Golden handcuffs and the new religion of work
An old Romanian proverb states that craft is like a golden bracelet. But the way we relate to this type of jewellery seems to suggest that these golden bracelets are more like some socially acceptable handcuffs, which we fooled ourselves into wearing with pride.
Comparison: the thief of joy
If we keep comparing ourselves to others who are taller, smarter, richer, better-looking . . . we’ll always be miserable. Here’s how to stop.