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

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Are You in a Book Group? Want a Reading Group Guide?


Happiness is a great book group meeting! I’m in three book groups — one in which we read books aimed at adults, two in which we read book aimed at children and young adults. Being part of these books groups is among the joys of my life.

So I’m a big fan of book groups. In general, I’ve heard, book groups don’t choose books that are only available in hardback, so I’ve been surprised to hear from a lot of people that their groups have read The Happiness Project.

It’s thrilling to imagine a book group reading my book. Zoikes!

If you do choose The Happiness Project, if you’d be interested, you can email me for a short reading group guide that suggests topics for discussion.

If you want a copy, just email me at grubin [at] gretchenrubin [.com]. (Sorry to write in that odd way; trying to thwart spammers.) Just write “reading group guide” in the subject line. I’ll send it right off.

* 2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year, this month’s focus is Love. Last week’s resolution was to Give proofs of love. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

This week’s resolution is to Fight right.

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
23 phrases to help you fight right with your sweetheart.
Five tips for how to fight right with your sweetheart.
Six tips for how to fight right in front of children.

If you’re new, here’s information on the 2010 Happiness Challenge (or watch the intro video). It’s never too late to start! You’re not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For more ideas, check out the Happiness Project site on Woman’s Day.

* I spent a lot of time reading CP and Me, “living with cerebral palsy” — a blog by a twenty-year-old writing about his life in Israel, with cerebral palsy, playing the baritone.