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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Little Happier: Do You Know the Famous Story of the Fox and the Sour Grapes?

July 13, 2020 - 02:13
One of Aesop’s most famous fables, and writer Virginia Woolf agree: it’s important to resist the temptation to deny the truth about what...

Ep. 281: Start a Social-Issues Book Club, a Deep Dive into the Problem of Flaky Friends, a Hack for Great Quotations, and a Spotlight on Author Jason Reynolds.

July 8, 2020 - 27:53
We discuss why you might start or join a social-issues book club, we talk about ways to incorporate your favorite quotations into...

Little Happier: Often, It’s the Small Gestures of Thoughtfulness that Make Us Feel Loved

July 6, 2020 - 02:13
A friend explained to me why her daily habit of making lunch came to have so much importance to her son.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin;...

About The Show

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.

More Episodes

Little Happier: Do You Know the Famous Story of the Fox and the Sour Grapes?

July 13, 2020 - 02:13
One of Aesop’s most famous fables, and writer Virginia Woolf agree: it’s important to resist the temptation to deny the truth about what...

Ep. 281: Start a Social-Issues Book Club, a Deep Dive into the Problem of Flaky Friends, a Hack for Great Quotations, and a Spotlight on Author Jason Reynolds.

July 8, 2020 - 27:53
We discuss why you might start or join a social-issues book club, we talk about ways to incorporate your favorite quotations into...

Little Happier: Often, It’s the Small Gestures of Thoughtfulness that Make Us Feel Loved

July 6, 2020 - 02:13
A friend explained to me why her daily habit of making lunch came to have so much importance to her son.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin;...

Ep. 280: Very Special Episode: We Discuss Questions from Listeners about the Four Tendencies Personality Framework, and a Spotlight on Samantha Irby

July 1, 2020 - 30:46
For this Very Special Episode, Elizabeth and I discuss listener questions related to my “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework of...

Little Happier: Someone’s Casual Comment Can Show Us an Entirely New Path for Ourselves.

June 29, 2020 - 04:10
Acclaimed writer Nnedi Okorafor describes how a friend’s casual comment redirected her life. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin;...

Ep. 279: Halfway Through 2020: Check In with Your #20for2020 list and #Walk20in20—and a Spotlight on “Just Mercy.”

June 24, 2020 - 29:55
The year 2020 is halfway over, so we check in with our “20 for 2020” lists and our “Walk 20 minutes in 2020” projects, and we talk about...