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The happiness project : or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun, Gretchen Rubin

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The happiness project : or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun
Title
The happiness project
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or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun
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Gretchen Rubin
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Language
eng
Summary
Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. "The days are long, but the years are short," she realized. "Time is passing, and I'm not focusing enough on the things that really matter." In that moment, she decided to dedicate a year to her happiness project. In this lively and compelling account --- now updated with new material by the author --- Rubin chronicles her adventures during the twelve months she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific research, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. Among other things, she found that novelty and challenge are powerful sources of happiness; that money can help buy happiness, when spent wisely; that outer order contributes to inner calm; and that the very smallest of changes can make the biggest difference
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YDXCP
Dewey number
158
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
The happiness project : or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun, Gretchen Rubin
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The happiness project : or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun, Gretchen Rubin
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  • "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers; first Harper paperback published 2011." --- From title page verso
  • "This updated edition includes: a new extensive interview with the author ; secrets of adulthood ; an excerpt from Gretchen Rubin's new book, Better than Before: What I learned about Making and Breaking Habits -- to Sleep more, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life." --- From page [4] of cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-337)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
January, Vitality: boost energy -- February, Marriage: remember love -- March, Work: aim higher -- April, Parenthood: lighten up -- May, Leisure: be serious about play -- June, Friendship: make time for friends -- July, Money: buy some happiness -- August, Eternity: contemplate the heavens -- September, Books: pursue a passion -- October, Mindfulness: pay attention -- November, Attitude: keep a contented heart -- December, Happiness: boot camp perfect -- Your happiness project -- Further reading
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21 cm
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Revised edition.
Extent
xviii, 337 pages
Isbn
9780062414854
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