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Hedonic Treadmill: Why I’m Saving the Best for Last

One of the wonderful perks everyone at my workplace takes for granted is the free coffee. According to our office manager, the company spends almost a thousand dollars every month on coffee alone. With dozens of boxes of well-known and exotic brands stacked on the top shelf, our office pantry …

What is a well lived life?
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What is a Life Well-Lived? (Hint: It’s not about having lots of money)

Money affects every aspect of our lives. From what we eat, where we live, and how we dress, to what we do with our spare time. Having enough money is essential to achieving sustainable happiness. However, having an abundance of money “per se” is not really a true measure of …

Why successful people kill themselves
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Why Would Successful People Commit Suicide?

You’ve seen it in the news, especially during an economic depression. A man loses his job, gets into a big pile of debt, runs out of options, and then kills himself. In more tragic cases, he takes his whole family with him. If you think having a job is stressful, …