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Life OS

The Paradox of LifeOS: The operating system of LIFE From the moment we are born, we start building the software that governs our thoughts, actions and feelings. We are tutored constantly, at first without words, through our experiences, through the approval or disapproval of our parents, through the instinctual understanding of the energies that flow around us. Later, we start learning through language as well, accelerating the process. We are taught, trained and instructed by our families, friends, teachers, society. …

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What is happiness?

Happiness is what every human being supposedly strive for, the elusive Holy Grail for every human being. But what exactly is Happiness? Wikipedia, the symbol of humanity’s collective knowledge and opinion openly and frankly admits: Happiness is a fuzzy concept and can mean many different things to many people. Part of the challenge of a science of happiness is to identify different concepts of happiness, and where applicable, split them into their components. Related concepts are well-being, quality of life …

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The cause of depression

The World Health Organization, the world’s foremost authority on human health, has declared a state of emergency and a call to arms to all the Health ministries and all scientists to combat an epidemic that they project will overcome heart disease as the number one killer, the number one cost to societies and economies and the number one detriment to human quality of life and wellbeing by 2025. This epidemic is depression and associated mental illness, and they openly declare …

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The Placebo Effect

The placebo effect and its polar opposite, the nasty nocebo The placebo effect is defined as the measurable, observable, or subjectively felt improvement in health or behavior (such as pain or stress reduction) not attributable to a medication or invasive treatment that has been administered. It has been the study of innumerable scientists and scientific governmental or private projects; it forms an essential part of the criteria of approval by Food and Drug Administrations of the vast majority of countries …