Posts in the category “Building Happiness”

Why do I always feel disappointed after I get something I want?

Building Happiness

It’s tempting to always push for more. But does it actually make us happy when we get it? Why aren’t we happier after we achieve our goals?

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Navigating the Tourist Trap

In which our hero grapples with his inner tourist and what that means to his outer hipster. Sort of. This is a story about self-loathing and sight-seeing.

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Do More with Less: Drop Dead Physical & Psychological Weight

Getting rid of junk we don’t need is a sure way to feel happier. But this doesn’t stop at cleaning out closets; we need to declutter our identities, too.

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Why We Work: Are We Just Working for Work’s Sake?

It’s easy to forget that we weren’t put on this planet to punch a clock. Do you remember why you work a job in the first place?

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How to Know If You’ve Joined a Cult

Are our most valuable qualities being exploited at work to form bad habits that — if we don’t change soon — just might kill us?

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Do Men Have Best Friends?

I have a best friend. It feels awkward to say that out loud, and it really shouldn't. Why are men ashamed to have close relationships with other men?

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