In a popular and influential study that changed the way many people think about luck, Richard Wiseman gave several subjects a newspaper and told them to count all the pictures. The people who considered themselves unlucky in pre-study interviews averaged several minutes to comb through the paper, counting every picture. The people who considered themselves lucky only took seconds. How? On the second page of the paper, Wiseman had written, in font two inches tall, "Stop counting. There are 43 pictures." Feeling lucky means learning to being open to finding opportunities for luck. .. ..