Searching for happiness

Searching for happiness

FOR 60 seconds last night, at the behest of a Buddhist monk, 250 people sat in silence at the University of Sydney contemplating happiness.

The monk, Bhante Sujato, thought about gratitude, he told his audience when he broke the quiet reverie.

Seated next to him on the stage of The Great Hall, the former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop may have been pondering the absence of anxiety.

Professor Gallop quit politics in 2006 while battling depression. Last night he was moderating a Sydney Festival World Cafe discussion on happiness.

Read more about this happiness discussion from the Sydney Morning Herald – click here