I am currently reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Today I am enjoying chapter May which is "Be Serious about Play." The book is great and I'm intrigued by the idea of a person who considers themselves happy (like I do) pursuing small things that might make one even happier. In the section on "Find More Fun" the author adds comments that were posted on her blog about the sadness of a happiness project, when you realize that there are things you don't like, even if you want to like them or think that they would be fun (for others). Is this where I admit that I'd rather be out to dinner with friends than at a club with friends?
One of the blog posts featured in the book made me smile on the train this morning...."I don't remember the exact date, but I remember the incident very clearly. One day...it dawned on me: I can DO ANYTHING I want, but I can't DO EVERYTHING I want. Life changing."