All Cyberpunk 2077 screenshots are from my own time in the game. Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! The short answer: So many things that have to write multiple posts on it and still be very selective about what I cover. Also: Some of the insights I didn’t newly learn from Cyberpunk but was … Continue reading What Cyberpunk 2077 Has Taught Me About Happiness (Part 1)
Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! I was just working on a research project on so-called “mental health problems” and I thought part of it could give you some great insights into happiness. But this time framed through the lens of how things can go wrong (in the … Continue reading Feeling Unhappy? This Is Why.
Photo by Simon Migaj on Unsplash Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! Following up on my two posts on what’s special about the present moment and how it can help lead a happier life (you find them here and here) I wanted to share a little insight from my favorite meditation app. It’s called … Continue reading What People Get Wrong about Meditation
Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash … is what I hope you won’t ever have to ask after this post. Let me start with a story: When I did the dishes earlier today, I shifted into being present without even noticing it at first. I felt the cool water running down my hands, watched it … Continue reading What’s So Great about the Present Moment Anyway?!
Photo by Balu Gáspár on Unsplash … is what I often hear when I talk about the power of the present moment. Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! So, what’s so special about the present moment and how’s it supposed to help lead a happier life anyway? I’ve heard many attempts at answering this … Continue reading And That’s Supposed to Help?!
Photo by Cris Trung on Unsplash Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! Those who have known me for a long time likely will be surprised about what they are going to read in this post. They know me as a rational person, a scientist and philosopher, somebody who tends to think too much. Thomas, … Continue reading The Currency of Life
Photo by Amber Maxwell Boydell on Unsplash Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! Loyal readers will have noticed that my publishing frequency has dropped to once per month. This is due to work and it will probably stay that way for the foreseeable future. I had a mini-series on mantras in the pipeline, but … Continue reading 4 Life Hacks to Thrive during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Photo by Everton Vila on Unsplash Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome back! The 2010s were packed with revolutions, atrocities, and wonders, which, based on the color of your lenses, may leave you hopeful or despaired. Here’s a list of the “best and worst” that happened in the 2010s: An earthquake in Haiti killed over … Continue reading The 2010s: A Decade in Review Focused on Your Happiness
Photo by Mishal Ibrahim on Unsplash.com Hello my dear happiness nerds, welcome (back)! I've been preparing another essay for you, but then, life happened. But so did inspiration. Therefore, without further ado, another poem for all you lovely people. A Scene along the Way Karen and I were coming home from dinner, In our street … Continue reading But Then, Life Happened