Author: Tim McLaughlin

Avoid Future Regret

There was a commercial that was running recently pitching “non-monetary value” coins.  The coins were some kind of commemorative items – frankly I really don’t remember much about the coins.  A line in that commercial, though, caught my ear.  In trying to get viewers to act quickly, the voiceover said, “Avoid future regret.” That line […]

Happiness Overrated?

A piece in the Wall Street Journal – Is Happiness Overrated? – cites a University of Wisconsin study that the “relentless pursuit of happiness may be doing us more harm than good.”  The researchers say that focusing too much on feeling happy can actually reduce happiness. I can’t disagree with that. Happiness can be elusive.  […]

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