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Kick-Start Your New Year: Stay Motivated


If you’ve already made it this far with your new year’s resolutions, you’ve held out a lot longer than most people. To keep your good habits going strong in February and the following months, try these strategies to keep you motivated.


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The Paradoxes of a Happiness Project.

As I’ve worked on my happiness project, I’ve been struck by the paradoxes I kept confronting. The opposite of a great truth is also true, so I try to embrace these six contradictions.

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January is Get Organized Month

Happy New Year everyone! It's the season of resolutions, which Erin wrote about yesterday, and I'm sure that many of you are planning to finally get organized this year. I'm right there with you, and there's no time like the present to start. Especially since January is Get Organized Month according to the National Association of Professional Organizers. My goal […]

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How Money Made Me Happy. It Only Took $9!

One of my Twelve Personal Commandments is to “Spend out.” This somewhat cryptic phrase encompasses several resolutions, but one aspect of “spending out” is to remember to spend money appropriately. I’m an under-buyer, so I need to make a special effort to buy even the things that I truly need.
And yesterday I actually bought some pens.

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Want to Be Happier? Check Out These Tools!

I’m thrilled, because after months of preparation, my Happiness Project Toolbox has been unveiled to the world.
As I was working on my happiness project, I stumbled across several methods that helped me to boost my happiness. I wanted to encourage other people to try these tools, and I also wanted to pull them together to make it easier for other people to do their own happiness projects.

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