Thats a bit of wacky wisdom from Pat Mellon, co-author of Be Happy That...This Book Isnt Coated In Poison Plus 100 Other Reasons To Cheer Up (Clarkson Potter), out today (Oct. 13).
According to Mellon, people are way too down about the little things, so hes made a list to make folks see that things arent so bad.
For example, Debbie Downers should be happy that doctors dont consult Magic 8-Balls when diagnosing ailments.
Mellon says, We take it for granted that all beaches arent made of quicksand. There are reasons to be happy, even when things seem awful.
He jokes that doctors should consider prescribing the silly read to emo kids, goths, and anyone whos down in the dumps, maybe paired with a couple Xanax to ensure a happy outcome.
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