Will Smith Says He Became ‘Deeply Unfulfilled’ By Material Things

Will Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris (mother of Jada Pinkett-Smith) sat down to discuss a life of compassion. Smith revealed that there was a time in his life when he became “largely unfulfilled” by material things. He says he had everything he could have wanted or wanted, but still felt empty.

Will Smith devotes time to spiritual development

Will Smith in 2015 |  Jason Merritt / Getty Images
Will Smith in 2015 | Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Smith says that he usually reads at least two or three books at a time. He has been on a spiritual journey for the past two years, and reading is one way of educating himself. During the Advanced Gaming podcast, he tells Banfield-Norris that it is one of the books he is currently reading Spiritual Hero II by Bhakti Tirtha Swami.

“It’s about moving from desire to love,” said Smith. “It talks about desire in the broadest terms – the desire for money, the desire for fame, the desire for sex – and how to move from desire to love. And his theory is that in every situation you interact with the world, it is a school of love. So all you get is your chance to learn how to be loving and kind in that situation. “

Will Smith says he was ‘dissatisfied’

Will Smith at the Los Angeles World Premiere of 'Focus' in 2015 |  Axelle / Bauer-Griffin / FilmMagic
Will Smith at the Los Angeles World Premiere of ‘Focus’ in 2015 | Axelle / Bauer-Griffin / FilmMagic

Banfield-Norris described Smith’s attraction to “the energy of others. She says people can read. Will will give credence to this ability to his decision to live mentally. He says he realized about 8 years ago that he needed to make some changes in his life. He concluded that there is more to life than material things.

“Everything I wanted to have was in the world of products. I have been at the top of the mountain of the material world. I made as much money as I wanted to make, I had as much sex as I wanted, I’ve been so famous. ”

“I’ve lost the material world and it hasn’t made me happy yet,” said Smith. “I was starting to get stuffed. There is no positioning of exterior materials that can quench that thirst that you are trying to block out on the inside. Right now it’s the happiest and most fulfilling thing I’ve ever had in my life. “

Will Smith says he now feels complete and happy

Smith now feels happy and fulfilled because he believes he has found his purpose in his life. He says his purpose is to help others.

“A big part of it [feeling fulfilled] for me, the recognition is that I am a servant, ”said Smith. “So you walk into the room in the morning, and my godly job is to make sure you’re okay. And I’m going to help in any way I can to help … My deepest joy is helping people find satisfaction. ”Smith says that most people“ live in bad spirits, ”so he wants to do his part to help alleviate some of that suffering.

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