Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Gretchen Rubin – The Happiness Project

I enjoyed The Happiness Project by Gretchin Rubin.  Rather than trying to be happy by changing geographies like the Eat Pray Love approach, Gretchin just tried to change one thing a month for a year to be more happy while staying right at home.

It is a light hearted but useful book.  It is practical and never preachy. Do give it a go if you are feeling that you should be happier than you are.  This is not a book to help medically depressed people or people who are grief stricken – it is for ordinary people who just need a tad more joy in their lives.

I do like her one minute rule (but don't do it very well). The rule is that if you can do something in a minute or less, do it right away and don't postpone it.

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  1. Oh my goodness...so funny that you post about this. I JUST started reading this book. Love it!! I am actually thinking about doing some posts of my blog about my personal happiness plan. I am not very good at the 1 minute rule either...sigh. lol.


  2. I have heard of this book from a few different sources - I definitely should try it.

    Thanks for linking up :)

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Cusiosity

  3. I enjoyed this book too. There is now Happier at Home, too, but haven't read that one yet. Polly

  4. Thanks for the review, I was thinking about reading this for book club. Would it work for book club??

  5. This sounds like a really fun read...thanks.

    Silver's Reviews


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