Blogger Gretchen Rubin will be taking your questions Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon on Washingtonpost.com about her yearlong Happiness Project and her research into old and new strategies for attaining fulfillment. Curious what self-help tips actually work? Want advice for creating happy relationships with loved ones? Wonder how to apply ancient wisdom to our modern lives? Join the chat or submit a question in advance .
Update, Jan. 15: Gretchen has concluded her live chat. If you missed it, see our archived transcript here .
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.