My current emphasis: how to make good habits and break bad ones (really)

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Identifying my core beliefs about happiness is one of the most difficult (and fun) continuing challenges of my happiness project.

My Twelve Personal Commandments

The overarching principles by which I try to live my life.

The Eight Splendid Truths

Eight core principles of happiness (writing about happiness has given me a passion for making numbered lists).

What Started Me Thinking

When I started thinking about happiness, several quotes made a special impression.

Happiness Theories I Reject

Several venerable thinkers and I disagree, apparently.

Some Paradoxes of Happiness

Paradoxes abound in the study of happiness.