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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Ep. 336: Allow Others to Share Your Enthusiasm, the Props Listeners Use to Manage Anxiety, a Deep Dive into Listeners’ One-Word Themes—Plus a Hack for Asking Tough Questions

July 28, 2021 - 31:29
We discuss why it’s a good idea to allow others to share your enthusiasm, we review the props used by listeners to help manage anxiety,...

Little Happier: To the Curious and Prepared Mind, Something Dull Becomes Interesting.

July 26, 2021 - 01:40
A story about the small talk of two brilliant mathematicians reminds me that a curious and well-informed mind can find much of interest...

Ep. 335: Walk Away from a Bad Mood, a Rebel and an Obliger Offer Tips, and a Great Hack for Giving an Easy Yet Thoughtful Gift

July 21, 2021 - 23:22
We talk about how we can walk away from a bad mood, suggest an idea for giving very thoughtful gifts (that are easy to do), and discuss...

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. 336: Allow Others to Share Your Enthusiasm, the Props Listeners Use to Manage Anxiety, a Deep Dive into Listeners’ One-Word Themes—Plus a Hack for Asking Tough Questions

July 28, 2021 - 31:29
We discuss why it’s a good idea to allow others to share your enthusiasm, we review the props used by listeners to help manage anxiety,...

Little Happier: To the Curious and Prepared Mind, Something Dull Becomes Interesting.

July 26, 2021 - 01:40
A story about the small talk of two brilliant mathematicians reminds me that a curious and well-informed mind can find much of interest...

Ep. 335: Walk Away from a Bad Mood, a Rebel and an Obliger Offer Tips, and a Great Hack for Giving an Easy Yet Thoughtful Gift

July 21, 2021 - 23:22
We talk about how we can walk away from a bad mood, suggest an idea for giving very thoughtful gifts (that are easy to do), and discuss...

Little Happier: Both My Parents Made the Same Observation about Queen Elizabeth II.

July 19, 2021 - 03:15
I was surprised when both my parents commented on Queen Elizabeth II’s decision to direct the Royal Family to wear mourning clothes...

Ep. 334: Happier Podcast Book Club: Writer and Musician Michelle Zauner Talks about Family, Identity, and Food in Her Memoir “Crying in H Mart”

July 14, 2021 - 28:32
We talk to Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast about her compelling memoir “Crying in H Mart.”Get in touch: @gretchenrubin;...

Little Happier: Sometimes We Lash Out in Anger When In Fact We’re Feeling a Very Different Emotion

July 12, 2021 - 04:32
A poignant scene from Meredith Hall’s novel Beneficence, where a husband and father speaks with harsh words to deny his regrets, reminds...