Gretchen Rubin

Video: Choose One Word to Set the Tone for the Year.

2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year -- and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! This month’s theme is Resolutions. Last week’s resolution was to Hold yourself accountable. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your happiness?

This week’s resolution is to Choose a one-word theme for the year.

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
Choose one word to set the tone for next year.
What's your six-word secret of happiness?
Do you have trouble sticking to your resolutions?

If you're new, here’s information on the 2011 Happiness Challenge. It’s never too late to start! You’re not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For the Challenge, each week I'll post a video suggesting a resolution for you to consider. For more ideas for resolutions to try, check out the archives of videos here.

* One highlight of my trip to Toronto was getting to see two friends from blogland. If you're not familiar with Chris Guillebeau's The Art of Non-Conformity -- "unconventional strategies for life, work, and travel" -- or Neil Pasricha's 1000 Awesome Things -- "a daily awesome thing," check them out. Both great sites, and great guys.

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