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10/25/2012 02:42 pm ET | Updated Dec 24, 2012

The Happiness Project Pigeon Of Disontent: I Dread Errands

Do you hate running errands? If so, you're not the only one. Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, feels your pain, and she put together a little video to help you solve this problem. Her new book Happier at Home is available now, and below, we're re-publishing a post she originally wrote on her blog, The Happiness Project.

Each week, I post a video about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a reader. Because, as much as we try to find the Bluebird of Happiness, we're also plagued by those small but pesky Pigeons of Discontent.

This week's Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader, is: "I dread errands."

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out...

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You can post your own Pigeon of Discontent at any time; also, from time to time, I'll make a special call for suggestions.

You can check out the archives of videos here. It's crazy-my YouTube channel has passed the mark for one million viewers!

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