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Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. "The days are long, but the years are short," she realized. "Time is passing, and I'm not focusing enough on the things that really matter." In that moment, she decided to dedicate a year to her happiness project.
In this lively and compelling account, Rubin chronicles her adventures during the twelve months she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific research, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. Among other things, she found that novelty and challenge are powerful sources of happiness; that money can help buy happiness, when spent wisely; that outer order contributes to inner calm; and that the very smallest of changes can make the biggest difference.
I'd read good reviews about this book so read with anticipation. I felt she rambled too much about the finer details of her own family quirks that sometimes, although I'm sure were... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ben Green
I love reading this kind of book. They make the world seem navigable and simple. Not many of them inspire me enough to try out what they are about but this one has. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cate Murphy
Very thought provoking, has given me a few things to think about about and act on. Easy reading too which is good.Published 1 month ago by Mark Billinghurst
A great book. Must read. Ordered on my kindle so no issue with deliveryPublished 1 month ago by Amanda
Also a bit too good to be true? Good read but be selective and personalise for your self. Happy reading!Published 1 month ago by P Sagar
I had to read this twice to get the true message but it's a really useful book. It helps you to re evaluate how you are living your life. Beautifully written with a good message.Published 1 month ago by Chris Jackson
I loved this book. I couldn't stop reading it and squeezed time to read it everywhere. It's already had an effect on me because I realised I was Most happy last year when I was... Read morePublished 2 months ago by rehanon