From Metapsychology, a review of The Search for Meaning: A Short History by Dennis Ford; and a review of Artificial Happiness: The Dark Side of the New Happy Class by Ronald W. Dworkin. Finding your happy place: Forget that inner journey — some countries are actually more contented than others. Selfish capitalism is bad for our mental health: The growth in relative materialism over the past 20 years is taking a heavy toll on the wellbeing of English-speaking nations. Don't blame your job, the traffic or your mindless chores: Battling boredom means finding focus, living in the moment and having something to live for. Moral rules or merely guidelines? A review of Moral Stealth: How "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice by Arnold Goldberg.

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