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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

727 episodes - English - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11.5K ratings

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.

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Little Happier: Agatha Christie Shows How the Games of a Child Can Become the Work as the Adult

May 16, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

What we loved to do as a child, for play, we often love to do as an adult, just the way Agatha Christie loved to murmur to The Kittens Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier i...

More Happier - Ep. 10: The Joy of Watching Movies as a Family, The Power of Music from the Past, and How to Fight Right

May 14, 2022 07:00 - 26 minutes

We talk about how gratifying it is to introduce children to a movie that we love, the fun of listening to music from different times of our lives, and how we can watch TV to learn how to fight right. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and...

Happier - Ep. 377: A Month of Compliments, an Easy Fridge Hack, and Relatives Who Ask Questions During TV Shows

May 11, 2022 07:00 - 31 minutes

After observing complaint-free April, we now begin Complimentary May, which will be full of compliments. We also discuss an intriguing know-yourself-better question; a listener asks how to deal with relatives who interrupt TV-watching; and we suggest an easy hack for organizing a fridge better. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin....

Little Happier: An Unexpected Insight About Love from the Beatles

May 09, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

The lives of Paul McCartney and Trevor Noah suggest the same truth: with our love, we can shape someone else’s experience of the world. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier ...

Happier - Ep. 376: Organize a Pop-Up Discussion Circle, a Brunch Hack, and Helping Someone Tackle Personal Admin Tasks

May 04, 2022 07:00 - 39 minutes

We talk about why you might organize a pop-up discussion circle to discuss a favorite book, podcast, TV show, or a common life challenge. We also share a hack about dealing with restaurants, a question about establishing family traditions, and a listener’s question about how to help someone tackle his personal administrative tasks. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email ...

Little Happier: One of My Happiest Memories of My Mother

May 02, 2022 07:00 - 4 minutes

One of my happiest memories of my mother was seeing her wade through the snow to come pick me up at school.  Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rub...

More Happier - Ep. 9: A Rare Email Triumph, the Joy of KidLit, a Good Fraud Story, and the Smell of Coffee

April 30, 2022 07:00 - 33 minutes

We talk about a rare moment of triumph over email, the joys of reading children’s literature and young-adult literature, the unforeseen consequences of taking a deep sniff of coffee, and list some interesting documentaries about fraud. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 F...

Happier - Ep. 375: The Easiest Way to Clear Clutter, a Tempting Loophole to Avoid, and How Do You Like to Socialize?

April 27, 2022 07:00 - 34 minutes

We talk about the quickest, easiest, cheapest way to clear clutter, discuss a popular loophole identified by a listener, and explore several know-yourself-better questions that reveal how we prefer to spend time with friends and family. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to ...

Little Happier: My Surprising Trick to Re-Visit the Places from My Past

April 25, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

I’m always looking for fresh ways to reconnect with my memories and my past, and I found a surprising way to remember my grandparents’ house. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be ha...

Happier - Ep. 374: Refraining from Complaining, an Easy Health Hack, and We Talk about “Deaf Utopia” with Star Nyle DiMarco

April 20, 2022 07:00 - 40 minutes

We talk about why we’re refraining from complaining (mostly) for this month, discuss an easy but important health hack, and interview actor, producer, and two-time reality-show winner Nyle DiMarco about his new memoir “Deaf Utopia” and more. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links relate...

Little Happier - James Baldwin’s Meditation on Love Explains Why I Know the Weather in Kansas City

April 18, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

James Baldwin’s beautiful meditation on the nature of love made me realize why I always know the weather in Kansas City. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order ...

More Happier - Ep. 8: Time Is Speeding Up, a Tool for Memories, and an Unusual Know-Yourself-Better Question

April 16, 2022 07:00 - 27 minutes

We talk about the feeling that time is going faster, discuss a terrific tool for organizing and preserving memories, and consider the question, “What kind of cake are you?” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happier...

Happier - Ep. 373: Ask for Knock, Dealing with “Obliger Shame,” and a Great Creativity Booster

April 13, 2022 07:00 - 30 minutes

We talk about why it’s useful to ask for a knock, how to deal with “Obliger Shame,” and share a listener’s terrific suggestion of an item that’s a great creativity booster (and also makes a great gift). Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happierc...

