Reflect on your year with The Happiness Project Journal Yearbook, my collaboration with Chatbooks.

koans

From the Podcast

A Little Happier: My Brilliant Insight About the Title’s Meaning for “The Phantom Tollbooth,” Norton Juster’s Classic Novel.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: My Brilliant Insight About the Title’s Meaning for “The Phantom Tollbooth,” Norton Juster’s Classic Novel.

I have a tremendous insight that springs from my love of Norton Juster’s novel “The Phantom Tollbooth” and my longstanding fascinating with Zen koans.
A Little Happier: Do You Know the Famous Story of the Fox and the Sour Grapes?
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Do You Know the Famous Story of the Fox and the Sour Grapes?

One of Aesop’s most famous fables, and writer Virginia Woolf agree: it’s important to resist the temptation to deny the truth about what we really want.
A Little Happier: What’s the Best Time to Plant a Tree?
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: What’s the Best Time to Plant a Tree?

A famous proverb illustrates why now is the best time to start anything—because it’s the only time we can start anything.
A Little Happier: What’s the Best Way to Persuade? The Sun and the North Wind Disagree.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: What’s the Best Way to Persuade? The Sun and the North Wind Disagree.

One of Aesop’s most famous fables—the one about the Sun and the North Wind—illustrates the power of persuasion over brute force.
A Little Happier: The Opposite of a Profound Truth Is Also True. Including in Goth.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: The Opposite of a Profound Truth Is Also True. Including in Goth.

It’s one of my favorite Secrets of Adulthood: The opposite of a profound truth is also true. In goth, and in so much else.
icon emailNewsletterLight

Interested in happiness, habits, and human nature?

Sign up to get my free weekly newsletter. It highlights the best material from here and the Facebook Page.

Sign Up Now

Get My Weekly Newsletter

Sign up to get my free weekly newsletter. It highlights the best material from here, my Facebook Page, and new original work.