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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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Rank #15 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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My favorite podcast!

By Alysonny1983 - Jun 02 2020
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The quick half hour provides a time to reflect on life’s simple pleasures and how to avoid negative pitfalls. And special guests - including a book club! - mix it up just enough. And love the dynamic of sister co-hosts. Thanks Gretchen & Liz!

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

10115 Ratings
Average Ratings
8780
683
286
180
186

My favorite podcast!

By Alysonny1983 - Jun 02 2020
Read more
The quick half hour provides a time to reflect on life’s simple pleasures and how to avoid negative pitfalls. And special guests - including a book club! - mix it up just enough. And love the dynamic of sister co-hosts. Thanks Gretchen & Liz!

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

Latest release on Oct 26, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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

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Rank #2: 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 #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

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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. 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 #9: 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 #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. 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 #12: 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 #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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 #16: 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 #17: 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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Rank #18: 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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Rank #19: 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

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Rank #20: 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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