Gretchen Rubin

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A Little Happier: Laurence Olivier’s Advice to Dustin Hoffman Works for Me, as Well.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Laurence Olivier’s Advice to Dustin Hoffman Works for Me, as Well.

The advice that Laurence Olivier gave to Dustin Hoffman is a good reminder for all of us.
Podcast 180: Very Special Episode with a Round-Up of Travel Hacks.
Podcast 180

Podcast 180: Very Special Episode with a Round-Up of Travel Hacks.

We got terrific hacks from listeners about how to make travel more convenient, comfortable, and fun—so many great suggestions about happier travels.
A Little Happier: Working Is One of the Most Dangerous Forms of Procrastination.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Working Is One of the Most Dangerous Forms of Procrastination.

It’s easy to be fooled! But working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination, because working makes it easier to justify avoiding the task that’s the real priority.
Podcast 162: Write It Down (Really), How an Obliger/Obliger Couple Can Create Accountability, and a Quick, Fun Hack
Podcast 162

Podcast 162: Write It Down (Really), How an Obliger/Obliger Couple Can Create Accountability, and a Quick, Fun Hack

Why you really should write something down, a system to allow two Obligers to create accountability as a couple, and a solution for unwanted prescription medication.
Podcast 134: Write a “Ta-Da” List, Discover More Great Podcasts, and Ask, “What’s My Level of Ambition?”
Podcast 134

Podcast 134: Write a “Ta-Da” List, Discover More Great Podcasts, and Ask, “What’s My Level of Ambition?”

Ep. 134: Write a ta-da list, use the app Podsearch to discover great new podcasts, and ask yourself "What is my level of ambition?"
Podcast 111: Beware of Storing Stuff, Another Look at the Stumbling Block of Emails, and the Challenge of Little Slips of Paper.
Podcast 111

Podcast 111: Beware of Storing Stuff, Another Look at the Stumbling Block of Emails, and the Challenge of Little Slips of Paper.

Podcast 111: Beware of "storage," a hack about flipping a coin, and more on the constant challenge of email.
Podcast 97: Start Your Own Happiness Project, a Deep Dive into Break-Ups, and a Sweatpants Demerit.
Podcast 97

Podcast 97: Start Your Own Happiness Project, a Deep Dive into Break-Ups, and a Sweatpants Demerit.

Ep. 97: How to start your own happiness project, a deep dive into the subject of break-ups, and the challenge of book groups
Podcast 95: Practice Mise-En-Place, Pack a Canvas Tote Bag, and the Tragedy of the Messy Commons.
Podcast 95

Podcast 95: Practice Mise-En-Place, Pack a Canvas Tote Bag, and the Tragedy of the Messy Commons.

Podcast 95: Why it’s helpful to practice mis-en-place, the tragedy of the messy commons in the office kitchen, and a gold star related to the flu vaccine.
Podcast 82: Make a To-Do List (or a Could-Do List), Why Your Identity Matters for Your Habits–and Gift Bags.
Podcast 82

Podcast 82: Make a To-Do List (or a Could-Do List), Why Your Identity Matters for Your Habits–and Gift Bags.

Podcast 82: Make a To-Do or a Could-Do List. Why Your Identity Matters.
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