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Create a Shrine to Something You Love

I’m a big fan of Gretchen Rubin’s book, “The Happiness Project,” and her follow-up book, “Happier at Home,” really speaks to me as a residential designer.  In both books, the author emphasizes the importance of making time for, paying attention to, and appreciating the many life-enhancing moments we are blessed with everyday.   Whether it’s enjoying the view during a pretty commute to work (something anyone on our train line can embrace), finding time to catch up with a good friend, or creating a well-organized, clutter-free desk at which to tackle our work each morning, Rubin espouses that most of us can create more joy in our lives by making relatively small tweaks as we go about our days.

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