Dear Readers, I wish to share with you this clever post from a lady named Lou Ann, who shares a wicked sense of the absurd with us on her blog, On the Homefront. Enjoy, all you happiness junkies out there!!
“I am a busy person.” ~ Sophie
Thank Sophie. She is the reason that Richard Wiseman decided to come up with some alternative ways to achieve happiness without spending forty years in therapy, six months in an experiential study, or half a million dollars at a spa. Sophie asked Wiseman what he thought of the “self-help happiness industry”. She had just purchased a book on the subject and was curious about his take on the subject. Apparently in response, he sunk his teeth deftly but deeply into the topic and provided her with some of the complex academic works on happiness he was familiar with.
Sophie stopped him in his tracks, told him she was a “busy person” and asked him if he could come up with “some effective advice that didn’t take quite so much time to implement”. He asked her how long. She said: “About a minute.” So…
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