ACTION FOR HAPPINESS LAUNCHES WITH FREE HUGS. As drivers angrily beeped their horns and cyclists weaved impatiently through London's traffic, Amandeep Hothi stood cheerily on the pavement holding aloft a sign offering, in pink letters, "Free Hugs".
Hothi is part of a new group called Action for Happiness, whose members aim to boost the net amount of joy in the world by being kind to others and countering "an epidemic of loneliness and isolation".
The movement was launched yesterday at Jerwood Hall in the City of London, where the movement's co-founder told attendees – who wore badges with slogans such as "Love more!" and "I'm up for more happiness!" - Alexandra Toping, The Guardian (12/04/2011) But what action can we take towards greater happiness? Click HERE for the 10 secrets to a happy life.
I know they say children are committing crimes at an earlier age but this is just ridiculous.