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    The Best of the Happiness Project Blog

    Ten Years of Happiness, Good Habits, and More. New York Times bestselling author, Gretchen Rubin, celebrates ten years of blogging with a special commemorative ebook. This collection offers Gretchen’s best articles from a decade of studying happiness and habits.

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    Better Than Before

    Better Than Before gives readers the thrill of recognition and relief, because at last, they’ll have the vocabulary and framework to change their habits successfully.

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    Happier with Gretchen Rubin Mug

    Sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee while listening to your favorite podcast.

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    Happier with Gretchen Rubin Mug – Obliger

    Sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee while listening to your favorite podcast.

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    Happier with Gretchen Rubin Mug – Questioner

    Sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee while listening to your favorite podcast.

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    Happier with Gretchen Rubin Mug – Rebel

    Sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee while listening to your favorite podcast.

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    Happier with Gretchen Rubin Mug – Upholder

    Sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee while listening to your favorite podcast.

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    A Happier 2017 Page-A-Day Calendar

    Smile! It’s a brand-new calendar from the guru of happiness. Gretchen Rubin’s books—The Happiness ProjectHappier at Home, and Better Than Before—have been printed in more than 30 languages and have sold over 2 million copies. Now her accessible and multifaceted approach to habits, attitudes, and satisfaction is distilled into a lively Page-A-Day calendar. Drawn from cutting-edge research, ancient wisdom, popular culture, and the author’s own astute observations, it’s a day-by-day blueprint for a happier life.

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    Better Than Before Journal

    Part resource, part tool, part keepsake, this companion journal to Gretchen Rubin’s New York Times bestselling book Better Than Before will guide you through the important changes in your life.

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    The Happiness Project

    This #1 New York Times bestseller describes the year Rubin spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific studies, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. The book has been translated into 35 languages; “The Happiness Project” was even an answer on the game show Jeopardy!  The Happiness Project has spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list.

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    Happier at Home

    “Of all the elements of a happy life,” Rubin concludes in this instant New York Times Bestseller, “my home is most important.” Starting in September (the new January), she spends a school year – September through May – applying the lessons of science, philosophy, and common sense to make her home a place of greater simplicity and love.

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    The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal

    A Five-Year Record 365 days. 5 years. 1,825 moments captured. In The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin discovers the pleasure of writing just one sentence every day. The One-Sentence Journal helps you to make a fascinating and revealing record of your next five years.

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    The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal for Mothers

    365 days. 5 years. 1,825 happy moments. The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal for Mothers is the ideal project for moms who want to capture the everyday moments of their child’s growth but are naturally short on time.

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    21 Day Projects

    In just twenty-one days, I believe, it really is possible to take many small, concrete steps to make your life happier. And don’t worry. None of the proposed resolutions will take much time or energy—because no one has much time or energy to spare.

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    Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill

    Like a dozen biographies packed into one, it reveals Churchill to be liberty’s defender and a reactionary imperialist; a Nobel-prizing-winning author who never attended a university. This bestselling biography captures Churchill’s virtues and flaws, his oddball notions and his inspired words.

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    Forty Ways to Look at JFK

    This biography relates the gripping details of JFK’s colorful life and tackles the enduring puzzle: what made Kennedy Kennedy? It illuminates Kennedy’s provocative character and explains the source of his enduring magic as not even the most exhaustive studies have managed to do.

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    Power Money Fame Sex

    A self-help satire that exposes the techniques exploited by strivers—a guide to what actually works, rather than what ought to work. Ruthless, subversive, and entertaining, it dissects these strategies and illustrates them with rules, tips, and quizzes. Lurking beneath this blunt advice is a piercing social critique.

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    Profane Waste

    Jewels buried in a grave, cigarettes smoked in $100 bills, champagne poured into a bathtub…what explains these seemingly perverse and irrational, yet also thrilling, acts? Lucid analysis and explosive examples—Rauschenberg, Jesus, Boesky, Thoreau, Goebbels—illuminate the workings of an unacknowledged taboo. (With artist Dana Hoey.)