Sunday, September 26

5 ways to be happier at work (and why Schopenhauer was right)


  • Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño
  • The Conversation*

Be happy at work

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The pursuit of happiness is a question that philosophers ask themselves on a recurring basis. The three schools of philosophy in classical Greece gave alternative answers.

The Stoicism He advocated detaching oneself from material things and seeking balance within us, the rule of reason over physical needs.

For his part, Epicureanism it proposed to explore all kinds of pleasures, to achieve ecstasy through sensory and intellectual experience.

Finally, the Cynicism questioned the meaning of the question about the pursuit of happiness, because it is impossible to find accurate answers to this type of question: it is preferable to live as you want and justify it as we see fit.


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