Mood-Lifting Advice From The 1820s

Mood-Lifting Advice From The 1820s


Slightly cold bath water, business, amusing books and “Short views of human life — not further than dinner or tea”. Such is the advice Sydney Smith sent to Lady Georgiana Morpeth in 1820 about “low spirits”. Much of it makes for good personal mantras (or at least fun Facebook replies). [via Boing Boing]

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