The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen Rubin

The Happiness Project

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“This book made me happy in the first five pages.” —AJ Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible Award-winning author Gretchen Rubin is back with a bang, with The Happiness Project. The author of the bestselling 40 Ways to Look at Winston Churchill has produced a work that is “a cross between the Dalai Lama’s The Art of Happiness and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love.” (Sonya Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want) In the vein of Julie and Julia, The Happiness Project describes one person’s year-long attempt to discover what leads to true contentment. Drawing at once on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world applicability, Rubin has written an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.
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“What do I want from life, anyway?” I asked myself. “Well…I want to be happy
A glamorous friend with a tendency to make sweeping pronouncements had told me that “Sleep is the new sex,” and I’d recently been at a dinner party where each person at the table detailed the best nap he or she had ever had, in lascivious detail, while everyone moaned in appreciation.
TWELVE COMMANDMENTS
Be Gretchen.
Let it go.
Act the way I want to feel.
Do it now.
Be polite and be fair.
Enjoy the process.
Spend out.
Identify the problem.
Lighten up.
Do what ought to be done.
No calculation.

DOCE MANDAMIENTOS
Ser Gretchen.
Deja que se vaya.
Actuar de la manera que yo quiero sentir.
Hacerlo ahora.
Ser amable y justo.
Disfrutar el proceso.
Pasa fuera.
Identificar el problema.
Se iluminan.
Hacer lo que se debe hacer.
No hay un cálculo.

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