Why Can't I Make Everyone Happy? is an insightful cartoon. Some of us are 'people pleasers' who instinctively try to make others happy to win their approval or affection. Such poeple tend to be Rescuers or Saviors in the Karpman Drama Triangle.
Wicked Thoughts (Psychology Today, Sep 2015). This article presents techniques for addressing unspeakable or wicked thoughts that occasionally cross our minds. The Guest House by Rumi is a poem along the same lines.
What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? (NYTimes, October 2014) is an inspiring article on how our minds affect our bodies: if we start acting like 22, we start looking like 22. Well, not exactly.. we start looking younger, happier n brighter than before. An intriguing study had "chambermaids" as subjects (Search for "chambermaids" in the article) - those who *believed* that their work was strenuous lost weight.