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This Is Where You Belong Summary

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This Is Where You Belong Summary

The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live

If you’re living in the United States, chances are the place you’re currently living in is neither the first nor will it be the last. That’s because Americans, on average, move almost 12 times during their lifetime.

Now, that’s a lot!

And Melody Warnick, the author of “This Is Where You Belong” wasn’t an exception. In fact, she had moved 6 times before deciding that life is not about restlessness, but about serenity. That’s when she resolved to learn to love her sixth home – and make it her final.

Her discoveries will fascinate you.

So, learn them first here, in a neat summary.

Who Should Read “This Is Where You Belong”? And Why?

The Romantics were an interesting bunch. You see, they were too individualistic too settle. And they were probably the first ones in human history to believe that “happiness is where you are not.”

All you wide-eyed dreamers out there seeking happiness by being constantly on-the-move– you are their legacy! And this book is about you! Especially if you’re young and foolish and blame your environment for your misery, hoping to be happier by moving to another place.

(On a  side note: if you like books by Gretchen Rubin – such as “The Happiness Project” – you’ll certainly find something in here too).

About Melody Warnick

Melody WarnickMelody Warnick is an American author and freelance journalist. She has written numerous of articles for publications such as “O: The Oprah Magazine,” “Reader’s Digest,” and “Better Homes and Gardens.” “This Is Where You Belong” is her first, and so far, only book.

This Is Where You Belong Summary

Time for yet another paradigm shifter: according to Melody Warnick, contrary to popular opinion, you don’t need to find a hometown, but create one!

Let’s see how that works!

And it’s nice to start with a little brain teaser: if you are constantly on the move, how would you ever find your home? Home is where you stay. Not for years. But, for decades.

It’s called “place attachment” and it’s what makes you say: “Gee but it’s great to be back home!” Remember ever saying this?

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