‘A charming journey through the science and experience of fully engaging your senses of smell, taste, touch, sight, and sound’ – Adam Grant, author of Think Again
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project turns to the five senses.
For more than a decade, Gretchen Rubin had been studying happiness and human nature. Despite all she’d learned, she began to realize that something was missing: she was spending so much time stuck in her head that she wasn’t noticing the world around her.
In this journey of self-experimentation, Rubin explores the mysteries and joys of embracing the senses as a path to a happier, more mindful life: from the simple pleasures of appreciating ketchup and adding favourite songs to a playlist, to practicing daily rituals and attending Flavor University, she discovers the power of tuning in.
Life in Five Senses is filled with profound insights and practical suggestions about how to heighten our senses and live fuller, richer lives – and, ultimately, how to move through the world with more vitality and love.
‘An inspiring and practical guide to living in the moment’ – Susan Cain, author of Quiet