Gretchen Rubin

This Saturday: a happiness quotation from Boethius.

“Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it.” -- Boethius

We've all heard various version of this observation so many times that it's hard to appreciate how EXTREMELY true and important it is to happiness.

Creating Ms. Perfect is great blog that's very happiness-project-y; Kimberly Palmer is tracking her adventures as she reads women's advice books to try to figure out what kind of person she wants to be. It reminds me of Jennifer Niesslen's terrific book, Practically Perfect in Every Way, and blog -- except that, even when two people have happiness projects that sound fairly similar, they end up being completely distinct and idiosyncratic. And every one is interesting. Kim posted a Q-and-A with me.

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