Gretchen Rubin

Video: Be Happier — Put Your Values into Action in Your Everyday Life.

2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year – and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- this month's theme is Eternity. Last week’s theme was Do good, feel good. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

This week’s resolution is to Put your values into action in your everyday life.

How about you? What ways have you found to put your values into action in your everyday life?

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
A new way to celebrate Valentine's Day -- and one that doesn't involve shopping, crafts, or calories.
What's an obstacle to your happiness?
A happiness lesson from...Simon Cowell? Yep.

If you're new, here’s information on the 2010 Happiness Challenge (or watch the intro video). It’s never too late to start! You’re not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For more ideas, check out the Happiness Project site on Woman’s Day.

* If you've read Barry Schwartz's The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, or Lori Gottlieb's Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough, you might enjoy this short story, The Butterfly, by Hans Christian Andersen. It develops the same ideas in fairy-tale form.

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