Sprinkle a little ancient philosophy into your daily routines
Struggling to cope with the demanding aspects of modern life? Here is a technique that could help. "To live well, our focus must shift from the external goods we imagine will bring us happiness and on to ourselves: the judgments we make, the way we behave, the things we pursue, and what we value. In broad terms, contemporary psychological research on wellbeing lends support to these ideas." Joel Owen contemplates.