Nice article from The Guardian about teaching philosophy to children. It’s not just good for marks and job prospects; it’s good for life.
What makes for a sustainable city also makes for an enjoyable city.
I really hope that’s true, because I’ve felt a bit crowded in my head the last few years… Maybe this article will help 🙂
A Manifesto For Wellbeing proposes that governments should be committed to the wellbeing of the societies they represent.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics published its Measures of Australia’s Progress (MAP) in 2011, after community consultation around the theme of “is life getting better?”
And the UK-based New Economics Foundation put out its Wellbeing Manifesto in 2004.
See also SC’s TED talk:
And this article talks about some physiological differences underlying the introversion/extraversion preference (although, as with most such things, the arrow of cause-to-effect can be hard to orient),