Gretchen Rubin

Four Tendencies

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Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework
Bonus Episode

Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework

Want to learn whether you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel—and what that means? Gretchen gives a quick overview of her popular personality framework, and explains how you can use it to end procrastination, reduce conflict, and stick to good habits. Plus an interview with an Obliger about how she learned how to harness the strengths of her Tendency.
Podcast 214: Try Giving Up Something for a Month, a Confession and Hack Related to Leather Pants, and a Question for Listeners about Chemotherapy.
Podcast 214

Podcast 214: Try Giving Up Something for a Month, a Confession and Hack Related to Leather Pants, and a Question for Listeners about Chemotherapy.

Try giving up something for a month, a confession and hack related to leather pants, and a question for listeners: How do you help someone get through chemotherapy?
Podcast 211: Spend Time Individually with Family Members, an Ice Cube Hack, and Obligers’ Relationships to Accountability and Possessions.
Podcast 211

Podcast 211: Spend Time Individually with Family Members, an Ice Cube Hack, and Obligers’ Relationships to Accountability and Possessions.

This week, we’ll talk about why you might try to spend time individually with each member of your family, and we’ll discuss an intriguing hack about using an ice cube to change your thoughts. We also talk about Obligers, and how they need outer accountability for inner expectations.
A Little Happier: Ann Patchett’s Memoir Reminds Us Why We Need to Take Care of Ourselves.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Ann Patchett’s Memoir Reminds Us Why We Need to Take Care of Ourselves.

Author Ann Patchett reminds herself that if she’s going to be of service to a friend, she must protect herself.
Podcast 204: Put a Band-Aid On It, Consider “Me Time Tuesday,” and How to Persuade a Reluctant Spouse to Do More Work.
Podcast 204

Podcast 204: Put a Band-Aid On It, Consider “Me Time Tuesday,” and How to Persuade a Reluctant Spouse to Do More Work.

Why you should put a band-aid on it, consider “Me Time Tuesday,” and how to persuade a reluctant spouse to do more work.
Podcast 202: Use the “Checklist for Habit Change,” How to Encourage Conversation with a Child, and Dealing with the Work of Office Birthdays.
Podcast 202

Podcast 202: Use the “Checklist for Habit Change,” How to Encourage Conversation with a Child, and Dealing with the Work of Office Birthdays.

Use the Checklist for Habit Change, how to encourage conversation with children, and the challenge of planning office birthday celebrations.
Podcast 197: Plan to Read More in 2019, Make It Easier to Follow Complex Instructions, and What to Do When Someone Ignores the Key Bowl.
Podcast 197

Podcast 197: Plan to Read More in 2019, Make It Easier to Follow Complex Instructions, and What to Do When Someone Ignores the Key Bowl.

Plan to read more in 2019, how to make it easier to follow complex instructions, and what to do when your sweetheart won’t store keys in the key bowl.
Podcast 194: Make an Introduction, Using Accountability to Keep People Exercising, and the Challenge of Digital Information Hoarding.
Podcast 194

Podcast 194: Make an Introduction, Using Accountability to Keep People Exercising, and the Challenge of Digital Information Hoarding.

Make an introduction, accountability strategies to keep people exercising, and how to deal with digital information hoarding.
Podcast 193: Have You Ever Felt Your Personality Slip?
Podcast 193

Podcast 193: Have You Ever Felt Your Personality Slip?

Celebrate a personal anniversary, a hack that makes it easier to use a cell phone, and persuading people to tackle end-of-life tasks.
Podcast 192: Why You Should Have People Over, Making Time for Your Side Hustle, and the Challenge of the “You Cook, I Clean” Approach.
Podcast 192

Podcast 192: Why You Should Have People Over, Making Time for Your Side Hustle, and the Challenge of the “You Cook, I Clean” Approach.

Why you should have people over, how to make time for your side hustle, and the challenge of the “you cook, I clean” approach.
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