Stop chasing happiness

The general advice we receive when we are down is to stop being sad and be happy instead. Or worse, go on a road trip or something. What ends up happening instead is even if you gain momentary pleasure on the trip at some point, you’re going to be miserable throughout the trip. Why does […]

The problem with “The School of Life”

“The School of Life” is the brainchild Alain de Botton. De Botton completed his master’s degree in Philosophy at King’s College in London and gave up his Ph.D. research on French philosophy at Harvard to write books for the general public.