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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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Rank #10 in Health & Fitness category

Education
Self-Improvement
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Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

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Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

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A must listen for everyone!

By Louisa Sizemore - May 16 2020
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Taking the time to rate and review my favorite podcasts is part of my 19 things for COVID-19! This podcast has a little bit of everything, and continually inspires me to make positive changes to my life. Excellent interviews and useful content-a must listen for everyone!

I feel like we are friends!

By e lizabeth - May 06 2020
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I absolutely love how practical their advice is and wish there were more episodes!

iTunes Ratings

10055 Ratings
Average Ratings
8739
673
283
178
182

A must listen for everyone!

By Louisa Sizemore - May 16 2020
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Taking the time to rate and review my favorite podcasts is part of my 19 things for COVID-19! This podcast has a little bit of everything, and continually inspires me to make positive changes to my life. Excellent interviews and useful content-a must listen for everyone!

I feel like we are friends!

By e lizabeth - May 06 2020
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I absolutely love how practical their advice is and wish there were more episodes!
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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

Rank #1: Ep. 271: Make Lists to Make Memories, an Easy Way to Make Zoom Meetings More Fun, and a Discussion about Meditation with Dan Harris of 10% Happier.

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We discuss why you might make lists to make memories, we talk about a fun, easy way to enliven Zoom meetings, and Dan Harris of 10% Happier explains how and why meditation can be helpful during these tough times.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/271

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 29 2020

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Rank #2: Ep. 52: Habits and Whole30 With Melissa Hartwig

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Ep. 52: Ask yourself, "What happens if I ignore this?" an interview with Whole30's Melissa Hartwig, I struggle with an unwanted errand, and Elizabeth discloses her favorite reality TV podcasts.  Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/52; 774-277-9336.

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Feb 17 2016

36mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 107: Talking to Susan Cain About Introverts

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Plan a secret date, a fascinating conversation with Susan Cain, author of "Quiet," and how to discover and listen to more podcasts. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/107; 774-277-9336. 

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Mar 08 2017

41mins

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Rank #4: Ep, 103: Pick Your Moment

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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. Get in touch @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/103; 774-277-9336. 

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Feb 08 2017

39mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress

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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.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com;

happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/240

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City,  Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/events

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better.  Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Sep 25 2019

40mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 90: Consider the Essential Seven

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In this Very Special Episode we discuss the "Essential 7" areas for happiness and habits. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/90; 774-277-9336. 

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Nov 09 2016

37mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 98: Interview: The Case Against Sugar // Have a Quest

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Why it boosts happiness to have a quest, an interview with Gary Taubes about the case against sugar, and impassioned praise for a Uniqlo vest. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/98; 774-277-9336.

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Jan 04 2017

40mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 84: Try Doing Something EVERY Day

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Why it can be helpful to do something every day, instead of some days; why it's helpful to keep a trash bag in the car; and how to handle the annoyance of a friend who's always late. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/84; 774-277-9336. 

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Sep 28 2016

35mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 126: Do You Struggle with Perfectionism?

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Look for an under-used area of your house, marking sad anniversaries in a happy way, and ways to deal with the challenge of perfectionism. Plus how to review a podcast. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/126; 774-277-9336.

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Jul 19 2017

44mins

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Rank #10: Ep. 179: Make Each Day of the Week Distinctive

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Make each day of the week distinctive, use videos to solve common problems like inserting contact lenses, and why is “18 for 2018” so fun?

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/179; 774-277-9336.

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Jul 25 2018

33mins

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Rank #11: Ep. 202 - Use the Checklist for Habit Change

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Use the Checklist for Habit Change, how to encourage conversation with children, and the challenge of planning office birthday celebrations.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/202; 774-277-9336.

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Jan 02 2019

39mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 130: 7 Myths of Happiness

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In this Very Special Episode, we discuss the seven myths of happiness. Get in touch:

@gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/130; 774-277-9336.

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Aug 16 2017

39mins

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Rank #13: Ep. 255: We Reveal Our “20 for 2020” Lists as well as a Color-Related Hack, and Give a Happiness-Bully Demerit

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We reveal our “20 for 2020” lists and discuss some great ideas from listeners, discuss a color-related hack to make it easier to find lost objects, and talk about some advice from our mother--about not giving advice.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Interested in my video course, The Happiness Project Experience? Early bird discount pricing ends on December 19. Register here.

