Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

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

October 21, 2019
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...

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

October 16, 2019
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...

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

October 14, 2019
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...

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

October 21, 2019
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...

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

October 16, 2019
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...

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

October 14, 2019
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...

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

October 9, 2019
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...

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

October 7, 2019
Novelist John Steinbeck’s decision to set his King Arthur story in the hazy “before” showed me a solution that I would never have...

Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack

October 2, 2019
We talk to Malcolm Gladwell about “Talking to Strangers” and explore why taking a shower can boost your happiness, and I reveal the...