“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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About the Author

Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is the author of The Happiness Project and Better than Before, New York Times bestseller that explains how to form good habits and break bad ones. 

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