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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Ep. 324: Learn from the Wisdom of Teachers, a Clever Way to Use Email, and Anna Sale Talks about How to Have Difficult Conversations

May 5, 2021 - 33:33
We review some terrific lessons we’ve learned from teachers, discuss an email hack that makes it easier to ask someone for help, and...

Little Happier: An Answer from Childhood Expert Michael Thompson Reminds Me of the Value of Considering a Different Perspective.

May 3, 2021 - 05:37
I’m a big fan of the work of childhood expert Michael Thompson, and his answer to a reader’s question reminds me of the importance of...

Ep: 323: Try Some Movie Therapy, an Easy Hack for Dealing with Small Toys and Trinkets, and Do Certain Situations Send You into Shock?

April 28, 2021 - 29:53
Our former producer, the podcaster and writer Kristen Meinzer, explains why we should try “movie therapy,” we discuss one of Gretchen’s...

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. 324: Learn from the Wisdom of Teachers, a Clever Way to Use Email, and Anna Sale Talks about How to Have Difficult Conversations

May 5, 2021 - 33:33
We review some terrific lessons we’ve learned from teachers, discuss an email hack that makes it easier to ask someone for help, and...

Little Happier: An Answer from Childhood Expert Michael Thompson Reminds Me of the Value of Considering a Different Perspective.

May 3, 2021 - 05:37
I’m a big fan of the work of childhood expert Michael Thompson, and his answer to a reader’s question reminds me of the importance of...

Ep: 323: Try Some Movie Therapy, an Easy Hack for Dealing with Small Toys and Trinkets, and Do Certain Situations Send You into Shock?

April 28, 2021 - 29:53
Our former producer, the podcaster and writer Kristen Meinzer, explains why we should try “movie therapy,” we discuss one of Gretchen’s...

Little Happier: How Ordinary Behavior at Work Can Amount to Sabotage—Really!

April 26, 2021 - 04:43
A document created during World War II describes how ordinary people can help the United States’s war effort through “simple...

Ep. 322: Pick the Right Word, Have Both a Weekend and a Weekday Book, and a Conversation with Actor, Singer, and Instagram Sensation Leslie Jordan

April 21, 2021 - 31:38
We talk about why it’s powerful to pick the right word, a listener suggests having a weekend book and a weekday book to enjoy reading...

Little Happier: A Friend Told Me, “I Can Find My Way Anywhere in Westchester, But I Have to Start from Scarsdale.”

April 19, 2021 - 01:34
A friend’s remark about growing up in the New York City suburbs reminded me of how valuable it is to have a strong home base.Get in...