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happiness

Is it a national goal to create happy citizens?

Edgar Cabanas, Eva Illouz: Manufacturing Happy Citizens – How the Science and Industry of Happiness Control our Lives

HAPPINESS: Joy has recently become a big and lucrative business in most of the western world. New book takes a wise assessment of modern society's pursuit of happiness, and concludes that happiness in many cases is illusory.

Good luck on the train 

Rolf Dobelli: The Art of Good Life

: Do what you are good at, and resist contemporary restlessness, says self-help guru Dobelli. 

William Davies: The Happiness Industry

: Talking about happiness optimization without thinking about the individual life situation, is a gross misunderstanding of what a life is.