How To Stop Chasing Happiness, And Just Be Happy

Get Yourself Off The Hedonic Treadmill “Most people are like all stomachs: they cannot remain satisfied for a long time.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana When I was getting my undergrad in English, I was not always the most studious member of my university. I wrote recently on the ways I’ve had to trick the laziness out ofContinue reading “How To Stop Chasing Happiness, And Just Be Happy”

How To Deal With Tragedy

What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today     “He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra     I’m an English teacher at an all-boys school, and sometimes it’s my job to make high school boys interested in literature that was writtenContinue reading “How To Deal With Tragedy”