The Happiness Project

A chronicle of my attempts to test-drive every tip, principle and scientific study that promotes happiness

"Happiness Is in the Taste, and Not in the Things Themselves..."

A quote from La Rochefoucauld!


“Happiness is in the taste, and not in the things themselves; we are happy from possessing what we like, not from possessing what others like.”
--La Rochefoucauld

This is a more poetic phrasing of a Secret of Adulthood: What's fun for other people may not be fun for you -- and vice versa.

* A thoughtful reader in Denver sent me this great piece by Emily Brendler Shoff, My own personal happiness project. Wonderful.

* If you haven't seen the TV ad (yes, TV ad!) for The Happiness Project, check it out here!

Gretchen Rubin is the author of The Happiness Project, a book and a blog about her adventures learning to be happier.


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