I was talking to a friend yesterday who is going through a lot of stress and she basically was telling me how unhappy she felt. I noticed that she kept referring to when this happens I will be… If that happens I will be…
In other words happiness would happen at some time in the future given certain conditions.
As I was talking to her I recalled that I had a book on the subject that had helped me enormously when I was going through a similar period myself. I found the book this morning hidden away at the back of a – rather dusty I have to admit – bookshelf. The book “Happiness Now! – Timeless wisdom for feeling good FAST” by Robert Holden.
I will have to get the book to her today but as I flicked through I recalled much of the wisdom contained therein.
Here I will quote directly from the book to give a flavour. (more…)