Gretchen Rubin

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A Little Happier: Dolly Parton and Oprah Winfrey Talk about Humility and Hubris.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Dolly Parton and Oprah Winfrey Talk about Humility and Hubris.

Back in 1992, Dolly Parton and Oprah Winfrey talk about pride, humility, and hubris.
Podcast 113: Reclaim Your Dump Zones, a Hack for Making Tough Decisions, and Is Your Birthday Important to You?
Podcast 113

Podcast 113: Reclaim Your Dump Zones, a Hack for Making Tough Decisions, and Is Your Birthday Important to You?

Podcast 113: Why you should reclaim your dump zones, how to make a tough decision, and is your birthday important to you?
Podcast 104: Have a “Life Story Conversation,” Ideas for Travel Beasts, and Dealing with the Emotional Toll of the News.
Podcast 104

Podcast 104: Have a “Life Story Conversation,” Ideas for Travel Beasts, and Dealing with the Emotional Toll of the News.

Podcast 104: Why it's fun to have a life-story conversation, how to handle the emotional toll of the news, and more ideas for combating the Travel Beast..
I Can’t Find It Outside Myself If I Can’t Find It Inside Myself.
A Little Happier

I Can’t Find It Outside Myself If I Can’t Find It Inside Myself.

A Little Happier: We can’t find more happiness, more adventure, more richness to an experience that we bring to it.
How Do I Live Up to the Highest Ideals of My Country?
A Little Happier

How Do I Live Up to the Highest Ideals of My Country?

A Little Happier: Reading Harold Nicolson’s reflection that an “Englishman would not like to take snapshots of a fine vessel sinking” reminds me to ask myself: How, in my own life, can I live up to the highest ideas of my country?
Bill Clinton and Rob Lowe’s Son Give a Lesson in Happiness.
A Little Happier

Bill Clinton and Rob Lowe’s Son Give a Lesson in Happiness.

A Little Happier: In his memoir, actor Rob Lowe recounts a conversation between his young son and President Clinton that shows that sometimes, we can be generous by taking. In this case, the President accepts a stuffed frog.
Podcast 36: Do You Always Ask “Why?” Maybe You’re a Questioner.
Podcast 36

Podcast 36: Do You Always Ask “Why?” Maybe You’re a Questioner.

Podcast 36: We're talking about the Four Tendencies Framework, and this week, we focus on the Questioner Tendency, with the help of Christy Fletcher. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/36; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 31: Observe a Threshold Ritual, Choose Your Personal Symbols, and Check Your Passport.
Podcast 31

Podcast 31: Observe a Threshold Ritual, Choose Your Personal Symbols, and Check Your Passport.

Podcast 31: Observe a threshold ritual, for gratitude; identify your personal symbols; and remember to check your passport's expiration date. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/31; 774-277-9336.
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