Podcast 67: Design Your Summer, a Deep-Dive into the Emotionally Charged Issue of Thank-You Notes, and Mother-in-Law Woes.

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


Elizabeth says, “Everything Sarah and I have touched in the last six months has turned to ashes.” Hollywood! It’s a tough place to work.

Try This at Home

Design your summer.  I’m so excited about my plans for the summer!

Deep Dive/Deluge

Back to the emotionally charged issue of…thank-you notes! We talked about this issue in Episode 63. (What name do you like better?) If you want to see my stationery watch this Facebook Live video, around minute 3:45, where I show it off.

Listener Question

Anna asks how to deal with a mother-in-law who wants to spend too much time with her and her husband.

Elizabeth’s Demerit

Elizabeth did the dreaded “partial move.” We’ve all done it!

Gretchen’s Gold Star

I give myself a gold star for making a count-down calendar for Eliza, as she sprints toward the finish line of her junior year — and Eleanor liked it so much, we made one for her, too.

 calendar on fridge




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