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I Knew There Was More to Life Than All Those Guys Blogging About Stoicism
“Be cheerful. Enjoy your life.”
science of us
Does Happiness Really Make You Healthier? It Depends on Where You Live
A new study makes the case that the effect varies by culture.
What Good Is Hope?
Does optimism make you foolish, human, or both?
It’s Possible to Train Yourself to Be More Optimistic
Having a positive outlook is a teachable skill.
Bees May Have Feelings, and They’re Happiest With a Sugary Snack
Bees and I have that in common.
How Relentless Optimism Can Hurt Sick People
If you want to help a friend who’s sick, don’t force them to feel a certain way.
You Should Visualize Positive and Negative Outcomes More Often
This stuff has a woo-woo reputation, but it works if you know how to do it.
expectations versus reality
How Being Optimistic in Your Teens Comes Back to Haunt You in Your 30s
So no one told you life was gonna be this way?
A Nobel Prize–Winning Economist on Life in 2015
What a time to be alive (but really).
If Daniel Kahneman Had a Magic Wand He’d Rid the Human Race of Overconfidence
Overestimating one’s own skills creates a false sense of security.