Gretchen Rubin

Gratitude

From the Podcast

A Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages.

As a child growing up in Kansas City, I loved to listen to languages other than English, but I rarely had the chance—so I remind myself to feel grateful for this opportunity that would have so delighted young Gretchen.
A Little Happier: My Mother Helped Me to Feel Grateful Rather Than Resentful.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: My Mother Helped Me to Feel Grateful Rather Than Resentful.

My mother helped me to reframe a situation so I felt lucky, rather than resentful, at my husband’s lack of interest in our renovation.
A Little Happier: Actor B. J. Novak’s Memorable Expression of Gratitude to Two Guys from Grade School.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Actor B. J. Novak’s Memorable Expression of Gratitude to Two Guys from Grade School.

A Little Happier: In the Acknowledgements of B. J. Novak’s excellent book “One More Thing,” he remembers to pay tribute to some friends from childhood -- two guys who turned out to have a big influence on Novak's career in comedy.
Podcast 124: Remember Love, Coping with Sad Anniversaries, and Why People Shouldn’t Tell You What You “Should” Be Able to Do.
Podcast 124

Podcast 124: Remember Love, Coping with Sad Anniversaries, and Why People Shouldn’t Tell You What You “Should” Be Able to Do.

Podcast 124: Remember love, a new great way to use Ziploc bags, dealing with sad anniversaries -- and do people tell you what you "should be able" to do?
Podcast 103: Pick Your Moment, How to Be Happier During a Tough Time, and a Deep Dive into #Happier2017.
Podcast 103

Podcast 103: Pick Your Moment, How to Be Happier During a Tough Time, and a Deep Dive into #Happier2017.

Podcast 103: Pick the right moment to have a tough conversation, how to be happier during a tough time, and a deep dive into the Instagram #Happier2017 project
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.
Having More Doesn’t Always Make Us Happier.
A Little Happier

Having More Doesn’t Always Make Us Happier.

A Little Happier: Why a boy didn’t play with the toys his grandmother gave him.
Podcast 67: Design Your Summer, a Deep-Dive into the Emotionally Charged Issue of Thank-You Notes, and Mother-in-Law Woes.
Podcast 67

Podcast 67: Design Your Summer, a Deep-Dive into the Emotionally Charged Issue of Thank-You Notes, and Mother-in-Law Woes.

Podcast 67: Design your summer, a deep-dive into the emotionally charged subject of thank-you notes, mother-in-law woes, and the problem of the partial move. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/67; 774-277-9336.
The Days Are Long, But the Years Are Short.
A Little Happier

The Days Are Long, But the Years Are Short.

A Little Happier -- The days are long, but the years are short.
Podcast 63: The Problem of Passwords, Why Rewards Can Be Dangerous, and Does Elizabeth Have to Write These Thank-You Notes?
Podcast 63

Podcast 63: The Problem of Passwords, Why Rewards Can Be Dangerous, and Does Elizabeth Have to Write These Thank-You Notes?

Episode 63: Why it's important to have a strategy for online passwords, the trickiness of using rewards to strengthen habits, and Elizabeth and I debate a question about thank-you notes. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/63; 774-277-9336.
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