Foreword by S. Y. Siddiqui
Needle in a Haystack
The Philosopher: Bertrand Russell
The Physician’s Perspective
The Positive Psychologists
Policy and Institutions
My Stress Profile
Understanding Our Sources of Stress
The Outer Theatre Factors
Lack of Financial Predictability
The Deadly Commute
Dealing with a Surfeit of Information
Difficult Boss, Office Politics and Competition
Connecting Outer and Inner Realms
How Do I Know That I Am Stressed?
Well-being Beyond External Circumstances
Anxiety about the Future
Exercises for Overcoming Anxiety
Grief about the Past
Exercises to Overcome Grief of the Past
Discomfort with Present Circumstance
Effectively Dealing with Present-moment Stressors
Do I Know Myself Well Enough?
Anchoring or Priming
Overcoming Anchoring or Priming
Base Rate Neglect
Overcoming Base Rate Neglect
Overcoming Loss Aversion
Some Combination Distortions: The Choice Architecture
Overcoming Choice Architecture
‘Focusing’ and ‘End of History Illusion’
Rituals, Pasttimes, Games and Scripts
My Working Self: A Personalized Analysis
Why and How We Transact
How Do We Break Free?
Games We Play
A Journal of Mistakes, Forgetfulness and Errors
Well-being Through Dream Analysis
Why We Sleep?
Why We Dream?
Retrieving and Recording Your Dreams
Carrying Out Dream Analysis
Dreams Are Wish Fulfillments
My Body as a Well-being Compass
Bio-chemical Markers of Well-being
Blue Zones and Longevity
|Moderate, Regular Physical Activity
More Biological Markers
|Cultivating Pro-social Behaviours
|Mental Subtraction and Savouring
Meditation: Why, When and How It Works?
Types of Meditation
|Why Does It Lead to Well-being?
Vichara: Inquiry into Identity
Can Hobbies Be Meditation?
The Common Thread
The Route and Milestones to Well-being
How We Came Here?
Can We Measure Our Progress?
Evolving the Well-being Protocol