For the Press

Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold almost three million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. She makes frequent TV appearances and is in much demand as a speaker. On her weekly podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she discusses good habits and happiness with her sister Elizabeth Craft. Rubin started her career in law and was clerking for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor when she realized she wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters. Read more about Gretchen on her About page.


For speaking engagements, see Gretchen Rubin’s speaking information with BrightSight Group.

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View clips of TV appearances and talks on YouTube, including on Today, CBS Sunday Morning, Hoda & Kathie Lee, The Talk, 5×15, World Domination Summit, Authors@Google, TEDx


Read about Gretchen Rubin in the press:

Illustration by Jillian Tamaki
Illustration by Jillian Tamaki

“Gretchen Rubin: By the Book,” The New York Times, October 20, 2016





“How Gretchen Rubin and Her ‘Happier’ Podcast Burst To the Top of iTunes,” from Observer, by Brady Dale, March 22, 2016

“Breaking Bad Habits,” from Parade (cover story), by Abigail Walch, March 22, 2015

“Gretchen Rubin: How To Be Happy With Habits,” from  Red Online, by 

“Better Than Before, by Gretchen Rubin,” from the New York Times Sunday Book Review, by Hanna Rosin, April 6, 2015

“Change Your Life With Happiness Guru Gretchen Rubin,” from RedMagazine, by Brigid Moss, February 27, 2015

On Top of the Happiness Racket,” from the New York Times, by Jan Hoffman, February 26, 2010

Happiness Expert, Plying Her Craft,” from the New York Times, Sunday Routines, by Sarah Harrison Smith, October 5, 2012

Talk Takeaway with Gretchen Rubin,” from CBS, Feb. 5, 2013

Gretchen Rubin’s Four Steps to Happiness,from The Telegraph, Sept. 18, 2012

Gretchen Rubin Is Happy–and She Knows It,” from The Globe and Mail, June 17, 2012

How to be happy: Gretchen Rubin’s guide to everyday contentment,” from The Independent, Jan. 14, 2012

On Lawyers and Happiness: A Chat with Gretchen Rubin,” from WSJ Law Blog, Sept. 24, 2009

On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin,from The Official Flipboard Blog, July 11, 2013

The Pace of Productivity and How to Master Your Creative Routine,” from Brain Pickings, May 22, 2013

livehappymagazinefeb2014“At Home with a Happiness Guru,” from livehappy magazine, February 2014







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