Pigeon of Discontent: “I Don’t Have Time To Read for Pleasure.”

Each week, I post a video about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a reader. Because, as much as we try to find the Bluebird of Happiness, we’re also plagued by those small but pesky Pigeons of Discontent.

This week’s Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader, is: "I don't have time to read for pleasure."


If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…

12 tips for reading more.

Want to be happier? Read along with the Happiness Project book club. (Each month, I suggest one book about happiness, one outstanding work of children's literature, one eccentric pick.)

Need a happiness boost? Read a good book.

Have you found any great strategies for making time to read--or to do anything that you love to do?

You can check out the archives of videos here. It’s crazy–my YouTube channel has passed the mark for one million viewers.

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