Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Ep. 234: Try the SLANT Approach to Listen Better and How to Deal with a Sweetheart’s Unenthusiastic Support

August 14, 2019
Try the SLANT approach to help yourself listen and learn more effectively, an easy way to do a happiness-boosting good deed, and how to...

Little Happier: What Friendships Tend to Stick? An Observation from Game of Thrones

August 12, 2019
In an interview, Game of Thrones’s John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) makes an important observation about relationships: hard times make...

Ep. 233: Get Rid of Your Wart (Literal and Metaphorical) and Connect Better with Friends

August 7, 2019
Get rid of your wart, an internet-related hack (is it just me?), and a question to help you figure out how to connect better with other...

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

Ep. 234: Try the SLANT Approach to Listen Better and How to Deal with a Sweetheart’s Unenthusiastic Support

August 14, 2019
Try the SLANT approach to help yourself listen and learn more effectively, an easy way to do a happiness-boosting good deed, and how to...

Little Happier: What Friendships Tend to Stick? An Observation from Game of Thrones

August 12, 2019
In an interview, Game of Thrones’s John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) makes an important observation about relationships: hard times make...

Ep. 233: Get Rid of Your Wart (Literal and Metaphorical) and Connect Better with Friends

August 7, 2019
Get rid of your wart, an internet-related hack (is it just me?), and a question to help you figure out how to connect better with other...

Little Happier: Churchill’s Life Proves that We Can’t Know What’s Good or Bad Luck

August 5, 2019
Winston Churchill reflects on his eventful life, and how impossible it was for him to discern what was good luck and what was bad...

Ep. 232: Remember to Consider the Company that Someone Keeps

July 31, 2019
When entering into a relationship, consider a person’s existing relationships, how to deal with podcast overload, and like Gloria...

Little Happier: Winston Churchill and “Game of Thrones” Illustrate the Same Observation About Power

July 29, 2019
Winston Churchill and Games of Thrones’s Lady Olenna illustrate the same point: when confronting a powerful and lawless foe, imagination...