Reading List – On Mental Health
7 reasons not to feel bad about yourself when you have acted immorally
Guilt: Or why it’s good to feel bad
First-principles thinking clears the clutter of what we’ve told ourselves and allows us to rebuild from the ground up
A sensible guide to non-attachment
Don’t think about it is bad advice
When the urge comes to do the counterproductive thing, don’t resist. Instead, replace.
If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts.
The stresses of an era can’t be wished away; the truest intellectual training could be how to stay calm, and keep thinking clearly, in the high-strung culture in which students need to make their lives.