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OverSuccess ☉ OverSuccess PDF / Epub ❤ Author Jim Rubens – Thomashillier.co.uk Why are one in three American adults pervasively dissatisfied with their lives Why is major depression seven times likely among those born after 1970 than their grandparents Why are one in four of us Why are one in three American adults pervasively dissatisfied with their lives Why is major depression seven times likely among those born after than their grandparents Why are one in four of us addicted to at least one substance or behavior Why is America drowning in record personal and public debt Why did over people humiliate themselves this year auditioning for Fox's American Idol Why are eighty percent of women unhappy with their bodies What is it about contemporary America that connects the swelling incidence of depression behavioral addictions eating disorders debt materialism sleep deprivation family breakdown rudeness fame fixation ethical collapse mistrust and monstrous acts of personal violence Drawing from emerging science in several fields and insights about our transformed social lives Rubens explains how genes commercial culture and global hyper competition have locked tens of millions of Americans into an unwinnable success benchmarks race and unleashed an epidemic of status defeat OverSuccess shows how and why the resulting social and psychological pathologies are different for baby boomers men and women Offering hope for our future Rubens outlines ways that individuals businesses and voluntary organizations can satisfy the American drive for recognition and personal achievement without the toxic burdens of OverSuccess These cures range from holding the door for strangers and somatic cell gene therapy to responsible displays of wealth and building village scale social and business organizations.