Now a recent story in Newsweek rounds up the latest on happiness’ opposite: sadness. It’s an interesting gloss on the growing happiness industry — and what the story calls “the backlash against the happiness rat race.”
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Stumbling on Happiness By Dan Gilbert Published by Knopf 304 pages | List price: $24.95 Harvard professor Dan Gilbert gave a stunning talk at TED2004, outlining research that showed how terrible we are at understanding our own emotional responses to countless everyday situations and choices. He’s now fleshed this out into one of the most […]
Happy Tuesday! Enjoy a bonus binge this week: a playlist about design. “Design giants” contains 13 talks by iconic modern designers. Hear from Philippe Starck, who asks, “Why design?” … Stefan Sagmeister on how design helped him find happiness … Eames Demetrios on his grandparents’ legendary work … and today’s talk, Paola Antonelli, on how […]