chapters: The Happiness Project (January)

In the January chapter of The Happiness Project Gretchen focuses on boosting her energy. She looks beyond instant fixes and instead focuses on the root of how she can increase her energy in a meaningful way and on a regular basis. Among  Gretchen’s tactics for obtaining this increased energy are decreasing clutter, increasing the amount … Continue reading

you hold the answer

“One of the advantages of being born in an affluent society is that if one has any intelligence at all, one will realize that having more and more won’t solve the problems, and happiness does not lie in possessions, or even relationships:  The answer lies within ourselves.  If we can’t find peace and happiness there, it’s … Continue reading

be more with less

While Bita and I have launched this blog as a place to document our efforts toward living a more fulfilled life, we do not have all the answers (not even close!). We are constantly looking for new ideas and fresh thinking that can guide us toward making every day happier. One of the places I … Continue reading