional love today when I needed it most. Im a very lucky Dad to two amazing girls who remind me everyday why life is worth living. Im blessed to have an ex who still cares about me. The universe brought some loving people into my life in the past 24 hours. I have an obligation to give back now - and I will. I try everyday to be my best version. “Joy is the feeling we have from doing what we are fashioned to do. No matter the outcome.” Embrace the journey. ❤️
Carrina Lee
Carrina Lee:
“Too many options will make a tyrant of us all” such a great speaker
gabrielle patrick
gabrielle patrick:
this man went to my hometown highschool. he’s always been a humble, kind, man.
Danna Crawford
Danna Crawford:
Don't jeopardize your soul! "Love this man"
Brendan bryant
Brendan bryant:
I’m feeling more lost now than I have ever have before this video makes me understand so much
Anyone else wish that he would pick up Paul Harvey's "The Rest of the Story" and run with it?
Zim Mehmet
Zim Mehmet:
I’m glad I clicked on this, Matthews delivery is perfect
Craig G
Craig G:
My favorite quote related to this topic is from Bob Dylan, "Life isn’t about finding yourself. Or finding anything. Life is about creating yourself.”
Anthony Liccione
Anthony Liccione:
"A tormented mind wants to forget, what a broken heart will always remember."
Scott K
Scott K:
"Too many options will make a tyrant of us all."
I agree with Matthew, especially being grateful for what I have.
Prabin Gupta
Prabin Gupta:
Guilt and regret kills many a man before their time,
So turn the page,
Get off the ride,
You are the author of the book of your life.
From another Matthew's inspiration video.
Carla Mann
Carla Mann:
"Life Is Not A Popularity Contest"

Love Him! Smart, Talented, Great Actor.
Joe Gregory
Joe Gregory:
Wow! "An honest man's pillow is his peace of mind."
Sounds to me that Matt has learned the secret to life that most humans aren't even capable of ever seeing, let alone grasping. Well done, Matthew McConaughey. Well done.
Neal Hooper
Neal Hooper:
Matthew McConaughey is my spirit animal
Healing Melody - Meditation & Relax Music
Healing Melody - Meditation & Relax Music:
Whoever is reading this now, remember:

You are the light! You are unique and worth it! You are blessed to be in your body and experience all that is!

Blessings to all beings!
Love and Light!
Steve Hammel
Steve Hammel:
Matthew McConaughey is an exceptional human being. He is true to himself
Sandra Anne Smale
Sandra Anne Smale:
Matthew's speech was so worth listening to just now. Love the thought that a person's pillow is their peace of mind. More please and thanks.
"Eliminate who you are not first and you're going to find yourself where you need to be" I'm already a better person , great quote
Karl Whitburn
Karl Whitburn:
Simply put, thank you, this morning i feel more at peace than yesterday...
Momo Eduok
Momo Eduok:
'An Honest Man's Pillow...Is His Conscious'~Matthew M.
There are two most important day's in your Life..........The day your Born..........And the day you find out Why!!!! Mark Twain
Parker's Properties
Parker's Properties:
Showed this to my cat, now he's an independent responsible member of society.
Zebra Pot
Zebra Pot:
We can't all be a Matthew McConaughey until...
We realise that
You must embrace failure, before you can fully appreciate YOUR Success!
I wish everyone would watch this.....excellent. Thank you, Matthew.
Barry Carstetter
Barry Carstetter:
This is The Unabashed Mother Loving TRUTH!! Thank you, Matthew McConaughey!
Carlos Alves
Carlos Alves:
Shout out to the person thst wrote this for matthew, he just memorized this 😂
Sharon Barton
Sharon Barton:
Amazing and Motivating Speech!! Made me think about my life!!
Dawn Brenner
Dawn Brenner:
Wow, " eliminate who you are not first" ❤
ares ares
ares ares:
Epicurus' guide for happiness:
1. Constant introspection and personal development
2. A job that makes you feel that you contribute to society
3. Have friends.
Danny McCoy
Danny McCoy:
“An honest man’s pillow is his peace of mind, and when you lay down on that pillow at night, no matter who’s in your bed, we all sleep alone.”

