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

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Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. "The days are long, but the years are short," she realized. "Time is passing, and I'm not focusing enough on the things that really matter." In that moment, she decided to dedicate a year to her happiness project.

In this lively and compelling account of that year, Rubin carves out her place alongside the authors of bestselling memoirs such as Julie and Julia, The Year of Living

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061962066
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Words: 99,433
Unique Words: 6,574
Avg Sentence (words): 18.60
Avg Word (chars): 4.22
Chapters: 26
Paragraphs: 2,140
People: 497
Places: 104
Things: 162
Adult Reading Time:6:38
Sentiment: 0.07
Intensity: 0.13
Profanity: 26
SAT Words: 786
Reading Level:8.3
Complexity Index: 97

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