Tag Archives: Happiness

Hedonism and Its Impact on Society

Achieving a pleasurable well-being within our body and within our state of mind is probably one of the most essential necessities that every human being strives to achieve on a constant basis; from all, each human being is constantly faced … Continue reading

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How to Think

Chris Hedges truthdig.com Cultures that endure carve out a protected space for those who question and challenge national myths. Artists, writers, poets, activists, journalists, philosophers, dancers, musicians, actors, directors and renegades must be tolerated if a culture is to be … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words)

PsyBlog spring.org.uk What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow. When the happiness and creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi was studying how painters work, he noticed an odd … Continue reading

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Quotes: No Treason by Lysander Spooner

An American individualist anarchist, political philosopher and legal theorist, Lysander Spooner, published  No Treason: The Constitution of No Authority is 1867. The following quotes have been selected from various sections of the essays. From No Treason No 1: “The principle that … Continue reading

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We The Tiny House People (Documentary): Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters

TV producer and Internet-video personality Kirsten Dirksen invites us on her journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon … Continue reading

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Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Rory Sutherland TED “Waiting seven minutes for a train with a countdown clock is less frustrating and irritating than waiting four minutes, knuckle-biting, going ‘When’s this train going to arrive?’” (Rory Sutherland) The circumstances of our lives may matter less … Continue reading

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Holding On To a Job You Hate Will Eventually Make You Sick

Prevent Disease Staying at a job you hate may affect more than just your happiness. New research finds that employees who stay at jobs out of a feeling of obligation are prone to several health problems, including exhaustion, stress and … Continue reading

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Misogyny: A Collection of Writings on Women by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche TheAbsolute Actio in distans When a man stands in the midst of his own noise, in the midst of his own surf of plans and projects, then he is apt also to see quiet, magical beings gliding past … Continue reading

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Positive Self Esteem Is The Immune System Of The Soul

Tyler Woods Self Esteem Blog Low self-esteem does not have to be part of your life. . Having positive self-esteem is all in your power. I know that saying you have the power to have positive self-esteem might sound impossible … Continue reading

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Why Being Less of a Control Freak May Make You Happier

Kristin van Ogtrop Time A survey finds that many women won’t even delegate their most hated chore: housecleaning. And yet doing so could guarantee some measure of happiness. On my last birthday one of my sons wrote a poem for … Continue reading

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