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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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United States

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Panoply

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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. 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

Little: A Beautiful Moment of Elevation from Winston Churchill’s Tears

8/13/2018
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When visiting a poor neighborhood during the London Blitz, Winston Churchill cried—“tears not of sorrow but of wonder and admiration.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:51

Ep. 181: Practice Reverse Gossip

8/8/2018
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Practice reverse gossip, an email-related hack, and what to do when someone raises the bar. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/181; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:42

Little: You Don’t Have to Be Good at Something to Be Good at Something.

8/6/2018
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Dolly Parton and Paul McCartney are yet more examples of my Secret of Adulthood: You don’t have to be good at something to be good at something. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:58

Ep. 180: Very Special Episode: Travel Hacks!

8/1/2018
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We got terrific hacks from listeners about how to make travel more convenient, comfortable, and fun—so many great suggestions about happier travels. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/180; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:06

Little: A Lesson from Harry Potter About Knowing Who You Are

7/30/2018
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One of my favorite moments in the Harry Potter books is when Harry accepts his own nature, and his own strengths, to face his dragon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:55

Ep. 179: Make Each Day of the Week Distinctive

7/25/2018
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Make each day of the week distinctive, use videos to solve common problems like inserting contact lenses, and why is “18 for 2018” so fun? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/179; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:24

Little: Artist Anne Truitt Describes Her Moment of Transformation

7/23/2018
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Artist Anne Truitt gives a remarkable description of her moment of transformation and recognition—she knew exactly when and why it began. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:45

Ep. 178: Schedule a Weekly Playdate with Yourself

7/18/2018
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Schedule a weekly playdate with yourself, a hack for dealing with a child’s curfew, and what are some ways to deal with the distractions of an open-plan office? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/178; 774- 277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:01

Little: “There Are Many Things that We Would Throw Away If We Were Not Afraid that Others Might Pick Them Up.”

7/16/2018
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I’m haunted by a thought-provoking observation from Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

Ep. 177: What is Luxury for You?

7/11/2018
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Do the “ten minute closer” to help yourself make orderly transitions, what’s luxury for you, and how to deal with demanding neighbors—plus the mystery of shoe size! Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/177; 774- 277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:45

Little: It’s Not as Glamorous as It Sounds.

7/9/2018
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One of the nicest features of human nature is the fact that people are interested in such different subjects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:52

Ep. 176: An Interview with Hollywood Powerhouse Mark Duplass

7/4/2018
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Note the start date of any notable pain or symptom; suggest a window of time instead of a specific time; and interview with Hollywood powerhouse Mark Duplass, Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/176; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:27

Little: Dolly Parton Describes the Difference Between a Wish and a Dream

7/2/2018
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Action, work, that’s the different between a wish and a dream. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:14

Ep. 175: Do You Struggle with Procrasticlearing?

6/27/2018
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Beware of procrasticlearing, plan a nice little surprise, and tips on how to take notes while listening to podcasts. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/175; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:32

Little: Schoolhouse Rock Gives Me the “America Feeling” and Taught Me the Preamble to the Constitution

6/25/2018
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Gold star and RIP to Bob Dorough, who made such a contribution to the world with his “Schoolhouse Rock” series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:01

Ep. 174: Make Something by Hand

6/20/2018
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Make something by hand that you’d ordinarily buy, have a “Take My Stuff” party, and are you more interested in the event or in the company? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/75; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:23

Little: There May Be a Very Good Explanation for That.

6/18/2018
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Sometimes, when people do things that seem inexplicable, there’s actually a very good explanation, if we take the time to find out what it is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:17

Ep. 173: Is It a Good Idea to Work with Your Best Friend?

6/13/2018
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Why it’s useful to know your purpose, the challenge of taking notes while listening to a podcast, and Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings of “The Nod” podcast talk about working with a close friend. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/173; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:39

Little: I Love to See Virtue Rewarded

6/11/2018
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It’s wonderful to see people do a job well, and to extend themselves to help others—and then it’s even more wonderful to see that action recognized and rewarded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:35