That aside, her latest column is a joy, and one I particularly agree with.
It's about how to recognize when people around you aren't happy -- titled "Three Sure Signs That a Person Is Not Happy" -- because such people tend to drag you down into their miasma.
In particular, the very point of the article is close to a motto I came up with a few years ago, “Life is too short to spend time with people who make your life miserable." I started avoiding such people at that point as much as possible. They weren’t especially calling me, I was the one doing all the calling, and they just sucked the life out of the room whenever we talked.
I didn't 100% agree with everything in it, but overall I found it very sharp. For instance, I thought her first point was spot on, "Unhappy people are mean to the waitress" and her explanation about that.
You can read it here.