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A Little Happier: What We See Depends Very Much on Where We Stand.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: What We See Depends Very Much on Where We Stand.

As several examples illustrate, it’s easy to forget that the way we see the world is very much shaped by our own perspective. One person’s reason for taking medication is another person’s negative side effect.
A Little Happier: After His Death, Actor Yul Brynner Made an Unforgettable Plea.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: After His Death, Actor Yul Brynner Made an Unforgettable Plea.

The simplicity and power of Yul Brynner’s anti-smoking ad, aired after his death, makes it unforgettable. This ad transformed his suffering into a story that could save the lives of others.
A Little Happier: If You Have a Fur Coat, You Don’t Need Snow Pants.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: If You Have a Fur Coat, You Don’t Need Snow Pants.

In the wonderful children’s book “Little Bear,” Mother Bear takes away Little Bear’s hat, coat, and snow pants so that he can be warm in the fur coat in which he was born.
A Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

Novelist John Steinbeck’s decision to set his King Arthur story in the hazy “before” showed me a solution that I would never have devised—and taught me a great lesson.
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