Category Mental Health and Wellness

The happiness industry is selling you short

The happiness industry is worth $11 billion dollars (US market), consists of over 45,000 titles and sees cornerstone motivational speakers such as Anthony Robins with personal wealth estimates of $480 million dollars. Self help books, motivational speakers and pop psychology exist in a tight little bubble of finding the right people, having the right amount of money, following what we want to do with our life and never looking back

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What is happiness glorification?

Happiness glorification certainly has us all in a tizzy. We love the idea of happiness, yet so few of us define it on realistic terms. Welcome to the golden age of smiling through everything, the universe having a reason for seemingly random events and your financial indicators somehow proving you’re indeed happy. Wellness, mental health and a seemingly unobtainable benchmark of rosy cheeked happiness are big issues and big industries

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