Steve Cutts' video titled "Happiness" is disturbingly accurate portrayal of so many aspects of our daily lives. When I watch this video, I can't help but wonder why we buy into all these promises of happiness, and chase them so relentlessly?
Sometimes the antidotes to all the tragedy and darkness we see in social media in response to world events are cute animal bubbles and other happy things. At least, that is what my wife suggests.
It's almost the weekend here in Israel so here is something to guide you through the rest of the week and into the weekend. There are many happiness tips, here are Dave Morin's "5 Simple Rules for Happiness": https://twitter.com/davemorin/status/598333868110843905 Image source: Dave Morin by Christopher Michel, licensed CC BY 2.0
What brings you happiness? [caption width="731" align="aligncenter"] A pair of portraits from Indexed[/caption]
This is a terrific video of Shawn Achor's talk at TED about happiness and work. It is also really funny and worth watching:
Nastassja popped out for lunch and brought back a little happiness in a cup for me. I directed my procrastination at this little tribute to the Seattle Coffee Company.