Why striving for happiness is fucking you up…

So Christmas and New Year’s are over again – little orgies of excess that they are. Did they make you happy? In fact, how much of what we think will make us happy ends up being either stressful or disappointing (or both)? Our quest for Read More …

Consumerism, entitlement and the loss of personal and national identity – Part 2

In my last post I talked about some of the reasons why gadgets are so appealing from a neurological perspective. I also suggested that modern living (and¬†the¬†gadgets) are, in part, responsible for a lack of connectedness with the people around us. Interestingly, a part of Read More …