Happier with Gretchen Rubin
2019 Webby Winner

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Bonus Episode: Staying Happy During a Sudden Move to a New Town—Sarah Fain Reports

October 15, 2021 - 39:19
How do you stay happy when you suddenly decide it’s time for you and your daughter to move to a new town? And how do you make that...

Ep. 347: Consider: It’s Not a Bug, It’s a Feature. Help Someone Ease into a New Job. How to Deal with Big Change?

October 13, 2021 - 31:38
We talk about why it can be helpful to consider, “Maybe this isn’t a bug, it’s a feature”; we discuss a hack for helping someone get...

Little Happier: Does a Teddy Bear Comfort You, Even Now?

October 11, 2021 - 02:33
Author John Green’s reflection on the moment when he realized that he was no longer comforted by his teddy bear is a reminder that...

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

Bonus Episode: Staying Happy During a Sudden Move to a New Town—Sarah Fain Reports

October 15, 2021 - 39:19
How do you stay happy when you suddenly decide it’s time for you and your daughter to move to a new town? And how do you make that...

Ep. 347: Consider: It’s Not a Bug, It’s a Feature. Help Someone Ease into a New Job. How to Deal with Big Change?

October 13, 2021 - 31:38
We talk about why it can be helpful to consider, “Maybe this isn’t a bug, it’s a feature”; we discuss a hack for helping someone get...

Little Happier: Does a Teddy Bear Comfort You, Even Now?

October 11, 2021 - 02:33
Author John Green’s reflection on the moment when he realized that he was no longer comforted by his teddy bear is a reminder that...

Ep. 346: Keep Lists in the Way That’s Right for You. Avoid a Routine. Celebrate Something Surprising.

October 6, 2021 - 26:15
We talk about why we should keep to-do lists in the way that’s right for us (and we discuss the “Tackle Box” that give five options),...

Little Happier: Nebraska’s Tourist Slogan Offers a Valuable—and Hilarious—Lesson in Happiness

October 4, 2021 - 03:18
Nebraska’s hilarious tourist slogan demonstrates that it’s often most effective to admit the truth, even when that truth might not be...

Ep. 345: Escape from Zombie Mode, Help People Say “No,” and What Do You Want to Be Known For?

September 29, 2021 - 31:20
We discuss strategies for escaping “zombie mode,” share a hack to make it easy for people to say “no,” and talk to Crystal Ellefsen...