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Ask For a Favor.

Here’s a proposed resolution that might strike you as counter-intuitive: Ask for a favor. A line often attributed to Benjamin Franklin — though I can’t locate the actual source, so it may be apocryphal — is “If you want to make a friend, let someone do you a favor.” Whether or not it was Franklin who actually made this suggestion, …


Want to Boost Your Happiness? Start a Happiness-Project Group.

One of the happiness-project resolutions that I’ve found to be most effective – and also the most fun – is to Join or start a group. Since I started my happiness project, I’ve joined or started eleven groups (!). Some people are interested in starting or joining a group for people doing happiness projects – to my astonishment, thousands of …


To Make a Friend, Ask Someone For a Favor.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in — no need to catch up, just jump in right now. Each Friday’s post will help you think about your own happiness project. Here’s a resolution that might sound counter-intuitive: Ask for a …