happiness

Technology, happiness on demand and the absurd human condition

Almost everything seems like it’s on demand, delivered with the push of a button. And yet, the U.S. is only the 15th happiest country. What’s more, that level’s been dropping since 2005. So why

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

If it were an issue for you, what would you pay to get rid of stress, anxiety, loneliness, sadness, physical and mental pain, or depression? Or conversely, what would you pay to be happy, feel connec

Why Increased Efficiency Will Make Us Miserable

My life just keeps getting easier. These days, I don’t have to run out to the store to replenish my pantry -- within an hour, Amazon Now will deliver my groceries. A cleaner from Handy comes in and

Building A Better Version Of Capitalism Is A Massive Startup Opportunity

Why, on a philosophical level, has Facebook been so staggeringly successful? A startup that swelled into a multi billion dollar revenue generating business in a relatively short span of years, one whi

Can You Click Your Way To Happiness? New Self-Help Service For The Stressed & Sad, Happify, Makes Big Claims

A new website catering to the stressed out, emotionally unfulfilled, and generally down called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.happify.com/">Happify</a> is launching publicly today backed by $3.8

How To Be Happy At Work…And To Deal With That Jerk Boss

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