Food: The Fourth Root of Happiness

“Energy” is the body’s electricity. Like the wiring in your house, the energy circuits in your body need to be clear of short-circuits to flow. In your desire for energy, you may consume drinks, power bars, magazines, videos, or exercises – but beware of “false energy,” which can harm you even on the cellular level.Continue reading “Food: The Fourth Root of Happiness”

Is there a recipe for a stress-free life?

Stress is a part of life. Some stress is beneficial, but prolonged chronic stress is harmful. Take a holistic approach to changing the basis of your stress, not its symptoms. Rather than “managing” stress, you can identify its causes and reframe your thinking. Your thought patterns may be winding you up and stressing you out.Continue reading “Is there a recipe for a stress-free life?”

What Makes People Happy?

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. For centuries, great minds have tried to answer the question: “What makes people happy?” As the field of economics became increasingly analytical, it began to see earnings as a symbol for human welfare. The concept of “maximizing utility” (gettingContinue reading “What Makes People Happy?”