How The Modern World Affects Our Mental Health

Our world is exciting in many ways from arts to culture, yet it also harnesses a tragic amount of background anxiety and low-level depression, especially targeted towards young adults. As we’re on the cusp of new identities and new eras, we can’t help but feel plunged into a sea of responsibilities, expectations and shattered hopes.

Is this what I dreamed of when I was 15?

Beyond the daily nuisances of a new job or a tangential job or graduate school or theses, Alain de Botton argues that there are six characteristics of…