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Ep. 439: Suggest the Default Option, Skip a Year of an Activity You Enjoy, and More Everyday Luxuries

Ep. 439: Suggest the Default Option, Skip a Year of an Activity You Enjoy, and More Everyday Luxuries

Happier with Gretchen Rubin - July 19, 2023 - 31:08

We talk about how we can make planning easier by suggesting the default optionof time and place when coordinating with other people. We also discuss thesuggestion to skip a year of an enjoyable activity, if it starts to feel onerous, as away to keep it fun. Plus we review even more everyday luxuries suggested bylisteners.Get in touch: podcast@gretchenrubin.comFollow on social media:@GretchenRubin on YouTube@GretchenRubin on TikTok@GretchenRubin & @LizCraft on Instagram@GretchenRubin & @LizCraft on ThreadsGet the podcast show notes by email every week: happiercast.com/shownotesGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/439Get Gretchen Rubin’s newest book Life in Five Senses to see how she discovered a surprising path to a life of more energy, creativity, luck, and love: by tuning in to the five senses. Now available - order here.Visit Gretchen's website to learn more about Gretchen's best-selling books, products from The Happiness Project Collection, and the Happier app. Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts— Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler.

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