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Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Happiness Project—an account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. On her popular blog, The Happiness Project, www.happiness-project.com, she reports on her daily adventures in the pursuit of happiness. A graduate of Yale and Yale Law School, Rubin started her career in law, and she was clerking for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor when she realized that she really wanted to be a writer. Her bestselling Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill and Forty Ways to Look at JFK are succinct, provocative biographies. Power Money Fame Sex: A User’s Guide is biting social criticism in the form of a user’s manual. She also has three terrible novels safely locked in a desk drawer. Raised in Kansas City, she lives in New York City with her husband and two young daughters.

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Thinking About Teasing-- Something I've Never Thought Much About

  • By: Gretchen Rubin
  • Because I saw it recommended in a post on Bob Sutton's great blog, Work Matters, I picked up a copy of David Dunning's book,

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I Strive for Better Control of my Temper

  • By: Gretchen Rubin
  • One of my more disagreeable faults is my irritability. I lose my temper easily; I “speak in a mean voice” as my daughters describe it; I become impatient ...

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Happiness: There's No Place Like Home

  • By: Gretchen Rubin
  • I'm home from vacation. We had a great time, but ah, it's nice to be home!The return from vacation reminded me of a significant factor in happiness: the ...

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