Think on the happiness of this….

Fantastic new research from University of Rochester shows that extrinsic rewards (money, cars, stuff) basically makes us more depressed – it’s called “hedonic adaption”. The research quotes that those focused on the “American dream” are basically the most miserable of all. Happiness = hard, meaningful work on self and social bonds. Either that or poor people are sponsoring the research. Photo by Edu Lauton on Unsplash Continue reading Think on the happiness of this….

SIDE FX. Some guidelines to a career in TV production.

So you are going into, or are already in, the business of making TV.  Basically, in drug terms, you just swallowed the whole bottle.  This then, is the neatly folded, small-print ribbon of paper that dropped out when you opened your TV medication.  This is what you didn’t read, you just let it twirl to the ground and lie there.  You probably looked at it … Continue reading SIDE FX. Some guidelines to a career in TV production.

The joys of dealing with shaved monkeys

I just experienced the joy that is the post office. It’s a different dimension which never fails to disappoint. You can’t make this up – but they were out of letters and stamps. Perhaps it was just a red-painted building for homeless people who like to sit behind glass and stare at us like broiled vegetables. I had to mail my license and frankly I … Continue reading The joys of dealing with shaved monkeys