In 1922, Albert Einstein visited Japan as a guest lecturer, just 2 days prior to receiving the Nobel prize in physics. After his lectures, he returned to his hotel room, only to find that he did not have enough change to tip the bellboy.
So he took a sheet of paper and pen and wrote him a note, a note that recently sold for $1.8 million at an auction. On this note, Einstein had written down his 2 tips for a happy life.
What he advised the bellhop at that hotel you can find out below.
Recently, the note with Einstein's tips for happiness were sold at an auction in Jerusalem for the impressive sum of $1.8 million. Find out what was written on this piece of paper.
1. Live calmly and humbly
Einstein's first point of advice for a happy and calm life was for one to seek tranquility and be more humble. He wrote to the bellboy that humbleness can make you happier than the constant pursuit of happiness. High goals are always related to great anxiety.
2. Where there's a will, there's a way
Based on the 2nd point of advice, we can deduce that the genius did not believe in limited opportunities. He was known for always seeking a way and therefore there is nothing surprising in what he wrote. Eintein's willpower turned him into a name that we know even today.