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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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Rank #4 in Health & Fitness category

Education
Self-Improvement
Health & Fitness
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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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Such a fan!

By lindsayc8158 - Dec 10 2019
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I love this podcast I’ve been listening from the beginning and the advice given always does in fact make me think , know myself better, and make me try to make my life happier. Thank you Gretchen and Liz!

Great show but the excessive ads are going to drive me away.

By sfo_gal - Nov 18 2019
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Great, valuable self help info, but the excessive ads are sending me away. Most unfortunate.

iTunes Ratings

9342 Ratings
Average Ratings
8133
625
263
161
160

Such a fan!

By lindsayc8158 - Dec 10 2019
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I love this podcast I’ve been listening from the beginning and the advice given always does in fact make me think , know myself better, and make me try to make my life happier. Thank you Gretchen and Liz!

Great show but the excessive ads are going to drive me away.

By sfo_gal - Nov 18 2019
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Great, valuable self help info, but the excessive ads are sending me away. Most unfortunate.

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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.

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Ep. 190: Very Special Episode: Think About Your Body

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For this Very Special Episode, we focus on the role of the body in creating a happier life, and we talk to Jake Knapp about how to focus on what matters.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/190; 774-277-9336.

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Oct 10 2018

43mins

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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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Ep. 175: Do You Struggle with Procrasticlearing?

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Beware of procrasticlearing, plan a nice little surprise, and tips on how to take notes while listening to podcasts.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin; happiercast.com/175; 774-277-9336.

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Jun 27 2018

33mins

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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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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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Ep. 104: Happiness Stumbling Block: The News

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Why it's fun to have a life-story conversation, how to handle the emotional toll of the news, and a gold star for the New York City subway system. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/104; 774.277.9336. 

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Feb 15 2017

30mins

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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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Ep. 210: Very Special Episode: Clutter-Busting!

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Elizabeth reveals the clutter-busting ideas from Gretchen’s book “Outer Order, Inner Calm” that work best to help curb her natural messiness, and we discuss Know Yourself Better questions related to clutter.

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft

Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/210

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

If you pre-ordered Gretchen’s new book Outer Order, Inner Calm, get your preorder bonuses here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

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Feb 27 2019

35mins

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Ep. 198 - Design Your Own “Happiness Project"

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Design your happiness project for 2019, follow the five-second rule, and suggestions for dealing with the challenge of gift-giving.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/198; 774-277-9336.

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Dec 05 2018

43mins

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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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Ep. 248: Write an Aphorism, and a Deep Dive into Food Pushing

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Try writing an aphorism, ways to use the UV index to protect yourself from the sun, and a deep dive into the question: “If you press others to take food and drink, why do you do it?”

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/248

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

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

Get tickets for our last live podcast events of 2019 in 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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Nov 20 2019

41mins

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Ep. 225: Cultivate Your Casual Friendships

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Cultivate your casual friendships, an interview with writer Ramit Sethi about money, and a terrific inexpensive gift to give.

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/225

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

If you want to watch the PBS pledge show Liz recorded with her sister Gretchen, click here to check your local listings for show times. Many stations start airing it on June 1st. 

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Jun 12 2019

40mins

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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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Ep. 214: Try Giving Up Something for a Month

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Try giving up something for a month, a confession and hack related to leather pants, and a question for listeners: How do you help someone get through chemotherapy?

Get tickets for Gretchen's book tour and Happier podcast live events athttp://gretchenrubin.com/events

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/214

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Mar 27 2019

30mins

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Ep. 251: Try the Eight Stones Method; Are You on Team “You Do You” or Team “Let’s All Join In”; and the Fun of Holiday Movies

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Actor, singer, and writer Melissa Errico suggests the Eight Stones Method for creativity, the fun of choosing a family holiday movies, and we talk about the two philosophies of food encouragement (a/ka/ food pushing): “You Do You” and “Let’s All Join In.”

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/251

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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Dec 11 2019

39mins

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Little Happier: I Love to See Justice in Action, and I Love to See Virtue Rewarded.

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I love hearing a story of justice in action, and also of virtue recognized and praised. Virtue doesn’t always get rewarded! It’s thrilling when it happens.

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

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

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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Dec 09 2019

6mins

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Ep. 250: Very Special Episode: We Review Our “19 for 2019” Lists

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In this Very Special Episode, we review our “19 for 2019” lists and report on what we did—and what we didn’t do—on our lists for 2019.

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/250

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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Dec 04 2019

43mins

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Little Happier: You Can’t Protect Yourself from the Pigeon That’s Flying Overhead.

