more about: The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project: Chapters 10-12 (or Oct Thru Dec)

We've come to the end. Thankfully it's not the end of our projects, merely just the end of our glimpse into Gretchen's. And speaking of glimpses….did anyone read this article on Gretchen and the book in the New York Times this past Friday? October– Mindfulness Mindfulness or the cultivation of conscious, nonjudgmental awareness is deeply rooted in Buddhism–a religion that […]

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The Happiness Project: Chapters 7-9 (or July thru September)

So, another three months has gone by in Gretchen's life and it looks like her project is going well despite some of the challenges it's presenting. It's those challenges that are actually making the book that much more interesting to me. Obviously not because she struggling with certain things (I'm not a mean girl), but for the fact that she […]

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The Happiness Project: Chapters 4-6 (or April thru June)

So we're halfway through the year/book and  It seems like everyone is enjoying the book so far. However, I like that we're also nitpicking the ideas that are being presented—again, I've loved reading your responses. Keep em coming! Let's go…. April—Parenthood Again, like in the Marriage chapter, I haven't experienced the privilege of being a parent. However, I was raised by two […]

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“Signs” Of Happiness All Around Us

I snapped pictures of these two signs posted on my subway train car the other day. I thought they were very appropriate for our book selection this month. Don’t you agree?

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The Happiness Project: Chapters 1-3 (or Jan Thru March)

I don't know about you but I'm getting happier already. I know part of it is due to your amazing responses from my question I asked in my introduction post: "What makes you happy right now?" My heart just soared reading all of your amazing responses and knowing that we are all happy in some degree and would just like to […]

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Let’s Do It: The Happiness Project

Hello fellow Bookies, I’m beyond thrilled to serve as your February book club leader. I’m Julee Wilson, Real Simple’s associate fashion editor and I also pen (or I should say, type) the fashion and beauty blog. Although shoes and lipstick do bring me a lot of happiness, I’m glad this book won–The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin—because truth be told, one […]

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