A life of suburban hell
suburban hell
Living life trapped in a suburban hell while working jobs we hate is a common problem. The film, Revolutionary Road depicts this brilliantly. ... Read More
The hedonic treadmill
The hedonic treadmill
If there's one psychological phenomenon that everyone should know it's: the hedonic treadmill. t should make you question what you want in life. ... Read More
Some people are so poor all they have is money
Some people are so poor all they have is money - a quote some attribute to Bob Marley
Some people are so poor all they have is money is a quote attributed to Patrick Meagher as well as Bob Marley. It's certainly the kind of thing Marley would have said. ... Read More
Comparison is the thief of joy
Theodore Roosevelt "Comparison is the thief of joy"
"Comparison is the thief of joy" is a quote from Theodore Roosevelt. According to social comparison theory we measure ourselves by comparing ourselves to others. ... Read More
From chimneys to Snowflakes: is life too easy?
Life is too easy
From working in coal mines and stuck up chimneys to sitting on the couch playing video games. Has life become too easy? ... Read More
Is being rich worth it?
Is being rich worth it?
Why do so many people want to be rich? Do rich people have a better life? Is being rich really worth it? ... Read More
Why office work is such a doss
Why office work is such a doss
As the creator of Dilbert puts it, the reality for many is that office work is a pretence, it's about making yourself look good, or how I often hear it described: it's a game ... Read More
Feeling good vs feeling happy
Feeling good vs feeling happy
What's the difference between feeling good and feeling happy? I believe there's a distinct difference between the two that's worth knowing ... Read More
Society’s rules: past, present and future
Society's rules: past, present and future
We need rules in society, without them there would be anarchy. These rules change; women can vote, slavery is illegal and same sexes can marry. But where are these rules heading? ... Read More
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