Something Making Us (More) Happier
- Elizabeth: She’s looking forward to cooler weather.
- Gretchen: After giving myself a demerit for accumulating clutter, I made a big sweep of clothes and books. I mention my book, Outer Order, Inner Calm.
I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You
Elizabeth asks me about the 11th anniversary of my book Happier at Home. Of all my books, it’s her favorite.
Spotlight on a Tool
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Happiness Lesson from the Real Housewives
Elizabeth explains that Real Housewife Bethany Frankel is encouraging reality stars band together and unionize — a good reminder that we all need to stand up for ourselves.
One can bring no greater reproach against a man than to say that he does not set sufficient value upon pleasure, and there is no greater sign of a fool than the thinking that he can tell at once and easily what it is that pleases him. To know this is not easy, and how to extend our knowledge of it is the highest and most neglected of all arts and branches of education.