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Happier With Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully.

Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully.
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Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 170: Very Special Episode with an “18 for 2018” Update

5/23/2018
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We give an update on our progress (and lack of progress) in our “18 for 2018” lists. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/170; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:04

Little: Always Orient Yourself to North.

5/21/2018
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My New York City roommate gave me good advice for any city, and for many situations: “Always take a moment to orient yourself toward north.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:05

Ep. 169: Use the Strategy of “Stop Talking”

5/16/2018
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Use the strategy to “Stop talking,” an interview about modern romance with Joanna Coles, and dealing with the end of a Season of Stress. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/169; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:47

Little: “Even a Dog Distinguishes Between Being Stumbled Over and Being Kicked.”

5/14/2018
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Oliver Wendell Holmes’s observation about dogs helps to clarify a very important distinction in human relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:01

Ep. 168: ”Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun”

5/9/2018
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Why you might remind yourself, “Remember, this is supposed to be fun,” two podcast-related hacks to help you fall asleep, and why it’s useful to think about whether you enjoy talking shop. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/168; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:08

Little: A Lesson I Have to Learn Over and Over.

5/7/2018
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I keep learning this lesson, again and again. The days are long, but the years are short. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:21

Ep. 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home

5/2/2018
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Be a tourist in your own home, how to deal with a Season of Stress, and how you can create an “empty shelf” in your smart-phone. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/167; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:55

Little: The Statue of Liberty and My “America Feeling”

4/30/2018
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I never take for granted the sight of the majestic Statue of Liberty, and it gives me my “America feeling” every time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:33

Ep. 166: Watch Old Video Clips

4/25/2018
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Watch old video clips of celebrities, put-downers vs. put-awayers, and would you rather take one long vacation or several short ones? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/166; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:57

Little: Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination

4/23/2018
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It’s easy to be fooled! But working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination, because working makes it easier to justify avoiding the task that’s the real priority. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:30

Ep. 165: Have a Power Down Weekend

4/18/2018
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Have a Power Down Weekend, Sit on the Floor, and an Interview with Liz Dolan about Workplace Happiness. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/165; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:24

Little: Lead Us by the Hand to Those We Are Looking For

4/16/2018
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For years, Flannery O’Connor’s prayed to Saint Raphael, and her prayer led me to realize how much we want to be led “toward those we are waiting for.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:01

Ep. 164: Don’t Assign or Accept Homework

4/11/2018
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Don’t assign or accept homework, write an “unhappy list,” and a fun way to deal with a big milestone birthday. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/164; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:54

Little: Alas, There Are No Wizards.

4/9/2018
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My father gave me some very valuable advice: There are no wizards. There are no magical fixers. If I care about something, I have to stay involved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:17

Ep. 163: Set a Weekly Phone Date

4/4/2018
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Set a weekly phone date, why dogs make great accountability partners, how stickers can solve an annoying problem, and the challenge of staying happier during a period of intense stress. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:00

Little: Now Is Now, and Now Is Already a Long Time Ago.

4/2/2018
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The last paragraphs of my book Happier at Home reflection something I learned from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:04

Ep. 162: Write It Down. Really.

3/28/2018
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Why you really should write something down, a system to allow two Obligers to create accountability as a couple, and a solution for unwanted prescription medication. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:59

Little: The Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies. Also True for Non-Investors.

3/26/2018
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In law school, my Business Administration professor told us, “The investor is wise who diversifies,” and it’s a point that’s true in many situations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:40

Ep. 161: Embrace the Cheese

3/21/2018
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Why you might “embrace the cheese,” a low-stress variety of book group, and the question of what to do with a Magic Hour. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/161; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:07

Little: No Hard Feelings. These Things Happen.

3/19/2018
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When a person screws up, it’s very helpful to say, “No hard feelings. These things happen.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:07

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