This morning, I posted a video of some of my favorite Christmas ornaments. I have one table-top tree (pictured here) where I hang my collection of blue-bird ornaments -- bluebirds are my personal symbol, because they're a symbol of happiness. On another tree, I have the ornaments I collected in childhood, and on yet another tree, I have my fabulous collection of Alice in Wonderland ornaments. My parents give me a new ornament each year.
I'm in the holidays spirit, because my family and I leave tomorrow for Kansas City. Yay! I love going back to my hometown for the holidays.
So I won't be posting much next week. Except -- on Wednesday, watch out for the post about the latest podcast episode. Elizabeth and I will be interviewing a fascinating guest -- and if you look at my weekly photo of the books I've read that week, on my Facebook Page, maybe you can guess; I hinted at it.
If you don't want to miss this special episode of Happier, make sure to subscribe to the podcast!
If you're thinking, "But Gretchen, how can I learn more about habits and happiness while you're on vacation?" you're in luck! You can...
- buy the paperback of Better Than Before, which came out this week
- read a sample chapter
- listen to a clip of the audio-book (and hear me reading it)
- download a copy of the one-page discussion guides for book groups; for spirituality/church groups; and for work groups
- download the Habits Manifesto (boy, how I love a manifesto)
- subscribe to the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast -- Elizabeth and I are thrilled, because we just hit five million downloads
- request the "starter kit" for launching a Better Than Before Habits group, where people hold each other accountable for sticking to their good habits
Here's to your greater happiness and better habits in 2016. Onward and upward!
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