Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon Self-Control, and My Other Experiments in Everyday Life
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"With her characteristic mix of delightful charm, thoughtful research, and insightful advice, In Happier at Home Gretchen Rubin shows how to add fun, joy, and harmony to your home life. As usual with Rubin's work, I couldn't put this book down."
--Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
--Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of WILD "In her brilliantly insightful book Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin shows how small changes can make a big difference to our everyday happiness. What better place to start than in our own homes?" -- Chris Guillebeau, author of The Art of Non-Conformity, and The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future "From 'threshold rituals' to 'cultivating a shrine, ' Happier at Home has brought more joy into my life. It's a rare book that inspires personal change and takes you on a rollicking adventure through history and into the minds of great thinkers. I'm grateful for Gretchen Rubin's work."
-- Brené Brown, Ph.D. Author of #1 New York Times bestselling book, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way we Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
"A happy home is the elusive ideal we all strive for--whether we live in the city or suburbs, with children or parents, with partners, roommates, or on our own. In Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin brilliantly shows us how to create an environment that embraces the people and the things that give us a sense of comfort, tranquility, and joy."
--Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Six Years and Stay Close "Self-help fans rejoice. A new book just came out that's just as good as Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project. It's her latest release called Happier at Home. . . Rubin's warm, doable and sweet tips seem small when you check them off one by one. But the advice, added together, is a big ball of happy. . . Every mom will find gems in this book."
-Parents.com Praise for The Happiness Project "Once you've read Gretchen Rubin's tale of a year spent searching for satisfaction, you'll want to start your own happiness project and get your friends and family to join you. This is the rare book that will make you both smile and think--often on the same page."
-Daniel H. Pink, bestselling author of Drive "A friendly, approachable, and compulsively readable narrative that will not only make you want to start your own happiness project but will also make you want to invite Rubin out for a cup of coffee."
-San Diego Union-Tribune
"For those who generally loathe the self-help genre, Rubin's book is a breath of peppermint-scented air. Well-researched and sharply written."
-The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"The Happiness Project made me happier by just reading it."
"An enlightening, laugh-aloud read...Filled with open, honest glimpses into [Rubin's] real life, woven together with constant doses of humor."
-Christian Science Monitor
"Whether you devote a day or a year, The Happiness Project can give you the tools to find lasting fulfillment."
"Gretchen's compelling voice, great stories, and first person-perspective...make the book simply irresistible."
-Bob Sutton, Stanford Professor and author of Weird Ideas That Work
"A cross between the Dalai Lama's The Art of Happiness and Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love, seamlessly buttressed by insights from sources as diverse as psychological scientists, novelists, poets, and philosophers, Gretchen Rubin's book is one that readers will revisit again and again as they seek to fulfill their own dreams for happiness."
-Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness