Monthly Archives: August 2017

Is this psychologist correct in saying the pursuit of happiness can be a dead end?

2019-04-11T14:32:25+10:00

Rather than pursuing happiness as an end in itself, author and Harvard psychologist Susan David is an advocate of emotional agility. She's investigates what it takes internally to thrive in the world, in the world as it is, not in the world we wish it to be. Read the article [...]

Is this psychologist correct in saying the pursuit of happiness can be a dead end?2019-04-11T14:32:25+10:00

Our anxiety and depression epidemic: over-reliance on social media could be a factor

2019-04-11T14:33:03+10:00

Speaking at a Science of Happiness forum, "Dr Tony Fernando from the University of Auckland, pointed to an increasing dependency on activities associated with the brain's excitement-pleasure circuitry for the rising levels of anxiety and depression in teenagers today. Prominent in this cerebral circuitry is social media." Read the article   [...]

Our anxiety and depression epidemic: over-reliance on social media could be a factor2019-04-11T14:33:03+10:00