money CAN buy me happiness (or THP: Chapter Seven)

Or can it?  Both Gretchen and I think, sometimes, it really can. Continue reading “money CAN buy me happiness (or THP: Chapter Seven)”

let it go (or, TPH: Chapter Four)

(This is part four in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. )

Gretchen’s fourth task was ‘lightening up’ her parenting approach.  Even though I’m not a parent, I knew I could use some of her advice.  (Everyone who knows me is emphatically shaking their heads in agreement.) Continue reading “let it go (or, TPH: Chapter Four)”

happy is as happy does

I’ve been reading Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project (I know, I’m a little late to the party), and after only a few chapters two things stood out to me:

1.) I’m fairly certain Gretchen and I were separated at birth and/or we could be very close friends.  Every word on those pages sounds and feels like it could come from my own mouth.

2.) Everyone should read this book.  EVERYONE.

Continue reading “happy is as happy does”