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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

Little: During a Difficult Family Discussion, Someone Knows the Right Thing to Say

10/22/2018
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These words are comforting because they’re true: you’re not that powerful. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:38

Ep. 191: Identify Your Pacesetter

10/17/2018
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Why you might identify your pacesetter, the value of creating a user-guide to yourself, and the common challenge of drinking less alcohol. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/191; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:37

Little: Yet Another Piece of Advice from My Father

10/15/2018
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My father gave me excellent advice: if I think I might be ready for a change, I’m probably already long overdue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:32

Ep. 190: Very Special Episode: Think About Your Body

10/10/2018
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For this Very Special Episode, we focus on the role of the body in creating a happier life, and we talk to Jake Knapp about how to focus on what matters. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/190; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:46

Little: I Experienced the "America Feeling" in Normandy, France

10/8/2018
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During my family’s trip to Normandy, reading the beautiful description in the D-Day guide for soldiers gave me the “America feeling.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:11

Ep. 189: Make Life More Complicated

10/3/2018
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Why you might want to make life more complicated, the challenge of the (non) Quiet Car, and a question about hotels. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/189; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:35

Little: A Stumble May Prevent a Fall

10/1/2018
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Little mistakes, little missteps, can help us learn and grow so that we don’t make bigger mistakes later. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:57

Ep. 188: Create a Personal Timeline

9/26/2018
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Why you might create a personal timeline, a deep dive into the "Facts of Life" book, and yet another treadmill-desk-related demerit. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com: happiercast.com/188; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:50

Little: An 18th Century Story Makes Me Think About the Importance of Education

9/24/2018
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This story from the life of Samuel Johnson reminds us: “It is wonderful what a difference learning makes upon people even in the common intercourse of life.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:05

Ep. 187: How to Find a Misplaced Object

9/19/2018
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Plan a short trip, how to find a misplaced object, and an interview with Bradley Tusk. Get in touch: @gretchinrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/187; 774-277-9336 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:57

Little: Why Are You Living in New York City?

9/17/2018
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For decades, I’ve been haunted by a public-service poster I once saw in a New York City subway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:23

Ep. 186: Create a Blues Bag

9/12/2018
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Why and how you might create a "blues bag," a reading-related hack for parents, and a deep dive on happiness at work. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/186; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:11

Little: When People Give No Solace, We Can Turn to Nature

9/10/2018
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This beautiful song by Nina Simone is a reminder that when people give us no solace, we can turn to nature. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:55

Ep. 185: Make a "Facts of Life" Book

9/5/2018
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Why you should make a "Facts of Life" book, how to deal with an outer-order related conflict, and a hack for telling left from right. Get in touch @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/185; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:20

Little: Laurence Olivier’s Advice to Dustin Hoffman Works for Me, Too

9/3/2018
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The advice that Laurence Olivier gave to Dustin Hoffman is a good reminder for all of us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:33

Ep. 184: Have a #HappierLaborDay

8/29/2018
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Just as New Year's Day prompts us to reflect on what we want from the coming year, Labor Day can remind us to reflect on how to be happier at work in the coming year. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/184; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:46

Little: It’s Good to be an Adult

8/27/2018
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It has its drawbacks, to be sure, but in general, it’s good to be an adult. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:38

Ep. 183: Consider Going into "Low Power Mode"

8/22/2018
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Go into "low power mode," how to deal with a soul-destroying app (again), and the benefits of taking a two-hour class. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; happiercast.com/183: 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:56

Little: When We Give Ourselves Limits We Give Ourselves Creativity

8/20/2018
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It may seem counter-intuitive, but it’s true: Imagination is often sparked more by constraint than by freedom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:38

Ep. 182: Take a Scent Snapshot of Your Life

8/15/2018
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Take a scent snapshot of your life to boost your happiness, and Eliza describes facing the happiness stumbling block of leaving home for the first time. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/182; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:38