Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life

Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life

Gretchen Rubin


In the spirit of her blockbuster number 1 New York Times bestseller The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin embarks on a brand new venture to make domestic a happier place.
 
One Sunday afternoon, as she unloaded the dishwasher, Gretchen Rubin felt hit via a wave of homesickness. Homesick—why? She used to be status correct in her personal kitchen. She felt homesick, she discovered, with love for domestic itself. “Of all of the components of a contented life,” she proposal, “my house is the main important.” In a flash, she determined to adopt a brand new happiness undertaking, and this time, to target home.

And what did she wish from her domestic? a spot that calmed her, and energized her. a spot that, through making her consider secure, may unfastened her to take dangers. additionally, whereas Rubin desired to be happier at domestic, she desired to get pleasure from how a lot happiness used to be there already.
 
So, beginning in September (the new January), Rubin devoted a faculty year—September via May—to making her domestic a spot of higher simplicity, convenience, and love. 
 
In The Happiness Project, she labored out normal theories of happiness. the following she is going deeper on elements that subject for domestic, resembling possessions, marriage, time, and parenthood. How can she regulate the cubicle in her pocket? How may well she highlight her family’s precious possessions? And it relatively used to be time to switch that dud toaster.
 
Each month, Rubin tackles a unique subject matter as she experiments with concrete, achievable resolutions—and this time, she coaxes her relations to aim a few resolutions, as well. 
 
With her signature mix of memoir, technological know-how, philosophy, and experimentation, Rubin’s ardour for her topic jumps off the web page, and studying quite a few chapters of this e-book will motivate readers to discover extra happiness of their personal lives. 
 

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