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Go Gretchen

September 27, 2013


In the last couple of weeks, I’ve found myself on several occasions, sharing some of Gretchen Rubin’s ideas from her fabulous book, The Happiness Project. This brought me back to a post I wrote at the time of reading it. I defy anyone who claims that these two takeaways haven’t applied to their own lives […]

10,000 hours

April 16, 2012


I finally finished reading The Happiness Project … what a beautiful read.  A queue awaits the dog-eared pages and I’ve since moved on to Bounce; another fantastic read that will appeal to anyone who loves sport, particularly any ‘gene believers’ out there … and anyone who grew up being constantly nagged by their mums and […]

Words of wisdom …

March 4, 2012


… from Gretchen the Great. Last night I finished a fabulous read … The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. A New York bestseller for yonks, the book is an account of a year Gretchen spent test-driving studies and theories about how to make your life as happy as it can be. I won’t spoil it […]