All posts tagged: emotions

Name Your Happiness Serum

What would you do if you were given a second chance at life? I mean, you were on your death bed, doctors were shaking their heads, your family was preparing for life without you in it – and then you drew breath, emerged from the coma, beat the odds. What would you do if you were given a second chance at life? One of my favourite shows is Grand Designs, probably because of the focus on creativity through architecture, the interplay between the built world and the natural – and Keven McCloud’s expansive vocabulary cannot go unmentioned. It’s positively bespoke. But last night… On last night’s episode we watched a family accrue £3 million of debt ($5.93 million AUD). Gah! That just made me so many shades of sad (and a bright spectrum of angry too). The dude building the place had a near-death experience; he suffered a brain haemorrhage in 2011 and was in a coma for 10 days. He’d been through an extreme trauma and was prompted to “take life by the horns”, …