Why in the most prosperous age human civilization do so many feel lost, ill and full of despair? Suicide an mental illness are at all time highs yet wealth and comfort have never been higher. Heying and Weinstein accredit the human brain as unable to cope and adapt to all the change. Read more for an inspiring look into how to live a more fulfilling, successful life.
Key Takeaway: As a way to clear your mind, unplug for an hour, day, week and leave electronics behind. Get back to basic human skills like interacting with your neighbors and exercising to regain some strength and solace.
Quote of the book: “novel levels of novelty, such as we are experiencing now, are a special danger. This means that what’s needed today—and urgently—is a call to consciousness on a scale that we have not seen before.”
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