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
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Published:
New York : Harper, [2018].
Format:
Book
Edition:
Tenth anniversary edition., Revised edition.
Physical Desc:
xviii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062888747, 0062888749, 9780062888747, 0062888749
Lexile measure:
1050

Notes

General Note
"Updated with new material"--Front cover.
General Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers; first Harper Paperbacks published 2011"-- Title page verso.
General Note
"This updated edition includes: a new extensive interview with the author ; a guide to dozens of free resources for readers ; The Happiness Project manifesto and an excerpt from Gretchen Rubin's bestselling book The four tendencies"--Back cover.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-345).
Description
Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. "The days are long, but the years are short," she realized. "Time is passing, and I'm not focusing enough on the things that really matter." In that moment, she decided to dedicate a year to her happiness project. In this lively and compelling account --- now updated with new material by the author --- Rubin chronicles her adventures during the twelve months she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific research, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. Among other things, she found that novelty and challenge are powerful sources of happiness; that money can help buy happiness, when spent wisely; that outer order contributes to inner calm; and that the very smallest of changes can make the biggest difference.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rubin, G. (2018). 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. Tenth anniversary edition. New York, Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rubin, Gretchen. 2018. 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. New York, Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rubin, Gretchen, 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. New York, Harper, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rubin, Gretchen. 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. Tenth anniversary edition. New York, Harper, 2018.

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