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A funny episode from a long-ago family vacation is a great reminder that we can take all possible precautions, but we can’t protect ourselves from every eventuality.

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

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

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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Dec 02 2019

2mins

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Ep. 249: Happier Podcast Book Club: The Legendary Isaac Mizrahi Talks about Fashion, Family, and Self-Knowledge in “I.M.”

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For the Happier Podcast Book Club, we talk to Isaac Mizrahi about the role of family, fashion, and making his way in the competitive, high-stakes world of New York City in his acclaimed memoir I.M.

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/249

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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Nov 27 2019

41mins

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Little Happier: My Favorite Part of Going to the Philharmonic Isn’t the Music.

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I realized that although I don’t have much of a taste for music, I love the sound of the possibility of music.

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

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

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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Nov 25 2019

3mins

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Ep. 248: Write an Aphorism, and a Deep Dive into Food Pushing

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Try writing an aphorism, ways to use the UV index to protect yourself from the sun, and a deep dive into the question: “If you press others to take food and drink, why do you do it?”

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/248

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

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

Get tickets for our last live podcast events of 2019 in 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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Nov 20 2019

41mins

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Little Happier: More Great Advice from My Father—About How to Succeed at Work

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When I got my first real job, my father gave me some advice that has proved to be very true.

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

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

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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Nov 18 2019

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Ep. 247: Use the Solomon Paradox When Dealing with a Difficult Situation, and Would You Like to be a Twin?

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Why you should think about the “Solomon Paradox” when you’re dealing with a difficult situation, how to respond to a Rebel who refuses to wear a seat belt, a hack for staying in touch with distant friends and family—and would you like to be a twin?

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/247

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

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

Get tickets for our last live podcast events of 2019 in 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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Nov 13 2019

31mins

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Little Happier: Who Is the Main Character, Who Is the Supporting Character?

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I realized that I often made the mistake of thinking of some people as main characters and some people as supporting characters. We’re all main characters, and we’re all supporting characters.


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

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

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.

Get tickets for our last live podcast events of 2019 in 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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Nov 11 2019

5mins

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Ep. 246: Have Your Words Ready, and a Conversation with Simon Sinek about “The Infinite Game”

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When facing a tough situation, have your words ready, a hack related to email subject lines, and a conversation with Simon Sinek about “The Infinite Game.” Elizabeth gives herself a suitcase-related demerit.

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/246

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

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

Get tickets for our last live podcast events of 2019 in Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/events

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Nov 06 2019

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Little Happier: At a Recent Dinner for Supreme Court Clerks, Even Longtime Lawyers Wanted This Table Gift.

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At a recent event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the statute creating the Supreme Court clerkships, I got my “America feeling” when I saw that everyone in the room was eagerly taking home this keepsake from the dinner.

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Nov 04 2019

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Ep. 245: Avoid the Trap of the False Choice, and How to Eat Healthfully in the Face of Halloween Candy or Social Pressure

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We discuss why it’s important to avoid false choices, and talk to Whole30’s Melissa Hartwig Urban about eating right when faced with Halloween candy or social pressure.

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Oct 30 2019

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Little Happier: On “Game of Thrones,” Tywin Lannister Has the Right Thing to Say in a Difficult Situation.

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I’m always looking for good examples of people finding the right words, and I was very struck by this example from a crucial scene from the TV show “Game of Thrones.”

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Oct 28 2019

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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.

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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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Oct 23 2019

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Little Happier: I Get Choked Up When I Hear the Song “Edelweiss” from “The Sound of Music”

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The song and the scene “Edelweiss” from “The Sound of Music” is a reminder that our love for our country can burn brightly, even when events look very dark.

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Oct 21 2019

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Ep. 243: Treat Yourself Like a Dog and How Obligers Can Resist Pressures to Indulge

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Why you should treat yourself like a dog, why telling someone, “Calm down” is usually a bad idea, and ideas for Obligers who are trying to resist expectations that they eat or drink.

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Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/243

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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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Oct 16 2019

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Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People

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An episode from the life of John F. Kennedy is a terrific reminder of the fact that we don’t know, we can’t really understand, what other people are thinking, why they’re doing the things they do, or how they see the world.

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Oct 14 2019

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Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly

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We discuss why and how we can buy some happiness, do a hack round-up with terrific ideas for remembering to take daily medications, and tackle a listener’s question about her husband’s brewing Obliger-rebellion.

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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/242

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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 09 2019

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Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

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Novelist John Steinbeck’s decision to set his King Arthur story in the hazy “before” showed me a solution that I would never have devised—and taught me a great lesson.

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Oct 07 2019

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