Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Ep. 257: Don’t Try to “Mind-Read,” and Talking about the Joy of Movement with Kelly McGonigal

January 22, 2020
Why we shouldn’t try to “mind-read,” a reading hack to strengthen habits, and a conversation about “The Joy of Movement” with Kelly...

Little Happier: The Fable “The Scorpion and the Frog” Warns Us to Stay Wary of the Dangerous Ones

January 20, 2020
The fable “The Scorpion and the Frog” reminds us not to trust a scorpion. No matter what argument it makes or what the situation is, in...

Ep. 256: Use Up What You Have, and a Conversation about Stillness with Ryan Holiday

January 15, 2020
Why we should use up what we have, how to find the most efficient route, and a conversation with bestselling author Ryan Holiday about...

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. 257: Don’t Try to “Mind-Read,” and Talking about the Joy of Movement with Kelly McGonigal

January 22, 2020
Why we shouldn’t try to “mind-read,” a reading hack to strengthen habits, and a conversation about “The Joy of Movement” with Kelly...

Little Happier: The Fable “The Scorpion and the Frog” Warns Us to Stay Wary of the Dangerous Ones

January 20, 2020
The fable “The Scorpion and the Frog” reminds us not to trust a scorpion. No matter what argument it makes or what the situation is, in...

Ep. 256: Use Up What You Have, and a Conversation about Stillness with Ryan Holiday

January 15, 2020
Why we should use up what we have, how to find the most efficient route, and a conversation with bestselling author Ryan Holiday about...

Little Happier: From Writer James Agee: Could He Learn to Be the Kind of Person He’d Always Detested?

January 13, 2020
When his doctor told him that needed to quit drinking and smoking, James Agee wondered whether he could become the kind of person he’d...

Ep. 255: We Reveal Our “20 for 2020” Lists as well as a Color-Related Hack, and Give a Happiness-Bully Demerit

January 8, 2020
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...

Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say When Someone Says, “Whom Do You Love More?”

January 6, 2020
One of my favorite parenting books, Faber and Mazlish’s “Siblings Without Rivalry,” explains the right thing to say to a child (or...