Less Cynicism, More Happiness

Thursday, 22 January 2015 by

A friend of mine used to work as a consultant at one of the ‘Big 4’ firms. Aside from his business acumen, you’ll never guess what he was most well known for, even among some of his top clients … giving out smiley face badges. One per day on average to a random person he crossed

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Whenever the subject of meditation comes up with someone new, as it invariably does when one is about to publish a memoir about exploring the practice, I often get told, ‘I’d really like to meditate, but I can’t.’ ‘What makes you think that?’ I reply, at which point the person usually leans in towards me.