Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks
Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks.

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable.

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favourite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavour is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you’re barely noticing the taste as you drink it.

Or you buy a new car and think it will make you smile every time you drive it for years. But a month later, that sensation is gone. Now it’s just a car. Continue reading

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?

Is it rude to take the last chocolate?
Is it rude to take the last chocolate?
Should I take the last chocolate?

I didn’t know it was the last one when, feeling peckish on a recent afternoon, I rose from my desk and walked across the newsroom toward where my editor, Victoria, sits. She keeps on her desk a glass jar stocked with candy, typically those trapezoidal, foil-wrapped Dove chocolates, free for the taking. Continue reading Is it rude to take the last chocolate?