Esther van Ginneken

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How ‘Treat Yourself’ Became a Capitalist Command

Corporations love telling Americans they “deserve” fancy electronics and indulgent food.<p>In a 1982 lecture that went on to be published as an essay called "Technologies of the Self," the French philosopher Michel Foucault argues that looking after oneself, rather than being a form of navel-gazing or …

The Weight | by Mardy Fish

“Don’t play.”<p>I am hours away from playing in the biggest tennis match of my life: the fourth round of the U.S. Open … on Labor Day … on my dad’s …

Where is home for the child of nomads? – Ruth Behar

There was a time – I was still young, in my mid-20s – when I thought I was going to be a perennial traveller, a woman without a country or permanent …

Which political system does happiness economics support? – Benjamin Radcliff

Most of us are Stoics. We think that happiness is something that individuals find for themselves: the key is to work hard for a good life, and to …

5 Tips to Take Less Photos of Everything and Take More Photos That Mean Something

How many photos do you have from a recent holiday, that you just haven’t had time to organize? Or, have you come back from a dream vacation and your …