Shortly after I finished my medical degree, I pursued a master’s degree in finance. The 2008 market crash was pretty terrible for Ireland – and I was curious to find out get out of the medical bubble and learn about the world. After 5 years of medicine, everyone who wasn’t a doctor seemed well-rounded, but…
Happiness seems to be on everyone’s mind. Yes, we’re on a quest to be happier and we’re trying to game the system. No, it may not actually be helpful to overall happiness, who knows. But we’re curious, right? I decided that I will start this post as my one stop shop for all the quality…
If cows and minks are bred for their meat and their fur, are we kind of… bred for economic growth?
We criticise in others what we don’t like in ourselves
Meditation is associated with multiple cognitive, perceptual, affective, somatic and other side effects
Looking at how we can use neuroscience research to boost our creativity
Being mindful when you know you’re anxious
Happy May Day all
Good relationships keep us happier and healthier.
Originally posted on Vividness:
By “ethics,” in quotes, I mean talk about ethics, rather than what people actually do. This page explains “ethics” as signaling: personal advertisement. We all display “ethicalness” as a strategy for looking like attractive mates and coworkers, by signaling class status, tribal loyalty, and superior personality traits. Although this post is…
We should pay more attention to what the Eastern philosophy already knows about the body and mind.
Philosophy doesn’t aim to change one’s life, only to understand it.