Gretchen Rubin

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A Little Happier: One of the Greatest Luxuries? The Luxury of Giving.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: One of the Greatest Luxuries? The Luxury of Giving.

In the wonderful Sydney Taylor’s children’s book All-of-a-Kind Family, the girls’ father realized he wanted to give his girls the true luxury: the luxury of giving him a gift.
Podcast 210: Very Special Episode! Elizabeth’s Favorite Clutter-Clearing Ideas from “Outer Order, Inner Calm.”

Podcast 210: Very Special Episode! Elizabeth’s Favorite Clutter-Clearing Ideas from “Outer Order, Inner Calm.”

Elizabeth reveals the clutter-busting ideas from Gretchen’s book “Outer Order, Inner Calm” that work best to help curb her natural messiness, and we discuss Know Yourself Better questions related to clutter.
Podcast 198: Design Your Own Happiness Project, The Challenge of Giving Gifts, and Using the 5-Second Rule.
Podcast 198

Podcast 198: Design Your Own Happiness Project, The Challenge of Giving Gifts, and Using the 5-Second Rule.

Design your happiness project for 2019, follow the five-second rule, and suggestions for dealing with the challenge of gift-giving.
Podcast 196: Choose a Holiday Motto, How to “Give the Gift of a Podcast,” and Deep Dives into Drinking Less and End-of-Life Tasks.
Podcast 196

Podcast 196: Choose a Holiday Motto, How to “Give the Gift of a Podcast,” and Deep Dives into Drinking Less and End-of-Life Tasks.

Choose a holiday motto, how to share medical information easily, and deep dives into the challenges of drinking less and persuading people to face end-of-life tasks.
Podcast 195: Do Something Scary, the Challenge of Planning Holiday Visits, and Dealing with Earbud Dilemmas.
Podcast 195

Podcast 195: Do Something Scary, the Challenge of Planning Holiday Visits, and Dealing with Earbud Dilemmas.

Why you should do something scary, what to do with your earbuds when you meet someone on the street, and how to schedule holiday visits with family.
Podcast 186: Create a “Blues Bag,” a Reading-Related Hack for Parents, and a Deep Dive into Happiness at Work.
Podcast 186

Podcast 186: Create a “Blues Bag,” a Reading-Related Hack for Parents, and a Deep Dive into Happiness at Work.

Why and how you might create a "blues bag," a reading-related hack for parents, and a deep dive on happiness at work.
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 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.
Accept a Gift in the Spirit in Which It’s Offered. (Easier Said Than Done.)
A Little Happier

Accept a Gift in the Spirit in Which It’s Offered. (Easier Said Than Done.)

A Little Happier: A story from the life of St. Therese of Lisieux is a good reminder about how to accept a gift in the right spirit.
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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