Podcast 127: Make or Accept a Relationship “Repair Attempt,” A Sharpie-Related Travel Hack, and a Vow to Write More Legibly.

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Update:  Tomorrow, I get to make a cameo appearance on episode 11 of the “Happier in Hollywood” podcast to talk about my favorite subject these days: the Four Tendencies, and how knowing your Tendency can help you make progress on a writing project.

Try This at Home: Make or accept a "repair attempt." We mention relationship expert John Gottman's book, Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. I explore the issue of "Fight Right" in my book The Happiness Project.

Happiness Hack: When traveling with young children, write your cell-phone number on the child's arm with a permanent marker.

Know Yourself Better: If you're facing a difficult task, do you prefer to tackle it early, or do you prefer to work your way up to it?

Listener Answers: Many listeners suggested ideas for handling a sad anniversary.

Gretchen’s  Demerit: I've developed a bad habit of making illegible entries in my Filofax planner. It's extremely annoying.

Elizabeth’s Gold Star: Elizabeth gives a gold star to my daughter Eliza for her interview on episode 38 on the podcast "The Other 'F' Word" [the other f word is failure]. You can also listen to her podcast "Eliza Starting at 16."


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