Fighting for Happiness

What does this title of Rita Harrison’s upcoming community college course bring to your mind? Perhaps that it’s an unexpected offering from an institution more generally focused on Accounting 101 and Food Service Management Sanitation and Safety. I imagine, however, that you wouldn’t even find the topic in the course catalog of your average ivory tower university where you might find instead The Art of Walking and The Physics of Star Trek, and other such esoteric and “look at how hip we are” classes. How often have you heard the complaint that formal education seems so detached from real life and the basic skills we really need to travel through life?

You may be like many people who are looking to redefine success for themselves and live life less stressfully, looking instead for enlightenment around concepts such as Balance, Love, and Confidence. How much do Fear and Success do a…

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