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/255

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Jan 08 2020

43mins

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Rank #14: Ep. 80: A Discussion of the Five Love Languages

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This Very Special Episode is devoted to a discussion of "The Five Love Languages," a fascinating framework about how people best experience love. Get in touch @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/80; 774-277-9336.

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Aug 31 2016

38mins

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Rank #15: Ep. 244: Go Out in the Early Morning Sunlight and Brush Your Teeth After Dinner

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Why it’s important to go outside into the sunlight, how brushing your teeth after dinner can help with night snacking, and a dentist demerit from Elizabeth.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/244

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/events

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Oct 23 2019

32mins

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Rank #16: Ep. 113: Reclaim Your Dump Zones

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Why you should reclaim your dump zones, how to make a tough decision, and is your birthday important to you? Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/113; 774-277-9336. 

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Apr 19 2017

39mins

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Rank #17: Ep. 203: Plan Your “19 for 2019”

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We reveal our “19 for 2019” and “9 for 2019” lists and discuss some listeners’ suggestions and questions about making these lists.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/203; 774-277-9336.

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Jan 09 2019

44mins

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Rank #18: Ep. 70: Advice

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Ep. 70: Very Special Episode: Advice! Gretchen, Elizabeth, and listeners  reveal the best advice they’ve received for work, relationships, and life. So much great advice. And Gretchen and Elizabeth must say good-bye to their terrific producer Henry Molofsky. Want to get in touch? @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/70; 774-277-9336.

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Jun 22 2016

40mins

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Rank #19: Ep. 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home

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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. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/167; 774-277-9336.

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May 02 2018

40mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 254: Choose a One-Word Theme for the Year, and a Tough Question about Neighbors

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Why you might pick a one-word theme for the year; an idea for fun (but easy) date nights; and a tough dilemma involving a daily walk and neighbors who want to come along.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Interested in my video course, The Happiness Project Experience? Early bird discount pricing ends on December 19. Register here.

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/254

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Jan 01 2020

39mins

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Ep. 275: Choose a Magic Number, How an Ironing Board Can Make Working from Home Easier, and a Pandemic-Time Question to Ask Yourself

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We discuss why you might want to choose a magic number, how an ironing board can help you work more comfortably from home, and explore a know-yourself-better question for pandemic times.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/275

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 27 2020

34mins

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Little Happier: Can You Call Spirits from the Vasty Deep? Sure, No Problem.

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A line from Shakespeare’s Henry IV summarizes a point that’s worth remembering: it’s not hard to put our words out into the world, it’s another thing to get a response.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 25 2020

2mins

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Ep. 274: Change Your Life When You’re Changing Your Life, Hacks for Sibling Harmony, and a Deep Dive into COVID-19 Mantras.

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We discuss why it’s often easier to change our lives when we’re changing our lives, we take a deep dive into COVID-19 mantras, and we discuss hacks for keeping harmony among siblings.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/274

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 20 2020

36mins

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Little Happier: This Nightly Ritual Gives Me the “New York City Feeling” During the Pandemic.

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I get my “America Feeling”— more specifically, my “New York City feeling”--every night at 7 p.m., when we all cheer and clap for the people working on the front lines of the pandemic. 

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 18 2020

2mins

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Ep. 273: Get Grounded in Your Body Through Your Senses, an Idea for a Quick, Inexpensive Gift, and a Conversation about Tough Times with Kate Bowler

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We discuss how we can feel calmer by getting grounded in our body, through our senses; we discuss a gift that’s easy, inexpensive, and thoughtful, and Kate Bowler joins us to talk about how to stay happier during these very difficult times. 

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/273

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 13 2020

40mins

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Little Happier: My COVID-19 Song: “New York City, Lexington Avenue, Rush Hour.”

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As I stood in the middle of the unnaturally deserted Lexington Avenue at rush hour, I felt, “This is the moment when I should begin to sing.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 11 2020

6mins

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Ep. 272: Make a “Power Hour After” list, a Conversation about Parenting with Dr. Elizabeth Schwarz, and Elizabeth Talks about No Alcohol April.

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We talk about you might make a “Power Hour After list,” Dr. Elizabeth Schwarz joins us to talk about how to deal with common parenting challenges, and Elizabeth celebrates her completion of No Alcohol April.


