The Happiness Project
Tonight, a Kim Ricketts book event for Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project. I learned of her years ago via Jackie Danicki. There was no hesitation when I saw tickets go on sale. All about Happiness for Type As.

One of tonight’s most valuable points: it’s socially brave to be enthusiastic. She called out Twilight, Barry Manilow, and so on. It brought to mind friends who’ve said using “guilty pleasure” is wrong – a pleasure is A PLEASURE and we shouldn’t have to apologize for it. I could expound upon that but I’m too busy freaking out about wedding planning right now. Oh, irony.

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3 Responses to The Happiness Project

  1. Anon says:

    I think it’s fascinating how both happiness and productivity seem to boil down to checklists and to do lists of “concrete measurable actions”. Makes me thing of David Allen and the doctor who recently published “The Checklist Manifesto” and was surprised that checklists actually helped him.

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