There's so much gloom and doom about in the papers this year; credit crunch, loss of trust in our public figures, erosion of civil liberties, environmental concerns. It's enough to drive us to drink.
Good on the Guardian then for producing a series of articles on what makes us happy.
How to be Happy by The Guardian
For me the return of the football season is always a time for optimism, although being an Aston Villa fan it doesn't always last as long as I'd like.
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