how to deal with stress and negativity of modern-day living
by Dr Rohini Vijaygopal
We all want to be happy and this is a goal we strive towards more often than we attain it.
Even when we do achieve momentary satisfaction, we analyse the past moments of pleasure and pain in order to think about maximising future pleasure and avoiding future pain.
This unsatisfactory nature of our existence stems from our evolutionary process. Our ancestors lived in fight or flight mode – if they...