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Want a meaningful life? Just ask: “Who would I take to a remote island?”

Often the best and easiest way to improve your own sense of well-being and meaningfulness is to switch your lens: Concentrate less on yourself and more on being connected with others, says philosopher and psychology researcher Frank Martela. Identify the people who give you vitality, strength and love, and spend time with them.
Posted Jul 2020

Why you should not try to be the perfect lover

Philosopher Yann Dall’Aglio argues that the quest to be the perfect lover is a distinctly modern delusion -- and that it erodes the very relationships we seek to strengthen. Here's why we should forget about performance and instead seek a less than perfect union.
Posted Nov 2015

Maxims and mottoes from masters of one-liners: A reading list

Professional aphorist and all round word nerd James Geary shares his list of must-read books from authors covering literary life, proverbs, aphorisms, and the art of being quoted.
Posted Jan 2015
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