w00t.I just finished reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. (Yes, I'm aware of being a little behind the times; the book came out in 2009 and has been a bestseller ever since.)
The gist of the book is that Rubin wants to be happier and stop taking life for granted. She conducts a year-long experiment called the Happiness Project, devoting each month to a particular area of growth. She also develops a Resolutions Chart that tracks her progress on a daily basis.
While the idea of organizing my personal happiness with charts is intimidating and, knowing me, would likely diminish my happiness significantly, Rubin offers some valuable tips that I'll be putting into action.
1. De-cluttering the house
Rubin cites a study that eliminating clutter would cut down the amount of housework in the average home by 40 percent. ReadingRead More »from 5 Ways to Increase Happiness