Title: The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun. Author: Gretchen Craft Rubin Publisher: Harper Publication date: December 29, 2009 Hardcover: 301 pages
One April day, on a morning just like every other morning, I had a sudden realization: I was in danger of wasting my life. As I stared out the rain-spattered window of a city bus, I saw that the years were slipping by. “What do I want from life, anyway?” I asked myself. “ Well ... I want to be happy.” But I had never thought about what made me happy or how I might be happier.