Tag: happiness

Love People, Use Things to Find Happiness

July 24, 2014
Love People, Use Things to Find Happiness

New York Times contributing writer Arthur C. Brooks penned an essay this past weekend on the futility of our constant pursuit of happiness. For one thing, the people who score highest on Happiness metrics tend to also score higher on Unhappiness. What’s important is the net deficit or surplus of happiness: Bad: UnH > H Good: […]

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The Cost of Always Holding Out for Something Better

September 21, 2009
The Cost of Always Holding Out for Something Better

Brett and Kate McKay write The Art of Manliness, a successful personal development blog that is tailored to men, but contains many excellent, thoughtful articles that I enjoy. Recently, they wrote about a general condition of restlessness and anxiousness in our society, a sort of general malaise. They define it as feeling like there’s this great […]

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The Girls’ Kickass Guide to Getting Over a Breakup

March 4, 2009
The Girls’ Kickass Guide to Getting Over a Breakup

Now that Zagat’s has announced new Dating (and Dumping) Guides for New York and LA, I’m bracing myself for some nasty stories. Zagat’s selected their dumping grounds based on the number of exits and proximity to transportation (so you can get the hell outta there), as well as the attractiveness of the clientele, so that […]

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