Long history of subjugation can motivate a sad soulfulness. Dr Brian R Little on national happiness and personal traits.

Current research has shown that introverts who act extravertedly experience happiness, which often catches them by surprise. Dr. Brian R Little is an internationally acclaimed scholar and speaker in the field of personality and motivational psychology and currently teaches at Cambridge university. He is also a passionate introvert who scores low on the neurotic scale. But before introducing Dr. Little any further, it is important to … Continue reading Long history of subjugation can motivate a sad soulfulness. Dr Brian R Little on national happiness and personal traits.

Bulgarians are measured as “unhappy” because it is OK, even honourable, to complain

Yes, the rich are getting richer.  But so are the poor, and it matters much more to the poor. “I’m a literary, quantitative, postmodern, free-market, progressive-Episcopalian, Midwestern woman from Boston who was once a man. Not ‘conservative’! I’m a Christian libertarian” is a sentence that is found in the biography of prof Deirdre Nansen McCloskey on her website as a response to her being widely known … Continue reading Bulgarians are measured as “unhappy” because it is OK, even honourable, to complain