Ta-Da! I’ve Redesigned the “5 Things Making Me Happy This Week” Newsletter.

Ta-Da! I’ve Redesigned the “5 Things Making Me Happy This Week” Newsletter.

For years, I've been sending out my free "5 Things Making Me Happy This Week" newsletter. I love working on this newsletter—I write about my personal adventures and highlight interesting articles I've read, information I've learned, aphorisms I've written, favorite quotations, photographs, etc. I include links to new articles on my website and to new episodes of the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast.

As always in my work, I focus on happiness, good habits, and human nature—with a special emphasis, lately, on the five senses. (How I love learning about the five senses!)

More than one million people have subscribed to this newsletter.

Recently, I decided that the newsletter format was looking a bit stale. I worked with a terrific team to make it easier and more pleasant to read.

I launched the new format a few weeks ago, but didn't want to announce it, because as we all know, whenever we make a change to anything involving technology, as hard as we try to avoid glitches, we can't. (Speaking of aphorisms, here's my aphorism on that subject: "Technology is great—when it works.")

Thanks to all the readers who wrote to tell me of any issues they were facing—that was a big help as we worked out the kinks.

Now it's ready to be officially announced. Ta-da!

If you're already a subscriber, I hope you're enjoying the new look. If you want to sign up, click here.

(Want to see a sample? Here's a recent newsletter.)

Let me know if you have any suggestions for the newsletter—I want it to be as interesting as possible. And if you read other newsletters you love, send me your recommendations. I enjoy writing a newsletter, and I also enjoy reading them.

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