The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Singing...

  • March 13, 2013 · 7:00 PM

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun, by Gretchen Rubin

336 pages

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

 

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  • Sarah B.

    I read the book and everything, but work has taken over my life today. Next time.

    March 13, 2013

  • Jackie

    I have an unexpected meeting and send my regrets. I hope to attend next time. The book is wonderful!

    March 13, 2013

  • Amanda K.

    This will be my first meeting!

    March 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Me too!!!

      March 3, 2013

    • Suzette D.

      Me too!

      March 13, 2013

  • Suzette D.

    Looking forward to joining for the first time!

    March 13, 2013

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    A former member

    Sorry. I have a late meeting tomorrow. I'm not going to be able to make it this time.

    March 12, 2013

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    Looking forward to a meeting soon

    March 12, 2013

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    A former member

    Out of town that week.

    February 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yay! I love that you have meetings during the week! I'm looking forward to reading the Happiness Project.

    February 7, 2013

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