The Happiness Project

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

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“We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.”
-- Winston Churchill

I've been thinking a lot lately about how the environment of my home shapes my happiness, and Churchill has an observation on this subject, as he does on every subject. Ah, I wrote a biography of Churchill; what a joy it was to write that book!

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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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