Living in a modern society gives us plenty of opportunities that previous generations could only dream about. It also gives us more opportunities than ever before to be unhappy when we get caught in the nasty traps created by our interpretation of success.
When you watch this talk you will discover truly valuable insights of why we- modern people feel unhappy.Alain de Botton talks about the fundamental worries of modern life. He shows us why the modern interpretation of success creates so much anxiety. He explains why it would be very useful for us to see and avoid the traps of envy, expectations and comparison.
This video contains many truly great ideas that are not mentioned in this short description.
You can also watch this video on TED page. It is especially useful if you need to see the transcript of his speech or get the translation in your language.