Are You Lucky?
What percentage of people have led lives without serious pain? How many people have lucked out in all four of these areas? Financial, moral, parenthood, and marriage.
Trying to manage someone else’s life can be a source of unhappiness. Sure, you can manage your young children. But after they are teenagers?
It’s very hard to be angry and happy. Do angry people use their anger to manipulate others?
Let it Go
Almost every day something happens that it is annoying or frustrating. To be happy you have to calibrate how you react to these annoyances and frustrations.
Dennis talks to Dr. Stephen Marmer, member of the clinical faculty at UCLA Medical School and psychiatrist in private practice in Brentwood, CA. Dennis opens up the lines for callers, but has a bunch of questions of his own.
Waste of Time
Spending time being unhappy is a tremendous and personally costly waste of time.