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In the pursuit of happiness…

'Happiness' photo (c) 2012, donireewalker - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

I recently started reading the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I ordered the book about 2 years ago and as often happens with me, I do not read a book when I get it but something will inspire me to read it and it will be totally relevant to any challenges I’m facing at the time.

This summer I was determined to regain balance in my life, after all this is what I work with my clients to achieve and more importantly it is something I believe to be vital for a healthy, happy life. So when looking for a book to read, I saw The Happiness Project on the shelf and it seemed to be the perfect book not only to remind me of what is important but also to inspire me to consider a new way of maintaining balance and focus in my life.

Not long ago, I was reading the book when a friend called and asked what I was doing. I said I was reading and he asked what I was reading him. I told him the name of the book and he said “you’re really serious about this happiness thing aren’t you?!”. My … Read more