Month: December 2016

Chris Lovejoy

The negative correlation between Facebook and happiness has become well-documented (1, 2, 3, 4, etc, etc). I noticed the negative impacts it was having on my own life but I didn’t think quitting it completely was sustainable. So I set it up, as detailed below, in order to get the benefits of using Facebook without…

Chris Lovejoy

Let me tell you about how my relationship with Facebook has changed over the last few years and the effects that this has had. A typical day for me a few years ago started like so: I’d wake up, and on days when I didn’t quite feel like getting into the shower immediately, I would…

Chris Lovejoy

We spend a lot of our time worrying about what other people think of us. We let this influence our thoughts, feelings and actions. However, to increase our fulfilment we need to care more about what we think of ourselves. Let me explain why. ‘Happiness’ encompasses many different things, including two very different concepts; pleasure…