Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 102: Tame the “Travel Beast,” Find the Missing Puzzle Piece, and a Clever Solution to Dirty Mugs in the Office Sink.
Podcast 102

Podcast 102: Tame the “Travel Beast,” Find the Missing Puzzle Piece, and a Clever Solution to Dirty Mugs in the Office Sink.

Podcast 102: Why finding the missing puzzle piece can boost happiness, taming the "travel beast," and how personalized mugs can help solve the problem of the messy office kitchen.
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 87: Live From Seattle! Pick Your “Happiness 911” Song, Deep Dive into Manifestos, an Interview with Chris Guillebeau, and More on the Four Tendencies.
Podcast 87

Podcast 87: Live From Seattle! Pick Your “Happiness 911” Song, Deep Dive into Manifestos, an Interview with Chris Guillebeau, and More on the Four Tendencies.

Podcast 87: Live from Seattle! Identify your “Happiness 911” song, take a deep dive into manifestos, explore the Four Tendencies--plus an interview with Chris Guillebeau.
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.
Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines
Podcast 83

Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines

Podcast 83: Are you a hedgehog or a fox? Read three magazines that you don't usually read.
Podcast 74: Choose the Quote for Your Yearbook Page, Use the Strategy of Pairing, and Some Thoughts about the Four Tendencies.
Podcast 74

Podcast 74: Choose the Quote for Your Yearbook Page, Use the Strategy of Pairing, and Some Thoughts about the Four Tendencies.

Podcast 74: Choose your "senior quote," use the powerful Strategy of Pairing to change your habits, and we also talk quite a bit about the Four Tendencies. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/74; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 68: Show Up on Time, Treat Yourself, and Elizabeth Is Excited about a Scanning App.
Podcast 68

Podcast 68: Show Up on Time, Treat Yourself, and Elizabeth Is Excited about a Scanning App.

Podcast 68: How to be on time, why we should treat ourselves, how an Obliger can stick to a budget, and Elizabeth is thrilled with an app that lets her scan documents. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/68; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 65: Enjoy Your Home’s Special Features, Arianna Huffington Talks About Sleep, and the Pleasure of Children’s Literature.
Podcast 65

Podcast 65: Enjoy Your Home’s Special Features, Arianna Huffington Talks About Sleep, and the Pleasure of Children’s Literature.

Podcast 65: Enjoy your home's special features, Arianna Huffington talks about why we should get enough sleep, and I give a gold star to my children's literature reading groups. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/65; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 64: Go Slow to Go Fast; What Do You Lie About; and a New Segment–the “Happiness Hack.”
Podcast 64

Podcast 64: Go Slow to Go Fast; What Do You Lie About; and a New Segment–the “Happiness Hack.”

Podcast 64: Go slow to go fast; what do you lie about (Elizabeth and I confess our lies), and we introduce a new segment, the "Happiness Hack." My hack is trivial, but a happiness-booster. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/64; 774-277-9336.
Podcast 51: What to Do If You Can’t Remember a Name, Why We Should Plan to Fail, and Adult Coloring Books.
Podcast 51

Podcast 51: What to Do If You Can’t Remember a Name, Why We Should Plan to Fail, and Adult Coloring Books.

Podcast 51: How to disguise the fact that you don't remember someone's name; why if-then planning helps us to keep good habits, the challenge of returning family phone calls--and adult coloring books! Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast.com/51; 774-277-9336.
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