Gretchen Rubin

Habit strategies

From the Podcast

Podcast 236: Stay the Course with Your Good Habits, Helping Someone Take Medication, and the Fun of Color.
Podcast 236

Podcast 236: Stay the Course with Your Good Habits, Helping Someone Take Medication, and the Fun of Color.

Why you should stay the course with your good habits, the challenge of taking daily medication, and a return to a favorite question, “What’s your signature color?”
A Little Happier: Carrie’s Shoe Collection in “Sex and the City” Teaches an Important Lesson About Habits.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Carrie’s Shoe Collection in “Sex and the City” Teaches an Important Lesson About Habits.

If you’re trying to save money, does it matter if you splurge on one pair of expensive shoes? Probably not. What about two pairs? Three pairs? In the TV show “Sex and the City,” Carrie’s shoe collection illustrates an important idea in habit-formation: the One-Coin Loophole.
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 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 126: Look for an Under-Used Area of Your Home, Dealing with Perfectionism, and Clear Instructions about How to Rate and Review a Podcast.
Podcast 126

Podcast 126: Look for an Under-Used Area of Your Home, Dealing with Perfectionism, and Clear Instructions about How to Rate and Review a Podcast.

Episode 126: Look for an under-used area of your house, find ways to mark sad anniversaries in a happy way, and strategies to deal with the challenge of perfectionism. Plus: how to review a podcast.
Podcast 94: Don’t Treat Yourself, an Interview with Jonathan Fields, and Two Podcasts Recommendations.
Podcast 94

Podcast 94: Don’t Treat Yourself, an Interview with Jonathan Fields, and Two Podcasts Recommendations.

Ep. 94: Why you shouldn't treat yourself, an interview with writer and podcaster Jonathan Fields, and why you should put a shoe in the hotel safe
Podcast 92: Leave Something Unsaid, an Interview with Manoush Zomorodi, and a Retroactive Demerit.
Podcast 92

Podcast 92: Leave Something Unsaid, an Interview with Manoush Zomorodi, and a Retroactive Demerit.

Podcast 92: For the holidays, leave something unsaid, an interview with Note to Self’s Manoush Zomorodi, and how taking seconds might help you eat more healthfully.
Podcast 90: Very Special Episode on the “Essential 7” for Happiness and Good Habits.
Episode 90

Podcast 90: Very Special Episode on the “Essential 7” for Happiness and Good Habits.

Episode 90: In this Very Special Episode, we discuss the "Essential Seven" areas for happiness and habits.
Podcast 86: Why It’s Good to Bring Good News, How Other People Affect Our Habits, and a Look at Obliger-Rebellion.
Podcast 86

Podcast 86: Why It’s Good to Bring Good News, How Other People Affect Our Habits, and a Look at Obliger-Rebellion.

Podcast 86: Why it's good to be the bearer of good news (at least sometimes), how other people affect our habits for better and for worse, why you should read a book related to a vacation, and a look at Obliger-rebellion.
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