Wow I felt that.
Jenna Harding
Jenna Harding:
I was today years old when I heard someone else speak my soul...
Leo Drayton
Leo Drayton:
Matthew McConaughey is a bloody Legend!
connie Dunn
connie Dunn:
I wanna be immortality joyful for ever to take my loved ones HOME.
Aaron Cumberland
Aaron Cumberland:
This video really inspired me to take stock of my life and look inward to assess all of my flaws. I used to just be depressed but now I'm suicidal. Thanks?
Diana Nicholas
Diana Nicholas:
Always loved Matthew McConaughey as an actor. I love him even more as a human being. Refreshing
I Really needed to hear this, too bad I just found this now.
Respect level for matt just soared through the roof
Jim Dingman
Jim Dingman:
The difference between Happy and Joy is right on. I call Joy the acceptance that what is going to happen is good enough. Trudge (walk with purpose) the road to Happy Destiny.
Why did over 2k people put thumbs down?
Everything Said is true!
Thank you Matthew McConaughey👍🙏🏻✌🏻
Thomas Slack
Thomas Slack:
A expansion of the statement that "Man is that he might have joy." Well done.
'Eliminate who you are NOT, first, and you're going to find yourself where you need to be'...can this be any more perfect of a mission statement!
Michael Miller
Michael Miller:
No wonder why I keep falling short on being happy. I was confusing being happy with having joy.
And to that I say: “alright alright alright” ❤️
Aylbdr Madison
Aylbdr Madison:
This is easily one of the best and most helpful talks I've ever heard.

I love you all, and wish you all peace and prosperity. ^-^
Robert Waterman
Robert Waterman:
You should never be satisfied, there is no such thing as perfection.
Harper of Dark
Harper of Dark:
Somehow YouTube recommended this when I needed it, thanks
Appreciate the simple things that you sometimes take for granted... Great lesson ❤
Matthew Colquhoun
Matthew Colquhoun:
I always knew Matthew McConaughey was the reason I wasn't happy.
John Brady
John Brady:
I’ve heard this many times before. But I really needed to hear it right now. Thank you.
Michael Shanahan
Michael Shanahan:
I needed to hear that. Thank you.
Kimberly Padgett
Kimberly Padgett:
Well said - Love Love Love this
Tammy Mahoney
Tammy Mahoney:
I always thought he was beautiful outside but now I’m seeing the beauty he has inside
Buckley Buck
Buckley Buck:
I’m going to watch this repeatedly for inspiration👍🏼
Alison Canty
Alison Canty:
Wow. That is one of the best speeches I've ever heard. It felt so freeing to listen to.
Rhonda Lynn
Rhonda Lynn:
I've always been a big fan of this genuinely good man. Just Keep Livin'!
Mary Brown
Mary Brown:
Mathews crew BOSSES lol our real friends lol 😅 then we find each other hulk marvin comics LOL 😆
Mike S
Mike S:
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.”
Zombie 777stream
Zombie 777stream:
"Immortal finish lines" ...... Wow...... Breaking the way of teaching from how everyone talks everyday!!!!
What I like about this speech is that I keep getting older and it keeps staying the same age
barb ryll
barb ryll:
This came at a perfect time. Really needed it! Thankyou for posting 👍🥰
Billy Leung
Billy Leung:
When I have a mental block I always watch this clip. Thank you Matthiew Mcconnaughey
Kids & Dogs '70
Kids & Dogs '70:
I've always liked Matthew, now I respect him.

"Don't spend time with anything that antagonizes your character" ( 3:59 ) - Now that's something I will never forget.
First Last
First Last:
At some point in our life we shall find our self at a crossroad, we can either lean wit it or rock wit it. Choose wisely.
X Drake
X Drake:
I found this awesome channel, and I'll be here a long time.
Shana Deane
Shana Deane:
"decrease your options"
L Beck
L Beck:
I absolutely love this.... I've shared this with my daughters several times a year.... Thank you
Samuel Robinson
Samuel Robinson:
stopped smoking pot a week ago after 12 years of daily use. just saw this speech today at a time when i'm more emotionally available than i've been in years. feels like a blessing
In today’s society it seems like, The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.
Heather Schmidt
Heather Schmidt:
Wow! I think I have found me a hero! Thank you so very much! I needed to hear this
Etienne 777
Etienne 777:
Not one of these motivational speeches mentions God/Jesus..... so I was just wondering how objectively true it is.
Mark Tesoro
Mark Tesoro:
I showed this to my pup, he’s a wolf now.
Linda Chudej
Linda Chudej:
Watching Matthew McConaughey makes me truly happy & hearing his voice fills me with joy. That about sums it up.
Cameron Gray
Cameron Gray:
"We have to define success for ourselves and then we have to put in the work to maintain it."
Terri Harmon
Terri Harmon:
He's amazing.. Loved it!
Abood Akkad
Abood Akkad:
God Bless The Broken Road that led me to this moment
D bag
D bag:
Alright alright alright
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
Kim Qadir
Kim Qadir:
Just what I need to start the day - a lecture from a celebrity. The only one I liked was Lincoln Lawyer which was based on a very good book.
The F*ck It Series
The F*ck It Series:
One day I will have a million people watching my videos. I'm sure of it