sanderlin_head1Happiness interview: Rebekah Sanderlin.
I "met" (virtually) Rebekah through a mutual friend, and I was thrilled to read her post yesterday, on the New York Times blog At War, about how Happier at Home was helpful to her during reintegration: Finding home again after deployment.
I don't have any personal experience with this kind of happiness challenge, and I was gratified to hear that the book was nevertheless helpful.
Rebekah writes a lot about the special challenges (happiness-related and otherwise) faced by military families. She's a writer, married to a soldier, with three children, and her writing is both hilarious and thought-provoking.
Gretchen: What's a simple activity that consistently makes you happier?
Rebekah: Making my bed makes me happy - but I want to be absolutely clear that I'm am not at all OCD. The rest of my house is usually a mess, in fact. It's not the act of making the bed that makes me happy - I actually hate doing it - but seeing the bedRead More »from I Cut Out Every Unnecessary Thing and Every Person Who Did Not Add Value to My Life