Why Asking “What’s My Duty?” Is More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

When you first become interested in learning more about “happiness” or “success,” it’s easy to fall for the whole “follow your passion” mantra that has become so popular these days. “Discover your passion. Do what you love. Follow your dreams.” … Continue reading

Experience Junkies: The Futility of Searching for Every New Thrill and Sensation

An experience junkie is a type of person who always finds themselves seeking new and thrilling experiences. These experiences could be anything: traveling to new places, meeting new types of people, attending big music festivals, experimenting with drugs and sex, … Continue reading

Make Friends At Work: Why You Should Turn Your Coworkers Into Best Buds

Do you consider yourself to be good friends with your coworkers? The answer to this question could determine how much overall happiness and satisfaction you have at work. In psychologist Ron Friedman’s new book The Best Place to Work: The … Continue reading

3 Games People Play to Avoid Taking Responsibility

We often play many games between ourselves and others. But by “games” I don’t mean sports, or video games, or board games. Instead “games” are a form of dishonest communication – usually with ulterior motives involved. In Eric Berne’s influential … Continue reading