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They forgot play an instrument. Go for a run or a bike ride. Read or write poetry. Dress up from your heals up. Take a long hot bath and with candles, chocolate and listen to classical music. But most of all...do something for someone else, someone who has less or needs more. The ultimate two cures for sadness are time and perspective.
Truth--It's okay to be happy with a calm life...although my life is generally anything but calm with four kiddos!