Gretchen Rubin | Happier at Home

Gretchen Rubin: Happier at Home
Gretchen Rubin
#1 New York Times bestseller Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, visits with Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon Self-Control, and My Other Experiments in Everyday Life.

One afternoon, Rubin was hit by a wave of homesickness while she was standing right in her own kitchen. She felt homesick, she realized, with love for home itself. In a flash, she decided to undertake a new happiness project, and this time, to focus on home and also learn how to appreciate how much happiness was there already. So Rubin dedicated a school year — September through May — to making her home a place of greater simplicity, comfort, and love. She delved deep into the things that matter most for home, such as possessions, marriage, time, and parenthood. How can she control the cubicle in her pocket? How might she spotlight her family's treasured possessions? And it really was time to replace that dud toaster. With a blend of memoir, science, philosophy, and experimentation, Rubin hopes to inspire readers to find more happiness in their own lives.

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GRETCHEN RUBIN is the author of several books, including the bestselling Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill. She was clerking for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor when she realized that she really wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two young daughters.
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ISBN: 9780307886798
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Published: Harmony - December 31st, 2013

Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Lif Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307886781
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Published: Harmony - September 4th, 2012

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061583261
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 1st, 2011