Among city dwellers, the study found, the amygdala, a set of neurons lodged deep in the brain’s medial temporal lobe, went into overdrive during the experiment, meaning that urbanites are hypersusceptible to stress, presumably because they experience so much of it.

Among city dwellers, the study found, the amygdala, a set of neurons lodged deep in the brain’s medial temporal lobe, went into overdrive during the experiment, meaning that urbanites are hypersusceptible to stress, presumably because they experience so much of it.

How to be perfectly unhappy - The Oatmeal. The thin line between depressed and normal....

How to be perfectly unhappy - The Oatmeal. The thin line between depressed and normal....

A landmark pair of studies shows that giving people with depression and anxiety magic mushrooms made them better for months.

A landmark pair of studies shows that giving people with depression and anxiety magic mushrooms made them better for months.

Unless you're winning, most of life will seem unfair. The truth is, you need to play by different rules.

Unless you're winning, most of life will seem unfair. The truth is, you need to play by different rules.

"The more people [in this study] valued and were encouraged to value happiness as a separate life goal, the less happy they were."

"The more people [in this study] valued and were encouraged to value happiness as a separate life goal, the less happy they were."

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/opinion/whats-the-use-of-regret.html?ribbon-ad-idx=8

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/opinion/whats-the-use-of-regret.html?ribbon-ad-idx=8

The relentless pursuit of success is valorised in our culture, but taking the long way around is often the best

The relentless pursuit of success is valorised in our culture, but taking the long way around is often the best

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