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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Latest Episodes

Ep. 321: Ask for a Favor in the Right Way, an Easy Clutter-Clearing Hack, and Julie Lythcott-Haims Talks about How to Be an Adult

April 14, 2021 - 31:58
We discuss the advice from legendary women’s gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field about how to ask for a favor or an opportunity in the...

Little Happier: Happiness Lessons from a Friend and His Messy Wife

April 12, 2021 - 04:41
During a funny conversation with a friend about his messy wife, he realized how he could have a more orderly house, without necessarily...

Ep. 320: For Our 6th Anniversary, a Roundup of Favorite Try-This-at-Homes, Hacks, Strategies, and Solutions from Listeners—and From Us.

April 7, 2021 - 34:47
For this Very Special Episode, and in honor of our sixth anniversary, we asked listeners to send us their favorite moments, hacks,...

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. 321: Ask for a Favor in the Right Way, an Easy Clutter-Clearing Hack, and Julie Lythcott-Haims Talks about How to Be an Adult

April 14, 2021 - 31:58
We discuss the advice from legendary women’s gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field about how to ask for a favor or an opportunity in the...

Little Happier: Happiness Lessons from a Friend and His Messy Wife

April 12, 2021 - 04:41
During a funny conversation with a friend about his messy wife, he realized how he could have a more orderly house, without necessarily...

Ep. 320: For Our 6th Anniversary, a Roundup of Favorite Try-This-at-Homes, Hacks, Strategies, and Solutions from Listeners—and From Us.

April 7, 2021 - 34:47
For this Very Special Episode, and in honor of our sixth anniversary, we asked listeners to send us their favorite moments, hacks,...

Little Happier: A Character from “K-Pop Confidential” and My Second-Grade Daughter Remind Me: We Want to Accept Ourselves, and Expect More From Ourselves

April 5, 2021 - 04:59
In Stephan Lee’s terrific young-adult novel K-Pop Confidential, the character Candace’s performance illustrates the same lesson that I...

Ep. 319: Ask Yourself, “Do I Use It, Need It, Love It?”, Using the Return to Work as a “Clean Slate” for Habits, and Rebels Give Advice about the Rebel Who Won’t Read Emails

March 31, 2021 - 28:42
For those in the mood for spring cleaning, we suggest clearing clutter by asking “Do I use it, need it, love it?” We talk about April...

Little Happier: Why Did I Insist on Taking My Little Girl to Pre-school in the Freezing Cold and Snow?

March 29, 2021 - 03:48
Understanding my Four Tendencies personality framework, and my own Tendency as an Upholder, revealed to me why I’d behaved inexplicably...