It’s Wednesday– time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.“
Updates: we have listeners in 192 countries! Zoikes. And we’ve heard from a lot of people who have successfully used the “one-minute rule” that we discussed in the first episode. Great to hear that it’s working for people.
Try This at Home: Cultivate a shrine.
Pyrography — derived from the Greek pur (fire) and graphos (writing) — has been around since fire itself. While there isn’t hard evidence, it’s quite likely that cavemen etched the walls of their caves with fire sticks.
Chances are if you’re reading this right now, there’s something you want to change:
Maybe you want a better job
Maybe you want a different partner
Maybe you want to find your purpose
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably tried various methods to answer these tough questions, ranging from the Internet to alcohol to therapy.
I grew up in a suburb outside of New York C
I bought the FREDDE desk last year, and it’s been amazing! The only thing I have a problem with is the color. I was reading the ikea website to see what material it is made of and I keep reading abs plastic, particle board, melamine foil, etc. my question is, how would I go about painting this? I’d like to paint it white and possibly with some pink and gold accents.
Many people complain: I have no friends. Or: “I turn away people.” Maybe you’re being a good friend? Here we remember the … 10 CHARACTERISTICS OF A GOOD FRIEND 1 – You do not solve the problem of your friend, you help to solve. When we have a problem, we immediately ask for help from friends. Some may help, others do not.
This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Jake and Kelly (not their real names) were very dear friends of ours. Well, Kelly is still, but her husband just recently passed away. Because he was healthy and active, it came as a complete shock to us all — especially to Kelly. A familiar division of labor had developed in their 40 years of marriage.
There is nothing I seek more than gratefulness and peace of mind. When I’m in their grip, I’m floating on air.
You've felt it, too, haven't you?
Then, you've also felt it slip away... Because it's tough to spend every moment of our lives in a state of gratitude, especially when things that happen to us aren't exactly positive, right?
You’ll sometimes hear these days that 30 is the new 20, and the importance of moving towards career, relationship, and finance goals in your twenties gets overlooked.
When it comes to the latter category, it may seem like getting your financial house in order is something you can work on once you settle down and start your “real life.” After all, it may not seem like you have many assets to
Of everything that I’ve considered and concluded about happiness and good habits, I think this phrase sums it up best.
We must strive to know ourselves, and accept the truth about ourselves, but at the same time, try to do the best we can.
As Flannery O’Connor put it, “Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.” (Letter, December 9, 1961, quoted in The