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.
About the Author
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several bestselling books, including Better Than Before and Happier at Home. She was clerking for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O Connor when she realized that she really wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.