Little Happier - A Happiness Lesson from Alice in Wonderland About “Jam Today.”

April 11, 2022 07:00 - 2 minutes

The White Queen told Alice in Wonderland, “The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday—but never jam today.” When it comes to following good habits, as with everything we do, we only have today. As much as we may want to commit to “jam tomorrow and jam yesterday”— the only day for jam is today. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin....

Happier - Ep. 372: Make the Plan, Use the Print Function, and Susan Cain Describes the Beauty of the Bittersweet

April 06, 2022 07:00 - 38 minutes

We talk about why we should be the one to make the plan, a listener suggests a hack for making it easier to use online recipes, and “Quiet” author Susan Cain talks about the beauty of the “Bittersweet.” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happierc...

Little Happier - Can We Rise to the Occasion? Is This Our Moment to Sing the Aria?

April 04, 2022 07:00 - 2 minutes

When something challenging happens, we must ask ourselves, “Can I rise to the occasion? Will I sing the aria?” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen R...

More Happier - Ep. 7: Trying To Fall Asleep? Listen to This Quiet Talk About Roles on a TV Set

April 02, 2022 07:00 - 42 minutes

For listeners who have trouble falling asleep, we record a calm, leisurely conversation that’s interesting enough to hold listeners’ attention, and quiet enough to help listeners fall asleep—about the different positions needed to create a TV show. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin....

Happier - Ep. 371: A Talk with Matt Damon! And a Complaint-Free Month and Hack for Photo Albums.

March 30, 2022 07:00 - 40 minutes

We talk to superstar Matt Damon and water expert Gary White about “The Worth of Water.” We also decide to observe a complaint-free month, and a listener suggests a fun approach to a family photo album. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happierca...

Little Happier - Even as a Member of the Beatles, It’s Possible to Feel Left Out and Bad at Your Job

March 28, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

A story told by Ringo Starr, the drummer for the Beatles, is a good reminder that we can’t know how other people are feeling—which is probably a lot like what we’re feeling. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happie...

Happier - Ep. 370: Very Special Episode! Hacks and Suggestions for Getting More Rest

March 23, 2022 07:00 - 35 minutes

In this Very Special Episode, in honor of #Rest22in22, we talk about how our own rest is going, and share hacks and suggestions from listeners about how they’re finding more rest in 2022. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/370 Lea...

Little Happier - The Danger of Finish Lines, According to Kurt Vonnegut

March 21, 2022 07:00 - 2 minutes

Setting a finish line can help people reach a goal, but it can actually can undermine the process of forming a habit. In a letter to his son, renowned author Kurt Vonnegut explains why finish lines can be risky for writers. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For informati...

More Happier - Ep. 6: The Joy of Being a Minor Expert, Having Two Dogs, and Counting Your Steps

March 19, 2022 07:00 - 26 minutes

We talk about why learning more about the Beatles and watching short videos makes us happier—and the experience of having two dogs. Plus a listener explains the satisfaction of tracking daily steps. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and ...

Happier - Ep. 369: Burned Out? Identify the Problem! Plus Kathryn Schulz Talks Love and Loss

March 16, 2022 07:00 - 42 minutes

Feeling burned out? We talk about the first, crucial step toward a solution: Identify the problem. Plus we talk about how to help in Ukraine, and writer Kathryn Schulz talks about love and loss. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/...

Little Happier - The Surreal Aphorisms of Comedian Steven Wright Shed Light on Human Nature

March 14, 2022 07:00 - 3 minutes

With his surreal one-liners, comedian Steven Wright helps us to understand human nature and the world in a clearer (and more hilarious) light. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be h...

Happier - Ep. 368: Think by Talking, Start a Puzzle Exchange, and More Dates for the Calendar of Catalysts

March 09, 2022 08:00 - 36 minutes

We discuss why, when faced with a challenge, you might talk it through to think it through; why it could be fun to start a puzzle exchange; and we add many more terrific dates to the Calendar of Catalysts. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happi...

Little Happier - It Makes Me Happy to Think of the Calm, Alert Expression of a Child

March 07, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

A clinician working with a mother and child—as well as my own mother—gave helpful reminders to take notice of the people around us. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2...

