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July 12, 2005

Think Tank Columnist Challenges the Tsuyu Blues

Does tsuyu (rainy season) have you and your students feeling down? Think Tank columnist/ English Firsthand author Marc Helgesen challenges it with a smile. He has posters in his university classroom that say, "Please smile. You're probably the only sunshine we'll see today." (Click here to download your copy). Marc says, "I don't think this is going to cure the blues, but it at least points out that we can be in charge of our own feelings. I'm mean, the birds still sing during rainy season. Why don't we? Have you ever noticed that smiles are as contagious as yawns? If you smile, the other person smiles back."
Marc's most recent Think Tank column on "Happiness"
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