Can doing day-to-day things differently make you happy? – Sydney Morning Herald – September 2018

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It’s a busy Tuesday morning and I’m eating breakfast with my family. Four of us sit around the table tucking into Vegemite toast. But since I am throwing myself (and my family) into an experiment, we are all eating our toast with chopsticks.

My kids (aged seven and eight) happily hoe into their brekkie, chattering away as they navigate the toast from plate to mouth with their novelty utensils. They take it all in their stride. Meanwhile, I’m starving – I never did get the hang of chopsticks.

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