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The Science Of Why You're Miserable With More Choices

Hey You,

You won’t admit it, but you’re miserable. If not, at the very least you’re unsatisfied. If you can’t figure out why, read on. 653 more words

Psychology

The Seductive Long Tail of the White Whale

Originally posted September 2, 2011.

In The Long Tail, Chris Anderson uses the “long tail” as a statistical property to suggest that businesses can make a lot of money by selling items that only a few people want. 463 more words

So many choices! Or too many choices? Some perspective...

Choose wisely…

Has anyone read The Paradox of Choice (Why More is Less) by Barry Schwartz? I started it the other day. His premise that our “culture of abundance robs us of satisfaction” captivated me. 445 more words

Perrenial Traders

In order to spend on one side, nature is forced to economize on the other side. — Goethe

Tradeoffs are the compliment that compromise pays to possibility. 577 more words

ReaderWriterLinks

I’ve been collecting links for a while, since before the blog move, but kept putting off the post. But I said I would have links at the new blog, so here we go. 1,895 more words

Links

Minimalism

This winter that has just gone by (or hasn’t – one can never tell these days), I owned only one pair of closed shoes. It is a pair of black leather ballerinas with a flower on each. 1,219 more words