Across Europe and the United States, unhappiness reached its peak in the late forties, specifically at the age of 49 years. In general, unhappiness followed a hill-shaped curve across the lifespan. Thus, young children start out with rather low unhappiness which increases until the age of 49 years. Subsequently, unhappiness decreases again and older adults are on average less unhappy than people around the age of 49. Therefore, the results of the study strongly support the existence of the “midlife crisis” as a general phenomenon across different countries. In contrast, there was no strong scientific support for the existence of a “quarter-life crisis.” … [Read more...] about At What Age Are We Most Unhappy?
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In January 2020, the renowned conservative radio host Dennis Prager was interviewed for an inaugural book club by Micheal Knowles. The subject is Frankl’s testimony, which Prager claims is second to the bible as the most influential in his life. The interview reveals Prager has a deep admiration and fascination with Frankl that began with his reading of Man’s Search for Meaning in high school. Prager even identifies with Frankl, especially Frankl’s claim that the survivor has nothing left to fear other than his God—Prager states, “I am that guy.” … [Read more...] about Why Viktor Frankl Still Matters
These biological influences might make it sound like a person can’t help cheating because he or she is at the mercy of their hormones. However, that is not what the research shows. If biology were destiny, then every high-testosterone male and high-estrogen female would be a serial cheater, which clearly isn’t the case. Rather, hormones may make resisting harder, but people have the ability to be self-aware and self-reflective and thus should be held accountable for their own choices. … [Read more...] about The Biology of Relationship Infidelity
Aditi Rao Hydari has been giving us casual fashion updates but lately, she upped her fashion game and wore fashionable outfits for the promotional rounds of the Telugu film, V. For the promotions of this thriller movie of hers, Aditi Rao Hydari flaunted three outfits lately. We felt her two ensembles were hits but there was one miss definitely. She was styled by Eka Lakhani. So, let's decode her outfits, which she wore recently. … [Read more...] about Aditi Rao Hydari’s Latest Fashionable Outfits Decoded; Her Two Outfits Impressed Us, One Didn’t
People who are unhappy with love struggle with deciding when to call it quits. Their unhappiness tends to stem from some recurring conflict or pattern. They feel as if they can’t take it anymore, "I am done." Then, they run a mental calculus of the good and the bad then deduce they have already invested so much. Why not just stick it out? This back and forth neurosis can go on for months, years, and even decades in some cases. Now that we are in the middle of a pandemic many in this dilemma feel more stuck than ever before. Getting a divorce is complicated, moving out is complicated, and even if you are not married you may just feel profound guilt leaving your romantic partner in such an emotionally uncertain time or fear being alone yourself. … [Read more...] about Feeling Stuck in Your Romantic Relationship?