Life in Five Senses


By figuring out your most neglected senses, you can find low-hanging fruit for boosting your happiness.

Gretchen Rubin Author of Life in Five Senses​


It is easy to take for granted the remarkable human ability to see, hear, smell, touch, and taste. Yet engaging fully with these remarkable tools of perception deepens our understanding of the world and paves the way to more mindful living. In her new book, Life in Five Senses: How Exploring the Senses Got Me Out of My Head and Into the World, author Gretchen Rubin draws on science, philosophy, literature, and personal experience to reveal how using the senses can still our minds, boost our spirits, and even allow a glimpse of the transcendent.

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