Spend Out

Yes, we’re talking about Gretchen Rubin’s book, The Happiness Project, again. Two days in a row! Oh wait, there will be more tomorrow.

Rubin has a whole chapter/month dedicated to money, where she talks about having it, spending it, and finding joy in it. She sites examples from her blog regarding a little girl receiving an art set she saved for something “special” but by the time she got to it, her parents had given it away because she never used it. Rubin even sites in a blog post not wanting to use examples from her life, because what is she uses all the “good” ones up?

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The Days Are Long, But the Years are Short

I have been thinking a lot about this concept lately. I have been reading and rereading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, and she talks about this concept in her book, that the years will go by so fast, but the day to day feels like it drags along.

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