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Podcast 76: Write Your Manifesto, Bring Your Own Condiments, the Challenges of Being Distracted by Your Phone and Picking a Wedding Reading.


It’s time for the next installment of  “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.

Update: Elizabeth found a very worthless item in her kitchen. Sorry--she sent me a photo of it, and now I can't find it anywhere.

Try This at Home: Write your own manifesto. If you want to read my Habits Manifesto or my Happiness Manifesto, just email me at podcast @ gretchenrubin dot com, and I'll send you a copy.

Happiness Hack: Bring your own condiments. Helen, who inspired Elizabeth with this hack, recommends Yellowbird Sauce and Maldon Sea Salt Flakes.

Happiness Stumbling Block: Feeling distracted by your phone.

Listener Question: Sarah asks for suggestions for great wedding readings. Do you have a recommendation?

Gretchen’s combo Demerit and Gold Star: On a long car trip, I earned a gold star by doing the research ahead to identify a great podcast for us to listen to, which was Limetown;  I earned a demerit for being very short-tempered while driving (which often happens to me in the car, for reason I explain in my book Happier at Home).

Remember,  I’m doing weekly live videos on my Facebook Page about the podcast. To join the conversation, tune in Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.

And if you want to take the Four Tendencies quiz, to find out if you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel, it’s here.




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