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Just Hit my Fourth Anniversary — Now Off for a Few Days!


I just hit my fourth anniversary of blogging, and perhaps appropriately, to keep my resolutions to Make a break from my routine and Take a vacation, I’m not going to be posting here for a few days. We’re going on a family vacation. I’ll be doing some writing work, because I’ve realized that I actually have more fun on this kind of holiday if I do some work – but I’m letting go of the pressure to connect to the internet, write a post every day, etc.

The monthly newsletter will be a few days late, too, but it will appear! (I send out short, free monthly newsletters that highlight the best of the previous month’s posts to about 40,000 subscribers. If you’d like to sign up, click here or email me at gretchenrubin1 [at] Just write “newsletter” in the subject line.)

I’ll be back next week. Now I’m off to look for the sunscreen.

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