There's a part of me that agrees with the premise of her book. I don't want to be so focused on happiness and getting happy and being happy that I forget there is always going to be "less happy" episodes of life. And that getting through those graciously and with some common sense is just as important.... maybe more so..... to living completely.
But being happy is something everyone wants as much of as they can get. Me, too. It's how you define happiness, I think, that helps you get it. One woman's "happiness" could be another's "oh, shit". Personally, I'd like to have the contentment and peace of mind kind rather than the delirious type. And to also remember in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt: