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“An enlightening, laugh-aloud read. . . . Filled with open, honest glimpses into [Rubin’s] real life, woven together with constant doses of humor.” (Terry Hong, Christian Science Monitor)
“For those who generally loathe the self-help genre, Rubin’s book is a breath of peppermint-scented air. Well-researched and sharply written. . . . Rubin takes an orderly, methodical approach to forging her own path to a happier state of mind.” (Kim Crow, Cleveland Plain Dealer)
“Practical and never preachy . . . the rare self-help tome that doesn’t feel shameful to read.” (Daily Beast)
“Packed with fascinating facts about the science of happiness and rich examples of how she improves her life through changes small and big The Happiness Project made me happier by just reading it.” (Amy Scribner, Bookpage) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
"This book made me happy in the first five pages. And the more I read it, the happier I got. It's filled with great insights that have changed every part of my life, from love to money, from work to play, from writing to Diet Coke."
—A.J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically
"A cross between the Dalai Lama’s The Art of Happiness and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love."
—Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness
"Happiness is contagious. And so is The Happiness Project. This is the rare book that will make you both smile and think—often on the same page." —Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Fun little read. Some interesting ideas. Nothing earth shattering.Published 2 months ago by Cathy Gill
i saw a lot of people reading this book so i jumped on the bandwagon and bought it myself. I have to admit though I'm having trouble getting through it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LF
One of the worst books I've ever tried to read. The author comes off as extremely self-absorbed. It feels like going for coffee with a friend who won't stop talking about herself... Read morePublished 11 months ago by M
I read this book for my book club. Rather than read it one sitting, we did one chapter a month for a year, as the chapters are based.
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I've now read this book four times and each time it inspires me. I see this book less as a how-to guide on happiness and more as a narrative on one woman's journey. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Natasha Cooper
That was the book I ordered but when I received it I fonded the quality of the paper a bit cheap. It was for a Christmas gift so I was disapointed.Published 19 months ago by Hélène Moore
I could not get into this story to save my life. I'm already a very happy person so I think reading about someone trying to be happy was just incredibly boring.Published 19 months ago by Ashley
I starting reading this book at the beginning of the new year as my resolution was to be a happier person all around. Read morePublished on April 29 2013 by M. Meadows
I didn't manage to finish reading it. I got the feeling that the author was more than a bit of an over-acheiver. Read morePublished on April 15 2013 by Bradley Gould