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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. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

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. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Panoply

Description:

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. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

Language:

English


Episodes

Little Happier: Why I Remind Myself, “Get a Hold of Yourself, Meredith.”

8/15/2022
I’ve always remembered a story that I heard fourth hand—from my roommate’s friend’s sister—and use it to remind myself to buck up. “Get a hold of yourself, Meredith!” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to...

Duration:00:01:16

Happier - Ep. 390: Very Special Episode: Tips, Hacks, and Resources for a #HappierLaborDay

8/10/2022
In honor of upcoming #HappierLaborDay, we discuss different tips, hacks, and resources that have worked for listeners--and for us--to make work life happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here:...

Duration:00:32:48

Little Happier: Why My Father Decided to Pay the Tourist Tax

8/8/2022
When we went on a big family trip, my father told us, “We need to be willing to pay the tourist tax.” That is, by being willing sometimes to pay a bit too much for things, we could have more fun and more trust in our travels. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For...

Duration:00:01:44

More Happier - Ep. 16: A Suitcase Returns, Dogs Go on a Trip, and Iconic Singer Joni Mitchell Performs Live

8/6/2022
We talk about what’s making us happier: my missing suitcase showed up after a week, Elizabeth took her two corgis on the road, and we talked about Joni Mitchell’s already-legendary live performance. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and...

Duration:00:20:02

Happier - Ep. 389: Take Time to Do What You Do Best, a Hack to Avoid Muscle Injury, and Are You Drinking Enough Water?

8/3/2022
We talk about an effective way to lower stress: take time to do what you do best. We also discuss how to avoid injury during exercise, and we tackle the common happiness stumbling block of trying to drink enough water. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode...

Duration:00:34:34

Little Happier: I Am Traffic, I am Nature

8/1/2022
When I complain about traffic, I remember that I am traffic. When I admire nature, I remember that I am nature. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen...

Duration:00:02:09

Happier - Ep. 388: Reclaim a Dormant Activity, Share a Podcast Episode, and What Kind of Collector Are You?

7/27/2022
We talk about why you might try to reclaim a dormant activity and ask the question “What kind of collector are you?” And we point out that it’s very easy to share a particular podcast episode to someone who might enjoy it. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode...

Duration:00:38:48

Little Happier: One Way that TV Can Make Us Happier

7/25/2022
For some people, TV can offer a kind of company that gives them comfort when they’re feeling alone or frightened. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order...

Duration:00:02:13

More Happier - Ep. 15: An Airport Epiphany, a Mystery Solved, and the Happiness of More Storage

7/23/2022
We talk about a realization that Elizabeth had while waiting to board an airplane, and how a visit to the Met satisfied a longtime curiosity. Plus, the special satisfaction of getting more storage space. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about...

Duration:00:23:28

Happier - Ep. 387: Create a Five-Senses Portrait, Protect Bicyclists, and Ideas for Designing Your Summer

7/20/2022
We talk about why creating a five-senses portrait of someone you love can help you appreciate their outer and inner presence. We also highlight an easy hack to protect bicyclists and share a listener’s question about how to use a milestone birthday as an opportunity for reflection. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here:...

Duration:00:32:42

Little Happier: Nothing Makes Me Happier Than a Great Twist in a Story

7/18/2022
It makes me so happy to watch the video of the actors of “The Good Place” learning about the big twist in the Season One finale—to see the surprise and delight in their faces. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to...

Duration:00:03:33

Happier - Ep. 386: Find the Right Metaphor, Chop Your Salad, and Why That Line Seems to Move So Slowly

7/13/2022
We discuss why choosing the right metaphor can help us better to reframe a situation, why understanding the psychology of waiting in line can make waiting more bearable, and offer a salad-related hack. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here:...

Duration:00:33:10

Little Happier: Have You Ever Wanted Something Just Because Someone Else Wanted It?

7/11/2022
Oscar Wilde and Andy Warhol made the same observation: Sometimes, we want something or do something just because we know that someone else might want it. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors...

Duration:00:02:33

More Happier - Ep. 14: The Fun of Family Travel, Challenges of TV Casting, and How to Be Happier at Home

7/9/2022
We talk about summer travels, discuss a question about casting a TV show, and recommend yet more great material from Paul McCartney. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in...

Duration:00:20:57

Happier - Ep. 385: Keep a Commonplace Book, Hacks for Headache and Parents, and Preventing Interruptions

7/6/2022
We talk about the value of keeping a commonplace book (which I’ve done since I was ten years old), and we offer a hack for keeping perspective as a parent—plus a bonus hack for headaches. Plus a listener asks, “How can I stop my husband from interrupting me?” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources...

Duration:00:32:59

Little Happier: Do You Know Any “Help-Rejecting Complainers?”

7/4/2022
Knowing the phrase “help-rejecting complainer” may make it easier to identify, and therefore address, a challenging pattern of behavior. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be...

Duration:00:03:27

Happier - Ep. 384: We Use Halfway Day to Review Our “22 for 22” Lists and #Rest22in22 (We’ve Made Some Progress)

6/29/2022
July 2 is Halfway Day, and we use that date as a catalyst to review how we’re doing on our “22 for 22” lists as well as how we’re doing with #Rest22in22. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/384 Leave a voicemail message on:...

Duration:00:39:25

Little Happier: The Positive Value of Negative Emotions

6/27/2022
People sometimes assume that “a happy life” is a life without negative emotions, but in fact, negative emotions have a crucial role to play in helping us to create good lives. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to...

Duration:00:03:43

More Happier - Ep. 13: The Happiness of a Paul McCartney Concert, the Joy of Aphorisms, and the Delights of Audiobooks

6/25/2022
We talk about the adventure of going to a Paul McCartney concert, the joy of writing and collecting aphorisms, and the new delight of listening to an audiobook. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to...

Duration:00:22:10

Happier - Ep. 383: Reflect on Your One-Word Theme, Talk to a Rebel Who Wants to Switch Jobs, and a “Cool” Hack

6/22/2022
Because the year is almost half over, we review our one-word themes for 2022 to see how we’re doing. We also discuss an inexpensive item that’s useful to keep around the house (or to give as a gift) as well as a listener’s question about how to talk to a Rebel who’s thinking about changing careers. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here:...

Duration:00:32:39