The truth embodied in this inconsequential tale is so huge, yet so obvious, that it can be hard to see how weird it is. How can happiness be influenced by things we don’t have, were never going to have and wouldn’t have missed, if the thought hadn’t occurred?
About the Author: Dr Ramesh Manocha
Dr Ramesh Manocha MBBS BSc (med) PhD is a GP, educator and researcher. His PhD was completed at the Royal Hospital for Women and focused on the scientific evaluation of meditation and the mental silence experience. Ramesh is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Sydney University and is also the founder and convenor of Generation Next, a national circuit of professional development seminars for education, health and welfare professionals.