Studying happiness for no good reason

(Republished from 2016) In which I enrol in a Massive Open Online Course on the Science of Happiness even though I am not unhappy.   OK, here’s one boot camp task that I haven’t peered into yet. It is rather weirdly worded: “Align happiness factors.” Why did I write it that way, so prissy and […]

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Retiring from the day job: Contented no more

It’s official. I’ve retired from my day job. While my friends barely blink at the news, the change in my life is massive. Fact: on 31 March 2016 I ‘retired’ as Director and half-owner of a wonderful little online business, Contented Enterprises Limited. Retirement is not headline news Most of my friends raise a puzzled eyebrow […]

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