Happiness vs pleasure

I’m sure my boss is an alcoholic, I’ve never known anyone so obsessed with getting smashed. Whenever we have a work trip he’ll always get drunk and try and bring everyone down with him; shots being ordered, karaoke and staying out until 4 am. I see his hedonistic behaviour as escapism which is prevalent throughout…

Using envy as insight

using envy as insight

I recently finished reading Susan Cain’s excellent book: “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”. The book was thought-provoking and there were a couple of sentences that made me sit back and reflect: “Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what…