The amount of variables that can affect a bad mood are numerous, and many of them are unknown to the person trying to figure it out.
The hindsight bias, seeing events as inevitable after they occur but being very unpredictable before (Clinton getting acquitted). Timothy Wilson, Strangers to Ourselves I think
Law 28: ENTER ACTION WITH BOLDNESS “If you are unsure of a course of action, do not attempt it. Your doubts and hesitations will infect
“When the people fear not what should be feared, then what is most to be feared descends upon them. Beware of thinking your dwelling too
“That which contracts has surely expanded. That which grows weak has surely been strong. That which fades has surely been bright…” Tao te Ching, Translation
“If you pay attention, when you are seeking something, you will move towards your goal. More importantly, however, you will acquire the information that allows