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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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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. 204: Put a Band-Aid On It

1/16/2019
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Why you should put a band-aid on it, consider “Me Time Tuesday,” and how to persuade a reluctant spouse to do more work. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/204; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:57

Little: Even Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Life Felt Rushed and Cluttered

1/14/2019
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We often assume that our new technology is making us feel rushed and overwhelmed, but perhaps it’s just really ourselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:45

Ep. 203: Plan Your “19 for 2019”

1/9/2019
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We reveal our “19 for 2019” and “9 for 2019” lists and discuss some listeners’ suggestions and questions about making these lists. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/203; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:41

Little: Eisenhower: To Do Some Work Well, We Have to Do Some Work Poorly

1/7/2019
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Eisenhower gave Nixon some helpful advice: to be excellent in some areas, we have to be willing to be mediocre in other areas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18

Ep. 202 - Use the Checklist for Habit Change

1/2/2019
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Use the Checklist for Habit Change, how to encourage conversation with children, and the challenge of planning office birthday celebrations. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/202; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:46

Little: Sometimes, What We Think Is a Weakness Is a Strength, and Vice Versa

12/31/2018
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Sometimes a weakness can be a strength, and a strength can be a weakness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:37

Ep. 201 - Choose a One-Word Theme for the Year

12/26/2018
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Choose a one-word theme for the year, a talk with Chris Guillebeau, and what’s been your most significant resolution? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/201; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:43

Little: Everything Would Be Easy, If It Weren’t For…

12/24/2018
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My mother observed sympathetically, “Everything would be easy, if it weren’t for people.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:14

Ep. 200 - Our 200th Episode! Ask Us Anything

12/19/2018
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To celebrate our 200thepisode, we answer questions from listeners: do we ever fight, how do we record the podcast, when did we choose our careers, and more. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/200; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:37

Little : Do What You Love, and Then Your Friends Hire You

12/17/2018
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Do what you love, and then your friends hire you. It’s true for comedy-writers, and for everyone else, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:12

Ep. 199 - Reflections on Our “18 for 2018” Lists

12/12/2018
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Evaluate your “18 for 2018” list, we reveal our own successes and failures with “18 for 2018,” plus a popular app for locating lost items.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/199; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:38

Little: While the Power of Story-Telling Is Trendy Now, It’s an Ancient Idea.

12/10/2018
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It’s a truth too important to be new: we listen best when we listen to a story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:04

Ep. 198 - Design Your Own “Happiness Project"

12/5/2018
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Design your happiness project for 2019, follow the five-second rule, and suggestions for dealing with the challenge of gift-giving. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/198; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:19

Little: Is This Person My Judge, or My Champion?

12/3/2018
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Sometimes, the people we fear are judging us are willing to be our enthusiastic champions and sympathizers, if we give them the chance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:43

Ep. 197 - Make a Plan to Read More in 2019

11/28/2018
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Plan to read more in 2019, how to make it easier to follow complex instructions, and what to do when your sweetheart won’t store keys in the key bowl. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/197; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:16

Little: A Lesson from Waitressing: It’s Not About You

11/26/2018
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We often think that people are acting in response to what we’ve done or said, when in fact, they’re just behaving the way they usually do. And that can be comforting to remember. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:05

Ep. 196: Choose a Holiday Motto

11/21/2018
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Choose a holiday motto, give the “gift of a podcast,” and more ideas about drinking less alcohol and helping people face end-of-life tasks. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/196; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:25

Little: Finding a Meaning, Such as Sacrifice, Can Transform Suffering

11/19/2018
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Viktor Frankl makes a profound point: When our actions and experiences have meaning, our suffering is lightened. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:36

Ep. 195: Do Something Scary

11/14/2018
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Why you should do something scary, what to do with your earbuds when you meet someone on the street, and how to schedule holiday visits with family. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/195; 774-277-9336. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:47

Little: “The Salvation of Man Is Through Love and in Love.”

11/12/2018
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A passage from Viktor Frankl’s masterpiece Man’s Search for Meaning is a beautiful reminder of the significance of love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:20