Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 213: More Ideas about “Outer Order, Inner Calm” That Didn’t Make It Into the Book, a Tech Hack to Make Mornings More Fun, and Do You Have Dog Sense?
Podcast 213

Podcast 213: More Ideas about “Outer Order, Inner Calm” That Didn’t Make It Into the Book, a Tech Hack to Make Mornings More Fun, and Do You Have Dog Sense?

This week, we’ll talk about some bonus ideas for creating outer order and we’ll talk about an easy way to make it more fun to wake up in the morning.
Podcast 178: Schedule a Weekly Playdate with Yourself, a Hack for a Child’s Curfew, and How to Deal with an Open-Plan Office.
Podcast 178

Podcast 178: Schedule a Weekly Playdate with Yourself, a Hack for a Child’s Curfew, and How to Deal with an Open-Plan Office.

Schedule a weekly playdate with yourself, a hack for dealing with a child’s curfew, and what are some ways to deal with the distractions of an open-plan office?
Podcast 168: Remind Yourself, “Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun,” Two Hacks to Cure Insomnia, and Talking Shop.
Podcast 168

Podcast 168: Remind Yourself, “Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun,” Two Hacks to Cure Insomnia, and Talking Shop.

Why you might remind yourself, "Remember, this is supposed to be fun," two podcast-related hacks to help you fall asleep, and why it’s useful to think about whether you enjoy talking shop.
Podcast 151: From Kansas City–Keep a Running list of Your Favorite Things, Visit an “Escape Room,” and Pick Your One-Word Theme for 2018.
Podcast 151

Podcast 151: From Kansas City–Keep a Running list of Your Favorite Things, Visit an “Escape Room,” and Pick Your One-Word Theme for 2018.

Keep a running list of your favorite things, identify your one-word theme for 2018, and how Obligers can create accountability even if they want to keep resolutions private.
Podcast 128: Connect with TV, Conquering the Snooze Alarm–and Is It Possible to be a Mix of the Four Tendencies?
Podcast 128

Podcast 128: Connect with TV, Conquering the Snooze Alarm–and Is It Possible to be a Mix of the Four Tendencies?

Podcast 128: Why it’s helpful to connect with TV, a way to give up the snooze alarm, and a discussion of whether you can be a mix of the Four Tendencies.
Podcast 101: Do Something for Your Future Self, How Flying Wish Paper Eases Heartache, and “Integrator” or “Compartmentalizer?”
Podcast 101

Podcast 101: Do Something for Your Future Self, How Flying Wish Paper Eases Heartache, and “Integrator” or “Compartmentalizer?”

Podcast 101: Do something for your future self, think about whether you’re an “integrator” or “compartmentalizer,” and how flying wish paper can soothe heartache.
Podcast 96: Set Your “Holiday Intention,” the Fun of Making Graham-Cracker Houses, and the Problem of Holiday Shared Work.
Podcast 96

Podcast 96: Set Your “Holiday Intention,” the Fun of Making Graham-Cracker Houses, and the Problem of Holiday Shared Work.

Podcast 96: Set your holiday intention, tackle the problem of shared work, identify some inexpensive gifts—and how to make a graham-cracker holiday house.
Podcast 89: Control the Cubicle in Your Pocket, Mail an Actual Invitation–and What Habit Would People Change?
Episode 89

Podcast 89: Control the Cubicle in Your Pocket, Mail an Actual Invitation–and What Habit Would People Change?

Episode 89: Control the cubicle in your pocket, send an actual invitation to an event, and consider the question: "If people could change one of your habits, what would they pick?"
Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines
Podcast 83

Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines

Podcast 83: Are you a hedgehog or a fox? Read three magazines that you don't usually read.
Podcast 81: Introduce a Specific Conversation Topic, Park in a Far Spot, and Is It OK to Ignore the Olympics?
Podcasst 81

Podcast 81: Introduce a Specific Conversation Topic, Park in a Far Spot, and Is It OK to Ignore the Olympics?

Podcast 81: Why it’s satisfying to introduce a specific topic into a conversation, why you might want to park at the far end of the parking lot--and is it acceptable to ignore the Olympics?
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