More Happier - Ep. 5: Snow Monkeys in Hot Springs, Creative Types, Quality Screen Time—and a Question about Mr. Roarke

March 05, 2022 08:00 - 33 minutes

We talk about why the sight of snow monkeys relaxing in hot springs makes us happier, how we can know ourselves better and grow closer to friends at the same time, and Elizabeth has an observation about the TV show “Love Is Blind.” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For i...

Happier - Ep. 367: Try a 30-Day Challenge and the Joy of Scratch-Offs. Frank Bruni Talks About “The Beauty of Dusk.”

March 02, 2022 08:00 - 36 minutes

We discuss how to use thirty-day challenges as a way to stay engaged with your aims, and we also suggest a very simple and fun happiness hack. We talk to journalist Frank Bruni about his new memoir, “The Beauty of Dusk.” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode her...

Little Happier: Aesop’s Fable about the Fox and the Stork Illustrates an Important Truth about People

February 28, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

In Aesop’s fable “The Fox and the Stork,” the Fox and the Stork play tricks on each other, and their actions illustrate an important principle: “Just because something works for you doesn’t mean that it will works for someone else.” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For ...

Happier - Ep. 366: Seventh Anniversary! Our Favorite Try-This-at-Home Ideas, Happiness Hacks & Highlights

February 23, 2022 08:00 - 40 minutes

We just passed the seventh anniversary of the podcast! We looked back at our favorite moments from the previous year—the most popular Try-This-at-Home tips, our favorite happiness hacks, big milestones, and memorable moments. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episod...

Little Happier: The Anniversary of One of the Happiest Days of My Life

February 21, 2022 08:00 - 4 minutes

Every year, I celebrate the anniversary of one of the happiest days of my life. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Proje...

More Happier - Ep. 4: Another Insight from The Beatles, Plus How to Jump-Start the Habit of Exercise

February 19, 2022 08:00 - 27 minutes

We discuss yet another realization after watching the “Get Back” documentary about the Beatles, we talk about how to get a jump-start for the habit of exercise or movement, and Elizabeth offers a lesson from the world of the Real Housewives. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-...

Happier - Ep. 365: Go Exploring in Your Own House. What Food Texture Do You Prefer? And Elizabeth Has a New Dog

February 16, 2022 08:00 - 33 minutes

We talk about why we might go exploring in our home or office, and suggest some easy hacks for getting things done. We discuss whether we’re Chewers, Crunchers, Suckers, or Smooshers in our eating preferences, and Elizabeth reveals a big dog- related decision. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources a...

Little Happier: You Love Engineering and You Love Baking. Can That Be a Career?

February 14, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

In the Netflix TV show “Baking Impossible,” Andrew Smyth combines a passion for engineering with a passion for baking. Sometimes, it’s possible to combine our interests in improbable but exciting ways. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers a...

Happier - Ep. 364: Use the “Calendar of Catalysts,” How to Work Joyfully for Change, and a Great Gift for Booklovers

February 09, 2022 08:00 - 40 minutes

We discuss the “Calendar of Catalysts,” which is a list of many different calendar dates to consider using for a fresh start. We also talk to author Karen Walrond about how to work for change without losing joy, and mention a great gift for booklovers. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all l...

Little Happier: What’s the Best Way to Change a Habit?

February 07, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

Whenever people ask me, “What’s the right way to change a habit? If you had to pick one best way, what would you say?” I answer, “What’s the best way to cook an egg?” In both cases, the best way depends on you. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about adve...

More Happier: Why We Love the Beatles Doc “Get Back,” Plus How to Get More Reading Done

February 05, 2022 08:00 - 34 minutes

We discuss the brilliant Beatles documentary “Get Back”—why we loved it so much, and what we learned from watching the creative process. Plus, we offer a tool for getting more reading done, and talk about the pleasures of adventure. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For ...

Happier - Ep. 363: Push Beyond a 30-Day “Challenge,” a Hack for Taking Pills, and Listeners Share Their One-Word Themes

February 02, 2022 08:00 - 34 minutes

We talk about the challenge of “30-day challenges” and how to push beyond the 30 days, we suggest several ways to make it easier to swallow pills, and we share listeners’ brilliant one-word themes for the year. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://...

Little Happier: Stephen Sondheim’s Rambling Style Wasn’t a Bug, It Was a Feature.

