Update: Keep sending us those "happiness hacks!" They're fascinating. To hear about my happiness hack, it's in episode 64.
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Also, for our next Very Special Episode, let us know: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? For work, love, parenting, life…what really made the difference? Email us at podcast @ gretchenrubin .com, comment below, or best of all, call us. We’d love to hear your voice as you tell the story. (77 HAPPY 336).
Try This at Home: Show up on time. First question: why are you late?
Better Than Before Habit Strategy: The Strategy of Treats. This is such a delightful strategy! One of our favorite topics.
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Listener Questioner: Ashley is an Obliger, who wants budget better, but the idea of external accountability is tough; she doesn't want anyone to tell her what to do. So how to get that accountability?
If you want the starter kit for launching a Better Than Before accountability group, it's here.
Gretchen’s Demerit: I've procrastinated about getting Eleanor ready for sleep-away camp.
Elizabeth’s Gold Star: Elizabeth uses the app iScanner to scan documents.
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