About the author
Oliver Burkeman is a British author and journalist who has worked for The Guardian. Recipient of the Foreign Press Association's Young Journalist of the Year, he has authored numerous books. The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, 2012 is one of his famous books which brought him a lot of international recognition. He also runs his blog by his name. He has self-described himself as someone who writes about social psychology, self-help culture, productivity, and the science of happiness and makes unprovoked attacks on The Secret.