January 31, 2022 08:00 - 4 minutes

Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim dealt with a challenging situation by figuring out how to harness his own particular strengths. His loose, rambling style wasn’t a bug, it was a feature. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers ...

Happier - Ep. 362: Give Yourself a Derby Name, an Easy Way to Give Yourself a Treat, and a Conversation with “The Good Place” Creator Mike Schur.

January 26, 2022 08:00 - 34 minutes

We talk about why you might give yourself a derby name (and reveal our names), discuss a suggestion for a listener about an easy way to get an unexpected treat, and we talk about “How to Be Perfect” with Mike Schur, of “The Good Place,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “The Office. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Ge...

Little Happier: The Happy Story of When Carol Burnett Fired Harvey Korman

January 24, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

I was fascinated to read a story from the life of the legendary comedian Carol Burnett. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happine...

More Happier - Ep. 2: Tackling an Eyesore, the Unforeseen Consequences of Getting a Dog, and YouTube!

January 22, 2022 08:00 - 27 minutes

We discuss the immense satisfaction that comes from clearing a messy shelf, Elizabeth describes some unforeseen consequences of getting a dog—and the podcast is now on YouTube. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to hap...

Happier - Ep. 361: Cultivate a Rest Ritual. Celebrate “Twos-Day.” How to Stop Reading and Begin a Habit.

January 19, 2022 08:00 - 33 minutes

We discuss why you might cultivate a rest ritual, especially if you’re joining us for #Rest22in22. We also talk about celebrating the minor holiday of Tuesday, 2/2/2022, and a listener asks about how to stop reading and starting acting on a desired health habit.  Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resource...

Little Happier: “Don’t Be So Modest. You’re Not That Good.”

January 17, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

Learning the words “humblebrag” and “humblevain” helped me see the world in a new way. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happines...

Happier - Ep. 360: Very Special Episode! Want to Change a Habit? Start Here.

January 12, 2022 08:00 - 40 minutes

There are 21 strategies we can use to make or break our habits. In this Very Special Episode, we highlight the seven strategies that tend to be the most universally useful. And we also reveal the most fun strategy! Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: htt...

Little Happier: Remember the Dog that Doesn’t Bark.

January 10, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

In a famous short story, detective Sherlock Holmes points to “the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime.” In my own life, I invoke his observation about the dog to remind me to be grateful for the things in my life that don’t happen. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9...

More Happier - Ep.1: Welcome to More Happier! The Beatles, the Real Housewives, and Why We Should Do What We Want

January 08, 2022 08:00 - 27 minutes

It's the first episode of "More Happier," the new bi-weekly series for 2022. We discuss what's making us more happier right now, and we talk about an easy tool for boosting happiness. Plus Elizabeth shares a happiness-related suggestion from the Real Housewives (Winston Churchill agreed). Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#n...

Happier - Ep. 359: We Reveal our “22 in 2022” Lists! Plus a Way to Ship Items More Securely.

January 05, 2022 08:00 - 47 minutes

We reveal our “22 for 2022” lists, and we share a simple hack for shipping items more securely. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/359 Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, g...

Happier - Ep. 359: We Reveal our “22 in 2022” Lists! Plus an Way to Ship Items More Securely.

January 05, 2022 08:00 - 47 minutes

We reveal our “22 for 2022” lists, and we share a simple hack for shipping items more securely. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/359 Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, g...

Little Happier: If You Don’t Know the Answer, Don’t Ask the Question

January 03, 2022 08:00 - 3 minutes

A thought-provoking collection of proverbs from the legal profession offers wisdom even to people who aren’t lawyers. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; [email protected] Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo cod...

Guests

Melissa Hartwig
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Abby Ellin
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A.J. Jacobs
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Arianna Huffington
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Chris Guillebeau
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Isaac Mizrahi
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Jordan Harbinger
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Kate Bowler
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Kelly McGonigal
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Kim Scott
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Malcolm Gladwell
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Marie Forleo
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Mark Duplass
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Pete Holmes
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Rachel Hollis
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Rosanne Cash
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Ryan Holiday
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Sheri Salata
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Simon Sinek
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Susan Cain
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Books

A Christmas Carol
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The Cat in the Hat
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