Update: We’re thrilled! Our first live show is tomorrow! And it has SOLD OUT. Yowza. If you’re coming to the Brava Theater on January 21, when we record an episode live, want a chance to be on the show? Email us with your New Year’s resolution, and maybe we’ll get to talk about it on stage. Send an email to podcast@gretchenrubincom, with the subject line “New Year’s resolution.”
Update: Henry joins us to tell us some fascinating listener responses to the question about New Year Rituals.
Happiness Stumbling Block — with Special Guests. Laura Mayer and Sarah Bentley from Panoply join us to talk about the happiness stumbling block of the Sunday blues. Do you suffer from the Sunday blues? How do you deal with it?
Listener Question: Brett asks, “Does maintaining relationships with unhappy friends and family have to be toxic to your own happiness?”
Gretchen’s Demerit : I keep tinkering with the parts of my book draft that are already good, instead of focusing my attention on the Introduction — doing what’s fun instead of what matters most.
Elizabeth’s Gold Star: Elizabeth gives a gold star to the Harry Potter audio-books. So good!
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