Gretchen Rubin

Video: Do a 24-Hour “Boot Camp.”

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 Boot Camp. Last week’s theme was Do something every day. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

This week’s resolution is to Do a 24-hour boot camp.

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
Put yourself in creativity boot camp.
How to stick to your New Year's resolutions -- 12 tips.
A surefire way to make yourself happier.

Have you ever tried to blast through a challenging task with twenty-four hours of intense focus? (Or some version of that.) Did it help?

We're nearing the end of the Happiness 2010 Challenge! Hard to believe. You can continue -- or join in -- for the Happiness 2011 Challenge.

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