Blog Posts - Unhappiness



HIGH ON LOW: Harnessing the power of unhappiness [book review]

HIGH ON LOW: Harnessing the power of unhappiness Wilhelm Schmid [Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc., 106 pages] These days, it’s a commonly held belief that […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themi...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 27, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Mother. Unhappiness. Happiness.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-11-06]: A child cries when he realizes during the first day at kindergarten that he will not be with his mother. [1] It is the simple things which make us unhappy. It is the simple things which can make us happy...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 6, 2015

Separated. Crying. Alone.

A team of 30 specialists at Nationwide Children’s hospital in Ohio have successfully separated Acen and Apio Akello, 11-month-old twins …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 6, 2015

Benefits Of Unhappiness

I had a client, Sara, who has been married a few times and was in a long term relationship. She felt that she left her marriages prematurely, so she was determined to stick with this dysfunctional relationship until the end. Her sessions would s...
by Much Ado About Something on Apr 1, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Facebook. Year's scrapbook. Joy. Sorrow.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-02-10]: Facebook's "Year in Review" scrapbook is intended to show off users' happy years, but for some it picked up on tragedy, including a man who lost his daughter. The company apologized to him. [1] We want to...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 10, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Positive energy? Not so positive...

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-01-16]:"Positive energy": The plague of modern era. [1]How many times have you seen someone at work being constantly happy?How many times have you seen someone telling everyone how great he constantly feels?But c...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 16, 2015

Want to BE Happy?

Learn to be happy just like we learn to dance. It's easy! Just try this first step ....
by Lord Flea Sings on Aug 6, 2014

The Little Things

It’s 11.53 on a scorching Friday morning and for the second time in as many days; the air conditioning fails to satisfy its end of the bargain. Kevin, a smartly dressed man in his late twenties, with an impeccable hairstyle and a looming deadline,...
by Psycholocrazy on Jul 23, 2014

6 Weird Ways Religion Is Influencing Your Brain (as proven by science)

It should probably come as no surprise that my belief in a God resides somewhere between Father Christmas and England’s chances of ever winning another World Cup. Oh I’ve tried. As a wide eyed and impressionable pre-teen I was given a copy of the...
by Psycholocrazy on Jul 16, 2014

5 Popular Self-Help Tips That Are Full of Shit

You’re not very happy are you? Be honest. There is something nagging away. As your friends are chatting, cracking jokes and enjoying a glass of wine; you’re trying to join in with the fun but something is holding you back. An invisible rope, fast...
by Psycholocrazy on Jun 25, 2014

Why Generation 'Y' Is Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen...
by Connecting Hypnotherapy... on Feb 23, 2014

9 Warning Signs You’re About To Start a Toxic Relationship

As I look back and reminisce about my previous relationships, it’s a genuine wonder why I haven’t been declared clinically insane. Dear God, I have dated some weird and wonderful people in my time. There is the girl who, after just 1 date, decide...
by Psycholocrazy on Feb 13, 2014

Just Because I’m Not Alone Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Lonely

Among the many misconceptions regarding depression, the most dangerous is the widely held belief that if someone looks fine, then they are fine. The truth is – those who are battling depression are the greatest method actors of our time; living...
by Psycholocrazy on Feb 5, 2014

If The Answers Aren’t Frightening Enough Then You Need To Start Asking Scarier Questions

Who on earth wants to be scared? If you aren’t raising your hand with the speed of a schoolboy who’s just wet his pants, then you darn well should be. Yes, this is another one of those ‘fear is nothing to be afraid of’ articles, but with a li...
by Psycholocrazy on Dec 18, 2013

4 Ridiculously Common Misconceptions About Depression (and how to change your thoughts)

Depression sucks. It’s the vampire of diseases. It hides in plain sight, waiting to pounce. You don’t hear it coming. It’s too swift and clever for that. It sinks its teeth into your psyche, draining your confidence, your energy levels and your...
by Psycholocrazy on Nov 29, 2013

3 Insane Reasons Why You Will Never Be Happy

Happiness is fleeting. It teases us with its presence, like a Victorian woman pulling up her bustle to reveal the sexy ankle of shame. It arrives with fanfare and promise and before we can truly appreciate what we are experiencing, it vanishes. Somet...
by Psycholocrazy on Nov 20, 2013

6 Reasons Why Your Life Is Harder Than It Should Be (and what to do about it)

People love a good moan from time to time. It’s good to get some of that frustration off your chest and out into the open, in fact being a miserable bastard can actually extend your life but that’s a pointless endeavor if everyone wants to punch...
by Psycholocrazy on Oct 30, 2013

35 Most Powerful Ways to Keep Your Job

Explore these 35 most powerful ways to keep your job because it’s hard to get hired these days as hiring has not rebounded in the way that the stock market and housing market has. So, employees hunker down and stick with their current job.  ...
by Catherine's Career Corner on Sep 6, 2013

Problems at Work? Top 20 Ways to Be Happy at Work

Problems at work? As we spend most of our time at work, wait no more! Now is the time to address the problems so that you can enjoy your work life balance. Explore these top 20 ways to be happy at work. By Catherine Adenle We spend most of our time...
by Catherine's Career Corner on Sep 4, 2013

Anecdote: Muslims who are happy versus those who are not! Do you agree?

Add caption After reading this short piece about Muslims living in Muslim dominated countries versus those who live in non-Muslim dominated countries, do you agree or disagree with the premise? I suppose that the violence in current day Egypt is ju...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 18, 2013


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