Hi, here is the new topic that I’ll be covering in depth: What can make you happiest? What is happiness for you in practice? How can you be happiest, most productive, most successful?

In this series,

  • I’ll tell you about research that works.
  • I’ll tell you about books you can read for more info.
  • I’ll tell you a general order that generally works, and then you can fit it best to yourself.


Here’s the syllabus:

At the end, we can discuss whatever else we decide by the time we get here.
You can read all the Happiness 101 posts by going to this hidden Happiness 101 category.


  1. Posted Wednesday January 10, 2007 at 10:49 am | Permalink

    Go Senia! Can’t wait for your next post…next installment please, professor!

  2. Posted Wednesday January 10, 2007 at 11:25 am | Permalink


  3. Posted Thursday January 11, 2007 at 8:52 am | Permalink

    Very ambitious! Can’t wait to read everything!

  4. Posted Friday January 12, 2007 at 8:31 am | Permalink

    There was a NYTimes article on Sunday (Jan 7) about Happiness 101, and hence I went with those vibes for the title of this post.

  5. Posted Wednesday July 25, 2007 at 11:07 pm | Permalink

    Great syllabus! I think that the concept of “sleep” is often over looked but so essential to Success. I can’t wait for the next post! Great work here… very helpful!

  6. Posted Thursday July 26, 2007 at 7:36 am | Permalink

    Thanks, Nick of the Happiness Blog! I actually completely agree.