We have been nominated for a Webby Award. Please vote for "Happier with Gretchen Rubin" for here:

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Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/272

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 06 2020

44mins

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Little Happier: What’s the Best Time to Plant a Tree?

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A famous proverb illustrates why now is the best time to start anything—because it’s the only time we can start anything.


We have been nominated for a Webby Award. Please vote for "Happier with Gretchen Rubin" for here:

https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2020/podcasts/general-series/health-wellness

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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May 04 2020

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Ep. 271: Make Lists to Make Memories, an Easy Way to Make Zoom Meetings More Fun, and a Discussion about Meditation with Dan Harris of 10% Happier.

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We discuss why you might make lists to make memories, we talk about a fun, easy way to enliven Zoom meetings, and Dan Harris of 10% Happier explains how and why meditation can be helpful during these tough times.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/271

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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Apr 29 2020

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Little Happier: “I Love You as Much as the Salt in My Soup.”

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

This folk tale is a good reminder that it’s often the most ordinary and familiar things—the things that we take for granted--are actually the most precious to us of all.

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Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 27 2020

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Ep. 270: Very Special Episode with Advice for Graduates

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We asked listeners for advice for graduates: What’s the best advice you ever got? What advice do you give to others--or that you wish you could give to your younger self? Plus suggestions for marking the special day during the time of COVID-19.

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Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/270

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 22 2020

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Little Happier: Michael Jordan Had a “Love of the Game” Clause

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

I love this example of an outstanding athlete staying true to his love of the sport, and being so determined to play that he made sure it was written into his contract.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 20 2020

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Ep. 269: Choose a COVID-19 Mantra, a Fun Way to Celebrate These Difficult Days, and Casey Schwartz Talks about “Attention.”

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We discuss why you might pick a mantra for the COVID-19 situation, propose a fun way to celebrate while safe at home, and talk to Casey Schwartz about the challenge of paying attention.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/269

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 15 2020

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Little Happier: A Loud Noise Woke Me Up from a Sound Sleep in a Mississippi Hotel—and Made Me Very Happy.

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

The sound of a train racing across the countryside, deep in the night, reminded me of my childhood visits to my grandparents in Nebraska.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 13 2020

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Ep. 268: Limit Yourself to One Option, a Self-Care Solution, and Chris Guillebeau Talks about “The Money Tree” and Creating the Work Life We Want

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NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why.

We discuss why you might limit yourself to one option, we highlight a listener’s brilliant self-care solution for Obligers (the secret is a pillbox), and Chris Guillebeau joins us to talk about his new novel “The Money Tree.” 

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/268

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 08 2020

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Little Happier: How Do You Write a Letter of Recommendation for Someone You Can’t Honestly Recommend?

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

When he was asked to write an informational letter about a difficult boss, my friend found an elegant way to be helpful, truthful, and prudent.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 06 2020

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Ep. 267: Write a Letter of Congratulations to Your Future-Self, Solutions to School Spirit T-Shirt Overload, and Why I Should Check My Calendar

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NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why.

We discuss why writing a letter of congratulations to your future-self can help you stick to your good habits, do a deep-dive into the problem of T-shirt overload, and ask, “Would you rather have one very nice item, or many less expensive versions of that item?”

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/267

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For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Apr 01 2020

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

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

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.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Mar 30 2020

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Ep. 266: Beware the Myths of Spring Cleaning, Rusty O’Kelley Explains How to Ace a Job Interview, and a Reminder about REAL ID .

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NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why.

How to do spring cleaning more effectively, a reminder about REAL ID, and a conversation with Rusty O’Kelly about dealing with the common happiness stumbling block of interviewing for a job.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/266

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Mar 25 2020

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Little Happier: A Dog’s Pleasure Can Remind Us All of the Joy of the Snow.

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NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

What a wonderful phrase! The joy of the snow. It’s not always easy to feel the joy of the snow. Sometimes we’re able to see it better, when we can glimpse it through other people’s joyful eyes.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

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Mar 23 2020

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A must listen for everyone!

By Louisa Sizemore - May 16 2020
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Taking the time to rate and review my favorite podcasts is part of my 19 things for COVID-19! This podcast has a little bit of everything, and continually inspires me to make positive changes to my life. Excellent interviews and useful content-a must listen for everyone!

I feel like we are friends!

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I absolutely love how practical their advice is and wish there were more episodes!