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The modern world

The modern world is a very different place from the world that existed 50 years ago. Our knowledge of ourselves and our universe has increased, infrastructures have become globalized and technological developments have revolutionized the way we communicate with each other.


This has left each of us with an increasingly complex world to deal with in our daily lives, and this complexity can affect us in a number of ways – some of which may be detrimental to our well-being, and which we may not even have fully acknowledged.


Below are some resources to help you understand and deal with various aspects of the modern world.

Modern life – as good as it gets?

A book by Life Squared founder, Richard Docwra, examining some of the challenges of modern life and what we can do to flourish as a society and individuals.

10 symptoms of modern malaise

We've identified 10 symptoms that many people seem to be suffering from in the modern world.  How many of them do you identify with?

Our complex world

This Life Squared article explores the increased complexity of the modern world and the ways it can affect us as individuals.

The modern life survival guide

This Life Squared booklet shows how we can live better lives within the challenges and pressures of the modern world.


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