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A Little Happier: An Episode from the Life of Dr. Johnson Reminds Me to Do a Better Job of Staying Calm.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: An Episode from the Life of Dr. Johnson Reminds Me to Do a Better Job of Staying Calm.

I was deeply moved by composure shown by Dr. Johnson in such a terrifying moment. I get tremendously rattled when I can’t find my phone right away! This example reminds me of how I can face life with more equanimity.
Bonus: Coping During COVID-19—How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times
Bonus Episode

Bonus: Coping During COVID-19—How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times

In this time of COVID-19, we’re all feeling overwhelmed with anxiety and uncertainty. To stay calmer and happier, we discuss why you might keep some kind of journal during this period, and why you might create a three-tiered plan for projects – or, alternatively, write a “19 for COVID-19” list. We also explore two happiness stumbling blocks: uncertainty and exercise. Let’s keep our hands clean and our minds clear.
Podcast 264: Keep a Stress Diary, Stop Rinsing Dirty Dishes, and Jordan Harbinger Explains How to Network Better.
Podcast 264

Podcast 264: Keep a Stress Diary, Stop Rinsing Dirty Dishes, and Jordan Harbinger Explains How to Network Better.

Why you might keep a stress diary, why you can stop rinsing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, and podcaster Jordan Harbinger explains how to network better.
Podcast 240: Very Special Episode: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress.
Podcast 240

Podcast 240: Very Special Episode: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress.

For this Very Special Episode, we talk about the Emergency Kit for Anxiety—a long list of strategies to put to work immediately to manage anxiety, worry, stress, and fear.
A Little Happier: Even Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Life Felt Rushed and Cluttered.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Even Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Life Felt Rushed and Cluttered.

We often assume that we feel rushed, hurried, and overwhelmed because of the internet, email, TV, and other newfangled contraptions. But Laura Ingalls Wilder describes the same phenomenon—in 1924.
Podcast 174: Make Something by Hand that You’d Ordinarily Buy, Throw a “Take My Stuff” Party, and Are You More Interested in the Event or Company?
Podcast 174

Podcast 174: Make Something by Hand that You’d Ordinarily Buy, Throw a “Take My Stuff” Party, and Are You More Interested in the Event or Company?

A question to Know Yourself Better: As you're making particular plans, what's more important to you: the event or the company?
Podcast 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home, Deep Dive into the “Season of Stress,” and How to Keep an Empty Shelf in Your Smartphone.
Podcast 167

Podcast 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home, Deep Dive into the “Season of Stress,” and How to Keep an Empty Shelf in Your Smartphone.

Be a tourist in your own home, how to deal with a Season of Stress, and how you can create an "empty shelf" in your smart-phone.
Podcast 146: Introduce a Note of Whimsy, Use Color to Foster Mindfulness, and Debating the Four Tendencies with “By the Book.”
Podcast 146

Podcast 146: Introduce a Note of Whimsy, Use Color to Foster Mindfulness, and Debating the Four Tendencies with “By the Book.”

Introduce a note of whimsy, use color to connect to the moment, and a four Tendencies talk with By The Book's Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg.
Podcast 56: Schedule Time to Worry, Beware of Loopholes, and Dealing with a Troublesome Writers’ Accountability Group.
Podcast 56

Podcast 56: Schedule Time to Worry, Beware of Loopholes, and Dealing with a Troublesome Writers’ Accountability Group.

Podcast 56: Schedule time to worry, learn to avoid loopholes, and how to deal with a writers' accountability group that is starting to shirk writing. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/56; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 49: Live from San Francisco! Travel without Tears, the Challenge of Public Speaking, and Special Guests.
Podcast 49

Podcast 49: Live from San Francisco! Travel without Tears, the Challenge of Public Speaking, and Special Guests.

Podcast 49: Live from San Francisco! With special guests Nir Eyal and Jake Knapp. Plus how to travel with tears, deal with public speaking -- and Elizabeth identifies her favorite new place in San Francisco. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/49; 774-277-9336.
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