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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 108: Use Your Shower as a “Happiness Booth,” Use Your Smart-Phone as a Magnifier, and a Question from the Movie “Before Sunrise.”
Podcast 108

Podcast 108: Use Your Shower as a “Happiness Booth,” Use Your Smart-Phone as a Magnifier, and a Question from the Movie “Before Sunrise.”

Podcast 108: Turn your shower into a "happiness booth," the self-knowledge question inspired by the movie "Before Sunrise," and the challenge of saying "no" to your boss.
Do What You Love, and Then Your Friends Hire You.
A Little Happier

Do What You Love, and Then Your Friends Hire You.

A Little Happier: When we follow our natural interests and inclinations, it’s surprising how often we form the relationships that can help us succeed.
Bill Clinton and Rob Lowe’s Son Give a Lesson in Happiness.
A Little Happier

Bill Clinton and Rob Lowe’s Son Give a Lesson in Happiness.

A Little Happier: In his memoir, actor Rob Lowe recounts a conversation between his young son and President Clinton that shows that sometimes, we can be generous by taking. In this case, the President accepts a stuffed frog.
A Lucky Charm That Works Even If You Don’t Believe In It.
A Little Happier

A Lucky Charm That Works Even If You Don’t Believe In It.

A Little Happier: Give yourself a lucky charm. It may work, even if you don't believe in it!
Podcast 60: Very Special Episode! Live from the TV Sound Stage Where Elizabeth Is Working.
Episode 60

Podcast 60: Very Special Episode! Live from the TV Sound Stage Where Elizabeth Is Working.

Episode 60: A Very Special Episode. Henry and I visit Elizabeth on the set, and discuss you should let people do their jobs, interview Helen Childress, and hear a guest gold star from Elizabeth's writing partner Sarah Fain. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/60; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 44: Drew Barrymore Gets Personal. And Happier.
Podcast 44

Podcast 44: Drew Barrymore Gets Personal. And Happier.

Podcast 44: Drew Barrymore interview! So fascinating. Plus we talk about having an end-of-the-year ritual, procrastinating about Christmas decorations, and the joy of temporary tattoos. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/44; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 25: Hilarious Tips from A. J. Jacobs: Posture, Brainstorming, and Eat from the Fridge, Not the Pantry.
Podcast 25

Podcast 25: Hilarious Tips from A. J. Jacobs: Posture, Brainstorming, and Eat from the Fridge, Not the Pantry.

Podcast 25: Hilarious writer A. J. Jacobs suggests several try-this-at-home tips: improve your posture; brainstorm for fifteen minutes; sustainable honesty; eat from the fridge, not the pantry. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/25; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 23: Choose an Office TV Show, Do You Savor or Spree, and Keeping Good Habits While Traveling.
Podcast 23

Podcast 23: Choose an Office TV Show, Do You Savor or Spree, and Keeping Good Habits While Traveling.

Podcast 23: Why you should choose an office TV show; when enjoying something, do you prefer to "savor" or "spree," how to keep healthy habits while traveling; and why it's great to have a lovey-dovey husband. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/23; 774-277-9336.
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